The government had sought data from states and Union Territories on deaths of Covid patients due to oxygen shortage during the second wave and only Punjab and Arunachal Pradesh responded, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
12 suspected cases of Omicron have been admitted to hospitals in Delhi after they arrived on international flights over the past three days. Their samples have been sent for genome testing to confirm whether they are infected with the Omicron strain.
Over three lakh children went missing in the past six years and around 2.7 lakh were rescued, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani informed parliament today.
Opposition MPs today stalled the introduction of a private member's bill by BJP MP K J Alphons that seeks to amend the preamble of the Constitution.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Friday that the government will go by scientific advice to decide on vaccination for children and about giving "booster dose" against COVID-19.
Former Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislator Jayesh Salgaonkar joined the ruling BJP on Friday ahead of the next year's Goa Assembly elections.
Pakistan on Friday agreed to let India transport 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat and life-saving drugs as humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan on Afghan trucks through the Wagah border crossing, after a row erupted between the two coun
Following the detection of two cases of Covid's Omicron variant in Karnataka, there is concern over what the state government can and should do next.
Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik today said the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has asked the state police's Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC) to transfer its "top five cases" to the central agency, and questioned the Union government's intentions.
Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, in his book, tells the dramatic story of his life and work including the extraordinary events that took place during his tenure as a judge in the Supreme Court and subsequently the Chief Justice of India.
One of the two men found positive for Omicron in Karnataka "escaped" after taking a Covid negative certificate from a private lab, the state government said today.
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani today backed the proposed data privacy and cryptocurrency bills, saying India is putting in place the most forward-looking policies and regulations.
The centre is "lying" and "unwilling to compensate" the families of 700+ farmers who died during the months-long protest against the farm laws, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi said Friday evening, after Parliament was told there is no data on the deaths.
Nine members of a family in Jaipur tested positive for COVID-19, days after four of them returned from South Africa, putting the Health Department on alert amid concerns over the "Omicron" variant of the infection.
The National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid and the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation are considering scientific evidences related to vaccination of children between 12 to 17 years, the Lok Sabha was told.