Indian Air Force (IAF) has deployed 42 transport aircraft for COVID-19 relief tasks, including 12 heavy lift and 30 medium-lift aircraft.
Twenty-one people died in as many days at a village in Rajasthan's Sikar district allegedly after a COVID-19-infected corpse was buried without following protocol.
The US has assured India of its unwavering commitment to engage, collaborate and fight the raging coronavirus crisis together as the health ministers of the two countries discussed the current surge in COVID-19 cases in India.
In a huge relief to those affected by coronavirus, the government today said the National Policy for Admission of Covid patients to hospitals has been revised to make it more "patient-centric". The new measures aim to "ensure prompt, effective and co
Farmers took out protest marches at several places in Punjab on Saturday against the weekend lockdown imposed by the state government amid rising cases of COVID-19 infection and fatalities.
Taking note of an "unprecedented surge" in Covid cases, the Supreme Court today passed directions for decongestion of prisons and ordered forthwith release of all those prisoners who were granted bail or parole last year in view of the pandemic.
A number of Covid patients, including those recovering from the disease, at an Ahmedabad hospital have been diagnosed with a fungal infection - mucormycosis, or black fungus, which can be fatal for transplant recipients or people in ICU
Stating that the state Home Secretary failed to apprise him of law and order situation regarding post-poll violence, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday asked the Chief Secretary to see him by evening.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today that the COVID-19 crisis in the country was the result of the Centre "not doing any work" in the last six months as Union ministers and leaders were visiting Bengal daily to "capture" it.
A drug to treat coronavirus patients, developed by the DRDO, has been approved for emergency use by the country's top drugs controller as India battles the second wave of the pandemic that is killing thousands every day.
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has summoned a session of the party's highest decision making body - Congress Working Committee to review the grand old party's poll performance in the just concluded assembly elections.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh this morning said he has offered a financial help of Rs 2 lakh to the family of a 10-year-old school dropout after he saw a video of the boy selling socks at a traffic crossing in Ludhiana.
The Shiv Sena today said that while smaller countries in the neighbourhood are offering help to India to tackle COVID-19, the Modi government is not even ready to stop the work of the multi-crore Central Vista project in Delhi.
A 35-year-old man was mauled to death by a lion at Madhupur village in Gujarat's Junagadh district in the early hours of Saturday, a forest official said.
Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has issued an urgent appeal to raise funds for India, which is experiencing one of the worst outbreaks of COVID-19.