Upset over anti-coronavirus vaccine pricing by the Serum Institute of India (SII), a BJP MLA has compared its CEO Adar Poonawalla with a "dacoit" and asked the government to "acquire" the company under the Epidemic Diseases Act.
The Chardham Yatra is set to begin next month with the opening of the Yamunotri temple on May 14. The rising cases of COVID-19 in Uttarakhand have begun to cast its shadow on the Chardham Yatra with no buses booked yet by devotees.
India is battling a record-breaking rise in COVID-19 infections that has overwhelmed hospitals and led to severe bed and oxygen shortages.
Hundred Sikh pilgrims from among 800 who went to Pakistan to celebrate Baisakhi have tested positive for coronavirus on their return, officials have said.
The Centre should ensure that Delhi receives its full 480 Metric Tonne quota of oxygen and any non-compliance "will be seen very seriously as this is likely to result grave loss of life," the Delhi High Court said today amid a desperate oxygen crisis
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a high-level meeting to review the acute shortage of oxygen supply faced by hospitals amid an increasing number of coronavirus cases as a deadly second wave of Covid-19 sweeps the country.
Mumbai police's humorous reply to a Twitter user, who wanted to meet his girlfriend during the ongoing coronavirus-induced restrictions imposed by the Maharashtra government, has won the hearts of netizens.
Addressing a tweet to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, poll strategist Prashant Kishor today spotlighted India's "we can't breathe" cry - conveying the sense of desperation among thousands over the lack of oxygen supply in hospitals .
Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Thursday said that the officers of the state health department will hold a meeting with farmers who are protesting at the state borders on Thursday evening over COVID-19 vaccination drive.
The Gujarat High Court has asked the state government to formulate a policy for the distribution of Remdesivir injections to hospitals in view of the high demand of the key anti-COVID-19 drug.
Shops in Haryana will remain closed from 6 pm tomorrow evening and non-essential gatherings have been banned as the coronavirus crisis grows in the state along with the rest of the country.
Oxygen Shortage: Amid a stiffening standoff between various states, the Centre today said there will be no restriction on the movement of the commodity and that supply can't be limited to any particular state.
Sitaram Yechury's son Ashish died of COVID-19 on Thursday. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami, DMK President MK Stalin and other political leaders of the state tweeted condolence messages
The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 13.23 crore, as part of the world's largest vaccination drive, the union health ministry said on Thursday.
Alleging a failure of governance in Uttar Pradesh in the face of the COVID-19 second wave, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has said the Yogi Adityanath dispensation long ceased to act as a protector and support system for the people in the stat