China, which is actively pursuing vaccine diplomacy, said on Monday that it is "supportive" of India and South Africa's proposal for a temporary waiver of Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) for coronavirus vaccines.
A group of US lawmakers has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives, urging the Biden administration to continue to ramp up efforts to assist India in its fight against COVID19.
A 27-year-old gym instructor's kidnapping and subsequent death sparked tension in Haryana's Nuh district. The police had to baton-charge mobs angry over the killing and fire in the air to disperse them.
The CoWIN portal will be made available in Hindi and 14 regional languages by next week, while 17 more laboratories will be added to the INSACOG network to monitor the variants of COVID-19, the health ministry said on Monday.
Convalescent plasma therapy, widely used in hospitals for treating moderate and serious coronavirus patients, has been dropped from the centre's list of recommended lines of treatment for COVID-19.
Assam on Monday registered 92 COVID-19 fatalities, its highest so far in a single-day. The state also reported 6,394 new Covid cases, which is also its biggest in a 24-hour period. Of the new cases, 1,100 were from Guwahati.
The newly-elected CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front government in Kerala will be sworn-in on Thursday at the Central Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram, with number of invitees restricted to 500, according to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
As Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh faces a full-fledged revolt in his government, his in-house critics have accused him of hounding them with vigilance inquiries and "old cases".
A Delhi Court on Monday sent businessman Navneet Kalra to police custody for three days in connection with allegedly black marketing and hoarding oxygen concentrators amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with doctors from across the country about their learnings and suggestions on COVID-19.
Bhopal's Chirayu Hospital refused Ayushman Bharat benefits to a Covid patient who later passed away. The facility has now been issued a show cause notice for its action.
With the sudden increase in cases during the second wave of the pandemic, the government said it has increased the production of anti-viral drug Remdesivir to 119 lakh vials per month.
Anas Mujahid, 26, a junior Resident Doctor at Delhi's Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital -- a dedicated Covid specialty -- died within hours of testing positive due to Covid.
Delhi's the National Museum, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) and the National Archives Annexe are set to be demolished as part of the centre's Rs 20,000 crore Central Vista project.
A powerful cyclonic system, Tauktae, is expected to make landfall in Gujarat late Monday after barrelling up the Arabian Sea in the Indian Ocean.