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Sonia Gandhi Condoles Death Of Congress Candidate In Tamil Nadu Polls

Sonia Gandhi Condoles Death Of Congress Candidate In Tamil Nadu Polls

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday condoled the death of PS W Madhava Rao, the party's assembly polls candidate from Srivilliputhur constituency in Tamil Nadu who died due to COVID-19 complications.

Vaccination To Resume At 62 Private Hospitals In Mumbai Today: Civic Body

Vaccination To Resume At 62 Private Hospitals In Mumbai Today: Civic Body

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, Mumbai

With the fresh stock of COVID-19 vaccines being made available by the Mumbai civic body, the halted vaccination drive will resume at 62 of the 71 designated private hospitals in the city from April 12, municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said.

"Centre Covering Up Vaccination Drive Failure With Rhetoric": P Chidambaram

"Centre Covering Up Vaccination Drive Failure With Rhetoric": P Chidambaram

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram accused the government on Sunday of covering up its failure as regards the vaccination drive against COVID-19 through rhetoric and hyperbole and demanded that it be made a walk-in exercise.

Cops Pulled Up For Hitting COVID-19 Patient's Relatives In Madhya Pradesh

Cops Pulled Up For Hitting COVID-19 Patient's Relatives In Madhya Pradesh

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh)

Two policemen were "line attached" as punishment in Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly beating up some villagers on Sunday after a dispute between health workers and the relative of a COVID-19 patient, an official said.

Congress' Student Wing Sweeps Polls At Varanasi University

Congress' Student Wing Sweeps Polls At Varanasi University

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, Varanasi

The Congress' student wing NSUI on Sunday won all the posts in the student union elections of Sampurnanand Sanskrit University in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"Harrowing Tales": Gujarat High Court Flags Covid "Emergency" On Its Own

"Harrowing Tales": Gujarat High Court Flags Covid "Emergency" On Its Own

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 11, 2021, Ahmedabad

The Gujarat High Court on Sunday initiated a suo motu PIL over the coronavirus situation in the state, observing that media reports on the pandemic indicate that the state was heading towards a "health emergency of sorts".

Covid Patients Get Oxygen In Chairs At Maharashtra Hospital Out Of Beds

Covid Patients Get Oxygen In Chairs At Maharashtra Hospital Out Of Beds

Reported by Puja Bharadwaj, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Sunday April 11, 2021, Mumbai

Slouched in wheelchairs, barely able to keep their eyes open, COVID-19 patients at the district hospital in Maharashtra's Osmanabad get their oxygen fix while more are wheeled in.

UP Records Highest-Ever Single Day Spike Of 15,353 New COVID-19 Cases

UP Records Highest-Ever Single Day Spike Of 15,353 New COVID-19 Cases

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 11, 2021, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh on Sunday reported 15,353 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day spike since the outbreak of the virus, while 67 fresh deaths took the count in the state to 9,152, according to an official statement.

Madhya Pradesh Sees Highest 1-Day Rise Of 5,939 COVID-19 Cases, 24 Die

Madhya Pradesh Sees Highest 1-Day Rise Of 5,939 COVID-19 Cases, 24 Die

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 11, 2021, Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh on Sunday reported 5,939 fresh coronavirus positive cases, the highest rise in a single day, taking the tally to 3,38,145 while 24 fatalities pushed the toll to 4,184, the state health department said.

Appropriate Decision On Lockdown In Maharashtra After April 14: Minister

Appropriate Decision On Lockdown In Maharashtra After April 14: Minister

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 11, 2021, Mumbai

An appropriate decision regarding imposing a lockdown in Maharashtra will be taken after April 14, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Sunday.

Thousands Of Devotees Gather In Haridwar For Kumbh Amid Covid

Thousands Of Devotees Gather In Haridwar For Kumbh Amid Covid

Written by Akshay Kumar Dongare | Sunday April 11, 2021, Haridwar

Thousands of devotees, some of them without masks, gathered by the river Ganges in Uttarakhand's Haridwar on Sunday in densely packed crowds for prayers during the Kumbh Mela - one of the largest religious gatherings in the world.

Sharad Pawar To Undergo Gall Bladder Surgery Tomorrow

Sharad Pawar To Undergo Gall Bladder Surgery Tomorrow

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 11, 2021, Mumbai

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar was on Sunday admitted to a hospital in Mumbai for the gall bladder surgery scheduled on Monday, party leader Nawab Malik said.

Lockdown Needed, But Decision After Wednesday: Maharashtra Minister

Lockdown Needed, But Decision After Wednesday: Maharashtra Minister

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 11, 2021, Mumbai

An appropriate decision regarding imposing a lockdown in Maharashtra will be taken after April 14, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Sunday.

Maharashtra Reports Over 63,000 Covid Cases In Biggest Single-Day Surge

Maharashtra Reports Over 63,000 Covid Cases In Biggest Single-Day Surge

Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Sunday April 11, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra on Sunday reported over 63,000 new coronavirus cases in its highest ever single-day surge along with 349 deaths.

UP Orders Night Curfew In Districts With More Than 500 Active Covid Cases

UP Orders Night Curfew In Districts With More Than 500 Active Covid Cases

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 11, 2021, Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday ordered the closure of all schools till April 30 and directed the imposition of a night curfew in the districts, which report 100 new infections in a day or have 500 active cases.