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Harsh Vardhan

How many labs in India can test Coronavirus?

As of now, the Department of Health Research/ICMR has commissioned 52 laboratories for COVID-19 testing in India

07 Mar 2020 3:35 PM

Two new cases of coronavirus in Delhi, Telangana

Meanwhile, Rajasthan health minister Raghu Sharma said an Italian tourist has tested positive for coronavirus in Jaipur.

03 Mar 2020 4:05 AM

‘Apology’ battle rocks LS as minister, Rahul wrangle

The ruling side, meanwhile, was adamant that Mr Gandhi should apologise.

08 Feb 2020 2:12 AM

Kejriwal hits back at Harsh Vardhan over ‘outsider’ remark

Kejriwal was responding to Dr Vardhan’s tweet, in which the BJP leader questioned the chief minister for calling himself ‘Delhi’s son.’

01 Feb 2020 6:38 AM

'Over 10 per cent adults detected with mental disorders': Union Health Minister

Vardhan said the survey said there was at least 1 mental health hospital in all 12 surveyed states

06 Dec 2019 2:31 PM


Arvind Kejriwal betrayed residents of illegal colonies: Harsh Vardhan

Delhi government did not finalise the boundaries of the unauthorised colonies and kept on seeking extension after extension.

13 Sep 2019 2:15 AM

Anti-plastic drive: PM Modi extends helping hand to rag-pickers in Mathura

The Ministry is also making efforts to spread awareness about the management and recycling ecosystem across India.

11 Sep 2019 1:46 PM

Seeking help for flood-hit Wayanad, Rahul pens letter to Union ministers

'Recent floods have already claimed lives of over 100 people and uprooted lakhs of people,' Rahul said in his letter to Harsh Vardhan.

27 Aug 2019 10:52 AM

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan takes stock of situation at AIIMS, meets director

The fire which is suspected to have started from the microbiology laboratory area has damaged some laboratories and office areas.

18 Aug 2019 4:03 PM

‘Huge, visionary reform in medical education sector’: Harsh Vardhan on NMC

Elaborating on its salient features, Vardhan stated that the NMC is a student-friendly initiative.

09 Aug 2019 9:17 AM


Hyd doctors protest against NMC Bill, says 'Centre must remove objectionable clause'

The NMC Bill will replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) by a National Medical Commission.

06 Aug 2019 9:02 AM

Surrogacy and Transgender Persons Bills get through Lok Sabha

Both Bills were passed by Voice Vote in the Lower House.

06 Aug 2019 2:22 AM

AIIMS doctors call off strike after meeting with Harsh Vardhan

Agitating doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have called off their strike.

05 Aug 2019 4:00 AM

Harsh Vardhan meets agitating doctors, urges them to call off strike

‘I have appealed doctors to call off the strike so patients shouldn't get any difficulty in availing healthcare facilities,’ he tweeted.

04 Aug 2019 4:44 PM

Harsh Vardhan meets agitated doctors over NMC bill, urges them to call off strike

Both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha had passed the NMC Bill with Vardhan terming it as an 'anti-vested interests Bill.'

04 Aug 2019 4:09 PM


Govt to set up 1.5 lakh wellness clinics by 2022

At present, there are 482 centres in the country for cancer treatment with 695 teletherapy machines.

01 Aug 2019 1:56 AM

Harsh Vardhan urges lawmakers to run anti-tobacco campaign to combat cancer

'Most of the cancers are preventable but it needs a change in lifestyle,' Harsh Vardhan said.

31 Jul 2019 7:32 PM

NMC Bill passed amid protests from doctors

The Bill was passed even as the Opposition Congress, DMK and Trinamul Congress parties staged a walkout.

30 Jul 2019 1:37 AM

Entire political career transparent, doesn't need anyone's certificate: Harsh Vardhan

A single-member bench of Justice Navin Chawla issued Harsh Vardhan a notice and scheduled the case for hearing on September 24.

11 Jul 2019 9:05 PM

Party nudges BJP to sink differences to defeat AAP

Failure of BJP ruled municipal corporations to provide civic amenities were also discussed in the meeting.

10 Jul 2019 3:22 AM