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Telangana closes border with Maharashtra due to Covid

Covid-19 cases increased abnormally in Telangana state, especially the districts of Kamareddy and Nizamabad which border Maharashtra

11 May 2021 7:57 AM

Differential vaccine pricing is right, Centre tells Supreme Court

Government defends move, says it is to incentivise vaccine makers

11 May 2021 7:54 AM

Covid+ test report not mandatory for admission to health facility: Health Ministry

The directive comes following heavy criticism after serious patients were denied medical attention by hospitals owing to several reasons

09 May 2021 12:34 AM

DCGI approves use of 2-DG for treatment of Covid patients

Higher proportion of patients treated with 2-DG showed RT-PCR negative conversion in Covid patients

09 May 2021 12:32 AM

SC steps in, sets up 12-member National Task Force to manage O2, pandemic

'Union government shall act on Task Force's recommendations, including on allocation of oxygen'

08 May 2021 10:28 PM


Sonia asks PM to call all-party meet on Covid

Referring to the letters written to Modi by Dr Manmohan Singh and by Rahul Gandhi, Sonia said all these had fallen on deaf ears

08 May 2021 9:35 AM

Single-day Covid cases scale another height, sprint past 4-lak mark

Two days ago Dr Raghavan had said the third wave was “inevitable given the high levels at which this virus is circulating”

08 May 2021 9:33 AM

SC rejects plea against delay in hearing on central vista

The apex court asked senior advocate Siddharth Luthra to mention the matter before the High Court for urgent listing on May 10

08 May 2021 12:11 AM

Russia okays single-shot Sputnik

The new version is identical to the first dose of the two-dose Sputnik V and has yet to complete the advanced testing needed

07 May 2021 12:32 AM

SC quashes Maharashtra law granting quota to Marathas, refuses to revisit old verdict

The court said that to change the 50 per cent limit is to have a society which is not founded on equality but based on caste rule

05 May 2021 11:05 PM


HC asks Centre why it should not face contempt for failing to supply oxygen to Delhi as ordered

There is Supreme Court order and now we are also saying that you will have to supply 700 MT oxygen daily to Delhi right away

05 May 2021 1:26 AM

Supreme Court refuses to gag media on High Court observations

The observation by the court came following an appeal by the EC that complained about the harsh observations by the Madras high court

04 May 2021 1:03 AM

India reports 3,92,488 new COVID-19 cases, 3,689 deaths

Hospitals and patients continue to beg for beds and oxygen while state govts keep urging Centre to increase quotas and provide more oxygen

02 May 2021 11:39 AM

Assembly polls: TMC surges ahead of BJP in West Bengal

Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee was, however, trailing her BJP rival and sitting MLA Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram

02 May 2021 11:17 AM

12 critical Covid patients die at Batra Hospital in Delhi due to lack of oxygen

Dr Himthani, head of gastroenterology department, was among those who died due to lack of oxygen, said Dr S.C.L. Gupta, hospital director

02 May 2021 12:30 AM


Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee dies of COVID-19

The 91-year-old had served as the Attorney General for India from 1989-90 and then from 1998-2004

30 Apr 2021 11:25 AM

Covid-19 vaccine website crashes

The CoWIN site is getting almost 27 lakh hits a minute. More Appointment slots will soon be offered, said government sources

29 Apr 2021 1:02 AM

Serum Institute cuts vaccine price for states to Rs 300/dose

Bharat Biotech which priced its Covaxin shots at ₹600 for states and ₹1,200 for private hospitals is yet to announce the price cut

29 Apr 2021 1:00 AM

Series of earthquakes jolt Assam and most of the Northeast

The impact was felt in almost the entire Northeastern region, parts of West Bengal, Bhutan and Bangladesh

28 Apr 2021 3:01 PM

India's Covaxin found to neutralise 617 variant of COVID-19: Dr Fauci

'So, despite the real difficulty that we're seeing in India, vaccination could be a very, very important antidote against this,' Fauci added

28 Apr 2021 1:24 PM