Coronavirus India

COVID-19: Thinking of my Indian friends at this horrific time, says Shane Warne

India on Thursday reported 4,12,262 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.

published on : 6th May 2021

COVID-19: Walmart to donate 20 oxygen-generating plants, cryogenic containers to India

The decision by Walmart came as India continues to witness a steep increase in the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths, crippling its health facilities, especially the supply of oxygen.

published on : 1st May 2021

Congress' Prithviraj Chavan blames 'incompetent' leadership for COVID-19 catastrophe in India

In a statement, the former Union minister held the Centre "fully responsible" for the oxygen crisis and demanded, without naming Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, that he be sacked immediately.

published on : 28th April 2021

Another record surge as India adds 2,73,810 COVID cases, 1,619 deaths

Active cases have surpassed the 19-lakh mark, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

published on : 19th April 2021

Coronavirus: States ask Centre to increase supply of oxygen cylinders, Remdesivir to hospitals 

Vardhan said about 1.58 crore doses are still available with the states while another 1.16 crore doses are in pipeline, to be delivered by next week.

published on : 17th April 2021

Congress criticises PM Modi for addressing election rallies instead of cordinating pandemic control

Congress' senior spokesperson P Chidambaram said the prime minister should be at his job, sitting at his desk and coordinating with chief ministers in handling the COVID pandemic.

published on : 17th April 2021

COVID-19: Sonia Gandhi questions Centre's 'thundering silence' on requests of Opposition-ruled states, says India caught off guard again

Making a host of suggestions to the government, Gandhi said the Centre must also reconsider its priority of candidates for vaccination.

published on : 17th April 2021

COVID-19: Ravi Shankar Prasad lauds India's vaccination drive, says speed is satisfactory

A total of 10,85,33,085 vaccine doses have been administered through 16,08,448 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Tuesday.

published on : 13th April 2021

COVID-19: Ashwani Kumar says government should ban political rallies, religious gatherings

India has reported 1,61,736 new COVID19 cases, 97,168 discharges and 879 deaths in the last 24 hours. 

published on : 13th April 2021

Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut blames Modi's leadership for rising COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, Punjab

Speaking to reporters, Raut said Maharashtra had followed every instruction issued by the Centre, and the latter must act sensitively and cautiously and stop blaming states.

published on : 12th April 2021

COVID-19: India overtakes Brazil with second highest number of cases 

The US has the highest number of cases at 3,11,98,055 while globally 13,61,36,954 cases have been reported.

published on : 12th April 2021

India gets third Covid vaccine as experts approve Russia's Sputnik V

Sputnik V is likely to be imported from Russia initially for emergency use in the country, government sources said.

published on : 12th April 2021

COVID-19 impact: BCCI bans media from covering IPL from venues

The IPL begins on Friday with a mouth-watering clash between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

published on : 8th April 2021

COVID-19: 11 states & UTs of ‘grave concern’ told to step up efforts  

It was pointed out that the situation was particularly worrying in Maharashtra, Punjab and Chhattisgarh.

published on : 3rd April 2021

COVID-19: India records highest single-day rise so far this year, tally at 1,18,46,652

The death toll increased to 1,60,949 with 257 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed

published on : 26th March 2021
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