Covid victims

Tamil Nadu: Kin of government servants who died of COVID-19 compensated

Children, who lost both their parents to COVID, were provided a deposit of Rs 5 lakh and their entire education and boarding expenses will be borne by the State government.

published on : 16th August 2021

DCW identifies 791 COVID widows, submits list to Delhi government for rehabilitation

The Commission has also conducted a social survey of all these women to help the government in the rehabilitation process.

published on : 26th July 2021

Higher COVID-19 claims payout eats into SBI Life Q1 profit 

SBI Life said there was a sharp increase in claims due to the impact of the second wave of Covid-19.

published on : 26th July 2021

Odisha sanctions Rs 2.55 crore ex-gratia to family members of 17 journalists who died of COVID-19

The list of journalists who have been sanctioned ex-gratia include-four from Bhubaneswar.

published on : 24th July 2021

645 children orphaned by Covid-19 second wave from April-May 28, most in UP

The highest number of such children was reported from Uttar Pradesh at 158 followed by Andhra Pradesh at 119, Maharashtra at 83 and Madhya Pradesh at 73.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Shiv Sena hits out at Centre's 'no oxygen shortage deaths' remark, Sanjay Raut wants people to move court

The Sena's chief spokesperson further said it needs to be found out whether the people whose relatives died due to lack of oxygen supply believe in the Centre's response in Parliament over the issue.

published on : 21st July 2021

Covid aid yet to reach beneficiaries, says DKS

Later, Shivakumar took part in an interaction session with SCs at Sindagi. He prasied MLA M B Patil for offering affordable medical facilities to Covid patients at BLDE hospital.

published on : 18th July 2021

Assam budget: Govt to provide financial help to families of coronavirus victims

Presenting the budget for 2021-22 in the assembly, Neog claimed this is a first-of-its-kind scheme by any government in the country.

published on : 17th July 2021

Study on bodies of Covid victims holds prospects of better treatment

A pioneering pathological study conducted on the bodies of  Covid victims found that the virus affected all the major organs causing tiny, but multiple blood clots.

published on : 13th July 2021

Delhi government launches financial assistance scheme for kin of COVID victims

Under the 'Mukhyamantri COVID-19 Pariwar Aarthik Sahayata Yojana', Rs 50,000 ex-gratia will be given to every family that lost a member to COVID-19.

published on : 6th July 2021

Kerala govt starts publishing details of Covid victims

The Opposition had urged the state government to review the Covid death data of the state.

published on : 4th July 2021

Fair compensation for Covid deaths

The apex court has rightly rejected the government’s rather specious argument that the Covid-19 pandemic cannot be termed a disaster under the Disaster Management Act, 2005.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Pension, scholarship for Covid-hit families in J&K

Lt-Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday rolled out Special Assistance Scheme for Covid Mortalities under which scholarship and pensionary support will be provided.

published on : 1st July 2021

PM Modi failed nation; SC order on compensation to kin of COVID victims vindicates our stand: Congress

Congress general secretary and chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the government should also announce concrete steps to tackle the imminent third wave of COVID-19.

published on : 30th June 2021

Union minister DV Sadananda Gowda distributes Rs 1 lakh to COVID victims' kin in Bengaluru

UDD minister Byrati Basavaraj said that CM BS Yediyurappa would participate in a programme shortly where 400-plus families of Covid victims would be identified and given cheques of Rs 1 lakh each.

published on : 28th June 2021
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