Tag: Maharashtra

NCP calls for ‘one nation, one policy’ to tackle Covid-19 | India News

MUMBAI: The ruling NCP and Congress in Maharashtra on Monday hit out at the Centre over its handling of the Covid-19 situation in the country...

Ten states account for over 71% of new Covid-19 cases | India News

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra, Karnataka and Delhi are among 10 states that account for 71.75% of the 4,03,738 new Covid-19 cases registered in a day, the...

How taking care of children with Covid-19 poses extraordinary challenges

How do you carry your five-monthold infant to have a nasal swab taken, when you know it makes the hardiest adults recoil? How do you...

COVID-19 Indian variant spreads to neighbouring countries; detected in Lanka, Bangladesh

India’s neighbours- Sri Lanka and Bangladesh- have reported the first cases of the Indian variant of coronavirus, also known as B.1.617, prompting authorities to exercise...

SC sets up a 12-member National Task Force to facilitate public health response to the pandemic

The Supreme Court has constituted a 12-member National Task Force of top medical experts to formulate a methodology for allocation of oxygen to states and...

Vaccination only way forward as COVID infections surge in rural areas: Report

As COVID-19 infections surge across the country with nearly half of the fresh cases now being in rural areas, accelerated vaccination is the only solution...

Anil Deshmukh’s plea against FIR: HC adjourns hearing; refuses to pass interim order

The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to pass any order on former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh‘s request for interim protection from coercive action...

Company incorporations dip 27% sequentially in April as business sentiment sours amid second wave

The number of companies incorporated in April dipped 27% from a record level in the previous month as the second wave of Covid-19 infections across...

Covid-19: Delhi gets high per capita allocation of oxygen | India News

NEW DELHI: The Union government on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that Delhi has got higher per capita oxygen allocation as compared to similarly placed...

SC’s verdict quashing Maratha quota may have bigger political ramifications

The Supreme Court quashing the Maharashtra government’s law on reservation to Marathas in admissions and government jobs is likely to have political ramifications as some...

Maratha reservation news: Supreme Court quashes Maharashtra law granting reservation to Maratha community | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday quashed of Maharashtra law to grant reservation for Marathas in jobs and education institutions and also ruled that...

People’s lives at stake; govt may be blind, not court; whole nation crying for oxygen: Delhi HC

People’s lives are at stake and the government may be blind but not the court, the Delhi High Court lashed out on Tuesday when the...

Foreign aid allocated to states, UTs for COVID management

The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that aid received from other countries has been distributed in different states to help deal with the rising...

Some states showing very early signs of plateauing in daily new Covid-19 cases: Govt | India News

NEW DELHI: As the second wave of coronavirus continues to engulf several parts of the country, the Centre on Monday said some states are showing...

Increase allocation of Remdesivir to Maharashtra: HC tells Centre

The Bombay High Court here on Sunday asked the Central government to increase the supply of Remdesivir injections to Maharashtra observing the current reduction in...

Increase allocation of Remdesivir to Maharashtra: HC tells Centre | India News

NAGPUR: The Bombay high court here on Sunday asked the central government to increase the supply of Remdesivir injections to Maharashtra observing the current reduction...

Phase-3 vaccination: Over 86,000 received first dose on May 1

A total of 86,023 beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine across 11 states on May 1,...

Sent 3,000 oxygen concentrators to help India: UNICEF

The UNICEF said on Saturday that it sent critical lifesaving supplies, including 3,000 oxygen concentrators, to help India amid the ravaging second coronavirus wave. The...

Some states to begin jabs for 18-44 yrs on May 1, vaccination drive to stabilise with time: Centre

Amid many states expressing their inability to start COVID-19 vaccination of those between 18 and 44 years from May 1 citing paucity of doses, the...

Supply uncertain, multiple states set to delay vaccination

Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an expansion of the country’s vaccination drive, opening up inoculation for everyone above the age of 18....

india coronavirus update: What you need to know about India’s coronavirus crisis

A deadly second wave of coronavirus infections is devastating India, leaving millions of people infected and putting stress on the country’s already overtaxed health care...

Shortages, confusion in India’s vaccination drive

India’s mammoth push to beat its raging Covid surge with vaccinations looks troubled, with its vast inoculation programme plagued by shortages, confusion and political squabbles....

Aadhaar card: Is Aadhaar mandatory for prisoners to get COVID-19 vaccine? HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the Centre and the Maharashtra government to clarify if an Aadhaar card was mandatory for prisoners to get...

Maha announces free Covid-19 vaccination at state govt-run centres for people in 18-44 age group

Maharashtra on Wednesday announced free Covid-19 vaccination at state government-run centres for people in the 18-44 age group who will be eligible for the jabs...

Covid-19 catastrophe due to incompetent leadership: Prithviraj Chavan | India News

MUMBAI: The “incompetent” leadership and “callousness” has driven India to the present Covid-19 catastrophe, senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan said on Wednesday as he blamed...