Tag: Maharashtra

Covid vax price to be capped at R250/dose at private hospitals | India News

PUNE/NEW DELHI: Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 for a dose of Covid vaccine, including the hospital’s user fee of around Rs 100,...

More than 1.37 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered: Government

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to healthcare and frontline workers has crossed 1.37 crore in the country, the Union Health Ministry said...

After 2nd dose of jab, docs say after-effects are relaxed mind, lighter heart | India News

It’s not because his father has spent the last 11 months tending to Covid and non-Covid patients at Bombay Hospital that Dr Gautam Bhansali’s five-year-old...

India-UK ties to touch new high post Covid: Report | India News

NEW DELHI: India-UK bilateral relations will touch a new high in the post-Covid world, as India is likely to be a priority country for the...

coronavirus: Maharashtra: Health experts put onus on people for spike in Covid-19 cases

As Maharashtra grapples with a spike in coronavirus cases, health experts and government officials are putting the onus for the surge on people not following...

Follow Covid-19 norms or face fresh lockdown, warns Maharashtra CM | India News

MUMBAI: Concerned over the recent surge in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday asked citizens to strictly follow government-mandated guidelines on...

Rakesh Tikait address ‘mahapanchayat’ at Kurukshetra, criticises PM’s remark on protesters | India News

KURUKSHETRA: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait Tuesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s ‘Andolan-jivi’ (professional protestors) remarks and asked if people like great freedom...

Farmers block key highways in Punjab, Haryana, Raj during ‘chakka jam’; Scattered demonstrations in other states

New Delhi | Chandigarh: Farmers in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan blocked highways and key roads with tractor-trolleys and sit-in demonstrations on Saturday, while scattered protests...

‘Chakka’ jam’ protest affects Punjab, Haryana; farmers stick to demand for repeal of laws | India News

NEW DELHI: The three-hour nationwide ‘chakka jam‘ called by farmers against the government’s internet suspension at Delhi’s border areas came to an end on Saturday....

Maratha quota: Supreme Court to hear pleas from March 8 in hybrid manner

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear from March 8 in a hybrid manner, a combination of physical and virtual hearings,...

Second dose of anti-coronavirus vaccine to be administered to healthcare workers from Feb 13

New Delhi: The second dose of anti-coronavirus vaccine will be administered to healthcare workers from February 13, the Centre said on Thursday, highlighting that 45...

Derek O’Brien presses government to repeal three farm laws, offers draft bill to do so

NEW DELHI: Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’Brien on Thursday pressed the government to repeal the three controversial farm laws and offered a ”Repealing Bill 2021′...

India becomes fastest country to reach 4 million COVID-19 vaccination mark

NEW DELHI: In a significant achievement, India has become the fastest country in the world to reach the 4 million COVID-19 vaccination mark in 18...

Amid Covid chaos, NRIs rush to buy homes in India

MUMBAI | BENGALURU: The global Indian is coming home — to a grand reception from home sellers. NRIs are scooping up properties in India with...

COVID-19: Active cases in India drop to 1.68 lakh, almost 80% of them from five states

NEW DELHI: India is at the fifth position globally in terms of the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the country, while the total...

Transgenders from Tamil Nadu, WB sought most aid during lockdown | India News

NEW DELHI: In 10 months since the Covid-induced lockdown, the Centre has released Rs 98.5 lakh in aid for transgender people across the country. Through...

Why is Kerala still struggling with a high number of active cases?

On January 30, 2020, health monitors at the Kochi airport in Kerala detected India’s first novel coronavirus patient — a medical student returning from Wuhan,...

India’s Covid-19 active cases tally contracts to 1.71 lakh; positivity rate drops to 5.50 % | India News

NEW DELHI: Sustaining a downward movement, the tally of India’s active Covid-19 cases has dropped to 1.71 lakh (1,71,686) which is just 1.60 per cent...

Devendra Fadnavis’ tweet on Delhi Metro ride sparks row in Maharashtra

Mumbai: An innocuous tweet by BJP‘s Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis taking a swipe at the Maharashtra government on the Mumbai Metro, ignited another war...

Uddhav Thackeray: Declare Marathi-speaking Karnataka-Maharashtra border areas as UT: Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said areas dominated by Marathi- speaking people on the state’s border with Karnataka should be declared as...

agri laws: Violence during tractor rally has stained farm protest: Sanjay Raut

Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Tuesday condemned the violence during a tractor rally taken out by farmers in Delhi as national shame which...

Maharashtra: Farmers plan protest rally from South Mumbai to Raj Bhavan, denied police nod

MUM BAI: Police have made tight security arrangements at the venue of a farmers’ rally here and protesters are not allowed to march from south...

Japanese tech form NTT data acquires 6-acre land in Greater Noida to set up data centre

New Delhi: Japanese technology firm NTT Data has acquired 6-acre land in Greater Noida to set up a data centre with an investment of Rs...

Maharashtra probing Arnab’s sensitive Balakot chat | India News

MUMBAI: Even as the NCP joined Congress on Monday to demand a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the purported WhatsApp chats between Republic TV’s Arnab...

Karnataka BJP, Congress tear into Uddhav Thackeray’s comments over Belagavi

Bengaluru: Chief minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday slammed his Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray for his pledge to incorporate parts of Karnataka where Marathas are dominant...