Arvind Kejriwal's Office "Regrets" Televised Appeal To PM Amid Row

April 23, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the Chief Minister of the 10 states worst hit by the deadly second wave of Covid today, on a day India touched a new record of 3.32 lakh Covid cases and 2,263 deaths in 24 hours. His discussion with Arvind Kejriwal, which was live on TV for some time, became controversial as the De | Read more|

Covid in Uttar Pradesh: Coronavirus overwhelms India's most populous state

April 20, 2021

India is reeling under a severe second wave of Covid-19 and many states are struggling to cope with the rising numbers. Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, is among the worst affected in the country and its people are suffering even as authorities insist the situation is under control, reports the BBC's Geeta P | Read more|

Covid Bed Allotment Through "War Rooms", Not Hospitals: Mumbai's Plan

March 30, 2021

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in Mumbai, the city's civic body is preparing for a possible shortage of hospital beds, thus adding and reserving more beds for Covid patients. At private hospitals, all ICU beds and 80 per cent of all Covid beds will be reserved for centralised allotment to patients through the ci | Read more|

"Will Prefer Covishield Over Covaxin": Delhi Hospital Doctors Concerned

January 16, 2021

Resident doctors at one of Delhi's biggest healthcare hubs, the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, today demanded they be administered Covishield vaccine and not Covaxin since the former has completed all three stages of trials as required under protocol. The second one, produced by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, is still on | Read more|

Woman, 21, Allegedly Raped At Gurgaon Hospital, Told Father Using Signals

October 29, 2020

A 21-year-old woman, suffering from tuberculosis, was allegedly raped last week in the intensive care unit of the of Fortis Hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi, police said. The patient wrote about the alleged sexual assault in a note that she gave to her father, and used signals to share her ordeal on Tuesday as she regain | Read more|

Some Delhi hospitals seeing COVID re-emergence in recovered patients

August 17, 2020

Some hospitals in the national capital have said they are are seeing recovered coronavirus patients returning to them with recurrence of the infection. Earlier this month, the Delhi government-run Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital saw two instances of patients with relapse of coronavirus, almost one-and-a-half mon | Read more|

10 patients killed in fire at COVID care facility in AP

August 9, 2020

As many as 10 patients died at a star hotel converted to a coronavirus treatment centre here on Sunday when panic-stricken inmates tried to flee a fire suspected to have been caused by a short circuit, the government said. Ten people were killed in the mishap, Vijayawada Police Commissioner B Srinivasulu said. | Read more|