Huge Vaccine Wastage By States Till April 11, Most In Tamil Nadu: RTI

April 20, 2021

As several states report a vaccine shortage, an RTI reply has revealed a huge waste of doses since India began inoculating people against Covid in mid-January. Tamil Nadu reported the highest waste - 12.10 per cent, followed by Haryana (9.74%), Punjab (8.12%), Manipur (7.8%) and Telangana (7.55%). | Read more|

"Micro-Level Monitoring" In Mumbai, Kerala Amid Fear Over Virus Mutants

February 23, 2021

800 to 900 samples from Maharashtra and Kerala - two of the five states that have seen a rise in coronavirus cases in the recent days - have been sent for genome sequencing in the last one month, top sources in the Union Health Ministry said. This comes amid fear of the mutant strains of the virus. | Read more|

PM Attending Strategy Session Ahead Of Coming Round Of State Elections

February 21, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is participating in a daylong election strategy session in Delhi today. Elections in five states are due over the coming months. Among these the biggest prize the BJP is looking out for is Bengal, which Amit Shah has been targetting since the BJP came to power at the Centre in 2014. | Read more|

MHA objects to Kerala government ‘diluting’ lockdown restrictions

April 20, 2020

The Ministry of Home Affairs in the letter to the Kerala government today said the decision to reopen restaurants and book shops is in clear violation of the lockdown measures issued by the home ministry and violation of its April 15 order issued under the Disaster Management Act 2005. | Read more|