Modi to meet vaccine makers today as govt opens Covid jabs to all above 18

With the government opening the Covid-19 vaccination drive to everyone above 18 years of age, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting with vaccine manufacturers today. Continue Reading

Harsh Vardhan hits back at Manmohan for letter to Modi

A day after former Prime Minister and Congress leader Dr Manmohan Singh wrote to the PM Narendra Modi, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today responded sharply to his five-point letter on the Covid-19 situation in the country. Continue Reading

The big fight with Covid

As the country is waging yet another war against coronavirus, courtesy the second wave of Covid-19, lot of developments are taking place. ‘NT’ complies the latest and important updates. Continue Reading

Editorial: Fight continues

India has been reporting record daily coronavirus cases as a new wave of infections, combined with a shortage of hospital beds and vaccines, threatens to slow recovery from the pandemic. Continue Reading

Union govt upset over vaccination, alleges ‘deplorable attempts to spread panic’

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has hit out at certain State governments for their “deplorable attempts’ to create false narratives around the Covid-19 vaccination programme and to ‘distract attention from their failures and spread panic among people”. Continue Reading

Harsh Vardhan reveals major reason behind surge in Covid cases

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said that one of the major reasons for the surge in daily new coronavirus cases was people becoming lax towards following Covid-appropriate behaviour. Continue Reading

Next 4 weeks critical for Covid spread: Centre

The Union government has said the intensity of Covid-19 pandemic has increased and the virus is spreading faster than last time. It called for people’s participation to control the second wave of infection. Continue Reading

India’s Covid spread at its worst, officials express fear

India added 103,796 cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, breaching the peak of 99,181 seen in a single day during the first wave of the pandemic last September. Continue Reading