Covid second wave still not over yet in India: Govt

The reproduction number of coronavirus has increased beyond one in eight States with the Union Health Ministry sounding cautious that the second wave of the epidemic was still raging. Continue Reading

Covid: Panic grips as 4,205 deaths reported in 24 hours in India

The number of new coronavirus infections in India has peaked, according to a new tracker developed by researchers at Cambridge Judge Business School and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. Continue Reading

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