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Top StoriesMay 6, 2021, 5:40 PM IST
Centre moves SC challenging Karnataka HC order asking to increase daily oxygen quota for state
The bench also comprising Justice MR Shah, in its hearing, said it will have to look at the paper book before issuing any order regarding the issue.
Top StoriesMay 6, 2021, 4:16 PM IST
Prepare for third wave, increase healthcare personnel: Supreme Court tells Centre
The court pointed out that those with Covid were not the only ones to need oxygen as hospitals had other patients too.
Top StoriesMay 6, 2021, 10:32 AM IST
Disappointed by verdict on Maratha reservation, Maharashtra CM Thackeray to make formal request to Centre
Thackeray said that therefore he was urging the Prime Minister and the President to take an urgent decision on Maratha reservation.
Top StoriesMay 5, 2021, 10:54 PM IST
Third wave of Coronavirus inevitable, says Govt's top scientific advisor
K Vijay Raghavan, the principal scientific advisor to the Centre, said that new variants will arise all over the world, as well as India, but variants that increase transmission will likely plateau.
Top StoriesMay 5, 2021, 4:13 PM IST
Karnataka mulling complete lockdown after May 12, CM Yediyurappa awaits Centre’s direction
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa Wednesday clarified that a decision on whether or not a full-fledged lockdown should be imposed in the state to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 would be taken based on directions from Prime Minister Modi.
Top StoriesMay 4, 2021, 8:15 PM IST
Delhi HC pulls up Centre for not supplying oxygen, issues notice for contempt
Rejecting the Centre's submission that Delhi was not entitled to 700 MT of medical oxygen in light of existing medical infrastructure, a bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli took the government to task and said, "You can put your head in the sand like an ostrich, we will not."
CoronavirusMay 4, 2021, 7:16 PM IST
Govt clarifies: Not sitting on international Covid aid, distributed across India
The Centre clarified that even though the Standard Operating Procedure for allocations was issued by the health ministry on May 2, the work on allocation and distribution of international aid material to the states and Union Territories had started immediately as and when the aid arrived.
Top StoriesMay 3, 2021, 3:31 PM IST
Centre sets record straight, denies not placing fresh order for vaccines
The reports, which surfaced on Monday, claimed that the last order Centre placed was in March 2021 for 100 million doses of Serum Institute of India's Covishield and 20 million doses of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin.
CoronavirusMay 3, 2021, 1:27 PM IST
Delhi government wants army deployed in city, HC seeks Centre's response
The Arvind Kejriwal government informed Delhi High Court that a request had been communicated to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on May 2 for the Indian Army to be deployed in the city so that help can be provided to people and additional facilities can be set up.
Top StoriesMay 3, 2021, 10:38 AM IST
13 parties appeal to PM for free vaccines, uninterrupted oxygen
In a joint statement, the 13 political leaders called upon the Centre to utilise the budgetary allocation of Rs 35,000 crore for the vaccination programme.
Top StoriesMay 3, 2021, 10:09 AM IST
Seriously consider lockdown to curb second COVID wave, revisit vaccine policy: Supreme Court to Centre, states
The SC issued a slew of directions to the Central and state governments on the Covid-19 situation and directed that no patient shall be denied hospitalisation or essential drugs in any State or Union Territory for lack of local residential or identity proof.
TechnologyMay 2, 2021, 3:48 PM IST
After Facebook, now WhatsApp will also help users to find COVID-19 vaccination centre; read details
WhatsApp, with the help of MyGov Corona Helpdesk, will let users find their nearest COVID-19 vaccination centre.
Top StoriesMay 1, 2021, 3:58 PM IST
'Enough is enough': HC warns Centre of contempt action if Delhi doesn't get allocated 490 MT of oxygen today
Taking note of eight deaths in Delhi's Batra Hospital due to lack of oxygen, the high court bench comprising Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli said, "Now the water has gone above our head. Now we mean business. Enough is enough. You will arrange everything now."