Articles about Ministry of AYUSH

IMA begins hunger strike over surgery permission to Ayurveda doctors

02 Feb 2021

India
IMA begins hunger strike over surgery permission to Ayurveda doctors

Members of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday started a relay hunger strike at over 50 spots across the nation over the permission given to Ayurveda doctors to perform general surgical procedures.

Doctors protest Centre's move allowing Ayurveda doctors to perform surgery

11 Dec 2020

India
Doctors protest Centre's move allowing Ayurveda doctors to perform surgery

Thousands of doctors across the country today staged protests against the central government's decision to allow post-graduate Ayurveda doctors to perform surgeries.

Ayurvedic medicines helpful in treating mild coronavirus cases, claims study

02 Nov 2020

India
Ayurvedic medicines helpful in treating mild coronavirus cases, claims study

While the world awaits a vaccine to give respite from coronavirus, the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), which falls under the Ministry of AYUSH, has claimed that a couple of Ayurvedic medicines can treat mild and moderate cases.

Health Minister promotes AYUSH's coronavirus treatment protocol, IMA asks questions

09 Oct 2020

India
Health Minister promotes AYUSH's coronavirus treatment protocol, IMA asks questions

On Tuesday, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan released the AYUSH standard treatment protocol for coronavirus patients, only to be at the receiving end of pointed questions by the Indian Medical Association (IMA).

"Cure" for coronavirus: Case filed against Patanjali's Ramdev and Balkrishna

24 Jun 2020

India
"Cure" for coronavirus: Case filed against Patanjali's Ramdev and Balkrishna

Soon after Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, who is the head honcho of Patanjali Ayurved, claimed the organization has found a cure for coronavirus, a case was filed against him in a court in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.

Bhopal: Doctors claim homeopathy cured coronavirus patients, experts unhappy

26 May 2020

India
Bhopal: Doctors claim homeopathy cured coronavirus patients, experts unhappy

At a time when the world is scrambling to produce a vaccine for coronavirus, a state-run homeopathy hospital in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, claimed it has treated six patients, drawing fire from health experts.

Coronavirus: Trials for 4 AYUSH formulations to start within week

14 May 2020

India
Coronavirus: Trials for 4 AYUSH formulations to start within week

Union Minister Shripad Y Naik on Thursday said that the AYUSH Ministry and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) are working on four AYUSH formulations against COVID-19.

According to BJP leader, 'gaumutra' and 'gobar' can cure coronavirus

03 Mar 2020

Politics
According to BJP leader, 'gaumutra' and 'gobar' can cure coronavirus

While the world is yet to figure out how to curtail the menace of coronavirus, a BJP leader seems to have cracked it.

Coronavirus hoax viral on WhatsApp; claims garlic can cure disease

18 Feb 2020

World
Coronavirus hoax viral on WhatsApp; claims garlic can cure disease

Adding to the growing threat of a coronavirus outbreak, a false cure is being circulated on the messaging app WhatsApp.

Coronavirus: Netizens slam AYUSH Ministry for recommending Ayurveda, Unani

29 Jan 2020

India
Coronavirus: Netizens slam AYUSH Ministry for recommending Ayurveda, Unani

As a novel coronavirus outbreak continues to rapidly spread throughout China and other nations, India's AYUSH Ministry on Wednesday issued a health advisory for the viral infection.

Cows and BJP: 5 times its ministers made silly remarks

21 Oct 2019

Politics
Cows and BJP: 5 times its ministers made silly remarks

Recently, Goa minister Michael Lobo said cows in the coastal state have turned "non-vegetarian," baffling all of us.

Health Minister says ex-PM Morarji Desai consumed cow urine

08 Sep 2019

Politics
Health Minister says ex-PM Morarji Desai consumed cow urine

On Sunday, the Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey said that the former Prime Minister Morarji Desai used to drink cow urine for its medicinal properties.

Is chicken veg or non-veg? Shiv Sena MP demands clarification

18 Jul 2019

Politics
Is chicken veg or non-veg? Shiv Sena MP demands clarification

You might have heard of "chicken is vegetarian" claims in a Punjabi household, but the notion has now entered the political discourse.

Bureaucratic rejig at Center: Alka Tiwari appointed new CVC Secretary

01 Jul 2018

India
Bureaucratic rejig at Center: Alka Tiwari appointed new CVC Secretary

IAS officer Alka Tiwari has been named the Secretary of anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) as part of a major senior-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the central government.

Cannot allow student to write exam due to low-attendance: Bombay-HC

25 May 2018

India
Cannot allow student to write exam due to low-attendance: Bombay-HC

The Bombay HC today said it cannot allow a homeopathy student to appear for her first-year repeat examinations as she was held ineligible by the college due to poor attendance.

Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

01 Jun 2017

Sports
Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

Sports Minister Vijay Goel said, in no unclear terms, that the ministry will not give any consideration to Yoga Federation of India's recommendation to give Dronacharya Award to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

30 May 2017

Sports
Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Chief of Haryana based non-profit organization Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, has been recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by the Yoga Federation of India.

Government makes a U-turn; says yoga not a sport anymore

26 Dec 2016

Sports
Government makes a U-turn; says yoga not a sport anymore

After more than a year of recognizing yoga a sport, the Government of India has reversed its decision.