Ministry of AYUSH: News

Why BSF is 'deploying' bees on the India-Bangladesh border

The Border Security Force (BSF) has installed beehives on the India-Bangladesh border fence in West Bengal in a first-of-its-kind project, PTI reported.

02 Feb 2021


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.

11 Dec 2020


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.

02 Nov 2020


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.

09 Oct 2020

Harsh Vardhan

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).

24 Jun 2020


"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.

26 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

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.

14 May 2020

Shripad Naik

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.

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.

21 Oct 2019

Trivendra Rawat

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.

08 Sep 2019


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.

18 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi

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.

25 May 2018

Bombay High Court

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.