01 May 2020
List of districts designated as red zones after May 3
The Union Health Ministry has decided to segregate the 733 districts in India into three categories of red, orange, and green zones as the "lockdown 2.0" nears its scheduled end.
21 Mar 2020
Coronavirus cases rise in Maharashtra, state headed towards Stage 3
Maharashtra witnessed a big jump in coronavirus cases, from 52 to 63, and the state is heading towards the dreaded Stage 3 of the outbreak, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday, while urging people to maintain self-discipline.
07 Mar 2020
J&K: 2 suspected of coronavirus infection isolated in Jammu
As the number of cases of a deadly coronavirus disease, COVID-19, continue to be on the rise, Jammu and Kashmir administration identified two persons suspected to be infected.
04 Feb 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Third case in 5-days, Kerala declares state calamity
After a third person tested positive for the coronavirus, Kerala declared epidemic as a "state calamity" on Monday.
02 Jan 2020
Kota: 103 infants die at one hospital in a month
The recent reports of children's deaths at the JK Lon Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, have raised a serious alarm about the healthcare provisions at the facility.
19 Sep 2019
I have been working on economy: "Tai" Nirmala Sitharaman
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi stormed to power again in May 2019, he gave the ministry of finance to Nirmala Sitharaman.
18 Jun 2019
"How many wickets?": Bihar Health Minister at meeting on encephalitis
The fierce outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar has left many worried, but apparently, state Health Minister Mangal Pandey couldn't be less bothered.
17 Jun 2019
Schools shut in Bihar as death-toll crosses 100 amid heatwave
As Bihar continues to reel under rising mercury, all government and government-aided schools in the state have been ordered to remain shut till June 22.
15 Jun 2019
Doctors v/s Mamata: 300 doctors quit in West Bengal
For the last five days, doctors in West Bengal have been protesting and the strike is only intensifying with each day.
14 Jun 2019
Why doctors at AIIMS Delhi wore bandages while treating patients
Earlier this week, an unruly mob attacked two doctors in Kolkata. They claimed an elderly patient died due to "medical negligence".
20 Oct 2018
PM Modi condoles death of Lok Sabha member Bhola Singh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed sorrow at the demise of Lok Sabha member Bhola Singh.
20 Mar 2018
Senior journalist Sunil Sharma passes away at 49
Senior journalist Sunil Sharma (49) on Monday succumbed to a heart attack.
25 Nov 2017
After Fortis, Medanta charges Rs. 16 lakh for 22-day-long treatment
Medanta hospital in Gurgaon has charged Rs. 16 lakh for the 22-day-long dengue treatment of a seven year old boy. The boy, Saurya Pratap Singh, passed away on Wednesday.
10 Mar 2017
IS threat imposes high-alert on Capital city
Delhi has been put on high-alert with intelligence inputs suggesting that the capital may be targeted by the Islamic State to "avenge" the encounter killing of the terrorist in Lucknow.
03 Oct 2016
Chikungunya cases: SC fines Delhi health minister
The Supreme Court imposed a fine of Rs.25000 on Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain for not disclosing names of officials who were uncooperative amid the Chikungunya outbreak in the city.
26 Sep 2016
CAG accuses Delhi of under-reporting Dengue toll
The Comptroller and Auditor General's office has accused the AAP government in Delhi of under reporting the severity of the dengue outbreak in the capital.
20 Sep 2016
Massive spike in Chikungunya cases in Delhi
Authorities said that over the last week over there was an increase of over 150% in cases of Chikungunya in the city.
18 Sep 2016
Delhi: Chikungunya toll rises to 15
The death toll from Chikungunya in Delhi has risen to 15, and over 2800 people have been infected with various vector borne diseases in the city.
15 Sep 2016
Centre asks Delhi to probe spike in Chikungunya deaths
The Centre has asked the Delhi government to probe the deaths of 10 individuals in the capital, suspected of having died of Chikungunya.
13 Sep 2016
Delhi reports its first Chikungunya fatality
A 65-year-old man, R. Pandey, succumbed to chikungunya on Monday at Sir Ganga Ram hospital in west Delhi.