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States wanted removal of restrictions on vaccine supply, no reason to complain now: Harsh Vardhan

April 25, 2021 10:17 pm

Vardhan said he sees no reason why the states must complain now as they were demanding removal of restrictions on vaccine supplies to them.

Harsh Vardhan for Manmohan Singh: Your leaders must follow your advice

April 20, 2021 5:20 am

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan wrote a strong letter to Manmohan Singh accusing Congress leaders and party-ruled states of "spreading falsehoods” and "fuelling vaccine hesitancy… playing with the lives of our countrymen.”

Vardhan's politically motivated response to Manmohan Singh unfortunate, condemnable: Gehlot

April 19, 2021 10:30 pm

Manmohan Singh on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Modi suggesting five measures to battle the COVID-19 crisis, including ramping up vaccination and boosting the supply of medicines.

Waiting to Exhale

April 19, 2021 7:54 am

The growing sense of alarm needs an assuring voice of leadership and a well-judged response rooted in science

Alarming rise in cases, infection rate faster than recoveries: Centre

April 18, 2021 7:58 am

“India is currently reporting the sharpest growth rate of 7.6% in new Covid cases, which is 1.3 times higher than case growth rate of 5.5% reported in June 2020,” said Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.

Harsh Vardhan assures Maharashtra CM of adequate oxygen supply, all possible support amid Covid surge

April 17, 2021 7:33 pm

Meanwhile, Union minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday attacked Uddhav Thackeray on the issue of availability of oxygen in the state, saying that Maharashtra has so far received the highest quantity of oxygen in India and the Centre is in regular touch with state governments to assess their needs.

NEET postponed in view of rising number of COVID-19 cases: Harsh Vardhan

April 15, 2021 7:45 pm

"In light of the surge in #COVID19 cases, GoI has decided to postpone #NEETPG2021 exam which was earlier scheduled to be held on Apr 18. Next date to be decided later. Decision has been taken keeping wellbeing of our young medical students in mind," he said in a tweet.

Delhi Confidential: Surprise move

April 10, 2021 9:58 am

The tone of the statement stunned the state governments, especially because both the Centre and the states were working in coordination to take up the challenges during the pandemic fight.

Centre okays more Covid-19 vaccine doses, Maharashtra not in top 5

April 09, 2021 9:27 am

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope, however, reiterated that they would need at least 40 lakh doses per week to run its vaccination drive without hitches.

At video conference with PM, Rupani: Govt focusing on strategy of testing-tracking-treatment

April 09, 2021 12:50 am

Giving details about the meeting, an official release from the Chief Minister’s Office stated that in the beginning of March, 8,000 RT-PCR tests were being done in the state which have been increased to 40,000 currently.


Satish Upadhyay is the new Delhi BJP chief

July 12, 2014 4:01 pm

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan formally handed over charge of the Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to Satish Upadhyay.

Today in pics: Narendra Modi's first speech in Lok Sabha

June 11, 2014 9:02 pm

In his first speech in the Lok Sabha, PM Narendra Modi talked about his “dreams” of ensuring the country's progress

Harsh Vardhan commemorates World No Tobacco Day

May 30, 2014 4:35 pm

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan commemorated World No Tobacco Day.