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Harsh Vardhan


What is the reason behind PM Modi's council of ministers reshuffle?

July 09, 2021 8:49 am

Neerja Chowdhury writes: It aims to protect Brand Modi, distance the government from Covid criticism and reach out to OBCs ahead of UP poll.

In Harsh Vardhan’s exit, a Covid admission and course correction

July 08, 2021 12:06 pm

His departure is one of the strongest signals on the handling of the ferocious second Covid-19 wave — to the government’s detractors, it is an admission of its failure; and to its supporters, a much-needed course correction to reassure the country.

Its private sector shot numbers token, Odisha says set aside 95% for government

June 27, 2021 7:04 am

State Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kishore Das raised the issue in a letter to Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday.

Suvendu Adhikari writes to Vardhan, seeks probe by Central agency

June 27, 2021 1:45 am

In his letter, the BJP MLA wrote that the alleged fraud can not take place without the “complicity of top civic authorities”.

Nursing employees’ allowance to be raised by Rs 1,700: Nitin Patel

June 10, 2021 10:18 pm

The decision came following a meeting of members of the United Nursing Forum, a representative body of nursing staff in Gujarat, with Patel, who also holds the Health portfolio, and other bureaucrats from the health department.

Use vaccines to contain deaths, not pandemic: WHO expert

May 26, 2021 7:53 am

David Nabarro, one of the special envoys on Covid-19 appointed by the WHO Director-General, the old-fashioned processes of early detection, timely isolation and effective contact tracing were still the best way to contain the spread of the pandemic.

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


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.