COVID-19 outbreak refocuses need to shift public health from State to Concurrent List; move won't harm decentralisation but enhance Centre, state coordination
COVID-19 has shown us how the current constitutional framework impedes cooperative federalism on the subject of public health.
COVID-19 victim's kin attack doctor at Hyderabad's Gandhi Hospital; medicos stage protest, seek increased security and prompt justice
Junior doctors at the state-run Gandhi hospital in Hyderabad continued their protest on Wednesday against the attack on a doctor allegedly by the kin of a COVID-19 patient who died, even as state Health Minister E Rajender invited the protestors for talks.
Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 a grim reminder for govts to improve sanitation, housing in cities to prevent pandemics; science won't be enough
The ability to quickly overpower disease outbreaks through the use of science, innovation and technology had led governments to neglect their role in effective prevention of such epidemics.
Crowd gathers in Maharashtra's Wardha after BJP MLA distributes rations on birthday; Opposition sent them, claims Dadarao Keche
At least one hundred people gathered outside the MLA's residence to receive free grain before officials and police reached the spot and dispersed them.
Coronavirus Outbreak: FIR against 33 Delhi residents for flouting home-quarantine; violators booked under Section 3 of Epidemic Diseases Act
The violators have been booked under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Section 3 of the Epidemic Diseases Act
Coronavirus Outbreak: The Disaster Management Act explained; it sits at the heart of fight against the pandemic
The Disaster Management Act provides the administrative framework to take measures to deal with such incidents and allows the government to access funds set up for this purpose.