The mosque and call to prayer are considered sacred, and criticising them can lead to accusations of blasphemy, a crime punishable by as much as five years imprisonment, in the country
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Gujarat reports 326 new COVID-19 cases as number of confirmed infections rises to 4,721; toll at 236
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The MCGM said that 751 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Mumbai on Friday, taking the total number of cases to 7,625.
Maharashtra records highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases; 1,008 new patients test positive as confirmed infections reach 11,506
Maharashtra on Friday saw a big jump in the number of coronavirus cases with 1,008 persons testing positive, the highest in one day so far, taking the tally of cases to 11,506
Coronavirus Outbreak: Onus now on states to bring migrant workers, students home as Centre agrees to demand for special trains
Several states, in the meantime, announced steps they were taking for facilitating the movement of migrant workers and students, stranded in various cities due to the lockdown
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian firms under scanner for selling fake COVID-19 medicines to European countries
Fraudulent documents and certificates are used to traffic counterfeit products related to coronavirus outbreak.
International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living
Expunged from the cities they helped to build, Bundelkhand’s migrant labourers are ready to make the journey back again in the hope of regaining livelihood.
Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks
It is a promising solution at the present gloomy situation, but till we have reliable evidence on utility unregulated use is to be avoided
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 414 new COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths reported in Mumbai today, total number of cases crosses 7,000
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra health department on Thursday said that 27 new coronavirus deaths and 583 new cases were reported in the state, taking the total number of cases 10,498.
Phase 3 results on Gilead coronavirus drug encouraging; a look at other potential COVID-19 treatments under trial
California-based biotech company Gilead Sciences and the US government reported that in a major study, remdesivir shortened the time it takes for COVID-19 patients to recover by four days on average
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: No new COVID-19 case reported in Himachal Pradesh for last 7 days, says state govt; one death so far
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday said that the new guidelines issued to fight COVID-19 will come into effect from 4 May, 'which shall give considerable relaxations to many districts. Details regarding this shall be communicated in the days to come."
At Hyderabad COVID-19 hospital, off-roll cleaners, security guards work without protective equipment as admin shifts blame to contractors
At a state government-run hospital in Hyderabad, many non-clinical hospital staffers say they are woefully unprotected.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others
Nanjangud's BJP MLA B Harshavardhan, who is the son-in-law of party MP V Srinivasa Prasad representing Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency is angry with the state government over the handling of the issue.
In Bareilly jail, I was the guardian of all Kashmiris, says journalist Qazi Shibli after 9 months of detention under PSA
On 25 April, Qazi Shibli, a south Kashmir-based journalist and editor, returned home after nine month in a prison in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Maharashtra reports 729 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths; confirmed infections jump to 9,318, toll at 400
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: With 729 new coronavirus cases recorded in Maharashtra , count reaches 9,318; with 31 deaths, toll mounts to 400, says state health department.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi reached 1,000 mark in 42 days, hit 2,000 in just 8 days, shows govt data
The first 1,000 coronavirus cases in Delhi were reported over a period of 42 days but the number of COVID-19 patients in the city went up from 2,000 to 3,000 in eight days, according to data shared by authorities
Extension of coronavirus lockdown without ensuring access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 patients may defeat efforts to avoid collateral damage
India has a whopping 54.6 million people with heart disease, 83 people per lakh population have cancer.
Three Mumbai residents make and donate face shields to essential workers; rope in stranded migrant workers to ramp up production
As residents of Mumbai stay indoors amid the lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus, Krysyn Rego and his team go to the workshop he set up at Corona Garden in Bandra to produce face shields
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: 190 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Delhi today, total rises to 3,108; no deaths reported in past 24 hours
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra heath department on Monday said that 522 new cases were reported in the state on Monday, and 27 deaths were recorded.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 19 more staffers at Delhi's Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital test positive, hospital shut for new patients for three days
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:Nineteen more staffers of the Delhi government's Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital in Jahangirpuri tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases at the facility to 59, officials said.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh begins bringing back migrant workers stranded in neigbouring states; over 2,400 workers have left from Gujarat, says CM
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the he had spoken to his counterparts in Gujarat, Maharahstra, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to bring back migrant labourers stranded in those states. Over 2,400 labourers have boarded about 98 buses in Gujarat and migrant workers are also being brought back from Rajasthan, he said.