Pvt hospitals charged high fees, sustainable pricing could've averted many COVID-19 deaths, finds parliamentary panel
Underlining that healthcare spending in the country is 'abysmally low', the panel said the fragility of the Indian health ecosystem posed a big hurdle in generating an effective response against COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 recovery rate crosses 83%, but new sero-survey shows 90% Indians at risk; M Venkaiah Naidu tests positive
Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu has tested positive for coronavirus and is under home quarantine, Tamil Nadu has extended the ongoing lockdown till 31 October, India's recovery rate has crossed 83%; the latest covid-19 updates from India
Parliamentary panel suggests continuation of virtual courts in post-COVID period, says digital justice 'cheaper and faster'
Virtual courts expedite processes and procedures and are an improvement over traditional courts as they are more affordable, the panel said
Staggered seating, 18 sittings with no breaks: Monsoon Session of Parliament likely to be held from 14 Sept to 1 Oct
For the first time in Parliament, 60 members will be seated in the chamber, 51 in the galleries of Rajya Sabha, and the remaining 132 in the Lok Sabha chamber
The Monsoon Session, likely to begin in the last week of August or early September, will witnesses several firsts due to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as the use of both chambers and galleries
Ajit Jogi, first CM of Chhattisgarh, passes away at 74: Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi offer condolences
"Ajit Jogi strived to bring a positive change in the lives of the poor, especially tribal communities," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi offering his condolences to the family of the first Chhattisgarh chief minister
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu says secularism ingrained in every Indian, minorities more secure here than in other countries
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said secularism is in the blood and veins of every Indian and minorities are more secure in India than in any other country even as he asked some countries to refrain from advising India on its internal affairs.
Coronavirus outbreak: 58 engineers from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana stranded in China's Wuhan; families request Centre to ensure early repatriation
Families of 58 engineers has requested the Centre to ensure the repatriation of the youths at the earliest
Budget Session from 31 Jan; LS speaker Om Birla, RS chairman M Venkaiah Naidu call all parties for discussion before Parliament meets tomorrow
Ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has convened a meeting of the leaders of various political parties in the evening of 30 January.
RS panel calls for making monitoring apps mandatory on all devices to contain child pornography, demands amendment of POCSO and IT Acts
The report was presented to Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu by the panel chief and Congress parliamentarian Jairam Ramesh
Over 91% of Nirbhaya Fund unused, says Centre: Politicians fulminating over rape cases must put their money where their mouth is
The Centre informed Parliament that five states and a Union Territory have not utilised a single penny of the Nirbhaya Fund granted to them by the Union Home Ministry to firm up women's safety.
Trouble started when BJP's Vijay Goel was called to make his Zero Hour submission on the quality of water in Delhi and AAP's Sanjay Singh started countering him in a loud voice
Venkaiah Naidu adjourns Rajya Sabha till 2 pm after Opposition uproar over Delhi police action on JNU students, detention of J&K leaders
The Rajya Sabha members were unrelenting and continued to raise the issues from their seats. Naidu called for Zero Hour mentions but with Opposition members unrelenting, he adjourned the proceedings till 2 pm.
Former Indian Army chief Ved Malik objects to new uniform of Rajya Sabha marshals, calls it 'illegal and security hazard'
Ved Malik, who was the Indian Army chief during the Kargil conflict, took to social media to raise concerns over the new look of the Rajya Sabha marshals.
Rajya Sabha marshals get new look on first day of Parliament's Winter Session: Traditional attire gives way to navy blue jacket and cap
Uniforms were being restyled from traditional Indian attire comprising turbans to military-style outfits with caps
Recent measures taken by govt will stimulate investments, give push to GDP growth in coming months, says Venkaiah Naidu
Venkaih Naidu said the fundamentals of the Indian economy are strong and the country continues to be among the fastest growing major economies of the world
Online registration for Kartarpur pilgrimage delayed due to Pakistan's demand of $20 fee, say officials
The online registration of devotees visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur could not be started as Islamabad insists on charging $20 from each pilgrim.
'Exceptional lawyer, iconic public figure': Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi, Rajnath condole Ram Jethmalani's death, pay tributes to ex-law minister
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to express condolences to his family, friends and admirers
India will give befitting reply if attacked, says Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu in veiled warning to Pakistan
India has been acting with restraint despite "grave provocations" but if attacked will give a reply the aggressor will be unable to forget, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday, in a veiled warning to Pakistan
Third round of Kartarpur Corridor talks begin: Chief Pakistan delegate Mohammad Faisal hopeful of giving 'final shape' to draft agreement
A 20-member Pakistani delegation crossed over to India for the joint secretary-level meeting at Attari in Amritsar