As the coronavirus pandemic has turned more menacing than last year, there has been a massive increase in the number of people seeking help and those lending support on the social media.
Congress General Secretary Ajay Maken has alleged that the country from being a Vaccine Leader has been reduced to a Vaccine Beggar and rather than testing corona positive patients, the Government is testing the people's patience.
West Bengal is reeling under an acute shortage of Covid-19 vaccines amidst a dreary long eight-phase assembly election, but leaders campaigning here have already spent Rs 100 crore to fly around to pitch for votes.
Shortness of breath has been observed in 47.5% of hospitalised patients in the second Covid-19 wave, compared to 41.7% in the first wave in September-November.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has tested positive for COVID-19 and been admitted to the Trauma Centre of Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), according to news agency ANI.
The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in India is different from the first one in September 2020 as the rate of increase in new cases is significantly higher.
At least four Sikhs have been killed in a mass shooting at a FedEx company facility in Indianapolis by a 19-year-old former employee, according to the Sikh Coalition.
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the country as India's daily coronavirus caseload has doubled in 10 days with a record 2,16,642 new infections logged on Thursday.
India reported 1,69,899 fresh cases of COVID-19 on April 11, marking the biggest single-day spike since the beginning of the pandemic last year.
1,26,265 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, India recorded its daily highest spike on Wednesday.
As India witnesses a sharp second wave of Covid-19 pandemic after a brief lull, health experts on Wednesday warned that the virus and its variants may hit people really badly as it is now more lethal with several new symptoms not observed before.
Facing growing calls for expanding the COVID vaccination drive to cover all age groups, the Centre also appeared to be veering towards the view to make those above 18 years of age eligible for the jabs.
Accusing West Bengal BJP of creating a fake survey showing Mamata Banerjee losing from Nandigram, Prashant Kishor’s consultancy firm Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) issued a statement calling it fake and said the saffron party was using fake surveys in I-PAC's name to keep the morale of their workers up.
Former India batsman and captain Sachin Tendulkar has tested positive for Covid-19.
Chief Justice S.A. Bobde has recommended to the Centre to appoint Justice N.V. Ramana as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.