5/16/2021

New Delhi, 16 May: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that the ongoing lockdown in Delhi has been extended till May 24 morning. It was earlier supposed to end at 5 am on Monday, May 17.

5/15/2021

New Delhi, 14, May: Dr Reddy’s on Friday administered the first shot of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine for Covid-19 in Hyderabad. The company said the imported vaccines would be priced at Rs 995.40 (Rs 948 + 5 per cent GST). The price may reduce when local supply begins.

5/15/2021

New Delhi, 13 May: India had 362,727 new COVID-19 infections over the last 24 hours while deaths climbed by 4,120, taking the toll to 258,317, health ministry data showed

5/12/2021

New Delhi, 12 May: India said on Wednesday a record number of people were killed by the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, pushing its overall death toll over a quarter million, while a leading virologist said it was too early to say if infections had reached a peak.

5/12/2021

New Delhi, 12 May: Scores of bodies are washing up on the banks of the Ganges as Indians fail to keep pace with the deaths and cremations of around 4,000 people a day from the novel coronavirus.

5/11/2021

London, 11 May: The World Health Organization (WHO) has said the coronavirus variant first found in India last year is comparatively more infectious than other variants.

5/10/2021

New Delhi, 10 May: Calls grew for India to impose a nationwide lockdown as new coronavirus cases and deaths held close to record highs on Monday, increasing pressure on the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

5/9/2021

New Delhi, 9 May: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the government, based on everyone's feedback, has decided to extend the lockdown for another week till May 17. Kejriwal added that the government has decided to impose a stricter lockdown this time, as metro services will also be suspended.

5/9/2021

Bengaluru, 9 May : Indians line up to receive the vaccine for COVID-19 at a medical college in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 8, 2021.Indians line up to receive the vaccine for COVID-19 at a medical college in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 8, 2021.

5/7/2021

New Delhi, 7 May: Hopes that India’s rampaging second wave of COVID-19 is peaking were set back on Thursday as record daily infections and deaths were reported and as the virus spread from cities to villages that were poorly equipped to cope.

5/7/2021

New Delhi, 6 May : INDIA, May 6: A top scientific adviser to the Indian government warned on Wednesday the country would inevitably face further waves of the coronavirus pandemic, as almost 4,000 people died in the space of a day.

5/5/2021

New Delhi, 5 May : COVID-19 infections and deaths are mounting with alarming speed in India with no end in sight to the crisis and a top expert warning that the coming weeks in the country of nearly 1.4 billion people will be “horrible.”

5/5/2021

Patna, 5 May: In the light of the surge in the COVID-19 cases in the state, the Bihar government on Tuesday imposed lockdown in the state till May 15.

5/4/2021

New Delhi, 4 May: India's tally of coronavirus infections surged past 20 million on Tuesday, boosted by 357,229 new cases over the last 24 hours, while deaths rose 3,449 for a toll of 222,408, health ministry data showed.

5/3/2021

New Delhi, 3 May: India on Monday reported more than 300,000 new coronavirus cases for a 12th straight day, taking its overall caseload to just shy of 20 million, while deaths from COVID-19 rose by 3,417.

5/3/2021

New Delhi, 3 May: A forum of scientific advisers set up by the Indian government has told authorities about minor mutations in some samples of the coronavirus that could “possibly evade immune response” and require more study, a leader of the forum has told Reuters.

4/23/2021

New Delhi, 23 April: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi emphasized the importance of lifestyle change in climate action on the occasion of Earth Day.

4/23/2021

New Delhi, 23 April: Under fire for his handling of the world’s worst COVID-19 surge, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has opened vaccinations for all adults from next month, but supplies are already running short.

4/22/2021

New Delhi, 22 April: Multiple funeral pyres of those patients who died of COVID-19 disease are seen burning at a ground in India.Multiple funeral pyres of those patients who died of COVID-19 disease are seen burning at a ground in India.

4/22/2021

New Delhi, 22 April: India’s Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has tested positive for COVID-19.

4/22/2021

New Delhi, April 21: Authorities said hospitals in the Indian capital of Delhi would start running out of medical oxygen by Wednesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country faced a coronavirus "storm" overwhelming its health system.

4/20/2021

New Delhi, 20 April: The Delhi government has issued an order making it mandatory for all residents of Delhi who visit the Kumbh in Haridwar to quarantine themselves at home for fourteen days on return.

4/20/2021

New Delhi, 20 April: To tackle the surge in COVID-19 cases, a six-day complete ‘corona lockdown’ has been imposed in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

4/20/2021

New Delhi, 19 April: New Delhi was being put under a weeklong lockdown Monday night as an explosive surge in coronavirus cases pushed the India’s capital’s health system to its limit.

4/18/2021

New Delhi, 18 April: India battled a record surge in COVID-19 cases on Friday as hospitals ran out of oxygen and beds, while politicians held election rallies and hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees attended a weeks-long festival, infuriating health officials.