States/UTs Must Follow Prescribed Guidelines While Reporting Covid Data: Health Ministry

Bihar's Revised Death Toll Shock Before AIIMS Report on Kids' Covaxin Trial

The health ministry on Friday said it has regularly emphasised on the need for a robust reporting mechanism to monitor district-wise Covid cases and deaths on a daily basis, two days after Bihar revised its COVID-19 death toll by including 3,951 unreported fatalities. The COVID-19 death toll in Bihar was on Wednesday revised drastically upwards … Read more

35 MP Districts Reporting Less Than 10 Covid-19 Cases Per Day, Says Narottam Mishra

Telangana Extends Covid Lockdown Till June 9; Hyderabad MP Owaisi Opposes Move

A painting on a road to create awareness against Covid-19, in Hyderabad. (PTI) Home Minister Narottam Mishra said the Covid-19 recovery rate in the state has now improved to 97.13 percent. PTI Last Updated:June 03, 2021, 15:10 IST FOLLOW US ON: As many as 35 districts in Madhya Pradesh are now reporting less than 10 … Read more

Tarun Tejpal’s Acquittal Likely to Deter Other Victims from Reporting Sexual Assault Cases: Activists

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Several women’s rights activists on Friday questioned the grounds on which journalist Tarun Tejpal was acquitted in a rape case and said the Goa court’s verdict would deter other women from coming forward to report cases of sexual assault and abuse. Some of the activists pointed out that Tejpal had himself admitted to attempting to … Read more

Kerala Imposes Triple Lockdown in 4 Districts Reporting Highest Covid-19 Cases

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Triple lockdown will come into effect in four Kerala districts reporting the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the state, from Sunday midnight and remain in force till May 23. The boundaries of the Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Malappuram districts will be sealed as part of the administration’s bid to arrest the massive spread of … Read more

Not Only Delhi And Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala And TN Reporting Spikes Too

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As the Covid-19 tsunami hurtles across India, ravaging lives and livelihoods and everything else that comes in its wake, its aftershocks are being felt down south too. Three states – Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu – are reporting fresh spikes in infections often scaling, and even surpassing, highs recorded during the pandemic’s first wave. On … Read more

EC Plea on Media ‘Too Far Fetched’, it Can’t Be Restrained from Reporting Court Discussions: SC

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The Supreme Court on Monday termed as too far fetched the poll panel’s plea for restraining media from reporting remarks in court proceedings and came out in support of high courts saying it does not want to demoralise them as they are vital pillars of democracy. A bench of Justice D Y Chandrachud and M … Read more

Stop Media from Reporting Judges’ Oral Comments as it ‘Tarnishes Image’, EC Tells Madras HC

Madras HC Judge Seeks Counselling to Understand Homosexuality Before LGBTQ Verdict

File photo of Election Commission of India. The Madras High Court had on Monday observed that the Election Commission must be held “singularly” responsible for the second wave of coronavirus in the country and its officials should be “booked for murder”. The Election Commission on Friday moved Madras HC against the comment that the poll … Read more

India Reporting Over 10,000 Fresh Covid Cases, 60 Deaths Per Hour Since Sunday

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With the onslaught of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, India is reporting over 10,000 fresh cases and 60 deaths per hour on an average since Sunday, data from the Union Health Ministry shared suggests. On April 1, India reported 3,013 cases and 19 deaths per hour on average, the Union Health Ministry data … Read more

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