Centre asks 5 states to expedite Covid vaccination of healthcare workers | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Union health ministry on Tuesday asked Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and Chhattisgarh to expedite the vaccination of healthcare and frontline workers so as to confer immunity in the shortest possible time-frame in the wake of a rising trend of Covid-19 cases and positively rate in some districts. In a … Read more

Maharashtra bans gatherings as cases rise; follow Covid norms to avoid lockdown, says CM | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra has started reimposing restrictions amid a fresh surge in coronavirus cases even as chief minister Uddhav Thackeray warned of another lockdown if people fail to follow Covid-appropriate behaviour. In his televised address against the backdrop of the sudden surge in coronavirus cases, Thackeray announced that all religious, social and political gatherings in … Read more

Covid-19 cases rise in Maharashtra; ‘unusual viral activity’ in Vidharbha region | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra on Thursday reported 5,427 cases, the most in the last 78 days. Also for the second day in a row, Mumbai reported more than 700 cases (734), the highest tally in the last 43 days. Covid admissions in mumbai have doubled since last week. Mumbai’s doubling rate dropped to 417 days with … Read more

Amravati land scam: Supreme Court stays HC gag order on media | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday vacated the Andhra Pradesh high court order gagging media from reporting about an FIR registered by police in Amaravati land case issue allegedly involving a former advocate general and two daughters of a senior SC Judge. Andhra Pradesh police had registered the FIR against the former advocate general … Read more