Harsh Vardhan
India  /  Published 04.07.20

China not shy of naming or warning India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Leh visit on Friday drew a flurry of statements from China, which warned against any strategic miscalculation or steps that could complicate the border situation and b...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.20

Flight lands with hill residents

When Air Arabia from Sharjah landed at Bagdogra airport on Friday afternoon with 215 passengers, it was a triumph of community spirit over politicians’ indifference to the plight of expatriates....
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Delhi  /  Published 15.06.20

Shah's surprise visit to LNJP hospital after all party meet

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday directed the Delhi Chief Secretary to install CCTV cameras in Covid-19 wards of every designated hospital in the national capital for proper monitoring, and set...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.06.20

More beds for Delhi

Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday announced measures to battle the worsening coronavirus outbreak in the capital, pledging to increase the number of beds and triple the number of daily tests.Sha...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Delhi  /  Published 04.06.20

Rising Covid cases in parts of Delhi worrisome: Vardhan

With Covid-19 cases and fatalities rising in the national capital, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan stressed the need for ramping up testing, coupled with aggressive surveillance, contact tracing a...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.05.20

Vardhan takes charge as WHO Executive Board chairman

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan took charge as the chairman of the WHO Executive Board on Friday and asserted that a worldwide crisis like the Covid-19 pandemic has underscored the need for streng...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 21.05.20

Harsh Vardhan prods Assam to ban tobacco

Union minister for health and family welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan has urged Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to completely ban the sale of tobacco products and spitting in public places in the st...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.05.20

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan's pat for NE states

Union minister for health and family welfare Harsh Vardhan on Saturday asked the northeastern states to work towards converting the orange zones to green ones and maintain the protective status across...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 07.05.20

No new cases from 13 states in 24 hours

Thirteen states and Union Territories, including Kerala, Odisha and Jammu and Kashmir, have not reported any new case of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thur...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Centre blames patients

Amid India’s rising coronavirus counts, the Union health ministry on Wednesday iterated concerns that patients had reported late to hospitals, angering many health experts who said that pinning culp...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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