A day after the monsoon session of parliament began with adjournments and protests by opposition, high drama continues with the Pegasus snooping row escalating and names of politicians and journalists on the list of potential targets. Four opposition parties – the Congress, the Trinamool Congress, Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP and the CPM – have given notices under rule 267 in Rajya… Continue reading "Pegasus issue to echo in Parliament today"
India’s daily Covid figures hit a new high today with 3,79,257 fresh infections and 3,645 deaths reported in 24 hours. The caseload surged to 1.83 crore cases; over 2.04 lakh people have died so far. The spike has overwhelmed hospitals. India has been recording over three lakh cases every day for over a week now. More than 2 lakh cases… Continue reading "India reports 3,79,257 new cases, 3,645 deaths"
Tamilnadu government has said that it would administer COVID vaccines at mini-clinics and Primary Healthcare Centres. “Tamilnadu Government to administer COVID vaccines at mini-clinics, Primary Healthcare Centres, and to set up temporary hospitals with all necessary facilities for vaccination,” the State Government said. Meanwhile, Tamilnadu reported 989 people contracting the contagion, pushing the caseload to 8.63 lakh while nine more… Continue reading "TN government to administer Covid vaccine in mini-clinics and PHCs"