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Parliament's monsoon session begins, PM Modi urges all to become 'Bahubali' taking COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday touched upon the COVID-19 pandemic urging all people to get inoculated with vaccines, ahead of the beginning of the monsoon session of Parliament.

Seven EU nations, Switzerland, Iceland clear Covishield amid travel pass row

New Delhi/IBNS: In a big diplomatic win for India, seven European Union (EU) nations along with Switzerland and Iceland have cleared Serum Institute of India (SII)'s anti-COVID-19 vaccine Covishield amid row over travel pass, media reports said.

Doing well now: TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty who fell ill after getting fake COVID-19 vaccine

Kolkata/IBNS: Actor-parliamentarian Mimi Chakraborty, who fell ill after getting a fake COVID-19 vaccine at a camp here, has recovered from the ailment.

Brazil suspends $324 million contract to buy Bharat Biotech's Covaxin doses

New Delhi/IBNS: Brazil has announced the suspension of the $324 million contract to buy 20 million doses of Bharat Biotech's anti-COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, media reports said.

TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty falls ill days after taking fake COVID-19 vaccine in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Actor-parliamentarian Mimi Chakraborty on Saturday fell ill days after she was jabbed with a fake anti-COVID-19 vaccine at a camp in Kolkata, source told IBNS.

PM's tears cannot save people but oxygen can: Rahul takes swipe at Modi over COVID-19 handling

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress top leader Rahul Gandhi has taken a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his government's handling of COVID-19 in a relentless attack on the current dispensation.

Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Badal protesting outside Amarinder Singh's house detained

Chandigarh/IBNS: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal was on Tuesday afternoon detained while he was protesting outside Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's residence here, media reports said.

BJP slams CMs for taking 'U-turn' on COVID-19 vaccination policy

New Delhi/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has slammed several Indian Chief Ministers for their flip-flops over the anti-COVID-19 vaccination policy ever since the inoculation drive began earlier this year.

COVID-19: Delhi to vaccinate people at polling centres, announces CM Kejriwal

New Delhi/IBNS: In a significant step to inoculate people in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced his government will launch a door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination campaign after fewer people aged 45 or more turned up to the jabbing centres.

Punjab revokes order of selling COVID-19 vaccines to pvt hospitals facing scam charge

Chandigarh/IBNS: After getting caught in the midst of a controversy, the Congress government in Punjab has revoked its own decision of selling COVID-19 vaccines to private hospitals at a higher price, media reports said.

TMC govt in Bengal issues new COVID-19 vaccine certificate with Mamata's photo

Kolkata/IBNS: In what could lead to a new Centre-State row, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government in West Bengal has started issuing COVID-19 vaccine certificates with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's photo, replacing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's one.

India reports 1.34 lakh COVID-19 cases, 2,887 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: Over 1.34 lakh new COVID-19 cases and 2,887 deaths apparently linked to the virus were reported from 36 states and union territories of India on Thursday.

Wastage of vaccines unfortunate in Congress-ruled states: Anurag Thakur

Hamirpur/UNI: Union Minister of State for Finance and corporate affairs, Anurag Thakur has blasted the Congress party for its tirade on the mass vaccination program going on in India to contain the COVID-19 adding that it was most unfortunate that the vaccines were being wasted in the Congress-ruled states.

What kind of a setting? Delhi slams Centre over double standards in COVID-19 vaccination drive

New Delhi/IBNS: In a showdown with Centre over the vaccination drive, the Delhi government on Saturday questioned how the private hospitals in the national capital are getting anti-COVID-19 vaccines while the shots are not supplied to the city administration.

Vaccine absolutely important to save lives, defeat COVID-19: PM Modi

New Delhi/UNI: Stating that the planet will not be the same after COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said vaccines are absolutely important to save lives and defeat the pandemic.