Harsh Vardhan had faced criticism for the ensuing Covid situation as the Health Ministry is as the nodal ministry for its management, and vaccine administration.
July 7, 2021
He mentioned that India believes that this alone may not be enough and must be supplemented by all multilateral and bilateral platforms in accelerating coordinated action focused on equitable access to vaccines while also ensuring fair and transparent pricing.
May 20, 2021
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday assured West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of all help to fight Covid in the state.
May 8, 2021
Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan for not owing responsibility , saying the Covid-19 pandemic in the country has turned to worse from bad.
May 7, 2021
₹ 35,000 crore had been allocated for vaccination in Budget, he says
February 16, 2021
“India has flattened its COVID19 graph- 146 districts have no new cases since last 7 days, 18 districts since 14 days, 6 districts since 21 days and 21 districts since the last 28 days”
January 28, 2021
Harsh Vardhan's remarks came after the Prime Minister virtually launched the vaccination drive across the country issuing warning to people to avoid rumours and follow his fresh slogan "Ab dawai bhi, kadai bhi" (now medicine as well as rigour).
January 16, 2021
Some Congress leaders raised serious concerns over the grant of approval to Covaxin for restricted use, saying it is 'premature' and can prove dangerous.
January 4, 2021
he vaccination dry run begins in all states and Union Territory administrations to launch the immunisation drive against…
January 2, 2021
He also presented data on the total dedicated Covid-19 facilities in the country.
December 19, 2020
As many as eight Covid-19 vaccine candidates are under different stages of clinical trials and could be ready for authorisation in near future, including three indigenous vaccines.
December 10, 2020
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan expresses optimism, but warns that there "there are several uncertainties. The biggest is that the vaccine may not work."
November 7, 2020
He also reiterated the government's commitment to vaccinate 20-25 crore citizens, including those involved in frontline healthcare by mid-2021.
November 5, 2020
Harsh Vardhan expresses hope that Covid-19 vaccine will be made available in country by January next year
Dr Harsh Vardhan also appealed to the people to follow Covid appropriate behaviuor to check the spread of virus in view of the coming festive seasons.
October 24, 2020
"It's an unfortunate comment. The whole nation has to fight this disease together. I don't think it's appropriate to blame someone or the other.
October 21, 2020
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) had severely criticised the minister for promoting "placebos" instead of evidence-based medicines.
October 11, 2020
The Minisdter shared the possibility of increased transmission of the Sars-CoV-2 during winters as infectivity of respiratory virus is known to increase during the colder weather.
October 11, 2020
In his over half-an hour address, Harsh Vardhan lauded the effort of various corona warriors, as he said, "We are fighting this war with the help of lakhs of corona warriors".
September 22, 2020
It is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Earth Sciences. Through this nodal agency, the people will get information about the weather.
September 19, 2020
New Delhi, Sep 17 : Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that the coronavirus vaccine will…
September 17, 2020
As India inches towards 2 million cases, Harsh Vardhan says, coronavirus spread contained in country
Speaking at a virtual meeting of WHO’s Regional Director, South East Asia, with Health Ministers from the region, the health minister also alluded to efficacy of the govt’s containment strategy
August 6, 2020
Urging them to propose patient-friendly reforms, Vardhan said, "There must be zero tolerance for poor, sub-standard quality of care and towards patients' inconvenience."
July 16, 2020
The journalist worked for a Hindi daily and lived with his wife and two children in northeast Delhi''s Bhajanpura.
July 11, 2020
This year's World No Tobacco Day campaign focuses on protecting children and young people from exploitation by the tobacco and related industry.
May 31, 2020
It is the second fire incident in Delhi within 12 hours. On May 25-26 night, a fire in Tughalaqabad slums destroyed around 250 shanties. No one was injured in the fire.
May 26, 2020
New Delhi, May 24 : Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that coronavirus cases will increase…
May 25, 2020
Meanwhile, the confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country crossed 42,000 mark with over 1,300 deaths.
May 4, 2020
New Delhi, April 26 : An office guard attached with the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Union…
April 27, 2020
Harsh Vardhan exhorted the hospitals to keep sufficient blood stock for transfusion by promoting voluntary blood donors and utilising various services like mobile blood collection vans with the help of Indian Red Cross Society.
April 18, 2020
New Delhi, March 26 Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan taking note of reports relating to manhandling of doctors…
March 26, 2020
New Delhi, March 4 There are at least 25 positive cases of COVID-19 in India at present, the…
March 4, 2020
Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said that Rahul Gandhi had no intention to hurt the Prime Minister.
February 8, 2020
Patna, June 24 (IANS) A Bihar court on Monday ordered an investigation into charges of negligence against Union…
June 24, 2019
Patna, June 19 Children have been dying in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur and neighbouring districts due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome…
June 19, 2019
Several resident doctors also held a protest at the Jantar Mantar.
June 14, 2019
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) After witnessing the embarrassing defeat of its high-profile candidate Arun Jaitley in the 2014…
April 22, 2019
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A day after actor Sunny Deal met BJP President Amit Shah, giving indication…
April 22, 2019
In 2016 and 2017, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) had found presence of high levels of toxic elements like barium and aluminium in Delhi's air a day after Diwali.
October 29, 2018
New Delhi, June 13 : Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said the government doesn’t have any intention to change…
June 13, 2017
New Delhi, May 22 : Union Science Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday took charge of the Environment Ministry…
May 22, 2017
New Delhi, May 18, 2017: After the sudden demise of Anil Madhav Dave, Science and Technology Minister Harsh…
May 18, 2017
The maps would be made available free through Aadhaar-enabled user authentication process in line with the Digital India programme of the government, the minister said.
April 10, 2017
New Delhi, Dec 9: Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Friday said that standing in queues…
December 9, 2016