Strengthen Local Governments, Focus On Dynamic Urban Planning, Experts Suggest

Bengaluru: A telephonic survey of 3,121 households in more than 50 cities in India has revealed that...

Invoke central forces to transport migrants, says new petition to PM

Mumbai: The Government of India must invoke central forces to facilitate the safe and dignified move...

‘Expect Migrant Suicides; 30% To Not Return To Their Workplaces’

Bengaluru: As thousands of migrants travel back to their home states, 30% of them will not return to...

3mn tests so far, but testing is growing slower than case tally

New Delhi: Since the announcement of the lockdown on March 24, 2020, India has tested over 3.3 milli...

69% urban professionals want to continue working from home post-lockdown: Survey

Mumbai: Urban working professionals across 10 cities in India--Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru...

COVID-19 Could Lay Waste To Forest Produce Worth Rs 1.2 Trillion

New Delhi: The nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 has impacted the collection and sale of minor for...

Indian States’ COVID-19 Testing Rates Lower Than Similarly Populated Countries’

As lockdown restrictions were eased, India became one of 11 countries in the world to report more th...

India Goes Against Emerging Science To Recommend HCQ For COVID-19 Prevention

New Delhi: The Indian government issued a revised advisory on May 22, 2020, expanding the use of the...

‘PM’s Rs 20 trillion package helps private sector, taxes the poor’

New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s relief package has taken no concrete measures to strengthen the pu...

80m infants in 68 countries to be affected by disrupted immunisation campaigns

Mumbai: Over 80 million infants in at least 68 countries will be at risk of contracting diseases suc...

Govt says lockdown averted 78,000 deaths, but cases have surged in 5 states since lifting of curbs

After drawing flak for an earlier modelling estimate that showed India’s new cases would plummet t...

Despite Ramping Up Testing, India Tests Least Among Worst Affected Countries

Bengaluru: In a May 20, 2020 press release on “how India ramped up COVID-19 testing capacity”, t...

PM CARES Received At Least $1.27 Bn In Donations–Enough To Fund Over 21.5 Mn COVID-19 Tests

New Delhi, Mumbai: At least Rs 9,677.9 crore ($1.27 billion) has been collected in the Prime Ministe...

With nearly 5,000 new #COVID-19 cases today, India’s total case count has crossed 100,000

As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, India has reported 4,970 new cases today, ta...

Four states report 61% of India’s cases, but doubling time varies from 8 to 13 days

New Delhi: As India extends the lockdown for two more weeks until May 31, with more freedom to state...