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NHRC Concerned Over Delay In Relief To Bonded Labour Victims

Dec 15, 2021 PTI

NHRC (National Human Rights Commission) in a letter to the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment, the states and the union territories, has asked for the implementation of its recommendations.

Covid-19 Positivity Rate Rise: Centre Urges States To Strengthen Guard

Dec 11, 2021 PTI

Covid-19 positivity rate has increased in three states in India, with Centre asking states and union territories to maintain strict watch on the situation. .

MoS Jitendra Singh Advices States To Mirror Each Other's Best Practices In Governance

The minister of state for personnel, said the changes in the central government towards improved quality of governance have to be reflected in states and districts as the aim is to provide governance which is corruption free and transparent.

Nearly Rs 52,000 Crore Paid To States As GST Compensation: MoS Finance

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Business Team

Minister of State for Finance added the economic impact due to the pandemic led to greater compensation requirements because of lowered GST Collection.

Centre Claims Distribution Of Over 66.07 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses To States, UTs So Far

The Union Health Ministry also said that more than 4.49 crore (4,49,68,620) balance and unutilised vaccine doses are still available with the states/UTs.

27 August, 2021

States, UTs Have 4.05 Cr Covid Vaccine Doses In Store: Health Ministry

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Over 58.86 crore vaccine doses have been provided to the states and Union Territories so far and more than 17.64 lakh doses are in the pipeline, the ministry said in a statement.

11 August, 2021

States, UTs Have Over 53.24 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses, 2.25 Crore Of Them Are Still Unutilised: Health Ministry

Outlook Web Desk

The new phase of universalisation of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from June 21.

07 August, 2021

States And UTs Hold Over 2.29 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses In Stock: Union Health Ministry

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The Union government is committed to accelerate the pace and expand the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country, the ministry said.

31 July, 2021

States And UTs Receive Fifteen Per Cent Of Amount Under Covid Emergency Response Package

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Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that an amount of Rs 1,827.8 crore has been sent to the states and Union territories which constitutes 15 per cent of the total allocation of Rs 12,185 crore package.

23 July, 2021

State Faced Oxygen Shortage, But It Caused No Death: Maharashtra Health Minister

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'There are no deaths in the state due to shortage of medical oxygen. Such deaths may have occurred in other states', said Rajesh Tope

21 July, 2021

Centre's Claim Of No Death Due To Oxygen Shortage Is False: Delhi Health Minister

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'It is completely false to say that no one died due to oxygen shortage. There have been many deaths due to oxygen shortage in Delhi and many other places across the country,' said Satyendar Jain


20 July, 2021

States, UTs and Private Hospitals Have Over 2.11 Cr COVID-19 Vaccines: Health Ministry

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The Union Government is committed to accelerate pace and expansion of the scope of the COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country, the ministry said.

15 July, 2021

States/UTs Already Received Over 40.31 Crore Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine: Centre

Outlook Web Desk

More than 40.31 crore (40,31,74,380) vaccine doses have been provided to states/Union Territories (UTs) so far through all sources, and a further 83,85,790 doses are in the pipeline, says Centre

02 July, 2021

Centre Announces 44.9 Lakh COVID-19 Vaccines Doses For States In Next Three Days

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More than 33.63 crore vaccine doses have been provided by the Centre and UTs so far through the Government of India (free of cost channel) and direct state procurement category.

11 July, 2019

'Democracy Will Lose If Horse-Trading Continues': Mamata Banerjee On K'taka Crises

Outlook Web Bureau

The TMC president condemned the 'arrogance' of the BJP saying, 'Democracy will lose if horse-trading continues,' adding, 'Our constitution is in danger, our federal structure is in danger. It's a constitutional break down.'

17 November, 2018

Andhra Pradesh, W. Bengal Ban On CBI: What Does It Mean

Outlook Web Bureau

Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal governments have withdrawn the "general consent" accorded to the Central Bureau of Investigation to exercise its authority in the states.

25 October, 2018

Promote Manufacturing Sector, Give Preference To Local Goods: Suresh Prabhu To CMs

Outlook Web Bureau

In his letter to chief ministers of all states, Prabhu said that giving preference to domestic manufactured goods will give a big boost to domestic manufacturing of goods and lead to growth in employment and income.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz