Friday, 7 October, 2022

Topic: Indore

Coronavirus cases reach 1,681 in Indore after 27 test positive in 24 hours

The death toll also went up to 81 as two more patients succumbed to the viral infection in the district.

Tracking Covid in Indore, Bhopal — story of delayed govt action, attempts at covering it up

Two reporters of ThePrint spent 14 days in the MP hotspots. What they found was a state scrambling its resources to ensure extensive contact-tracing and containment exercise.

Madhya Pradesh finally gets a health minister, after nearly a month of Covid-19 crisis

Senior BJP leader Narottam Mishra is new health minister of Madhya Pradesh where Shivraj Chouhan govt is facing flak for its handling of the pandemic.

Muslim burials soar in Indore as hospitals ‘shut out non-Covid patients’ during lockdown

ThePrint visits Indore’s graveyards to find the reason behind the spike; workers & families say hospitals refused entry for heart attacks & other diseases.

‘Should we poison our kids?’ — Indore daily wagers complain of sparse, erratic food supply

Authorities claim they are delivering dry ration of 15 items, including rice, dal, tea and sugar, but residents say quantities not adequate.

This Indore hospital ‘first in India’ to try TCZ in critical Covid cases, claims good results

Pulmonologist Dr Ravi Dosi, who leads 100-member team at the Indore hospital, tells ThePrint TCZ fights off 'cytokines' blamed for causing mortality in critically ill Covid patients.

These 10 cities have over half of India’s Covid-19 cases. Ahmedabad, Indore among top 5

The 10 cities account for 8,958 of total 17,265 cases in India as of Monday. Most of the 170 districts identified as hotspots across the country are in these cities.

Serious Covid-19 situation in Mumbai, Pune, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata: Home Ministry

The Union home ministry noted several incidents of violence against healthcare workers, violation of social distancing norms & movement of vehicles in urban areas.

In Covid crisis, Madhya Pradesh deserves better than a CM acting as health minister

Madhya Pradesh has a chief minister, but no cabinet; a health department but it has become a hotspot. Is this even remotely an ideal situation when a pandemic is raging across the state?

BJP could finally expand its one-man MP cabinet, functioning under CM for 25 days now

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has been acting as a one-man cabinet ever since the BJP toppled the previous Congress govt and took charge on 23 March.

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A woman walks past the logo of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters

SEBI orders Indian credit agency Brickwork Ratings to shut down

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cancelled the certificate of registration of the credit rating agency due to repeated lapses in the functioning.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.