Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicOxygen Shortage

Topic: Oxygen Shortage

Mandaviya counters Delhi govt’s claims over inquiry letter row on ​oxygen shortage deaths

Sharing a snapshot of the mail on Twitter, Mandaviya said it is not too late and AAP govt can send the data by 13 Aug so that the health ministry can reply to Parliament on the issue.

13 states reply to Modi govt query on oxygen deaths, only 1 reports ‘suspected deaths’

Govt says in some states such as Himachal, UP and Punjab the R-value is going up. Also, 37 districts are currently reporting increasing daily trend in Covid infections, of which 11 are in Kerala.

SC asks Centre’s report over recommendations of task force on oxygen allocation in 2 weeks

The top court said that it is imperative for Centre to take steps to ensure that the recommendations of NTF are implemented at the policy level.

Goa Health Minister takes U-turn, says no deaths caused by oxygen paucity at GMCH

On 11 May, Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane had said 26 people had died of Oxygen shortage at Goa Medical College & Hospital. He contradicted his own statement Friday in state assembly.

KC Venugopal’s privilege notice on oxygen deaths being examined, says RS chairman Naidu

The Congress MP gave a breach-of-privilege notice in Rajya Sabha against MoS for Health Bharati Pawar for saying that no deaths due to oxygen shortage occurred during Covid 2nd wave.

Modi govt ‘hiding its fault’ over deaths due to oxygen shortage, says Manish Sisodia

The Delhi Deputy CM also alleged that Centre's mismanagement and change in oxygen distribution policy after 13 April led to disaster across the country during second Covid wave.

People who lost kin due to oxygen shortage should take Modi govt to court, says Sanjay Raut

Raut's comments came a day after Modi govt informed Rajya Sabha that no deaths due to lack of oxygen were specifically reported by states and UTs during the second Covid wave.

No deaths due to oxygen shortage reported by states, UTs in second wave, says Centre

There was an unprecedented surge in demand for medical oxygen during the second wave but no deaths were 'specifically reported', Centre informed Rajya Sabha Tuesday.

PM Modi reviews progress of oxygen augmentation, availability amid fears of 3rd Covid wave

The prime minister asked officials to coordinate with state governments and ensure that PSA oxygen plants are made operational as soon as possible.

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Code M to Test Case—Ekta Kapoor gets it right on women in Army

The Navy will use Agnipath to recruit women as sailors. But there is a visible gap on our screens too – women are usually missing from shows on Indian military.
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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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