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Lekhi in, Harsh Vardhan all set for Delhi return

Two-time BJP Lok Sabha MP from New Delhi Meenakshi Lekhi replaced the party’s veteran local leader and Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan in the Union Cabinet on Wednesday. Party sources said Dr. Harsh Vardhan’s exit heralds his return to Delhi politics given his “seniority, experience and goodwill” in the run-up to the civic elections …

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Ahead of Cabinet expansion, President accepts resignations of 12 Union ministers including Harsh Vardhan, Javadekar, RS Prasad | India News

NEW DELHI: Ahead of Union Cabinet reshuffle and expansion, 12 Union Ministers including Ravi Shankar Prasad, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Prakash Javadekar and D.V. Sadananda Gowda have resigned from their posts of Council of Ministers. President Ram Nath Kovind, as advised by the Prime Minister, has accepted the resignation of 12 ministers. According to a release …

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Health minister Harsh Vardhan resigns | India News

NEW DELHI: Health minister Harsh Vardhan, whose handling of the Covid-19 crisis drew flak from critics, resigned from the Union Council of Ministers on Wednesday, official sources said. The resignation came hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi carries out a major expansion and reshuffle of his Council of Ministers in which 43 new members are …

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Dr Harsh Vardhan, other Ministers resign ahead of Union Cabinet expansion today | India News

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the Union Cabinet expansion at 6 pm, several Union Ministers, including Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, resigned from their posts on Wednesday. Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar have also submitted their resignations. As many as 43 new members are all set to be sworn in …

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There is no vaccine for the virus of ignorance: Harsh Vardhan’s dig at Rahul Gandhi | India News

NEW DELHI: Health minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday took a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his tweet questioning vaccine availability in the country. In a sharp attack, Vardhan said, “There is no vaccine for the virus of arrogance and ignorance !!”, he wrote on Twitter. In the same tweet, he further targeted the …

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Vardhan: Some netas making irresponsible statements on Covid vaccination drive | India News

Health minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday took to Twitter to sharply attack political leaders making “irresponsible statements” about the Covid-19 vaccination drive, countering claims of mismanagement saying vaccination picked up and 11.5 crore doses were given in June after the Centre reclaimed responsibility for vaccinations. The minister also said that if there are issues in …

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India believes there is urgent need for major reforms in WHO: Health minister Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: India believes there is an urgent need for carrying out “major reforms” in the World Health Organization to ensure a timely, focused and effective response to potential future pandemics, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Wednesday. Speaking at a meeting of the health ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) countries through …

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Covid 2nd wave not over, must not relax: Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid the continuous decline in daily coronavirus cases in India, Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday issued a warning saying the second wave of Covid-19 is still not over and our experience of one and a half years tells us we should not let our guards down under any circumstance. India …

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Over 85% people with black fungus had Covid, says govt | India News

NEW DELHI: As many as 40,845 cases of Mucormycosis have been reported in the second wave of the pandemic. Data show that fatalities from the infection stands at 3,129. Over 85% of those who were diagnosed with the fungal infection had Covid-19. In terms of age group, 32% of those infected were young being in …

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