“Have taken this up at the highest levels”: Adar Poonawalla applauded for efforts to ease EU travel issues for those vaccinated with Covishield

Serum Institute of India chief Adar Poonawalla on Monday promised to work towards easing EU travel issues for Indians, who had received both doses of Covishield. Poonwalla, who’s currently in London, tweeted, “I realise that a lot of Indians who have taken COVISHIELD are facing issues with travel to the E.U., I assure everyone, I … Read more

Plea in Bombay High Court seeks FIR against those issuing threats to Adar Poonawalla, who escaped to London

A plea has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking an FIR against those responsible for issuing threats to Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of Serum Institute of India(SII). The SII has been producing Covishield vaccines in India. Poonawalla had stunned everyone by claiming in a newspaper interview that he was receiving threats from rich … Read more

“Confusion and inconvenience caused is regretted”: India Today’s Rahul Kanwal retracts allegations after Shiv Sena writes angry letter to Aroon Purie

India Today anchor Rahul Kanwal has been forced to withdraw his allegations against the Shiv Sena after the ruling party of the Maharashtra government sent an angry letter to Aroon Purie, the founder of the TV group. Kanwal tweeted on Monday, “Yesterday while anchoring I had spoken about a video of a leader threatening Serum … Read more

“My comments may have been misinterpreted”: Adar Poonawalla issues clarification after extraordinary escape to UK, Times interview cause tremors in India

Serum Institute of India chief Adar Poonawalla has issued a clarification after his extraordinary escape to the United Kingdom followed by an interview with London’s The Times newspaper caused tremors in India. Poonawalla, who escaped to the UK just before the British government imposed a travel ban on non-citizens and residents, had spoken about receiving … Read more

Shiv Sena demands action against Rahul Kanwal for ‘defamatory’ claims on Adar Poonawalla’s Times interview; writes to Aroon Purie seeking ‘express apology’

The Shiv Sena has registered an official complaint with the India Today Group against its anchor Rahul Kanwal for his remarks blaming ‘Sena hoodlums’ for issuing threats to Serum Institute of India chief Adar Poonawalla. Speaking to his colleague Rajdeep Sardesai, Kanwal had said on Sunday, “..And I actually saw this. He (Poonawalla) sent me … Read more

पत्नी और बच्चों संग ब्रिटेन पहुंचे सीरम इंस्टीट्यूट के CEO अदार पूनावाला, कहा- भारत में वैक्सीन को लेकर कुछ सबसे शक्तिशाली लोगों के दबाव के बाद छोड़ा देश

भारत की सबसे बड़ी कोविड-19 की वैक्सीन निर्माता कंपनी सीरम इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ इंडिया (SII) के सीईओ अदार पूनावाला ने कोविशिल्ड वैक्सीन की तत्काल आपूर्ति के लिए कथित तौर पर कॉरपोरेट्स और शक्तिशाली राजनेताओं के दबाव के बीच भारत छोड़ ब्रिटेन पहुंच गए है। अदार पूनावाला ने कोविड-19 की वैक्सीन की आपूर्ति बढ़ाने को लेकर अपने … Read more

Adar Poonawalla’s escape to UK sets internet on fire, says he can’t comment on Kumbh Mela or assembly polls else his ‘head would be chopped off”

Serum Institute of India chief Adar Poonawalla has reportedly fled India amidst alleged pressure from corporates and powerful politicians for the urgent supply of Covishield vaccines that his company is producing in India. Poonawalla sensationally told a London-based newspaper that he would be killed if he commented on the role of the Kumbh Mela or … Read more

Adar Poonawalla of Serum Institute to get Y category security cover; claim on ‘philanthropic gesture’ leaves netizens fuming

The Indian government has decided to provide ‘Y’ category security cover to Serum Institute of India’s CEO Adar Poonawalla as the controversy surrounding the pricing of Covishield vaccines gains momentum. The decision to provide ‘Y’ category security cover to Poonawalla came after Prakash Kumar Singh, Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs at Serum Institute of India … Read more

5 killed at Serum Institute fire; Rahul Gandhi terms it ‘extremely worrying’

At least five people have died after a fire broke out at a building in the Serum Institute of India’s Manjari complex. Serum Institute of India owner Adar Poonawalla said that the fire would not affect the production of COVID-19 vaccines. Poonawalla tweeted, “I would like to reassure all governments & the public that there … Read more

“Adar Poonawalla has taken anticipatory bail in Covid vaccine case”: Serum Institute of India chief seeking protection against lawsuits leaves Twitterati incensed

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla seeking government protection against possible lawsuits for their COVID-19 vaccines has left netizens incensed. Poonawalla’s extraordinary statement came days after a 40-year-old man from Chennai filed a lawsuit against his company claiming damages worth Rs. 5 crores. Speaking at a virtual event organised by Carnegie India’s Global Technology … Read more