Coronil

Court slaps Patanjali with Rs 10 lakh fine for ‘Coronil’

The Madras High Court on Thursday imposed a cost of Rs 10 lakh on Patanjali Ayurved for ‘Coronil’—a drug which the company claimed cures COVID-19 only to make a U-turn later. Patanjali was fined for “chasing profits by exploiting the fear and panic among the general public by projecting a cure for coronavirus when actually...

Centre allows Patanjali to sell ‘coronil’ as immunity booster

After a week-long controversy and multiple twists, the AYUSH ministry on Wednesday allowed Patanjali Ayurved to sell ‘coronil’ provided that it is advertised as an immunity booster and not a coronavirus cure. Notably, Patanjali during the launch of the Ayurvedic formulation has promoted the drug as a corona cure. However, it had to backtrack and...

Patanjali takes a U-turn, says never claimed Coronil can cure COVID-19

After Patanjali Ayurved Limited faced sharp criticism and government’s scrutiny for launching ‘Coronil’, a drug it claimed can cure Coronavirus, the company’s CEO on Tuesday said that they never claimed that the drug “can cure or control coronavirus”. The shift in the statement comes after an FIR was filed in Jaipur against Yoga guru Ramdev,...

Rajasthan govt issues notice to Jaipur hospital for conducting trial of Patanjali’s Coronil

The Rajasthan Health Department has served a notice to Jaipur’s NIMS hospital seeking an explanation on conducting trials of Patanjali Ayurved’s drug Coronil on coronavirus patients, an official said on Friday. “We served notice to the hospital on Wednesday evening seeking explanation in three days. The hospital did not inform the state government nor sought...

Not broken any law, claims Patanjali on COVID-19 drug controversy

Under flak over the launch of a drug it claims be a cure for COVID-19, Yoga guru Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved on Thursday insisted that it broke no law. “There is no room for confusion,” the herbal products company said in a tweet. “The licence for the drug was obtained on the basis of the traditional...

Patanjali sought license for immunity booster, cough & fever cure, not COVID-19: Uttarakhand

Patanjali Ayurved never disclosed that its new medicine kit was for coronavirus when it applied for a license, an official in Uttarakhand said on Wednesday, indicating more trouble for the drugs claimed by Yoga guru Ramdev to cure the deadly virus. A licensing officer said the herbal products company sought a license for an “immunity...

Good that Baba Ramdev has given a new medicine to country: MoS AYUSH

Even as pharmaceutical giant Patanjali’s Ayurvedic drug, which they claim can treat Coronavirus within seven days, is under government scrutiny, MoS for the Union AYUSH Ministry, Shripad Naik, on Wednesday said “it is good that Baba Ramdev has given a new medicine to the country”. Naik also said that AYUSH Ministry will clear its stance...

Within hours of launch, Centre stops Patanjali from promoting ‘Coronil’ as COVID-19 cure

Within hours of launch, Union government’s Ministry of AYUSH has asked Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurveda to stop all promotions of its claimed COVID-19 cure ‘Coronil’ till all the claims associated with the Ayurvedic formulation are verified by the government In a notification, AYUSH Ministry has asked Patanjali Ayurved Ltd to submit details of the medicine...

Patanjali launches ‘Coronil’ for treatment of COVID-19

Ayurvedic products giant Patanjali on Tuesday launched a new drug, Coronil which, the company claimed, is an evidence-based medicine for the treatment of COVID-19, a pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus. Baba Ramdev, the yoga guru, unveiled the medicine at a press conference at Patanjali’s headquarters in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. Patanjali CEO Acharya Balkrishna had...