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  • Gorakhpur tragedy: Oxygen supplier held

    The proprietor of Pushpa Sales, which supplied oxygen to the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College where dozens of children died last month, was yesterday arrested in connection with the case

    Sep 18, 2017, 11:23 IST

  • Gorakhpur tragedy: BRD medical college ex-principal and his wife sent to custody

    The Former principal of BRD Medical College Rajiv Mishra and his wife Purnima Shukla were yesterday sent to judicial custody for 14 days by a local court in connection with the deaths of scores of children in the state-run facility

    Sep 01, 2017, 08:09 IST

  • Gorakhpur deaths: FIR lodged against nine for criminal negligence

    A First Information Report (FIR) was lodged against the suspended principal of the B.R.D medical college, Dr. Rajiv Misra, along with six other hospital personnel, and two officials of the oxygen-supplying agency Pushpa Sales Private Limited

    Aug 28, 2017, 14:37 IST

  • Battleground Gorakhpur: Rahul Gandhi, Yogi Adityanath in a war of words

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yoga Adityanath says Gorakhpur not a 'picnic spot'; Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi slams 'government-made tragedy'

    Aug 20, 2017, 09:20 IST

  • Gorakhpur tragedy: 8 more deaths reported, toll crosses 100

    There seems to be no end to the Gorakhpur tragedy as at least eight more children have lost their lives in Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College, on Thursday. The matter came to light after the death of over a dozen children on August 11, and with eight more deaths the toll has crossed 100. The hospital scenario is tragic as the premises are filled with the woes of the victims’ parents. Reportedly, the hospital is overcrowded and more than 200 children are being treated for Encephalitis. The incident has drawn mass criticism from all across the country as it adds a massive blot to the health care system of the country

    Aug 18, 2017, 19:20 IST

  • Swara Bhaskar on Bollywood Bole Toh: The grim truth about Gorakhpur tragedy

    Reading the newspaper every morning serves as one's daily dose of depression. But, the past week, we hit a new collective low in public life with the death of over 30 infants in two days at a government hospital in Gorakhpur

    Aug 18, 2017, 08:10 IST

  • Congress slams Narendra Modi for stand on Gorakhpur hospital tragedy

    The Congress on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for what it said was "equating Gorakhpur hospital deaths with natural calamity" and said he should instead have apologised to the countrymen

    Aug 17, 2017, 08:43 IST

  • Ranjona Banerji: Ask no question, hear no lies

    Two days after the Gorakhpur tragedy, the UP CM ordered the police to prepare for a 'grand' celebration for Janmashtami - go figure!

    Aug 16, 2017, 05:33 IST

  • Gorakhpur tragedy: Hospital slapped with NHRC notice

    Commission asks UP chief secretary to submit detailed report on steps taken for relief and rehabilitation of affected families and action against guilty officers

    Aug 15, 2017, 12:05 IST

  • Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Narendra Modi says entire India is with affected families

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today mentioned in his Independence Day speech the recent death of nearly 70 children at a state-run hospital in Uttar Pradesh

    Aug 15, 2017, 09:18 IST

  • Gorakhpur tragedy: Latest visuals from BRD hospital

    Till now more than 70 children have lost their lives in Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital due to Encephalitis and the premises of the hospital is filled with woes of the victims’ kin. According to data obtained from the hospital, a total of 60 deaths occurred in five days - from August 7 to August 11. The procured data also shows the number of oxygen cylinders sent for refilling each day, showing a clear shortage of liquid oxygen in the hospital. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked a team of top ministers to determine if the death of the children was actually due to a disruption in oxygen supply at the hospital and assured to ‘not spare anyone found guilty’

    Aug 14, 2017, 21:58 IST

  • Supreme Court refuses to interfere in Gorakhpur case

    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to take suo motu cognizance of Gorakhpur child death case

    Aug 14, 2017, 17:07 IST

  • UP CM Adityanath talks tough following death of over 60 children

    During visit to BRD Hospital, Yogi Adityanath says no guilty will be spared and that he's awaiting report of probe committee formed to investigate cause of deaths

    Aug 14, 2017, 10:44 IST

  • Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: SP students' wing protests against health min

    Samajwadi Party students' wing today hurled tomatoes and eggs at the local residence of Uttar Pradesh health minister Siddharth Nath Singh, in protest against the deaths of children at a hospital in Gorakhpur

    Aug 14, 2017, 09:04 IST

  • Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Congress terms it 'murder', demands CM Yogi Adityanath's resignation

    The UP Congress today termed the infant deaths in a Gorakhpur hospital "murder" and demanded resignation of Chief Minister, saying if he was unable to handle an institution, how will he run the state, prompting rebuttal from Yogi Adityanath

    Aug 14, 2017, 08:46 IST

  • Gorakhpur hospital oxygen supplier denies 'disruption' in supply

    Pushpa Private Limited, one of the oxygen suppliers at Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College (BRD) hospital, denied the allegation that lack of oxygen supply led to the death of 64 children

    Aug 12, 2017, 16:18 IST

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