Gorakhpur tragedy

'Let CBI probe, arrest real culprits of Gorakhpur hospital deaths now', says Dr Kafeel after clean chit 

Calling it a "man-made tragedy", the doctor said the real culprits were those who failed to make timely payments to oxygen suppliers which resulted in shortage of life-saving gas.

published on : 27th September 2019

2017 Gorakhpur child deaths: Probe clears Dr Kafeel Khan of medical negligence charges

More than 60 children admitted at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College had lost their lives due to oxygen shortage in 2017.

published on : 27th September 2019

Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan volunteers to serve Nipah patients in Kerala

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, communicated to Dr Khan that the state government was more than happy to allow persons like him to work with the state in helping the virus hit patients.

published on : 22nd May 2018

More than 25,000 children died in Gorakhpur in last 40 years, says official data

It’s one of the most chilling stories from back the of the beyond of eastern Uttar Pradesh, expanding over four decades.

published on : 4th September 2017

Gorakhpur tragedy: Uttar Pradesh STF arrests accused Dr Kafeel Khan

The court has ordered Non-Bailable warrants against seven accused including Dr Kafeel Khan and Dr Satish.

published on : 2nd September 2017

Gorakhpur tragedy: BRD Medical College’s suspended principal, wife arrested in Kanpur

The UP Special Task Force (STF) arrested Dr Rajiv Kumar Mishra, suspended principal of Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College, and his wife Dr Purnima Shukla from Saketnagar locality.

published on : 29th August 2017

Put public money back in health

Instead of indulging in the usual blame games, we must learn our lessons from Gorakhpur or else ...

published on : 16th August 2017

Japanese Encephalitis, AES claimed over 500 deaths across the country till August this year: Government data

According to the data, Assam and Uttar Pradesh reported the maximum number of deaths from the vector-borne diseases.

published on : 15th August 2017

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: NHRC issues notice to Uttar Pradesh government over multiple child deaths, seeks report

The National Human Rights Commission on Moday sent notice to the UP government over the deaths of several children at BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, seeking a report in four weeks.

published on : 14th August 2017

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Principal erred, says CM Yogi Adityanath as UP blame game begins

Adityanath claimed he was kept in the dark about the oxygen shortage during his visit on August 9, just ahead of the crisis that claimed 30 lives in 36 hours.

published on : 14th August 2017

Gorakhpur tragedy: BRD college principal has been made a scapegoat, says BSP chief Mayawati

She also termed as "irresponsible" Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh's remarks that "many children die" in the month of August every year at the state-run hospital in Gorakhpur.

published on : 13th August 2017

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath visits Gorakhpur hospital, says guilty will not be spared

Accompanied by Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda to the hospital here where over 60 children died in five days, the CM said they are waiting for a report of the probe committee set up by the government

published on : 13th August 2017

There should be SC-monitored probe into Gorakhpur deaths: Congress

The party said citing reports that the unusually high number of deaths occurred due to neglect and mismanagement, and not due to any disease as is being claimed by the BJP.

published on : 13th August 2017

Gorakhpur tragedy: Maintain adequate stock of oxygen, UP government tells medical colleges

The Uttar Pradesh government's medical education department, in a letter to the medical colleges, also directed them to immediately pay all the outstanding dues to the oxygen suppliers (if any).

published on : 13th August 2017