Chennai Apollo hospital performs 370 robot-assisted orthopedic procedures in 10 months

A robotic knee replacement is just like a traditional knee replacement. The surgeon removes damaged tissue and replaces it with an artificial joint.

published on : 14th October 2022

Forum orders Apollo Hospitals to pay Rs 15 lakhs to patient’s kin

The complaint was filed by E Shantha Kumari, the wife of M R Easwaran, who died aged 53.

published on : 25th September 2022

3,118 procedures under Aarogyasri from October 5

Concluding the short discussion on ‘Vidya Vaidyam - Nadu Nedu’ in the State Assembly on Tuesday, he said the situation in government hospitals was very poor when we came to power.

published on : 21st September 2022

Centre aims to make changes in Indian Penal, Criminal Procedure Code and Evidence Act: Amit Shah

Shah also said that the government would make forensic probes compulsory for legal offences attracting punishment of over 6 years.

published on : 28th August 2022

‘Government is taking steps to up organ transplants in GHs’: Ma Subramanian

"Currently, the State has a total of 6,483 people waiting for a kidney transplant, 380 for liver, 43 people for heart and 42 people for a lung transplant."

published on : 1st August 2022

'HCs should not use constitutional power of superintendence over courts in hearing civil appeals': SC

The court set aside the 2021 judgement of the Madras High Court which had exercised its power under Article 227 of the Constitution to give relief to a litigant in a land dispute case.

published on : 11th July 2022

Special CBI court rejects Anil Deshmukh's plea seeking default bail in corruption case 

The pleas also claimed the CBI had not submitted relevant documents along with the charge sheet and that those were submitted after the mandated time period.

published on : 11th July 2022

Now, ward, village secretariat staff to monitor govt schools in Vijayawada

Govt releases standard operating procedure; teachers’ associations oppose move, question how can non-gazetted staff monitor headmaster, a gazetted officer

published on : 25th June 2022

Stir sans permission over Agnipath, many detained

The police, however, said they had just made “adequate security arrangements” as the IYC had no permission to take out a protest march.

published on : 18th June 2022

21 booked in Kota for hurling casteist slurs during Dalit groom's pre-wedding procession

The incident took place on Friday night when the 'Bindori' (pre-wedding procession) of Sanjeev Meghwal was being taken out on a mare through the lanes in Goyanda village.

published on : 12th June 2022

Delhi High Court expresses concern over hair transplant procedure sans medical supervision at salons

According to the treatment papers, the cause of death was Septic Shock with multi-organ failure in case of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Delhi HC noted.

published on : 13th May 2022

Trial in absentia rules in CrPC need to change for better amendments of justice: Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta HC recommended that amendments be made to the CrPC for incorporating provisions for trial in absentia of an absconding accused for better administration of criminal justice.

published on : 6th May 2022

SCB MCH performs first Plasmapheresis through Apheresis method

This is for the first time, Therapeutic Plasmapheresis procedure was performed through Apheresis method in a government hospital across the State.

published on : 21st April 2022

President Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill

The Act, which replaces the Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920, was passed by Lok Sabha on April 4 and Rajya Sabha on April 6.

published on : 19th April 2022

BJD roars in Odisha, but keeps mum on BJP in Parliament

The BJD members also supported contentious bills like the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022 during discussion in the house. 

published on : 11th April 2022

Minefield of Indianising Education

Brihadaranyaka Upanishad has a quaint little story. When the gods, the demons and humans went to Prajapita, the creator, he only uttered one word ‘Da’.

published on : 10th April 2022

Process initiated to amend IPC, CrPC, Evidence Act: Government in Rajya Sabha

After extensive stakeholders consultation and research, a committee submitted its recommendations on February 27, 2022 on the three criminal laws --IPC, CrPC and the Indian Evidence Act.

published on : 7th April 2022

Upper House passes Criminal Procedure Bill amid opposition dissent

The home minister said the Bill is part of a larger environment to use modern technology to assist in investigations and there is no political intention behind it.

published on : 7th April 2022

Opposition says bill allowing police to collect biological samples unconstitutional, will fail judicial scrutiny

Former Union Home Minister P Chidambaram claimed that the worst sufferers of the Criminal Procedure Identification Bill will be the 'oppressed and the poor'.

published on : 7th April 2022

Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill: Home Minister Amit Shah promises exemptions for political detainees

While replying to a debate on the bill, Amit Shah underlined the legislation is aimed at improving the conviction rate.

published on : 6th April 2022
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