CHHATTISGARH

  • Botched surgeries: Congress takes up matter with President Yesterday

    New Delhi: Alleging a cover-up, Congress has taken up with President Pranab Mukherjee the issue of the death of 14 women in botched up sterilisation surgeries in BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh. AICC legal department secretary KC Mittal has sent a written communication in this regard to Mukherjee last evening and has sought an...
  • Chhattisgarh: Three security personnel injured in blast by Naxals 5 days ago

    Raipur: Three security personnel, including a CRPF inspector, were on Friday injured in a pressure bomb blast by Naxals in Maoist-hit Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh, police said. The incident occurred when a joint contingent of 168 battalion of Central Reserve Police Force and district force was carrying out an anti-Naxal operation...
  • Chhattisgarh government to adopt children of 14 women who died in Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy November 17, 2014

    Bilaspur: After the sterilisation tragedy in Bilaspur claimed the lives of 14 women, the Chhattisgarh government has decided to adopt the children of the women who died after the surgeries. The government has assured that it will make fixed deposits of Rs 2 lakh for all the children, fund their...
  • 'Women were lured to sterilisation camp with promise of money' November 16, 2014

    Bilaspur: The husband of a Baiga tribe woman who died after undergoing tubectomy at a government-organised sterilisation camp in Bilaspur district alleged that health workers put pressure on them and also held out a promise of money for consenting to the operation. "Auxillary nurse-midwives and mitanins (women health workers) told the...
  • Rahul Gandhi blames Chhattisgarh government for Bilaspur tradedy November 15, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi held the Raman Singh government responsible for Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy in which 14 women have lost their live. He said, "This is not just negligence but role of corruption and its government's responsibility. The state government's sterilisation programme was not run properly. The state government...
  • Bilaspur: Rahul Gandhi meets affected families, blames government for deaths November 15, 2014

    Bilaspur: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met the families who lost their family members to alleged medical negligence at a government sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district. Addressing the press after spending his day with the affected families, Gandhi blamed the Raman Singh government for the mishap. He also...
  • Sterilisation deaths in Bilaspur expose India's struggle with faulty drugs November 15, 2014

    Bilaspur: The recent deaths of 15 people linked to a small pharmaceutical factory in Raipur have highlighted how easily adulterated drugs can enter the country's huge healthcare system. Experts say the government is underestimating the scale of the problem, hampering efforts to rein in abuses in one of the world's biggest...
  • Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy: Contaminated rat poison mixed drugs could have caused deaths November 15, 2014

    Bilaspur: Days after 14 women lost their lives within 24 hours of undergoing tubectomy in government sterilisation camps in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, the state health authorities have revealed that medicines contaminated with zinc phosphide, which is used as a rodenticide, could have led to the deaths. "Prima facie it can be...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 14, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 14, 2014

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  • Chhattisgarh's Baiga tribe vulnerable because of their high mortality rate November 14, 2014

    A single-member commission under a retired judge has been constituted to probe the botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur. CNN-IBN's Saahil Menghani traveled to Chhattisgarh's Gorrila village where women of the protected Baiga tribe have been made to undergo sterilisation surgeries. This tribe is particularly vulnerable because of their high mortality...
  • Bilaspur sterilisation deaths: Baiga tribe is endangered November 14, 2014

    Bilaspur: A single-member commission under a retired judge has been constituted to probe the botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur. The death toll stands at 14 now. CNN-IBN's Saahil Menghani travelled to Chhattisgarh's Gorrila village where women of the protected Baiga tribe have been made to undergo sterilisation surgeries. This tribe...
  • Sterilisation tragedy: Rahul Gandhi heads to Chhattisgarh on Saturday November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi will visit Pendari village in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, where botched sterilisation surgeries have left 13 women dead. Sources said that Gandhi will be meeting the family members of the victims and also take stock of the corrective measures being taken by the state...
  • Bilaspur tragedy: Is government health infrastructure in need of a revamp? November 14, 2014

    A surgeon who has been arrested for conducting 83 botched sterilisation surgeries that left 14 women dead, accused the administration of framing him and blamed "poor quality" medicines supplied by the state government for the tragedy. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

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  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 13, 2014

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  • Bilaspur medical tragedy: Doctor arrested for botch-up November 13, 2014

    In connection with the Bilaspur tragedy, the doctor who conducted these back to back surgeries has been arrested, but the haphazard way in which India is going about its family planning program has now been exposed. 14 women have lost their lives after laparoscopic sterilisation surgeries were conducted at a...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe trail reaches Jharkhand, NIA to visit Dhaka November 13, 2014

    The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. ...
  • Bilaspur sterilisation deaths: Police suspect women died of septicemia November 13, 2014

    Bilaspur: Preliminary post-mortem results of the botched-up sterilisation deaths indicate that some women died because of septicemia in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, according to sources. The tragedy saw the death of 14 of the 83 women who were operated upon. Police officials suspect that there was some problem with the medicines used...
  • Sterilisation horror! 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' should target the Operation Theatre first November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: With its mass sterilisation programme turning into a mass murder, Chhattisgarh has just made a mockery of the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' (Clean India Campaign). Fourteen women died of what is medically called 'toxic shock' because the instruments were lethally rusty, venue itself not sterilised and medicines of questionable...
  • Chhattisgarh: Death toll in Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy rises to 14, doctor taken into custody November 13, 2014

    Bilaspur: The Chhattisgarh Police has arrested surgeon Dr RK Gupta who conducted the failed sterilisation surgeries which claimed the lives of 14 women and left over 50 hospitalised. Dr Gupta is the first person to be arrested in the Bilaspur tragedy case. The state police is on the lookout for other...
  • Bilaspur medical tragedy: State government blames doctors November 12, 2014

    Bilaspur: Death toll in botched up sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh has risen to 14. one person has also died in a similar government run camp in the same district. Meanwhile, taking suo moto cognizance of the issue, the Chhattisgarh High Court has sought a detailed report within...
  • NHRC seeks report from Chhattisgarh government within 2 weeks over Bilaspur botched-up sterilisation case November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) has sent a notice to the Chhatisgarh government over Bilaspur incident demanding a report into the incident within two weeks. 12 women died and more than 70 others were in a serious condition following sterilization on the 8th November, 2014 at a Government...
  • Congress leader Ajit Jogi alleges BJP for Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy November 12, 2014

    Chhattisgarh Congress leader Ajit Jogi on Wednesday said, "It's a very shocking and saddening incident that has happened in Bilaspur. I would say that this is the ultimate in irresponsibility and this has happened only cause the government. is relaxed and, govt is irresponsible and govt. has npt taken action...
  • Bilaspur: Four women admitted to hospital in another case of botched sterilisation operation November 12, 2014

    Bilaspur: In another case of botched sterilisation operation reported from Chhattisgarh, four women were admitted to a hospital at Gorela-Pendra in Bilaspur. These four women are among the 28 women on whom operation was conducted on Sunday in a government organized family planning camp. A team of doctors from AIIMS will...
  • Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Death toll rises to 12, doctors from AIIMS to attend to victims November 12, 2014

    Bilaspur: The death toll of the victims which underwent unsuccessful sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh has risen up to 12 with nearly fifty still admitted in the hospital. A team of doctors from AIIMS will be attending the victims in Chhattisgarh. According to Health Ministry officials, the government of...
  • Are government-run health camps putting lives at risk? November 11, 2014

    In a case of sheer medical negligence, eight women have died after undergoing sterilisation surgeries at a camp on the outskirts of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. CNN-IBN asks whether the government-run health camps are putting lives at risk. ...
  • Chhattisgarh government suspends four doctors over Bilaspur sterilisation mishap, FIR registered November 11, 2014

    Bilaspur: Soon after reports of the death of eight women due to sterilisation surgeries came to light, the Chhattisgarh government has suspended four doctors for medical negligence in the case. An FIR has also been registered against the doctors. Eight women had died after they underwent sterilisation surgeries at a camp...
  • Eight women die, several critical after sterilisation surgery in a government hospital in Chhattisgarh November 11, 2014

    Bilaspur: In a case of sheer medical negligence, eight women have died after undergoing sterilisation surgeries at a camp on the outskirts of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. The women had been discharged on Saturday after being given medicines. However, within 24 hours of the surgery, many women complained of vomiting and...
  • Chhattisgarh: Naxal leader Bijja who killed 136 policemen arrested November 3, 2014

    Dantewada: In a big catch for the Chhattisgarh Police, Naxal leader Hemant Mandavi alias Bijja, accused in the gruesome Dantewada and Tadmetla killings has been arrested. Bijja is one of the accused of the Dantewada mass massacre where 76 CRPF personnel were killed. Police claim that he was responsible for the murder...