Goldy Malhotra

  • Akkriti case: Govt for action against teacher, nurse May 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Delhi Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely on Thursday threatened action against Modern School if it does not act against the teacher and the nurse responsible for the death of 17-year-old student Akkriti Bhatia within seven days. The government is giving seven days' time to the school to take action...
  • Akkriti case: Cops say no negligence on school's part April 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The autopsy report in the death of the Delhi school girl Akkriti Bhatia is out. The report says she died of an asthmatic attack, but there's nothing to establish willful negligence. No FIR has been filed but the Delhi government has set up a probe committee. ...
  • Akkriti death: School shut; Govt orders probe April 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Modern School Vasant Vihar in the Capital will remain closed for two days following outrage over its student Akkriti's death. The student had allegedly suffered an asthma attack in school. The National Commission for Child Rights has ordered an inquiry following allegations of negligence by school authorities. The decision...
  • Akkriti Case: Why schools aren't ready for emergencies April 24, 2009

    Anger and outrage are the emotion at play at Delhi's Modern School, Vasant Vihar where a student died after an asthma attack on her way to hospital from school. Seventeen-year-old Akkriti could have been saved say her parents, friends and classmates, accusing the school of criminal negligence. The school authorities...
  • Condolence meet for Akkriti turns into showdown April 23, 2009

    New Delhi: A condolence meeting was held on Thursday for the Modern School, Vasant Vihar student who died on Tuesday, but it turned into a showdown between school authorities and Akkriti's friends and family. ...
  • Akkriti death: Parents and students outraged, blame school April 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Class XII student of Modern School Vasant Vihar, Akkriti Bhatia, died after suffering an asthma attack in school on Tuesday morning. Akkriti's parents have blamed school authorities for reacting late in taking her to the hospital. According to the school, the Commerce student complained of breathing trouble at 10:20...
  • Akkriti death: Students protest | Mother calls for justice | Your say April 24, 2009

    Akkrit, 17, died of an asthma attack in her school premises. ...
  • Akkriti's mother wants school principal to resign April 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Death of Modern School student Akkriti Bhatia has angered many parents and has brought all the public schools of Delhi under doubt. The 17-year-old class XII student died after a severe asthma attack while at school on Monday morning. Her parents accuse the school authorities of death due to...
  • Delhi schools claim to be medically well-equipped April 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Prominent schools in the capital on Thursday said they were well equipped for any medical emergency among students and that 17-year-old Delhi girl Akkriti Bhatia's death after an asthma attack during school hours was "unfortunate" and "shocking". "We regularly monitor our students' health and if anyone feels unwell, then...
  • Akkriti death: High drama as students clash with principal April 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Anguished parents and screaming students on Thursday took on the authorities of one of Delhi's most reputed institutions, Modern School Vasant Vihar, blaming them for the death of 17-year-old girl Akkriti Bhatia who succumbed to an asthma attack during school hours three days ago. Shouting slogans and holding placards,...
  • Student dies of asthma attack, parents blame school April 23, 2009

    New Delhi: The parents of 17-year-old Akkriti Bhatia who died at her school of an asthma attack have now filed a police complaint against the school for negligence. However, the school maintains they did all they could. Akkriti, a class XII student of Mordern School Vasant Vihar died after suffering...