Health Minister

  • Sexual assault: Former health minister Shabir Khan surrenders 13-02-2014 08:40 PM

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir health minister Shabir Ahmad Khan, who has been accused of molesting a female doctor surrendered on Thursday. The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly speaker had already granted permission for his arrest. However, while speaking to the media for the first time since the controversy broke, Shabir...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-02-2014 10:17 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-02-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Telangana Bill cleared, CM Kiran Reddy stays defiant 07-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the Telangana Bill. The Bill is likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on February 12. Hyderabad will be the joint capital for Telangana and Seemandhra. There is no major change in the original Telangana draft. The demand of Seemandhra leaders to make Hyderabad...
  • Tripura govt suspends eight medical staff for wrong operation 09-10-2013 01:45 PM

    Agartala: The Tripura government suspended four doctors and four nurses of a government medical college and hospital in Agartala after a patient's lower abdomen was opened and urethra operated on, instead of a mouth biopsy, officials said on Wednesday. "We earlier served show cause notices to four doctors and four...
  • Health Minister calls for organising frequent blood donation camps 01-10-2013 06:15 PM

    New Delhi: In view of widening gap between demand and supply of blood for transfusion, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Tuesday encouraged people for voluntary donation while stressing on the need to organise frequent donation camps. "The increased number of surgeries conducted in super speciality hospitals has led to...
  • Brinda Karat demands action against those involved in vaccine trial 03-09-2013 10:03 PM

    New Delhi: CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat has demanded action against those involved in the trial of a vaccine which allegedly used thousands of children as guiney pigs to test their new product. Karat demanded action in the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine trials which was allegedly conducted on thousands of...
  • Odisha rape case: Political parties protest over minor girl's death, allege negligence 09-08-2013 11:55 PM

    Bhubaneswar: The 14-year-old girl who was gangraped and then set on fire, in Kendrapara district of Odisha succumbed to her injuries on Thursday. The death of the rape victim immediately sparked off violent protests in Bhubaneswar with Congress workers trying to break open the gate of the Odisha Health Minister...
  • HCMSA puts Haryana minister in dock over appointments 11-06-2013 05:50 AM

    Gurgaon: The Haryana Civil Medical Services Association (HCMSA) has alleged that Narnaul's chief medical officer (CMO) was suspended for not accommodating Haryana health minister's men in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) staff appointments and threatens stir. Haryana Health Minister Rao Narender Singh is in the dock over the suspension...
  • Andhra Pradesh Health Minister removed from cabinet 01-06-2013 10:30 PM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Health Minister DL Ravindra Reddy, who had been a vocal critic of various schemes launched by Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, was sacked from the cabinet on Saturday. The Chief Minister removed Ravindra a day after he held talks with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in New...
  • FTN: Justice for Shailaja: Are hospitals getting away with life threatening medical negligence? 01-04-2013 11:37 PM

    Shailaja, a mother of two, was left in a near vegetative state three years ago after her doctors botched up her surgery. ...
  • UP health mininster calls meet on encephalitis 07-10-2011 09:33 PM

    New Delhi: Acting on the CNN-IBN's report on rising cases of encephalitis, Uttar Pradesh health minister has called a meeting of all concerned departments of health, water and rural development to a review of the prevailing situation. Meanwhile, the state government has released Rs 18 crore for a 100-bed ward...
  • End discussion on Telangana: Cong MPs tell Azad 25-08-2011 08:42 PM

    New Delhi: Congress Telangana MPs on Thursday met Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and demanded that the consultation process within the party on the contentious statehood issue be completed within the stipulated time of three months. The MPs met Azad, who is also the general secretary in-charge of party affairs...
  • Media has misquoted me: Azad on homosexuality 05-07-2011 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: Giving clarification on his controversial comments on homosexuality, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said that the Media has misquoted him and he didn't use the words 'homo' or 'gay'. Speaking at an AIDS conference in New Delhi on Monday, Azad said, "The disease of 'Men having...
  • 15 women die after childbirth in Jodhpur hospital 11-03-2011 09:18 AM

    Jaipur: Fifteen women have died so far after childbirth, in a Jodhpur government hospital. Even after three weeks, authorities are still clueless about the cause of deaths. Preliminary reports have suggested contaminated IV fluid behind cause of the deaths. A panel sent by the Central Government to probe the deaths...
  • Vaccine crisis: Govt shut down 3 units in 2008 19-10-2010 09:52 AM

    New Delhi: India's health industry was crippled back in 2008, when the then Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss decided to shut down three public sector vaccine units — to give contracts to a private firm. Two years back when the three public sector vaccine units were shut down, it led to...
  • Hormones used to speed up vegetable growth: minister 28-07-2010 09:53 PM

    Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi says farmers are injecting vegetables with Oxytocin to make them grow fast. ...
  • Ramadoss, Velu quit Manmohan ministry 28-03-2009 06:48 PM

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  • Ramadoss refuses comments on Cong-PMK rift 25-03-2009 07:13 PM

    Ramadoss spoke exclusively to CNN-IBN's Neelu Vyas. ...