SSKM HOSPITAL

  • Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh released from hospital, taken back to jail November 16, 2014

    Kolkata: Suspended Trinamool Congress MP and Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh, who allegedly tried to commit suicide in the Presidency Correctional Home and was admitted to state-run SSKM Hospital, was on Sunday discharged and taken back to the jail. Police sources said that the process of Ghosh's transfer back to the...
  • Kolkata Police manhandles media persons who try to speak to Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh November 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Police pushed and shoved media persons outside the SSKM hospital on Saturday while making way for Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh who was being taken to Bangur Institute of Neurology for medical tests, a day after he allegedly committed suicide inside the jail. The policemen guarding Ghosh were seen pushing...
  • West Bengal: TMC leader shot at allegedly by miscreants February 5, 2014

    Tamluk: Trinamool Congress leader and deputy pradhan of Nandigram Block II of East Midnapore district Samar Maiti was shot at allegedly by miscreants on Tuesday night, police said. Maiti was returning home from the local market when miscreants fired at him. He was immediately rushed to the Tamluk Hospital. The Tamluk Hospital...
  • First public sector breast milk bank in Kolkata inaugurated August 7, 2013

    Kolkata: A modern and sophisticated breast milk bank, stated to be the first in India in the public sector, was on Wednesday inaugurated here at the premier staterun SSKM hospital by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. "This is a novel scheme to cater to the basic needs of a child who is...
  • Kolkata: Man sets an 11yearold on fire for resisting rape August 4, 2013

    Kolkata: An 11yearold girl who was set on fire four days ago by a man who tried to rape her, succumbed to her injuries at a hospital on Sunday. "The minor was admitted with critical burn injuries. She succumbed to her injuries in the morning," SSKM Hospital Superintendent TK Ghosh...
  • WB chit fund scam: Saradha Group director admitted to hospital May 22, 2013

    Kolkata: Debjani Mukherjee, one of the main accused in the West Bengal chit fund scam, was on Wednesday once again admitted to the staterun SSKM hospital in Kolkata. Debjani, a close associate of Saradha Group chairman Sudipta Sen, was earlier on Tuesday admitted to SSKM hospital in Kolkata. Doctors say she...
  • Saradha Group director admitted to hospital May 21, 2013

    Kolkata: Debjani Mukherjee, one of the main accused in the Saradha Ponzi scam, was on Tuesday admitted to the staterun SSKM hospital in Kolkata. "She has been admitted with certain complaints like weakness, reeling and scanty urination. She is under observation of the doctors and there is nothing serious regarding...
  • Legendary baul singer Gour Khyapa dies in accident January 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Legendary baul singer Gaur Khyapa, who taught philosophy at Vassar and Brown universities and sang with the likes of Bob Dylan, Bob Marley and Janis Joplin, passed away in a road accident near Shantiniketan in West Bengal. The baul artiste (65), who had suffered serious injuries in the car...
  • Fire at West Bengal's largest staterun hospital November 25, 2012

    Kolkata: A fire broke out near the paediatric ward of West Bengal's largest staterun hospital SSKM on Saturday night. There was panic but no casualties or injuries, an official said. The fire has been arrested, said SSKM hospital superintendent Tamal Kanti Ghosh. Around 80 children admitted in the Allex ward were...
  • Kolkata: Fire in emergency ward of SSKM hospital March 21, 2012

    Kolkata: A fire broke out in the emergency ward of staterun SSKM hospital in Kolkata this morning. All patients were safely evacuated, officials said. The fire was brought under control within 30 minutes, fire brigade sources said. Three fire tenders were pressed into service and the patients were evacuated from the emergency...
  • Kolkata doc conducts 83 autopsies in 13 hours December 11, 2011

    Kolkata: Eighty three bodies in 13 hours 50 minutes it was a marathon autopsy session. Fifty sevenyearold Dr Bishwanath Kahali of the SSKM hospital worked tirelessly through Friday night conducting autopsies on the victims of the AMRI fire one of country's worst hospital fire tragedies. Even...
  • Pranab visits Mamata's mother in hospital December 3, 2011

    Kolkata: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday visited the ailing mother of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the SSKM hospital. Mukherjee, who arrived at the hospital around 1:20 pm straight from the airport, visited 81yearold Gayatri Banerjee at her cabin in the staterun hospital's Woodburn Ward. During...
  • Kolkata: Mamata's mother admitted to hospital November 26, 2011

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's mother was admitted to staterun SSKM Hospital on Friday owing to oldage related illness. Trinamool Congress Medical Cell member Nirmal Majhi said the chief minister's mother, Gayatri Banerjee, was admitted to the hospital because of 'problems relating to old age'. Majhi said the...
  • Relief for Kolkata patients as docs end strike September 28, 2010

    Kolkata: Services in four government hospitals here were hit as strike by junior doctors entered the fourth day on Tuesday, even as the government claimed that a section of the protestors had resumed duty in 'some places' and the agitation will be withdrawn soon. "We have information that a section of...