Safdarjung Hospital

  • RIP Gopinath Munde (19492014): Some photos from his life as a beloved mass leader and popular politician June 3, 2014

    Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde died on Tuesday after a headon road collision in New Delhi, depriving Prime Minister Narendra Modi of a senior ally just eight days after he took office. Munde was injured while driving to the capital's airport and died later in hospital.Munde, 64, was deputy chief...
  • Noida gangrape victim succumbs to injuries April 30, 2014

    A woman who was shot at by her alleged rapists last month succumbed to her injuries on Wednesday at Delhi's Safdarjung hospital, police said. The woman was allegedly gangraped by three men on March 31 in Noida's Kanshi Ram colony area. The accused had fired a bullet at her when she...
  • CJ Yasmeen wants specialty hospitals for burn victims February 28, 2014

    CJ Yasmeen Mansoori is an acid attack survivor. She has gone through several surgeries to reconstruct her face, but many times as a burns patient, she felt the need of special medical attention. In this report, Yasmeen is requesting the government to build specialty hospitals for patients like her. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Health Special Show February 28, 2014

    This week, as elections near, CJ tackles one of the most urgent issues that should be on any aspiring politician's agenda: healthcare. ...
  • Can't come to terms with December 16 ever, says Delhi braveheart's family December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: December 16, 2013 marks the first anniversary of the brutal gangrape and murderous assault on the 23yearold physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi. The inhuman torture meted out to the young girl jolted the conscience of the entire nation...
  • House helper rapes 15monthold infant November 16, 2013

    A toddler was allegedly raped when she was alone in her house in South Delhi's Shankar Vihar area. The incident took place on Friday evening inside an army servant quarter when the 15monthold girl's mother, who is a domestic help, had gone to visit a relative who lives nearby, police said. When...
  • Delhi: Man sets self afire over police exploitation November 10, 2013

    A man set himself ablaze here as he was depressed over continued exploitation of his two sons by two Delhi Police constables, police said Sunday. Uday Chand, 48, set himself afire in south Delhi's Neb Sarai area on Saturday evening after pouring petrol on his body. He was rushed with 85 percent...
  • Painful journey of the Delhi braveheart till she breathed her last September 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi braveheart fought her terrible wounds for many days as the nation hung on to every medical update. She went through a painful medical journey till she breathed her last at a hospital in Singapore. The bleeding and battered braveheart was rushed to South Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital...
  • Over 4,000 deaths at Safdarjung hospital this year August 23, 2013

    There have been 4,135 deaths at Delhi's Safdarjung hospital and 1,468 at AIIMS till June this year. Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today said that 4,135 deaths have taken place till June in Safdarjung Hospital with a death-patient ratio of 1:17. The...
  • Odisha gangrape: Violence erupts in Bhubaneswar as BJP calls for bandh August 10, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: A day after 14yearold girl died after being gangraped and set on fire, BJP workers announced a bandh and held protest on Saturday in Bhubaneswar in Odisha. The rail and road services have been hit by the bandh. The protestors also attacked college buses trying to pass through. ...
  • UP girl attacked in JNU battles for life in Delhi's Safdarjung hospital August 1, 2013

    22yearold Roshni from Muzaffarnagar who was attacked by a fellow student Akash inside Jawaharlal Nehru University on Wednesday, is battling for her life in Safdarjung hospital in New Delhi. "She is on ventilator and her condition is critical,"doctors said. Following an argument on Wednesday, 23yearold Akash had attacked her with an...
  • Sex racket busted in Delhi, one arrested June 19, 2013

    New Delhi: A sex racket was busted in Delhi after two Uzbek women who were held hostage for five months in a house and were repeatedly sexually abused by customers, escaped, police on Tuesday said. A woman pimp has been arrested. The two women from Uzbekistan managed to flee from the...
  • Gurgaon hospital turns away 13yearold rape survivor June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Insensitivity in the capital towards women continues as a Gurgaon hospital turned away a 13year old rape victim. The teenager was also refused treatment at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital due to bureaucratic hurdles. Her family clams that she was finally admitted to Safdarjung Hospital after much persuasion and harassment....
  • Delhi gangrape accused misbehaved with inmates, court told May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Tihar Jail authorities on Thursday filed a complaint in a Delhi court trying the December 16, 2012 gangrape alleging that accused Akshay Thakur was misbehaving with and harassing fellow inmates. The accused denied the charge. Jail officials said they received a complaint by a newlyadmitted inmate against Thakur...
  • Delhi gangrape accused Mukesh admitted to hospital March 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Proceedings in the Delhi gangrape case on Monday was adjourned for an hour when one of the accused could not be brought to the fast track court hearing the matter as as he was admitted to Safdarjung Hospital for chest pain. Mukesh, brother of deceased accused Ram Singh, was...
  • 8200 children dead in Safdarjung Hospital in last 5 yrs: RTI February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Union Health Secretary and Medical Superintendent of Safdarjung Hospital in the national capital on a complaint alleging that more than 8,200 children died at the institution in the last five years. The notice was sent on the basis...
  • Gangrape: Police deny braveheart's friend's allegations January 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Denying allegations made by the male friend of the Delhi braveheart in a television interview, Delhi Police on Saturday said there was no jurisdiction squabble as the sole witness of the case had claimed. "Whatever police (PCR van) could arrange at that point of time was provided. Bear in...
  • Gangrape: 'No passerby helped, police fought over jurisdiction' January 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The hearing in the horrific Delhi gangrape case is likely to begin in a special fasttrack court on Saturday. On Friday, the male friend of the 23yearold braveheart opened up about the incident in an exclusive interview to a TV channel. He criticised the police and passersby for...
  • Delhi gangrape: Police to submit status report before HC January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The status report on Delhi gangrape and the 1000page chargesheet prepared by the Delhi Police will be presented before a High Court bench on Wednesday, a day before it is submitted at the Saket district court which will hear the case. The police has said it will be...
  • 'Don't take my daughter away', cried the griefstricken mother December 31, 2012

    New Delhi: "Meri bachchi ko mere paas rehne do, usey mujhse door mat karo (don't take my daughter away from me, let her remain with me)," was the cry of the distraught mother as the body of her young daughter was being taken for the funeral. The mother of the 23yearold...
  • Last rites of Delhi braveheart performed in secrecy December 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Amid outpouring of anger and grief in the country, the body of the 23yearold Delhi braveheart was flown here from Singapore early Sunday morning and cremated within hours. The mortal remains were flown to the national capital in a Special Aircraft of Air India and after landing at...
  • Delhi braveheart death: 'Boycott January 26 celebrations' December 29, 2012

    The 23yearold Delhi braveheart, who fought for over 12 days for survival after being brutally gangraped and assaulted by six men aboard a moving bus, died on Saturday morning at the Singapore hospital. ...
  • Silent protests across India over Delhi braveheart's death December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Silent protests are being held across the capital on Saturday as a mark of respect for the 23yearold Delhi braveheart who died 12 days after being most heinously assaulted and gangraped by six men aboard a moving bus in the national capital. People started gathering at Jantar Mantar...
  • Shinde condoles death of Delhi braveheart December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Condoling the death of the Delhi braveheart, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on pledged to strengthen laws to ensure that such incidents are not repeated. He also said that the real tribute to the 23yearold victim will be to ensure maximum punishment to the culprits. In a message to...
  • Braveheart's killers will get harshest punishment: Minister December 29, 2012

    MoS Home RPN Singh on Saturday said that he wanted to assure the family of the Delhi braveheart that her killers would be given the harshest of punishment in the quickest of time. ...
  • 'Delhi braveheart's body will be flown back today' December 29, 2012

    Singapore: TCA Raghavan, the Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, has said that the body of the Delhi braveheart, who died after suffering from multipleorgan failure ten days after a brutal sexual and physical assault aboard a moving bus in the Indian capital, would be flown back to the country on...
  • Delhi braveheart's death should not go in vain: PM December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday condoled the death of the Delhi braveheart and expressed the hope that the entire political class and civil society will set aside narrow sectional interests and agenda to make India a demonstrably safer place to live in. He...
  • Extremely sorry to hear the sad news: Safdarjung doctor December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Safdarjung Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr BD Athani while mouring the death of the Delhi braveheart said that his team tried to provide the best possible medical care to the 23yearold girl. "We tried to provide her best possible medical care but she required super specialty infrastructure which was...
  • Braveheart shifted as Safdarjung lacked facilities: Medanta doctor December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Dr Yatin Mehta, Chairman of the Medanta Institute of Critical Care and Anaesthesiology, who accompanied the Delhi braveheart to Singapore, said that she had to be shifted from the Safdarjung Hospital as her treatment required super specialty facilities and infrastructure which were lacking at the Delhi hospital. Dr...
  • Delhi gangrape accused will face murder charge December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The six men accused of raping and assaulting the 23yearold paramedical student, who died after battling for her life for over 12 days in a Singapore hospital, will now be charged with murder. Delhi Police has said they will file the chargesheet in the case on January 3,...