STERILISING

  • Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy: Two weeks after mishap, families still in mourning Yesterday

    It has been two weeks since the botched sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh killed 14 women. Devastated families feel that no amount of money can fill the void in their lives. ...
  • Botched surgeries: Congress takes up matter with President 3 days ago

    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...
  • Sterilisation deaths: Rat poison mixed medicines given to women, confirms Health Ministry 5 days ago

    Raipur: Medicines contaminated with zinc phosphide, which is used as a rodenticide, were given to womwn who underwent sterilisation surgery at government medical camps in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, confirmed state Health Ministry on Saturday. "According to the reports, poison was mixed along with the medicines. All the reports have been handed...
  • 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...
  • Dearth of efficient surgeons to conduct tubectomies: Dr Pant November 16, 2014

    Indore: In the wake of 13 deaths due to botched tubectomy surgeries in Chhattisgarh and the raging debate over the way they were conducted, noted sterilisation expert Dr Lalitmohan Pant said there was a "dearth" in country of efficient surgeons who carry out such procedures. City-based Dr Pant (59), with...
  • Company denies rat poison in pills linked to Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths November 16, 2014

    Raipur: The company at the centre of a probe into why more than a dozen women died after being sterilised in Chhattisgarh has denied that the antibiotic tablets it manufactured were contaminated with a chemical compound commonly found in rat poison. Preliminary tests of ciprocin tablets made by Mahawar Pharmaceuticals, a...
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  • 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...
  • Bilaspur sterilisation deaths: Raids being conducted by government in all medical shops in Chhattisgarh November 14, 2014

    Bilaspur: Raids were conducted on Friday by health department officials in all the medical shops in Chhattisgarh. The raid took place in Raigarh, Dhamtari, Korba, Janjgir-Champa, Sukma and other districts. Reportedly, collectors are to inspect all the private hospitals in the districts and see that the banned drugs are not...
  • 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...
  • Sterilisation tragedy: Chhattisgarh government sacks surgeon and chief medical officer November 13, 2014

    Bilaspur: The Chhattisgarh government on Thursday sacked surgeon Dr RK Gupta, who conducted the failed sterilisation surgeries which claimed the lives of 14 women and left over 50 hospitalised, and also the Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr Bhange for 'dereliction of duty' and 'negligence'. A statement from the state...
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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. ...
  • Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: CM orders judicial probe, assures speedy action November 13, 2014

    Bilaspur: Reacting strongly to the recent spate of deaths due to botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday said that the state government will take strict action against those responsible for the deaths. The CM also said that a judicial probe will be ordered into...
  • 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...
  • Bilaspur sterilisation case: Protocol not followed for such operations, says Chattisgarh health minister November 13, 2014

    Speaking on the alarming crisis in the state of a number of botched sterilisation operations, Chhattisgarh Health Minister Amar Agarwal said that the protocol for carrying out such operations have been violated and that the remaining patients are being treated by doctors from AIIMS. ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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