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Fourth Accused Arrested In Gorakhpur Hospital Tragedy

The Uttar Pradesh police has arrested a clerk of the BRD Medical College in connection with the death of dozens of children at the state-run hospital last month, the fourth arrest in the case. Sudhir Pandey was named in the FIR filed in the case and was arrested from near Khajanchi Chowk on Friday Superintendent of Police Anirudh Siddharth Pankaj ... Read More »

Gorakhpur Child Deaths: Sacked Paediatrician Arrested

The Uttar Pradesh police today arrested Dr Kafeel Khan in connection with the deaths of over 60 children in BRD Medical College and Hospital in Gorakhpur last month. He was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) from Gorakhpur. A court on Friday issued non-bailable warrant against Dr Khan and six others in connection with the case. All ... Read More »

Gorakhpur hospital horror continues: 42 kids die in last 48 hours, toll of infants alone reaches 60

The horror of deaths of children at Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College continues, 42 kids died in the last 48 hours and so far 60 deaths have been recorded.  While 7 children are learnt to have died due to encephalitis, other reasons have been cited for other deaths, according to PK Singh, Principal of BRD Medical College. On Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh’s ... Read More »

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Targets Rahul Gandhi, Says Gorakhpur Not A ‘Picnic Spot’

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today hit out at Rahul Gandhi over his visit in Gorakhpur saying the “yuvraj (prince) sitting in Delhi” cannot be permitted to make Gorakhpur “a picnic spot”. UP CM Adityanath who is in Gorakhpur on a day’s visit to inaugurate ‘Swachch Uttar Pradesh-Swasthya Uttar Pradesh campaign’ also took a dig at Congress Vice President ... Read More »

Wrote several letters for clearing dues: Ex-principal , Gorakhpur

The former head of Gorakhpur-based BRD Medical College Rajeev Mishra, who was suspended after 32 people lost their lives due to alleged disruption in oxygen supply, has said that he had written several letters to top officials requesting the release of funds to be paid to the oxygen cylinder vendor, but there was no prompt action. Besides, he also claims ... Read More »

After deaths, UP medical college head suspended

  Dr R K Mishra, principal of the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital in Gorakhpur, for delaying payment to the oxygen supplier, the Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday announced his suspension. Health Minister Sidhartha Nath Singh said the government had released funds on August 5, but Mishra cleared the payment on August 11, after the deaths of at least ... Read More »

CM Adityanath calls for Emergency meeting on Gorakhpur death incident

CM of UttarPradesh Yogi Adityanath has called for a high level meeting on an emergency basis after the incident which saw some 30 infants losing their lives in Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College’s hospital due to alleged disruption in the supply of liquid oxygen. After the reports have surfaced, it is rumoured that two more lives have been lost ... Read More »

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