While it is not known what transpired in the conversation between prime minister Modi and the then health minister Harsh Vardhan, the RTI replies reveal a level of inertia in governance.
An AIIMS paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine on treatment of children suffering from drug-resistant epilepsy provided high levels of evidence about treatment.
Whistleblower Sanjiv Chaturvedi’s claims that despite the CBI indicting the accused, the central vigilance commissioner had let the officers off the hook.
An AIIMS doctor reacts to minister of state for health Ashwini Kumar Choubey’s call for Bihari patients to be sent back to Patna for treatment.
When the forest service officer had earlier sought a copy of the report, the Intelligence Bureau had objected to sharing it.
The Supreme Court had earlier termed excluding students on the basis of colour blindness “regressive”, and the matter is scheduled for hearing tomorrow.
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With the help of a government grant, Vanita Prasad, a scientist-entrepreneur from Baroda, is developing an innovative solution to the mammoth problem of waste management in India.
Even when several government departments and ministries collect data across institutions and other stakeholders, these are not in line with standard definitions.
While JE and AES outbreaks have been reported in at least 20 states around India, officials have continued to remain obsessed with just four.
The National Medical Commission Bill does not address several issues like establishing minimum qualifying marks for common medical entrance tests, regulating the fee for private colleges and the need for a strict code of ethics.
A large number of chikungunya cases have occurred due to heavy rainfall in many parts of the country, especially in Delhi, posing a serious health threat.
Amid a global flurry of research into Zika, a team of Indian scientists have quietly emerged with a plausible theory that explains how Zika infected mothers are giving birth to babies with malformed brains.
Sanjiv Chaturvedi insists that the government and its functionaries are targeting him for exposing corruption, and has taken the matter to the high court.
Between 1996 and 2012, 238 foetuses and newborn children were abandoned in South Delhi.
Srinagar: Fourteen-year-old Insha Malik lies unconscious in the surgical ICU of the Sri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) hospital in Srinagar, her eyes pierced by pellets. The damage caused to her vision, according to a doctor attending her, is irreparable. “Her right eye has been ruptured and her left eye is […]
Goa is one of the most liveable states in the country, permits a good quality of life, is relatively safe and is well-connected to the rest of India and the world.
On the 19th anniversary of the fire tragedy, that claimed 59 lives, the families of victims seek judicial closure through a review petition in the Supreme Court.
The central information officer has asked the Intelligence Bureau to explain why it objected to the environment ministry sharing its report that clears Sanjiv Chaturvedi’s name in a slew of false cases.
Rohith Vemula, Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare and M.M. Kalburgi were all targeted for aspiring to a progressive society – an idea that is anathema for Hindutva forces.
Across India, Dalit students undergo similar experiences to Rohit. Faculty members, university administrators as well as fellow students contribute to isolation, depression and frustration among them.
What is understood as merit in India’s educational institutions is only another name for the accumulated cultural capital of India’s upper-caste elites.
Palliative, or hospice, care is difficult, if not impossible to find and a conspiracy of lies surrounds the deathbed: doctors are afraid to stop treatment for fear of the family’s anger and families hide the truth from their loved one for fear of what it will do to him.
Notwithstanding an administrative failure, hospitals turning away patients for a lack of beds is an example of medical negligence and a breach of ethics.
The Prime Minister relented after Sanjiv Chaturvedi moved a contempt petition before the Central Administrative Tribunal, which had ordered the government to take a decision in his case.
CBI says it lacks manpower to probe DMAT scam The CBI has expressed its inability to probe a scam linked to Vyapam stating that they lack the manpower to investigate the connected issue. In response to a petition by Anand Rai, the whistleblower behind Vyapam, the CBI said “In […]
Like many people I took the PM’s election slogan of ‘Na Khaoonga, na khaane doonga’ at face value… I am hugely disappointed, says the Magsaysay Award winning bureaucrat-turned-whistleblower
New Delhi: Whistleblower Sanjiv Chaturvedi, the Indian Forest Officer who took on the land mafia in Haryana and exposed scams running into crores of rupees at the capital’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences during his stint as Chief Vigilance Officer, has been awarded the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award […]
The order by the Principal Bench (Delhi) of CAT came on Tuesday following a plea by Chaturvedi
Among the cases he probed were the supply of fake drugs, and massive irregularities in construction and infrastructure projects. After being wrongly divested of the vigilance portfolio last year, Chaturvedi alleges he has been continuously harassed.