The Intelligence Bureau has been investigating the funding of NGOs working to reduce tobacco usage. It is unusual for health sector organisations to be investigated by the highest agencies.
The Swadeshi Jagran Manch has accused the pharmaceutical department of undermining the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Agency and diluting its powers.
Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who exposed several corruption cases at AIIMS, was given an appraisal of zero in 2015-16, despite being rated “outstanding” in other years.
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 Asian Centre for Human Rights has found that the Uttarakhand government has been woefully negligent of the plight of female children in the state.
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Even if sterilisation as a permanent method of family-planning has been popular in India, the morbidity associated with its after-effects, when done badly, have also been widespread.
Amit Shah getting a second term as Bharatiya Janata Party president is proof that Prime Minister Narendra Modi retains complete control of the party organisation.
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.