Gorakhpur Tragedy

Timelines
UP: Unknown persons fire bullets at Dr. Kafeel Khan's brother

11 Jun 2018

UP: Unknown persons fire bullets at Dr. Kafeel Khan's brother

The younger brother of Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was arrested after the Gorakhpur Hospital tragedy and is out on bail, was shot at by unknown miscreants at around 11 PM on Sunday.

Yogi government's 1st year: How did it fare?

19 Mar 2018

Yogi government's 1st year: How did it fare?

Last March, belying expectations and poll punters, BJP and its allies stormed to power in the UP assembly, winning 325 of 403 seats.

Gorakhpur: Khan cleared of corruption, charged with attempt to murder

25 Nov 2017

Gorakhpur: Khan cleared of corruption, charged with attempt to murder

Police have dropped charges of corruption and private practice against Dr Kafeel Khan in the Gorakhpur tragedy due to lack of evidence.

16 children dead at BRD Hospital, site of Gorakhpur tragedy

09 Oct 2017

16 children dead at BRD Hospital, site of Gorakhpur tragedy

The spate of infant deaths across India continues. This time, the site of tragedy is Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Hospital.

Gorakhpur again? 7 newborns die in Assam hospital in 22hrs

06 Oct 2017

Gorakhpur again? 7 newborns die in Assam hospital in 22hrs

In a shocking development, at least seven newborns have died in Assam's Fakkhrudin Ali Ahmed Medical College in Barpeta in less than a day.

BHU hospital under scanner for deaths of 14 patients

05 Oct 2017

BHU hospital under scanner for deaths of 14 patients

A Centre-UP government investigation team, which was probing the death of about 14 surgery patients on June 6-8 in BHU's Sir Sunder Lal Hospital, has found that industrial grade nitrous oxide was used to anesthetize patients.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Police arrest BRD Medical College oxygen supplier

17 Sep 2017

Gorakhpur tragedy: Police arrest BRD Medical College oxygen supplier

Manish Bhandari, the proprietor of Pushpa Sales, which supplied oxygen to Gorakhpur's state-run BRD Medical College where dozens of children have died since August, has been arrested in the case.

Another Gorakhpur? Oxygen deficiency allegedly kills 49 children in Farrukhabad

04 Sep 2017

Another Gorakhpur? Oxygen deficiency allegedly kills 49 children in Farrukhabad

In a shocking case, 49 children have died in a government hospital in UP's Farrukhabad within a month allegedly due to lack of oxygen.

Gorakhpur tragedy: 'Hero' Dr Kafeel Khan, encephalitis ward in-charge, arrested

02 Sep 2017

Gorakhpur tragedy: 'Hero' Dr Kafeel Khan, encephalitis ward in-charge, arrested

Dr. Kafeel Khan, hailed as a hero by social media in the aftermath of the Gorakhpur tragedy, has been arrested by the UP Special Task Force.

Why didn't govt save Hindu children?: Akhilesh Yadav on Gorakhpur

31 Aug 2017

Why didn't govt save Hindu children?: Akhilesh Yadav on Gorakhpur

Politicians are known for saying statements that often don't make sense. Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav is the latest to enter that list.

#GorakhpurTragedy again? 61 children dead in three days at BRD

30 Aug 2017

#GorakhpurTragedy again? 61 children dead in three days at BRD

Panic has again spread at the BRD Hospital in Gorakhpur, which saw over 60 deaths in a few hours due to alleged lack of oxygen earlier this month.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Former BRD Hospital principal, wife arrested

29 Aug 2017

Gorakhpur tragedy: Former BRD Hospital principal, wife arrested

The former principal of BRD Hospital at UP's Gorakhpur, where over 60 children died almost 20 days ago allegedly due to lack of oxygen, has been arrested.

Overhauling India's public health care system: Need of the hour

21 Aug 2017

Overhauling India's public health care system: Need of the hour

Gorakhpur recently witnessed the death of approximately 105 children due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE), infection and liver failure, among other related diseases.

Raipur: Three newborns dead after drop in oxygen pressure

21 Aug 2017

Raipur: Three newborns dead after drop in oxygen pressure

After the Gorakhpur fiasco, reports have emerged about infant deaths at a Chhattisgarh hospital due to drop in oxygen supply pressure.

#GorakhpurTragedy: Hospital in Jhansi also faced oxygen supply issues

19 Aug 2017

#GorakhpurTragedy: Hospital in Jhansi also faced oxygen supply issues

The Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College in Jhansi, UP, is the main hospital catering to the vast Bundelkhand region.

Gorakhpur: DM's report blames hospital, but who's actually at fault?

17 Aug 2017

Gorakhpur: DM's report blames hospital, but who's actually at fault?

The Gorakhpur DM recently released a report on last week's tragedy when over 60 children died.

Gorakhpur: Not the first such accident, defends Amit Shah

15 Aug 2017

Gorakhpur: Not the first such accident, defends Amit Shah

First, the government was criticized for not responding well in the Gorakhpur tragedy: while PM Narendra Modi kept silent for days, the Adityanath government continued denying lack in oxygen supply despite several reports.

Gorakhpur tragedy: DM's report, other allegations leave the government red-faced

14 Aug 2017

Gorakhpur tragedy: DM's report, other allegations leave the government red-faced

The Gorakhpur tragedy has been a fiasco for the Yogi Adityanath government. Denial of responsibility, contradictory statements by BJP ministers and action against a doctor being hailed as a hero has all added up against it.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Why are Adityanath and Modi silent?

13 Aug 2017

Gorakhpur tragedy: Why are Adityanath and Modi silent?

Even as international media rues how 60 children died in Gorakhpur in a matter of days, many of them allegedly due to lack of oxygen supply, the Yogi Adityanath government continues to deny the allegations.