Articles about Gorakhpur

UP bypolls: BJP-SP in tough fight in Gorakhpur and Phulpur

14 Mar 2018

Politics
UP bypolls: BJP-SP in tough fight in Gorakhpur and Phulpur

The by-election results for two LS seats in UP, Gorakhpur and Phulpur, will be declared today.

UP: Voting starts for Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls

11 Mar 2018

India
UP: Voting starts for Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls

The voting for the by-elections to Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats has begun amid tight security, said a report.

People of UP no longer want Aurangzeb's government, says Adityanath

10 Mar 2018

India
People of UP no longer want Aurangzeb's government, says Adityanath

While campaigning for Gorakhpur bypolls, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath likened the previous Samajwadi Party government to Mughal dynastic rule.

Jaya Bachchan trounces others to become Samajwadi's RS candidate

07 Mar 2018

Politics
Jaya Bachchan trounces others to become Samajwadi's RS candidate

In a surprising development, SP has announced veteran actress Jaya Bachchan as its candidate for upcoming RS polls. Earlier, the party was expected to choose someone more experienced like Naresh Aggarwal. However, MP Amar Singh claimed, "Jaya Bachchan was consistently loyal to the Samajwadi Party, its system and hierarchy."

To fight BJP, BSP-SP alliance on the cards

04 Mar 2018

Politics
To fight BJP, BSP-SP alliance on the cards

Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has announced that it will support once bitter rival Samajwadi Party (SP) in the ensuing Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls.

Uttar Pradesh: Couple ties knot on a moving train

01 Mar 2018

India
Uttar Pradesh: Couple ties knot on a moving train

In what seemed like a bid to be on the right track, a couple tied the knot on board a flower-bedecked train, with the ceremony solemnized by spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

15 police encounters in two days in Yogi's UP

03 Feb 2018

India
15 police encounters in two days in Yogi's UP

As many as 24 criminals were arrested and one gangster was killed in 15 police encounters across 10 districts in Uttar Pradesh.

UP: 13 men sexually exploit widow, end up with HIV

30 Jan 2018

India
UP: 13 men sexually exploit widow, end up with HIV

At least 13 men in Gorakhpur's Bhathat block decided to sexually exploit a widow who was desperately seeking her widow pension and a ration card.

#ThatWas2017: Modi's consolidation to Rahul's makeover, Indian politics didn't disappoint!

30 Dec 2017

Politics
#ThatWas2017: Modi's consolidation to Rahul's makeover, Indian politics didn't disappoint!

Like a Hindi blockbuster, there is never a dull moment in Indian politics.

Yogi scraps a 1995 case against himself!

27 Dec 2017

Politics
Yogi scraps a 1995 case against himself!

UP CM Yogi Adityanath adds another feather to his cap. He recently played both accused and the judge!

The RaGa fan behind 'Rahul Milk', 'Rahul Onions' and more

17 Dec 2017

Politics
The RaGa fan behind 'Rahul Milk', 'Rahul Onions' and more

A Gorakhpur Congress member has gained attention for his unique initiatives supporting Congress President Rahul Gandhi.

Who'll marry girls wearing jeans to her wedding?: BJP minister

12 Dec 2017

India
Who'll marry girls wearing jeans to her wedding?: BJP minister

A union minister has created controversy with his comments on girls wearing jeans. "How many men will be willing to marry a girl who wears jeans to her wedding?" asked Satyapal Singh, MoS HRD.

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

25 Nov 2017

India
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.

Allahabad HC gags media from reporting in Yogi's hate-speech case

25 Nov 2017

Politics
Allahabad HC gags media from reporting in Yogi's hate-speech case

The Allahabad HC banned the media from reporting on the proceedings of the 2008 Gorakhpur hate speech case; UP CM Yogi Adityanath is the prime accused.

Will send criminals to jail or kill in encounters: Adityanath

19 Nov 2017

Politics
Will send criminals to jail or kill in encounters: Adityanath

In controversial comments, UP CM Yogi Adityanath said his government will leave only two options for criminals- jails or "hell" through police encounters.

Tragedy in BRD again: 30 children die in 48 hours

06 Nov 2017

India
Tragedy in BRD again: 30 children die in 48 hours

Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College Hospital in UP is once again in the news. This time, at least 30 children have died in just two days at the hospital.

16 children dead at BRD Hospital, site of Gorakhpur tragedy

09 Oct 2017

India
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

India
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

India
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.

Yogi Adityanath furnishes report card: Previous government's "Jungle raj" over

20 Sep 2017

Politics
Yogi Adityanath furnishes report card: Previous government's "Jungle raj" over

After completing six months in office, UP CM Yogi Adityanath furnished a report card detailing his state's achievements.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Police arrest BRD Medical College oxygen supplier

17 Sep 2017

India
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.

36 newborns die in a month in MP government hospital

04 Sep 2017

India
36 newborns die in a month in MP government hospital

Last month, as many as 36 newborns died in a government hospital in MP's Shahdol.

Another Gorakhpur? Oxygen deficiency allegedly kills 49 children in Farrukhabad

04 Sep 2017

India
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

India
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

Politics
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

India
#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

India
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

India
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

India
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.

Gorakhpur not 'picnic spot' but 'spot of virtual murder': Congress

20 Aug 2017

Politics
Gorakhpur not 'picnic spot' but 'spot of virtual murder': Congress

Responding to UP CM Yogi Adityanath's comments, Congress said Gorakhpur wasn't a "picnic spot", but "a spot of virtual murder".

Adityanath slams Rahul Gandhi; warns Gorakhpur isn't a picnic spot

19 Aug 2017

Politics
Adityanath slams Rahul Gandhi; warns Gorakhpur isn't a picnic spot

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi was attacked by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath ahead of his visit to Gorakhpur's state-run BRD Hospital where dozens died due to alleged oxygen shortage.

#GorakhpurTragedy: Hospital in Jhansi also faced oxygen supply issues

19 Aug 2017

India
#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

India
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

Politics
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

India
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

India
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.

Gorakhpur- BJP MLA on Dharna against own government

11 May 2017

Politics
Gorakhpur- BJP MLA on Dharna against own government

A BJP MLA from Gorakhpur, Dr Radha Ram Mohan Aggarwal sat on a dharna against own government, in protest against the liquor shops springing up in the vicinity of hospitals and schools.

Cried because of support and not the MLA- Charu Nigam

09 May 2017

India
Cried because of support and not the MLA- Charu Nigam

Responding to the crying event, Charu Nigam the female IPS officer, in a Facebook post explained that she had not cried because of MLA Agarwal.

Install biometric attendance systems in govt offices: Adityanath

24 Apr 2017

Politics
Install biometric attendance systems in govt offices: Adityanath

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has directed all government offices up to block levels to install biometric systems to record employees' attendance and working hours.

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