Safdarjung Hospital: News

24 May 2024


UP: Man cuts pregnant wife's stomach to check baby's gender 

A father of five daughters was sentenced to life imprisonment for a gruesome act committed against his pregnant wife.

10 May 2024


Delhi man arrested for kidnapping, brutalizing minor for 24 hours

A man has been arrested in Delhi for allegedly kidnapping an eight-year-old girl and subjecting her to hours of brutality.

08 May 2024


CBI busts bribery racket at Delhi's RML Hospital, doctors arrested 

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested nine people, including two doctors, in connection with a bribery racket at the government-run Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital in Delhi.

Fire breaks out at AIIMS Delhi, emergency ward closed: Report

A fire reportedly broke out on Monday in the endoscopy room near the emergency ward of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi.

22 May 2023

Satyendar Jain

Jailed AAP leader Satyendar Jain taken to Safdarjung Hospital

Former Delhi cabinet minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain, who is jailed in an alleged money laundering case, was taken to Safdarjung Hospital on Monday after he complained about his deteriorating health.

CBI raids underway in corruption case involving Safdarjung Hospital doctor

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) allegedly conducted raids at numerous locations in Delhi on Thursday to expose an alleged corruption case involving Safdarjung Hospital doctors and middlemen.

31 Mar 2021

Fire Accidents

Fire breaks out in Safdarjung Hospital, 50 patients evacuated

A fire broke out on Wednesday morning in the ICU of Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital following which 50 patients were evacuated, fire officials said.

Nirmala Sitharaman increases outlay for AIIMS by Rs. 310 crore

The All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) took a bright spot in the Union Budget as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave it an additional Rs. 310 crore.

Hathras case: CBI charges four accused with gang-rape, murder

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday charged the four accused in the Hathras case with gang-rape and murder.

To avoid violence: UP government defends late-night cremation in Hathras

The 19-year-old gang-rape victim in Hathras was cremated late at night to avoid large-scale violence the next morning, the Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court in an affidavit on Tuesday.

01 Oct 2020

Yogi Adityanath

On way to Hathras, Rahul Gandhi claims he was lathi-charged

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday claimed Uttar Pradesh Police lathi-charged him and pushed him to the ground, just as he was on his way to meet the bereaved family of the Hathras gang-rape victim.

01 Oct 2020


After Hathras, another Dalit woman gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh, dies

Just as the atrocities meted on the 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras shocked India, another rape was reported from the same state — Uttar Pradesh.

29 Sep 2020

Times of India

UP: Gang-raped two weeks ago, 19-year-old dies in Delhi hospital

A 19-year-old Dalit woman succumbed to her grievous injuries in Delhi today, nearly two weeks after she was raped and tortured by four men in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras.

Hindu family cremates Muslim-woman, AIIMS punishes staff for swapping bodies

The country's premier medical institute, AIIMS, has been receiving criticism for mixing up two bodies — sending the body of a Muslim woman to a Hindu family and vice versa.

09 Apr 2020


Two Safdarjung doctors, out on grocery shopping, assaulted; man arrested

At a time when doctors are risking their lives to battle the coronavirus pandemic, a man in Delhi assaulted two of them on Wednesday night, accusing them of spreading the deadly virus.

26 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: Nearly 900 quarantined in Delhi after doctor tests positive

Close to 900 people in Delhi were quarantined after a doctor in one of the Mohalla clinics tested positive for coronavirus, a minister said on Thursday.

16 Mar 2020


What are coronavirus isolation wards like? Here are first-hand experiences

Quarantine, isolation wards, and coronavirus are perhaps the three most searched words in recent days. While the last one is the real monster, having killed more than 6,000 people globally, isolation wards aren't that nasty and neither is it bad to quarantine oneself.

19 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

Man possessing Jamia violence videos arrested to maintain 'communal harmony'

A man was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday after he was found possessing videos from violent protests at Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia.

02 Sep 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Delhi: Mob beats pregnant woman on child-kidnapping rumors, three arrested

A hearing and speech impaired pregnant woman was beaten by a mob in Delhi on August 27, after people suspected her of being a child lifter.

06 Jul 2019


Six-year-old undergoes surgery after brutal rape in Dwarka; accused arrested

A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in Dwarka Sector 23, Delhi, the police said on Friday.

14 Jun 2019


Why doctors at AIIMS Delhi wore bandages while treating patients

Earlier this week, an unruly mob attacked two doctors in Kolkata. They claimed an elderly patient died due to "medical negligence".

04 May 2019

Delhi Police

Delhi engineer and girlfriend arrested for killing his wife

The Delhi Police has arrested a 32-year-old mechanical engineer, Rahul Kumar Mishra, and a 33-year-old woman named Padma Tiwari for allegedly killing the former's wife, Pooja Rai (26), in Southwest Delhi's Kishangarh on March 16.

Delhi airport: Muffin with dead lizard leaves passenger hospitalized

In an incident that reeks of negligence, a passenger waiting for a flight at the Delhi airport had to be rushed to a hospital after he suffered food poisoning from a muffin that allegedly contained a dead lizard.

01 Dec 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Humanity dies: Man rapes his three-year-old daughter, arrested now

On Friday, Gurugram Police arrested a man accused of raping his three-year-old daughter.

21 Oct 2018

Fortis Hospital

Delhi: 15-year-old, tries to foiled snatching bid, gets shot at

A 15-year-old boy was shot at by miscreants on Friday morning after he tried to foil a snatching bid in Delhi's Shalimar Bagh area.

12 Oct 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Noida: Girl denied treatment for not having Aadhaar; Nadda intervenes

A nine-year-old girl from Noida was allegedly denied treatment at a Delhi government hospital for not having Aadhaar.

21 Aug 2018


Delhi: Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar's personal assistant ends life

A 31-year-old man, working as a personal assistant (PA) to Union Minister and BJP leader Narendra Singh Tomar, today allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in South Delhi's Laxmibai Nagar, the police said.

Nirbhaya's rapists will be hanged, SC rejects convicts' plea

The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the death penalty of three convicts in the Nirbhaya rape case, who had filed review petitions.

29 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi visits Vajpayee at AIIMS for the third time

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited his ailing predecessor Atal Bihari Vajpayee for 15-minutes, who is undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

29 Jun 2018


Modi says Center trying to build infrastructure for modern healthcare

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Center along with the state governments is trying to build infrastructure for modern healthcare to benefit the poor and the middle-class of India.

20 Apr 2018


Delhi: Man stabs 55-year-old employer, later hangs himself

A 55-year-old owner of a motor vehicle spare parts shop in southeast Delhi's Govindpuri was allegedly stabbed by her employee, who then killed himself in his house, police said today.

14 Apr 2018

West Bengal

IIT-Delhi student found hanging in hostel, blames sexual assault

A 21-year-old IIT-Delhi student was founding hanging from the ceiling fan in his hostel room. The deceased, Gopal Maloo from West Bengal, who was a first year Masters student in Chemistry at IIT-Delhi, left behind a suicide note.

11 Apr 2018

Lajpat Nagar

Delhi: Fire breaks out in Lajpat Nagar; fire officer injured

A fire officer was seriously injured during an operation to douse a fire that broke out today on the top floor of a four-story building in Lajpat Nagar's busy Central Market in New Delhi, officials said.

06 Apr 2018


Delhi: How a bunch of women changed Nizamuddin locality

Locals residing in Nizamuddin, Delhi needed to walk to bus-stops far away, since their area didn't have one.

15 Jan 2018


Four critically injured in Delhi slum fire, 17 others wounded

Four people were critically injured when a fire broke out in a slum area in Delhi's Sriniwaspuri last evening.

10 Oct 2017


Delhi: Kidneys of poisoned girl save two; first in world

A 19-year-old girl's tragic suicide has given life to two patients who had been suffering from renal disorders in Delhi.

02 Sep 2017


Delhi: Dead girl's kidneys save two lives

A 19-year-old girl from Delhi's Chhattarpur, Shakuntala, died at Safdarjung Hospital after consuming poison.

02 Sep 2017


Delhiites will have to pay more for electricity from September

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has hiked the electricity charges in the city, introducing a surcharge of 3.7% from September, in addition to the existing 8% cess.

17 May 2017


Robots in medicine- Asia's first robotic implant for Parkinson's

For the first time in Asia, a patient suffering from Parkinson's disease was treated successfully with a Deep Brain Stimulation implantation performed by a robot.

01 Apr 2017


2 Mizoram girls dead, drug overdose suspected

Two 22 year old women from Mizoram died under mysterious circumstances at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi.

24 Jan 2017


Does Delhi have a 'saggy' flyover?

A portion of flyover wall of Bhikaji Cama place appears to have 'sagged' and a wide gap is visible.