J P Nadda
28 Feb 2018
Delhiites, breathe easy! Medicine, tests to cost less soon
Last year, Fortis hospital in Gurgaon charged Jayant Singh Rs. 16 lakh for treating his daughter for two weeks, who eventually died of dengue.
30 Apr 2017
HIV: Health ministry to formulate seven-year National Strategic Plan
Union Ministry on Health and Family Welfare is planning to formulate a National Strategic Plan to effectively eliminate HIV/AIDS in seven years.
28 Mar 2017
Parliament clears Mental Healthcare Bill which seeks to decriminalize suicide
The Parliament cleared Mental Healthcare Bill after Lok Sabha approved 134 amendments made by the Rajya Sabha in August 2016.
01 Mar 2017
Over 100 districts, now open defecation free
Union Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar stated that now, over 100 districts in India have become open defecation free. He stated that based on government data, over 1.7 lakh villages have become open defecation free.
22 Nov 2016
Commercial surrogacy bill introduced in Lok Sabha
The government has introduced the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, in the Lok Sabha; the bill seeks to tighten norms for commercial surrogacy in India.
29 Oct 2016
Himachal Pradesh now 2nd state to be 'open-defecation free'
Himachal Pradesh has become the second state in India to achieve the feat of being 'Open Defecation Free' (ODF).
25 Aug 2016
Cabinet proposes ban on "commercial surrogacy"
On Wednesday, a draft bill which aims to safeguard the rights of surrogate mothers and make parentage of such children legal was cleared by the Cabinet.