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Gorakhpur hospital deaths


Gorakhpur residents disrupt power supply to hospital, 2 patients on ventilator die: Cops

May 16, 2021 6:21 am

Due to the power cut, oxygen supply to patients who were on ventilators stopped, resulting in the death, the complainant claimed.

Gorakhpur infant deaths: Former BRD college principal claims robbery, papers missing

September 16, 2018 3:37 am

Over 70 children had died in the hospital in August last year. Rajiv Kumar Mishra, the complainant, was arrested in connection with the incident and is out on bail.

Yogi Adityanath on Gorakhpur infant deaths: Tragedy a result of internal politics, not shortage of oxygen

August 26, 2018 9:32 pm

Gorakhpur tragedy: Speaking at an event in Lucknow on Saturday evening, Adityanath maintained his stand that there was no shortage of oxygen at the hospital and reasoned that had it been so, then the kids on the ventilator would have died first.

Gorakhpur: Wife of former principal of BRD Medical College walks out of jail

August 01, 2018 6:29 pm

An FIR was registered against nine people, including Dr Purnima Shukla, on August 23 last year in connection with the deaths of more than 60 children on August 10 and 11 at the BRD Medical College.

Was made scapegoat, no probe into deaths in other departments: Gorakhpur doctor out on bail

April 30, 2018 7:26 am

The Gorakhpur police has completed its investigation and filed a chargesheet against all the nine accused in the case, including three other doctors besides Khan.

Gorakhpur infant deaths: No evidence of medical negligence against Dr Kafeel Khan, says Allahabad HC

April 27, 2018 6:25 am

The court said Khan was kept in prison even as he was “not stated to be part of the tendering process” of the company supplying medical oxygen to the hospital.

Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan granted bail by Allahabad High Court

April 25, 2018 4:25 pm

Kafeel Khan has been lodged in a Gorakhpur jail since September 2, 2017, after being arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy, attempt to commit culpable homicide and criminal breach of trust by public servant, among others.

Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan writes from jail: Made scapegoat for administrative failure

April 22, 2018 5:42 pm

In a letter from jail, dated April 18 and released to the media by Khan’s wife Shabista at the Press Club of India on Saturday, the paediatrician wrote that he was on sanctioned leave on August 10, 2017, when news reached him about the deaths, and he “rushed” to the hospital.

Gorakhpur hospital deaths: Supreme Court grants bail to oxygen supplier

April 09, 2018 7:18 pm

The Allahabad High Court had on February 13 rejected the bail petition of Manish Bhandari, saying, "the court is inclined to accept the submission that custodial interrogation of the accused may still be warranted and it would not be appropriate to grant him bail at this stage".

Gorakhpur deaths: Allahabad High Court rejects oxygen supplier's bail plea

February 14, 2018 10:45 am

More than 60 children had died at Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College within a week in August, 2017. There were allegations that the deaths occurred due to disruption in oxygen supply over unpaid bills to the vendor.