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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.