Gorakhpur tragedy

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Two years after suspension, Kafeel Khan wants CBI inquiry into Gorakhpur tragedy

The tragedy at Baba Raghav Das Medical College occurred because the supplier had “cut the oxygen supply over non-payment”.

August re-run at Gorakhpur: 70 children die in 5 days at BRD hospital

Most cases are allegedly related to premature birth, low birth weight and septicemia. Also, delay in reaching the hospital has compounded the problem.


Gorakhpur tragedy: 7 chargesheeted in BRD hospital deaths

Around 30 children died at the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College and Hospital in Gorakhpur on August 10 and 11, reportedly due to shortage of liquid oxygen.

BRD Medical College: 69 children dead in 4 days; 19 in last 24 hours

Nineteen children have died in the hospital in the last 24 hours — 13 neonatal (newborn) deaths, and six suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), according to BRD Medical College principal P K Singh.

Gorakhpur deaths: Arrested ward doctor Kafeel Khan's past back to haunt him

Gorakhpur deaths: Among the allegations the doctor is since fighting are of impersonating in an exam and of rape, of giving a wrong affidavit to the Chief Medical Officer of Gorakhpur, and of running a private clinic.

Allahabad HC seeks reply from UP govt on PIL seeking judicial probe into Gorakhpur tragedy

Several PILs have been filed in the high court by lawyers and social activists demanding a judicial probe and stern action against those responsible for the tragedy. The court has clubbed them all together.


Allahabad HC seeks Uttar Pradesh govt's response on Gorakhpur deaths

The Allahabad High Court on Friday directed the UP government and the state's director general of medical education to file a detailed counter affidavit within six weeks on a PIL on the death of children in a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur.

BJP has money to buy votes but not oxygen, says Uddhav Thackeray

“What action has been taken after the Gorakhpur tragedy? The BJP said strict action (would be taken) but there has been no action so far. It seems it will take action after the death of some more children,” he said.

Lessons from Gorakhpur

In UP and Bihar, epidemiological investigation has limped, preventive intervention has been inadequate, and the classic ‘control knobs’ of financing, payment, regulation and organisation have been ignored.

Uttar Pradesh floods, Gorakhpur tragedy galvanises opposition Samajwadi Party into action

The former chief minister hit out at the Yogi Adityanath government for his "failure in his home district" and constituted a team of SP leaders to visit the hospital and submit its report to corner the government over its alleged "insensitivity".