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10 persons tested positive for swine flu in Chhattisgarh

As many as 10 persons have tested positive for swine flu in Chhattisgarh in the past one-and-half month while no death has been reported so far due to the deadly H1N1 virus.

Two Congress MLAs suspended for anti-party activities in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) on Wednesday suspended two of its party legislators, said to be close aides of former chief minister Ajit Jogi, for their alleged anti-party activities.

Himachal cabinet decides to set up AIIMS at Bilaspur

The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Friday decided to set up the AIIMS in Bilaspur district and send a revised proposal for setting up the main campus of Central University at Dharamshala after addressing objections of the Union Environment and Forests Ministry.

Chhattisgarh remained in news for wrong reasons

Chhattisgarh was in the news in 2014 for all the wrong reasons be it increasing Maoist strikes resulting in heavy losses to lives of security forces or the death of 13 young women after surgeries at state-run sterilisation camps in Bilaspur.

Chhattisgarh infants death: Health minister gives clean chit to hospital, Congress demands resignation
Chhattisgarh infants death: Health minister gives clean chit to hospital, Congress demands resignation

Bilaspur: Chhattisgarh Health Minister Amar Agrawal, who has faced Opposition's ire since the sterilisation deaths in November, has given a clean chit to a government-run hospital where at least 13 infants, most of them reportedly born premature, died last week, evoking sharp reactions from the Congress party.

13 infants die at Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences

At least 13 infants, most of them reportedly born premature, died at the state government-run Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS) in Bilaspur district in last week with their families alleging mismanagement and medical negligence.

Gurdaspur eye camp tragedy: 60 patients lose vision after cataract operation in Punjab
Gurdaspur eye camp tragedy: 60 patients lose vision after cataract operation in Punjab

In yet another shocking case of medical negligence, at least 60 persons have lost their eyesight after an operation at a free medical camp organised by an NGO in Gurdaspur district, civil and medical authorities said on Thursday.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Doctor gets bail

The Bilaspur High Court on Thursday granted bail to Dr R K Gupta, an accused in the Chhattisgarh sterilisation surgery case in which 12 women lost their life in the district last month.

Independent probe demanded in Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths

A fact-finding team working on public health Monday called for an independent inquiry commission to probe into the Bilaspur sterilisation camp disaster and ascertain facts regarding the deaths of women.

A temple in Bilaspur where entry is allowed on the basis of caste!

Markandeya Shiv Temple, situated in Bilaspur still belives in regressive practices as the entry into this temple is alloweed on the basis of caste.

Sterilisation deaths unfortunate, says Chhattisgarh CM

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday described the death of 13 tribal women in botched sterilisation surgeries in his state as 'unfortunate' and said the state government has taken necessary action against the erring officials in this connection.

Congress for dismissal of Chhattisgarh govt over botched surgeries

Congress on Wednesday targeted in the Rajya Sabha the Chhattisgarh government over the recent botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur, in which 13 women died, and demanded its dismissal.

Botched surgeries: Chhattisgarh HC orders seizure of banned medicines

 The Chhattisgarh High Court has directed the state government to seize tainted and sub-standard medicines including Ciprocin-500, which have been banned after botched sterilisation surgeries here claimed 13 lives and left many critical.

MPs from Chhattisgarh discuss botched surgeries issue with CM

The issue of botched tubectomy surgeries in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district was discussed during a meeting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members from the state, chaired by Chief Minister Raman Singh.

Bilaspur sterilisation deaths: Labs confirm poisonous content in medicines

Nearly two weeks after botched sterilisation surgeries claimed 13 lives and left many critical, medical reports have confirmed the presence of poisonous substance in the medicines which were distributed to the women at the state-run tubectomy camps in Bilaspur.

Himachal wants monkeys off its back
Himachal wants monkeys off its back

With the exploding monkey population in Himachal Pradesh posing a major challenge to its human population, it is being now debated whether to allow their select culling or translocation and, if nothing works out, exporting them out of the state.

Congress for CBI probe into botched sterilisations surgeries

 Stepping up pressure on the ruling BJP in Chhattisgarh over botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur district, Congress today sought a CBI probe into the incident which claimed the life of 13 women and left many critical.

Sterilisation deaths: Children of deceased women to be 'adopted' by C'garh govt

Children of the women who died after undergoing sterilisation surgeries at the government-organised camps in Bilaspur district last week would be adopted by the state government.

CJI raises concern over govt's approach in family planning

Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Saturday raised concerns over the approach of government towards implementation of family planning schemes in the backdrop of the Chhattisgarh botched sterilisation surgery case that left 13 women dead.

Sterilisation deaths: Digvijay Singh demands Chhattisgarh Health Minister's resignation

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday said sub-standard antibiotics and equipment were to blame for the death of 13 women during a sterilisation drive in Bilaspur and demanded that Chhattisgarh Health Minister Amar Agrawal should quit.