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.

Women are the only target of sterilisation policy: NCW chief

In the wake of the Bilaspur tragedy, National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam said that the entire sterilisation policy has been totally "dumped" on women.

Botched surgeries: Mayawati demands dismissal of Chhattisgarh health minister

Condemning the death of Dalit and tribal women during government sponsored sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh, BSP president Mayawati on Friday demanded immediate dismissal of the state health minister over the issue.

UN organisations call for accountability for Chhattisgarh deaths

 The UN Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have come out against "any forms of incentives" for adopting contraceptives and sought accountability for Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Raman Singh orders judicial probe, rules out resignation
Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Raman Singh orders judicial probe, rules out resignation

Under attack over botched sterilisation surgeries at government-run medical camps which have so far claimed lives of 13 young women in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday announced a judicial probe into the incidents.

Chhattisgarh doctor blames tainted drugs for deaths after sterilisation surgery
Chhattisgarh doctor blames tainted drugs for deaths after sterilisation surgery

The doctor whose sterilisation of 83 women in less than three hours ended in at least a dozen deaths said on Thursday the express operations were his moral responsibility and blamed adulterated medicines for the tragedy.

Deaths of women in Indian sterilisation camp worrying: UN

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon said that the death of 11 women in India due to sterilisation surgeries is "worrying" and the government should take appropriate care to ensure such medical procedures are conducted in the safest and sanitary way possible.

NHRC to probe Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy

The National Human Rights Commission will send a team to Chhattisgarh to probe the deaths of 13 women in a mass sterilisation camp organised in the state.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Death toll at 13, doctor arrested
Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Death toll at 13, doctor arrested

The doctor, who had conducted the sterilisation surgeries which left 13 women dead, has been arrested by the police, as per news reports on Thursday.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Hospital where 13 women died was not in use since April
Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Hospital where 13 women died was not in use since April

After the botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh which left 13 women dead and 69 critically ill, reports say that the hospital where 83 surgeries were performed was not in use since April of this year.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Death toll at 13, AIIMS doctors visit hospitalised women
Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Death toll at 13, AIIMS doctors visit hospitalised women

Thirteen women have died and forty seven were hospitalised after undergoing surgery for sterilisation at a government camp organised in district hospital at Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district on Saturday.

PM Modi asks Chhattisgarh CM to thoroughly probe sterilisation mishap

After over nine women lost lives due to sterilisation surgeries went wrong in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the state Chief Minister Raman Singh to thoroughly investigate the matter.

Sterilisation incident: CM, health minister should resign, says Congress

The main opposition Congress here demanded resignation of Chief Minister Raman Singh and Health and Family Welfare Minister Amar Agrawal over the death of eight women who underwent sterilisation surgery at a government-organised sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur.

Doctors not responsible if sterilisation fails, says Delhi HC

Doctors are not liable to be punished for medical negligence if the sterilisation procedure fails and someone conceives a child, the Delhi High Court has ruled.

British court approves sterilisation of man who can`t consent

In the first ruling of its kind, a British court on Friday approved the sterilisation of a man unable to give informed consent due to severe learning difficulties.

MHA advises reverse vasectomy for willing Naxals

The government has offered to conduct reverse sterilisation procedure for Naxals willing to return to normal family life

SC seeks Centre, States response on sterilisation

The Supreme Court Monday sought
response from the Centre and the States on a petition alleging that sterilisation camps were being conducted in unhygienic conditions across the country.

BJP using "terror" to promote family planning: Cong

The BJP government in the state was using "terror" to make people undergo sterilisation operation, Ajay Singh said.

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A streetcar named Nano - for Rajasthan`s sterilisation drive

In an effort to get more people to undergo sterilisation, the authorities in two districts of Rajasthan are offering them a chance to win Nano cars.