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.

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Congress wants Chhattisgarh CM, Minister to go over surgery deaths

Over 400 Congress workers were detained on Thursday when they tried to gherao Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh's residence in Raipur demanding his resignation and dismissal of Health Minister Amar Agrawal over botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur district.

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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.

AIIMS doctors help Chhattisgarh doctors formulate sterilisation norms: JP Nadda

Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said on Friday that the four AIIMS doctors, who were sent to a mass sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh after 13 women died, have guided the doctors and helped set proper norms.

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.

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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.

Sterilisation botch-up: AIIMS docs visit hospitalised women in Chhattisgarh

A seven-member team of doctors from AIIMS, New Delhi, on Wednesday visited Bilaspur to attend to the victims of a botched sterilisation procedure at a state-run camp which claimed the lives of 11 women and left nearly 69 others ill, some of them critical.

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.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths: Ensure thorough probe, PM Modi tells Raman Singh
Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths: Ensure thorough probe, PM Modi tells Raman Singh

Expressing concern over the sterilisation tragedy in Bilaspur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh to ensure thorough investigation and action in the entire issue in which eight women died due to the botched procedure.