When Yogi Adityanath was anointed chief minister of the state, his fans sang impromptu paeans to his competence, wrote reams of odes to his work ethics.
As many as 54 attacks on journalists were reported in 16 months, mainly by "lawmakers and law enforcers", a report compiled by media watchdog Hoot said on Tuesday, a day ahead of the World Press Freedom Day.
A video footage of an Assam native carrying the body of his three-year-old son on a two-wheeler from a government hospital near here has triggered flak against the authorities for their alleged failure to ensure that the body was taken back home decently in an ambulance.
The West Bengal Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to regulate functioning of private health facilities, providing for up to three year jail terms and trials under the IPC for offenders and fines up to Rs 50 lakh in case of death of patients due to medical negligence.
On Wednesday, a woman died allegedly after being given the wrong blood group at a government run hospital at Keonjhar in Odisha, triggering tension in the area and the dismissal of two employees.
In a tragic case of medical negligence, a super speciality private hospital in New Delhi operated upon a youth's left leg instead of the affected right leg.
The shocking case of a young woman pledging herself to hospital authorities to seek the release of her sister’s body from a private hospital in Bilaspur in Chattisgarh has once again raised a highly debated issue: How sensitive are Indian hospitals?
As many as fourteen people from Washim in west Vidarbha may have lost their vision after an infection which was caught during cataract surgeries at a district hospital there.
Distribution of sub-standard and poison-contaminated medicines besides "medical negligence" led to the death of 13 women Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district.
Locals in Manipur kept the body of a woman who died after giving birth to a baby girl in front of the residence of a doctor who had attended to her alleging medical negligence.
It is no small mercy that the court rejected the ambitious claim of Rs 9.25 crore towards loss of victim's future earnings on the ground that the only plausible proof adduced regarding her income at the time of death was $30,000.
But the record damages imposed on the AMRI hospital in Kolkata by the Supreme Court in a 210-page judgement on Thursday at least gives some hope that we are not at the mercy of a medical establishment that both plays God and Shylock, trying to extract every pound of flesh from its patients but remaining completely unaccountable at the same time.
The National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) in 2011 had awarded Rs 1.73 crore to the doctor whose wife Anuradha Saha died in 1998 following faulty treatment.
The doctor Kunal Saha, told CNN-IBN in a Skype interview, "The amount in Indian context should send a strong signal to the negligent doctors and hospitals in India."
Justice Verma died on April 21, 2013, at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon where doctors ascertained that the cause of his death was multiple organ failure.
Michael Jackson's eldest son testified Wednesday that his father was excited about going back on tour before his death but wasn't happy about the pressure that came with the ill-fated shows
A lawyer for Michael Jackson's mother says the entertainer's oldest son Prince will testify in the family's negligence case against concert promoter AEG Live LLC