Free Press Journal
  • Gorakhpur Hospital Tragedy: Fourth accused arrested

    Lucknow: A fourth accused in the deaths of over 60 children at the state-run BRD Medical College hospital here due to alleged lack of oxygen, has been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh (UP) police, authorities said on Saturday. The accused, clerk Sudhir Pandey, was arrested from Khajanchi Chowk late on Friday night.

  • Shiv Sena attacks UP Govt over deaths of children in Gorakhpur, Farrukhabad

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh Government over the deaths of more than 100 children in state government-run hospitals, the Shiv Sena, in an editorial in the party’s mouthpiece ‘Saamna’, on Tuesday criticised termed the incidents as case of ‘a spree of children’s homicide’.

  • Farukhabad DM, CMO removed after 49 children die in a month

    Farrukhabad/Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government today transferred the Farrukhabad district magistrate as well as the chief medical officer and the chief medical superintendent of the district hospital after the deaths of 49 children in one month. The hospital recorded 49 deaths — 30 in neo-natal ICU and 19 during delivery — between July 20 and August 21, an official spokesperson said in Lucknow.

  • Gorakhpur tragedy: Top UP bureaucrat removed

    Lucknow: Initiating action against officials responsible for the Gorakhpur tragedy in which over 60 children died in five days, the Yogi Adityanath government has removed Additional Chief Secretary (Medical Health) Anita Bhatnagar Jain.

  • Oxygen supply interrupted on August 10 night: IMA report

    New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Friday said that its fact-finding team had found oxygen supply was interrupted for a short while on the night of August 10 at Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College in Gorakhpur, leading to more deaths.

  • PIL on Gorakhpur tragedy to be heard today

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh):  Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court will today hear the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in regard with the Gorakhpur tragedy in which at least 30 kids died in 48 hours at Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College’s Nehru Hospital on August 10 and 11.

  • Gorakhpur child deaths: Social activist files PIL in high court

    Lucknow : Social activist Nutan Thakur on Wednesday filed a PIL in the Allahabad High Court with regard to the death of over 60 children at a Gorakhpur hospital last week, seeking a judicial probe into the tragedy.

  • Gorakhpur tragedy: So, do we admire Amit Shah for his statement?

    The second most populated country in world and it is common that more than 70 children die in just 3 to 4 days in the same hospital. According to BJP President Amit Shah “Itney bade desh mein bahut saare haadse hue. Pehli baar aisa haadsa nahi hua hai (in a big country like India, there have been many such tragedies in the past. This is not the first time),” Shah told reporters.

  • Infant deaths: PM says entire nation is with affected families

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said sympathies of the entire nation were with the families who lost their children at a state-run hospital in Uttar Pradesh, and asserted that the Centre would leave no stone unturned to extend help to them.

  • AES, JE claimed over 500 deaths across the country this year

    Gorakhpur (UP): The deaths of scores of children in a Gorakhpur hospital have put the focus on Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) but these deadly diseases have been creating havoc in Uttar Pradesh and other states for years.

  • PM says 2017 special, urges creation of New India

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday termed 2017 a special year and urged to take the country ahead with determination to create a “New India”.

  • Modi mourns children’s deaths in Gorakhpur

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday mourned the deaths of children in a Gorakhpur hospital in Uttar Pradesh as he spoke about the challenges of natural calamities.

  • Gorakhpur hospital tragedy continues, 6 more children die

    Gorakhpur/Bengaluru: Six more children have died from encephalitis since Saturday at state-run BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur where the death of nearly 70 of them, including infants, has set off a nation-wide outrage and political recrimination.