Blot of Gorakhpur tragedy will stay for long on Yogi Adityanth

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow, Aug 14 : Some stains stick. In politics they sometime stick for a lifetime. In 2012, Akhilesh Yadav stormed to power as a beacon of hope in Uttar Pradesh. The Muzaffarnagar communal riots a year later marred his political career for ever. Cut to 2017. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was […]

NHRC issues notice to UP on Gorakhpur deaths

New Delhi, Aug 14 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on the deaths of over 60 children in a government hospital in Gorakhpur and called for a detailed report. It also asked for information about the steps taken for “relief and rehabilitation of the […]

Adityanath visits Gorakhpur hospital, Congress demands SC-monitored probe into ‘massacre’

Gorakhpur/New Delhi, Aug 13 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday visited the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur where over 60 children died in five days and said anyone found guilty of negligence would not be spared. However, rubbishing Adityanath’s claim that the deaths occurred due to vector-borne diseases, […]

Hizbul commander Yasin Itoo, 2 soldiers among 5 killed in Shopian gunfight

Srinagar, Aug 13 : Three militants, including top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Yasin Itoo, were killed in an over 24 hour-long gunfight that ended on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district and also left two soldiers dead. A dozen stone-pelting protesters were injured in clashes with security forces in the area. Yasin Itoo, alias Mehmood […]

Adityanath visits Gorakhpur hospital, says guilty will not be spared

Gorakhpur, Aug 13 : Facing public anger, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday visited the hospital here where over 60 children died in five days and said anyone found guilty of negligence would not be spared. Flanked by Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda, who accompanied him on a tour of the Baba Raghav […]

UP CM should apologise to families of deceased children: Azad

New Delhi, Aug 12 : Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday asserted that the death of 63 children in Gorakhpur was “due to lack of oxygen” and demanded that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath apologise to the deceased’s families and the dismissal of state Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh. “The UP government says […]