Ayushman Bharat
West Bengal  /  Published 15.02.19

Ayushman stress not on primary health: Amartya Sen

Economist Amartya Sen on Friday criticised the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat Yojana, saying it does not fulfil the requirements of primary healthcare and that the money could have been used better by imp...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

India  /  Published 26.10.19

Raghubar Das spreads Diwali cheer

CM Raghubar Das on Saturday brought Diwali cheer by laying foundation stones and inaugurating projects worth over Rs 300 crore in East Singhbhum in the run-up to the Assembly polls, and also empanelle...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 04.02.20

Modi accuses AAP of not implementing Ayushman Bharat

Attacking the ruling Aam Aadmi Party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Delhi needs a government that will give direction and not resort to blame games.Addressing an election rally in Dwark...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Ayushman last-mile halt

Mamata Banerjee may have announced the Bengal government’s withdrawal from the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat health scheme on Thursday but the programme had run into Trinamul resistance in Nadia two mo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakda(Nadia)

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Ayushman exit with ‘meddle’ salvo at PM

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday likened Narendra Modi’s decisions to those of “Mussolini and Hitler” while accusing the Prime Minister of “destroying” the country’s feder...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.19

Doctors call for sane health care policies

May this new year bring health to India, wealth to its healthcare budget and wisdom to its lawmakers. This is the essence of a charter demanding rational, ethical and universal healthcare for Indians ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 21.01.20

Unhealthy policies

A blinkered vision can be fatal. Nowhere is this more evident than in India’s healthcare policies that rarely see prevention of diseases, cure and aftercare as a whole. Take, for instance, the Natio...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.08.19

Jharkhand's new hospital for PM-JAY beneficiaries

Chief minister Raghubar Das inaugurated a new hospital exclusively for beneficiaries of the Centre’s flagship health insurance scheme for the poor on Tuesday, courtesy Tata Steel. Essentially an ex...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.05.19

Personal touch to get women to booths

Gas stoves and drinking water over surgical strikes? Wooing the ma-bahu-beti voters is important for all parties this general elections. Women voters in Jharkhand are around 1.04 crore or 47.65 per ce...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 04.05.19

Completely against lynching: Jayant Sinha

After an hour’s drive on a dirt track, backbreaking for all five of us in the SUV, we reach Jorakat village in Barkagaon block, about 40 km from Hazaribagh district headquarters. A motley group of v...
By Shantanu Datta in Hazaribagh


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