Ayushman Bharat
West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.19

‘Modi Modi’ chants resonate in BJP office

The BJP’s stark rise in Bengal found fitting expression in the gritty bylane of 6 Muralidhar Sen Lane here on Thursday as the modest trappings of the two-storey party office were drowned out by cele...
By Aditya Nag in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 23.05.19

GIC income up 7.9%

General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re) has posted a 7.9 per cent growth in consolidated gross premium income of Rs 45,611.32 crore in 2018-19 against Rs 42,271.41 crore in the previous year.T...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.09.18

Insurance deal struck for Ayushman rollout

State-owned National Insurance Company has entered into a three-year contract with Jharkhand State Aarogya Society, a unit of the state health department, for implementing the cashless healthcare sche...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi

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

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.19

Rare diseases need government attention

Wrong actions may sometimes be motivated by the right reasons. Last year, in a shocking volte-face, the Union ministry of health and family welfare decided to withdraw the national policy for treatmen...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 16.03.19

Alert on ‘handout’ to private hospitals

The Centre’s guidelines promising government funds for new private hospitals in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities appears to be a “handout to the private health care industry” before the Lok Sabha polls,...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.03.19

PM health scheme supports fraud: Congress

The Congress on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much-hyped health scheme, Ayushman Bharat, was built on the wrong foundation, allowed corporates and private hospitals to mint mo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.03.19

Congress set to promise right to health care

The Congress will promise a “right to health care” in its 2019 manifesto, adding to the rights-based laws enacted under the Manmohan Singh government that were milestones in the history of public ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.19

Early to sick bed: Why Indians age before their time

Old sayings have a habit of being proved right, but in disconcerting ways. The consolation latent in the remark that a person is as old as he or she feels has been unexpectedly dampened by a recent st...
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