Ayushman Bharat
Odisha  /  Published 30.10.18

BJP’s Pradhan scoffs at Odisha health plan

There is no end to the tug of war between the BJD and the BJP over the implementation of two health welfare schemes — central government’s Ayushman Bharat scheme and the state’s own Biju Swasthy...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneshwar

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Health budget boost falls short of promises

The Centre has proposed Rs 62,659 crore for health for 2019-20, a 15 per cent increase over last year’s revised expenditure. But public health experts predicted that the outlay would not be enough f...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.19

Women’s health is not considered important enough

Inequality is a concept that most Indians, especially women, are familiar with. Many a study has outlined how women are deprived of even the most basic necessities. Take, for instance, the recent stud...
By The Editorial Board in

Bihar  /  Published 06.10.18

Hiccup hits Centre’s health-care promise

A woman from Buxar has submitted a petition in a local court alleging that Bihar’s first health and wellness centre inaugurated in the district headquarters town under the Narendra Modi government...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.09.18

First Ayushman Bharat baby in Jharkhand

Twenty-three-year-old Punam Mahto doesn’t yet know her daughter, born on Sunday afternoon at Khasmahal district sadar hospital, is Jharkhand’s first delivery under Pradhan Mantri-Jan Arogya Yojana...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 06.07.19

Union Budget: Job woes get short shrift

The government may claim to be massively ambitious for the Indian economy and hope to achieve a $5 trillion size GDP by 2022 (which implies more than doubling from its current size in just five years,...
By Jayati Ghosh in

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 12.02.20

Banna booster shot

State health minister Banna Gupta on Wednesday asked healthcare providers and medicine shop owners to serve people without fear.He was interacting with more than 100 private nursing home operators and...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.01.19

Jobs & roads over guns

Governor Droupadi Murmu in her Republic Day address at the 70th Republic Day at Morabadi grounds here on Saturday urged “misguided youths” to shun violence and join the mainstream, highlighting Jh...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.19

BJP takes Ayushman battle to post offices

BJP leaders in Nadia started visiting post offices from Monday to counter Trinamul’s attempts to stop deliveries of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s enrolment letters for the Ayushman Bharat health ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar


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