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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

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.19

Ayushman Bharat to generate political heat

The Central government’s flagship scheme, Ayushman Bharat, is expected to generate much political heat. With the Lok Sabha elections almost here, Opposition parties in the states will try to stop th...
By Arindam Gupta in

India  /  Published 02.02.19

Nominal rise in health cash

The Centre’s interim budget has more than doubled its allocation for the scheme that covers hospitalisation costs for the poor, but public health experts are concerned about lack of substantial incr...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.19

Ayushman shows way, Mamata letters to follow

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to send personal letters to beneficiaries of state schemes ahead of elections, the move seen as a bid to counter the Centre’s reach-out to beneficiaries of...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

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

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.19

Ayushman threat to post office

Around 200 Trinamul activists led by MLA and Nadia chief Gourishankar Dutta on Saturday threatened to shut the Krishnagar head post office down unless the delivery of the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat sc...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

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

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.19

Bengal exits Ayushman; ‘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


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