Calcutta  /  Published 14.09.20

Discharged, rescuer vows to fight on

Nilanjana Chatterjee, who was knocked down by a Honda City while trying to help a woman crying for help and suffered fractures in her left leg, was discharged from hospital on Sunday. Shortly before ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.08.20

Covid claims 62-year-old PMCH doctor

Secretary of district unit of Indian Medical Association Dr Sushil Kumar, who was felicitated on Independence Day by the district administration for his service while treating Covid patients, said, &l...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.08.20

Covid claims popular doctor

As Covid-19 continued to spread in the steel city, the deadly virus claimed the life of a doctor, leaving the medical fraternity in shock. Dr MM Agrawal, a government doctor and resident of Golmuri d...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 09.08.20

Deaths: inferior PPE to blame

Bihar’s government doctors have pinpointed the “substandard” and “porous” personal protection equipment kits supplied to them as a key reason for the large number of medi...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.20

Doctors: advice free for all

Four doctors here have joined hands to help asymptomatic Covid-19 patients and people suffering from other ailments by giving free consultations over phone. Jayanta Bhattacharya, Debabrata Roy, Sudeb...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.20

Robbers raid doctor home in Durgapur, wife injured

Three youths posing as patients held a general physician at knifepoint at his home in Bengal Ambuja Township here on Monday evening and decamped with cash and ornaments after injuring the doctor&rsquo...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.20

Covid-19 rumour triggers boycott of doctor & kin

A surgeon and his family faced ostracism after false rumours spread that he was detected with Covid-19, prompting the Tamluk municipality to issue a circular that said the doctor had no disease and as...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.19

Negligence finger at hospital for vision loss

A 23-year-old youth lost one of his eyes because doctors at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital did not pull out an iron nail stuck in the eye for two days, his family has alleged.Raja Naskar, a res...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.12.18

And the year-end prizes go to...

The Idea Whose Time Has Come: It goes to Mary Shelley’s Gothic novel, Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, published 200 years ago in 1818 when the author was only 20. Victor Frankenstein is the...
By Amit Roy in

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.19

Put your feet up and let ‘Dr Sil’ take charge

As I settle into the client’s chair in Subhendu Sil’s little chamber, I feel a bit like a distraught visitor entering 221B Baker Street. A sudden revelation about a part of me that I had not even ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta


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