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Why Chaturvedi’s shift to AAP govt won’t be easy

What can be seen as Delhi’s new government’s first major step in ensuring a corruption-free system , the name of the whistleblower officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi  has been proposed for

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal asks centre to relieve Sanjiv Chaturvedi

Asking the central government to immediately relieve Sanjiv Chaturvedi from his service as deputy secretary, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal

HC notice to health minister Nadda in AIIMS case

In an interesting development, Delhi high court has issued a notice to health minister J P Nadda, in a public interest litigation case filed by Centre for public interest and litigation. The CPIL h

India sets up experts group to monitor spread of Zika virus, WHO calls for emergency meeting

The government has constituted a technical group to monitor the situation arising out of spread of Zika virus and measures to be taken by the authorities. This step came after health minister J P N

World Alzheimers Day: Out of mind, out of sight

My father once told me to get him a glass of water. On holding the glass, he complained that the water wasn’t hot. After I got him hot water, he complained that it wasn’t sweet. I put s

Why he opted for IRS instead of IAS

Dr Sri Vatsa Sehra cracked the civil services examinations, considered one of the world’s toughest, and did the unthinkable by deciding against joining the much sought after Indian Admini

National Health Policy: Old prescription, new date

After much discussion and pondering over for more than two years, the cabinet has approved a new National Health Policy, scrapping the old one which was formulated in 2002. The government a

Why a hero gets a zero

Remember Sanjiv Chaturvedi? The one who won the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay for his crusade against corruption. The whistle-blower officer has been facing difficulties from various regimes, and th

After ‘zero’ rating, Sanjiv Chaturvedi emerges as hero again

Sanjiv Chaturvedi, the IFS officer who is perennially in news courting controversies with his fight against corruption, has some reason to smile: the Uttarakhand government has given him an ‘

An office-of-profit controversy

Within a couple of days of assuming charge, Jai Ram Thakur made his first trip to Delhi as Himachal Pradesh chief minister. After meeting the BJP leadership, returning on December 30 – a Satu

Going primary with healthcare

The Ayushman Bharat health protection scheme, which aims to help the poor with an annual health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh per family, has taken up a lot of media space, relegating health and wel

The high road to despair

India has 16 crore people who drink and 6.5 crore drug users, a survey by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences estimates. Of those who take alcohol, 5.7 crore have health or dependency probl



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