Maha govt to set-up committee to toughen Anti-Ragging Act

In response to Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide case, the state government of Maharashtra has decided to form a committee to look into the aspect of strengthening the Anti-Ragging Act

Maha govt to set-up committee to toughen Anti-Ragging Act Soon the Anti-Ragging Act in Maha will be strengthened. The government is deliberating to toughen the act, after the unfortunate incident of Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide at the hostel in Nair Hospital. The committee will also look into the student-teacher relationship and communication aspect. The members who are appointed to this committee are Praveen Dixit […]

In light of Dr Payal Tadvi’s case, Nair Hospital holds discussion on workplace harassment

The topic of today’s discussion was triggered by an extremely unfortunate and sad incident which has shaken Nair Hospital to its core. Workplace harassment in any form is condemnable. In relation with this T.N.M.C and BYL Nair Ch. Hospital & Nair MARD had organised a much needed and gravitated ‘Panel discussion on Workplace Harassment in the medical field’

In light of Dr Payal Tadvi’s case, Nair Hospital holds discussion on workplace harassmentThe doctors and panellist of esteemed members as responsible fellow professional shared the forum and discussed this grave topic of workplace harassment in the medical field, its existence, its impact and precautionary measures to avoid any further adversities. The event started with the question of Existence of workplace harassment; Is it there? Or we still […]

IMA establishes fact-finding committee to investigate Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide case

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has formed a committee to probe Dr Payal Tadvi’s case and bring out the truth by looking into the reasons for her suicide. The committee aims to look at the case in an unbiased manner free from prejudice. It will consider and evaluate all factors related to this case

IMA establishes fact-finding committee to investigate Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide caseAs a cohesive effort to ascertain the social and hierarchical dimensions and the dynamics inside the medical profession, the Indian Medical Association (IMA), a national voluntary organisation of doctors of the modern scientific system of medicine, today (June 3) constituted a fact-finding mission committee to evaluate the background situation and the critical factors that led […]

Why a ‘psychological autopsy’ is a must in Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide case

Dr Harish Shetty, is a Psychiatrist with extensive experience in counselling for Suicide Prevention, shares his insights about the importance and the process of Psychological Autopsy in suicide cases, and the process of investigation of Dr Payal Tadvi’s case

Why a ‘psychological autopsy’ is a must in Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide caseThe sad demise of Dr Payal Tadvi has raised many questions? There are many inquiry committees appointed such as by the Nair Hospital, Mumbai Police, Indian Medical Association, and others. The committees are investigating the allegations, and the media has seized of the issue. The police will look at the ‘criminal’ angles and abetment, on […]

Mumbai: Anti-ragging committees to be upgraded in response to Dr Tadvi’s suicide case

As an investigation is currently on-going on Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide case, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to step up the anti-ragging committees across major-run civic hospitals and peripheral hospitals in the suburbs to improve the committees to be more in tune to the needs of the students

Mumbai: Anti-ragging committees to be upgraded in response to Dr Tadvi’s suicide caseA decision was taken at the Standing Committee meeting which was held on Friday, May 31. Keeping in mind, the unfortunate incidents and the recent developments taking place, the BMC decided to look at matters from the grassroots level. While speaking at meeting, Yashvant Jadhav, the Standing Committee President, stated, “The case of Dr Payal […]

#JusticeForPayal: Mumbai Crime Branch to probe Dr Payal ragging-suicide case

Maharashtra government has transferred Dr Payal Tadvi’s ragging-suicide case to the Mumbai Crime Branch for further investigation. Meanwhile, all the three doctors have been sent to police custody till Friday, May 31

#JusticeForPayal: Mumbai Crime Branch to probe Dr Payal ragging-suicide caseLooking at the gravity and the seriousness of Dr Payal Tadvi ragging and suicide case, the Maharashtra government on Thursday, May 30, decided to transfer the case to the Mumbai Crime Branch for the further investigation. Dr Payal Tadvi, a second year Post Graduate student attached to Mumbai’s civic-run Nair hospital had committed suicide due […]

Maha govt sets up special committee to investigate Nair doctor’s suicide case

The Maharashtra government has constituted a special committee to investigate Dr Payal Tadvi suicide case

Maha govt sets up special committee to investigate Nair doctor’s suicide caseThe committee will probe Dr Payal suicide case in detail and submit the report to the government within five days. The four-member committee includes: Dr Vakode, Additional Director, Medical Education and Research. Dr Ajay Chandanwale, Dean, JJ Group of hospital Dr Kalidas Chavan, Register, Maharashtra University of Health Science And Dr Bachi Hathiram, HoD, ENT, […]

#JusticeForPayal: One senior resident doctor arrested

Dr Bhakti Mehare, one among the three absconding doctors involved in the ragging and harassing Dr Payal Tadvi, which ultimately led to her suicide was detained by police on Tuesday, May 28

#JusticeForPayal: One senior resident doctor arrestedIn the meanwhile, an anticipatory bail has been filed by the absconding doctors who were booked in relation to abetting suicide of the Dr Payal Tadvi, the post-graduate medical student at Nair Hospital. The plea is likely to be heard in the Sessions Court tomorrow. Dr Bhakti Mehare, was one of the prime accused over […]

Nair Hospital suicide case: Stringent action to be taken against accused, assures Girish Mahajan

The Students Federation of India (SFI) and other student organisations staged vociferous protests against the recent suicide of a post-graduate woman medical student due to alleged casteist abuse in a Mumbai hospital and demanded stringent action against the culprits on Tuesday, May 28

Nair Hospital suicide case: Stringent action to be taken against accused, assures Girish MahajanThe protesters were joined by 23-year-old Payal Tadvi’s mother Abida Tadvi and husband Dr Salman who demanded the strictest action against the three seniors who allegedly tortured her daughter during ragging and hurled casteist abuses at her. Dr Payal took this drastic step as she was being harassed by three senior doctors, she could not […]

Exclusive: New committee to be formed to examine current rules on ragging

New rules and regulations will soon be formed on ragging in Maharashtra. After an unfortunate incident, wherein a 23-year-old medical student from Nair Hospital committed suicide on Wednesday, May 22. The state health department has formed a committee to frame new rules and regulations

Exclusive: New committee to be formed to examine current rules on raggingDr Payal Tadvi took this drastic step as she was being harassed by three senior doctors, she could not take it any longer and took this grave step. The Mumbai Police has booked the resident doctors and an investigation is underway. Taking a serious note of this matter, Maharashtra’s medical education minister Girish Mahajan has […]