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

As 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 […]

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

The 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 […]

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

A 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 […]

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

Looking 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 […]

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#JusticeForPayal: Two more doctors arrested in connection with Dr Payal ragging-suicide case 

Mumbai police on Wednesday, May 28, arrested Dr Hema Ahuja and Dr Ankita Khandelwal in connection with Dr Payal Tadvi suicide case  The accused who were absconding from the past few days have been arrested from Mumbai and Pune  All the three accused senior doctors have been arrested and soon will be produced before the […]

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

The 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, […]

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

The 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 […]

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

Dr 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 […]

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Three doctors suspended from MARD, over doctor’s suicide

The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) branch have suspended three doctors from their organisation. After enquiries going on at various levels , we have found that the three resident doctors Dr Hema Ahuja , Dr Bhakti Mehare, Dr Ankita Khandelwal from OBGY dept have been alleged by her relatives for harassing Dr Payal that nagged […]

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