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Dr Tadvi in her suicide note held three senior women doctors responsible for her condition and for harassing her over her caste and the fact that she had secured admission for the post-graduate course through quota earmarked for her category.(PTI PHOTO.)

Payal Tadvi case: Nair Hospital HoD summoned to check if accused can complete Masters

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 03:52 PM IST
Justice Sadhana Jadhav has asked the HoD to remain present in court on Friday afternoon when the court is likely to pass an order on the plea filed by the three accused - Hema Ahuja, Bhakti Meher and Ankita Khandelwal - seeking modification of the August 9, 2019 order by which Justice Jadhav has granted bail to the trio.
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The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a petition filed by the mothers of Payal Tadvi and Rohith Vemula, who allegedly committed suicide over purported caste bias.(Biplov Bhuyan/ HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a petition filed by the mothers of Payal Tadvi and Rohith Vemula, who allegedly committed suicide over purported caste bias.(Biplov Bhuyan/ HT PHOTO)

Supreme Court to hear pleas filed by Payal Tadvi, Rohith Vemula’s mothers

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2019 02:32 AM IST
Payal Tadvi, a tribal student at TN Topiwala National Medical College in Mumbai, committed suicide on May 22 this year owing to alleged caste-based discrimination. While Payal had left a suicide note, naming three doctors who allegedly harassed her, Vermula ended his life after he was expelled from the hostel.
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File photo of Rohith Vemula's mother Radhika at a protest in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
File photo of Rohith Vemula's mother Radhika at a protest in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

SC notice to Centre on plea of mothers of Rohith Vemula, Payal Tadvi

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Senior advocate Indira Jaising, appearing for the mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi, said there are UGC regulations against caste-based discrimination but they are not being implemented.
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These formidable women are bound together by the tragic deaths of their children, Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi, who ended their lives in 2016 and 2019 respectively(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
These formidable women are bound together by the tragic deaths of their children, Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi, who ended their lives in 2016 and 2019 respectively(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Battling caste injustice on campuses | HT editorial

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 09:47 PM IST
A plea to the SC highlights continued discrimination, offers remedies
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The hearing on the bail application of the accused in the Payal Tadvi suicide case has been adjourned till August 9.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
The hearing on the bail application of the accused in the Payal Tadvi suicide case has been adjourned till August 9.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

What’s the delay? Court pulls up Maharashtra in Payal Tadvi suicide

By Asian News International | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 05:34 PM IST
The Bombay High Court also questioned the state government for inaction against authorities who were aware of the ragging incidents faced by Tadvi.
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Dr Payal Tadvi, a postgraduate student at Mumbai’s BYL Nair Hospital was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her room on May 22 this year.(Ht FILE)
Dr Payal Tadvi, a postgraduate student at Mumbai’s BYL Nair Hospital was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her room on May 22 this year.(Ht FILE)

Dr Payal Tadvi suicide case: Doctors destroyed suicide note, cops say in charge sheet

By Charul Shah | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 01:13 AM IST
The crime branch has charged the three senior doctors arrested in the case with destruction of evidence — apart from abetment to suicide and ragging
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The hospital had also received another complaint in October 2018 via the anti-ragging toll-free number.(HT file photo)
The hospital had also received another complaint in October 2018 via the anti-ragging toll-free number.(HT file photo)

Tadvi suicide: Hospital received 4 ragging complaints but met students only once, reveals RTI

By Asian News International | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2019 05:49 PM IST
Tadvi, who belonged to the Scheduled Tribe community, ended her life in her hostel room at BYL Nair Hospital here on May 22.
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Dr Payal Tadvi, a PG medical student, committed suicide in her hostel room on May 22, allegedly owing to harassment by her seniors for belonging to a tribe and securing a medical seat under a quota.(HT File)
Dr Payal Tadvi, a PG medical student, committed suicide in her hostel room on May 22, allegedly owing to harassment by her seniors for belonging to a tribe and securing a medical seat under a quota.(HT File)

‘May tamper with evidence’: Bail plea of 3 doctors booked for Payal Tadvi’s suicide rejected

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2019 09:41 AM IST
The court extended the judicial custody of Dr Hema Ahuja, Dr Bhakti Mehare and Dr Ankita Khandelwal of BYL Nair Hospital up to July 6.
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Anti- Ragging Act to be strengthened in Maharashtra: Minister

By Press Trust of India | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2019 11:29 AM IST
The Maharashtra government will strive to strengthen the Anti-Ragging Act to check harassment of students in academic institutions, a minister said Tuesday.
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Dr Payal Tadvi, 26, was a second-year student and resident doctor at BYL Nair Hospital. On May 22, she committed suicide.(HT PHOTO)
Dr Payal Tadvi, 26, was a second-year student and resident doctor at BYL Nair Hospital. On May 22, she committed suicide.(HT PHOTO)

Dr Payal Tadvi suicide case: Court extends custody of 3 accused till June 21

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2019 12:41 AM IST
Next hearing on Monday; Special court tells state to make arrangements to video record the trial
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The crime branch had earlier moved the Bombay high court seeking custody of the accused for questioning.(Representational photo)
The crime branch had earlier moved the Bombay high court seeking custody of the accused for questioning.(Representational photo)

Payal Tadvi suicide: Accused not hardcore criminals, no need for police custody, says HC

By Kanchan Chaudhari | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 08:14 AM IST
The crime branch can take accused out of jail for questioning between 9am and 6pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the court said.
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People protest outside BYL Nair Hospital in Mumbai on May 27. Payal was studying at TN Topiwala National Medical College, attached to the hospital.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
People protest outside BYL Nair Hospital in Mumbai on May 27. Payal was studying at TN Topiwala National Medical College, attached to the hospital.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

A doctor’s death in Mumbai exposes social fault lines

By Sadaguru Pandit, Faisal Tandel and Dhrubo Jyoti | Hindustan Times, Mumbai/New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 09:53 AM IST
Tadvi kept her parents and husband abreast of the harassment, and would often break down over phone. Transcripts of conversations on WhatsApp revealed that Tadvi was often allegedly relegated to an assistant in important procedures, depriving her of crucial experience.
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Dr. Payal Tadvi, a 26-year-old PG medical student at BYL Nair Hospital, committed suicide in her hostel room.(HT Photo)
Dr. Payal Tadvi, a 26-year-old PG medical student at BYL Nair Hospital, committed suicide in her hostel room.(HT Photo)

Did Payal Tadvi commit suicide? SC-ST committee to tell this week

By Sadaguru Pandit | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 01:12 AM IST
Intact lock, height of ceiling raise doubts over suicide claims, say panel members
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Protest against the senior doctors of Nair Hospital for suicide of Dr Payal Tadvi who was harassed by her senior doctor outside Nair Hospital,Bombay Central in Mumbai on May 27, 2019.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Protest against the senior doctors of Nair Hospital for suicide of Dr Payal Tadvi who was harassed by her senior doctor outside Nair Hospital,Bombay Central in Mumbai on May 27, 2019.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Mumbai doctor’s suicide: Crime branch seeks custody of 3 doctors

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2019 12:16 AM IST
In its plea, the crime branch has said that it was not able to interrogate the arrested trio as they did not get custody of the accused. One of the issues to ascertain is whether the deceased left a suicide note, said the crime branch.
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After Dr Tadvi committed suicide in her hostel room in BYL Nair Hospital, her family members claimed she was harassed for belonging to a tribal community and being a quota student.(HT file photo)
After Dr Tadvi committed suicide in her hostel room in BYL Nair Hospital, her family members claimed she was harassed for belonging to a tribal community and being a quota student.(HT file photo)

Payal Tadvi suicide case: Arrested doctors move court for bail

By Charul Shah, Manish K Pathak | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 01:09 AM IST
The Mumbai crime branch will soon approach the Bombay high court (HC), seeking custody of the three senior doctors.
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So far, 24 people – residents, faculty members and class three and four employees – have been interviewed, said Wakode.(HT Photo)
So far, 24 people – residents, faculty members and class three and four employees – have been interviewed, said Wakode.(HT Photo)

Maharashtra panel to submit report tomorrow

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 06:10 AM IST
Appointed by medical education minister Girish Mahajan, the committee is headed by Dr Prakash Wakode of the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER).
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Members of Bahujan Mukti Party protest against the senior doctors of Nair Hospital for suicide of Dr Payal Tadvi who was harassed by her senior doctor at Bombay Central in Mumbai.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Members of Bahujan Mukti Party protest against the senior doctors of Nair Hospital for suicide of Dr Payal Tadvi who was harassed by her senior doctor at Bombay Central in Mumbai.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Suspend dean for negligence: Corporators

By HT Correspondent | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 02:39 AM IST
On May 22, Dr Tadvi, a 26-year-old, second-year student at BYL Nair Hospital committed suicide. Dr Tadvi joined the medical college in May 2018 and since December 2018 had complained multiple times of harassment by her colleagues.
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The country’s largest body of doctors, Indian Medical Association (IMA), has constituted a committee to evaluate suicide cases among doctors across India following the controversy surrounding the death of Dr Payal Tadvi(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
The country’s largest body of doctors, Indian Medical Association (IMA), has constituted a committee to evaluate suicide cases among doctors across India following the controversy surrounding the death of Dr Payal Tadvi(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

IMA forms panel to look at doctors’ suicides; report on Tadvi case soon

By HT Correspondent | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 02:30 AM IST
The committee will comprise five senior IMA members who will talk to Dr Tadvi’s friends in and outside the medical college, family members and professors to understand the case.
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Mumbai, India 28 May, 2019: Dr Payal Tadvi’s family & All India Students Federation (AISF) stage protest outside the Nair Hospital they are demanding action against the three accused doctors who allegedly hurled cattiest slurs and harassed Dr Tadvi, who died by suicide in 22 May, in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, 28 May, 2019. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT)
Mumbai, India 28 May, 2019: Dr Payal Tadvi’s family & All India Students Federation (AISF) stage protest outside the Nair Hospital they are demanding action against the three accused doctors who allegedly hurled cattiest slurs and harassed Dr Tadvi, who died by suicide in 22 May, in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, 28 May, 2019. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT)

‘Have not reported to work since Payal’s death’: Mumbai doctor’s husband

By Faisal Tandel | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 08:24 AM IST
Dr Tadvi and Payal were married in 2016, two years after his parents approached her family with a marriage proposal.
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Dr Payal Tadvi’s family and All India Students Federation (AISF) staged a protest outside BYL Nair Hospital.(HT Photo)
Dr Payal Tadvi’s family and All India Students Federation (AISF) staged a protest outside BYL Nair Hospital.(HT Photo)

Nair Hospital suicide case: 2 more doctors arrested; all 3 sent to police custody

By Charul Shah | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 09:39 AM IST
Texts recovered from a messaging group indicate Dr Payal Tadvi was insulted, cop tells court
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Payal’s parents protested at the state-run hospital in Mumbai where she worked(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Payal’s parents protested at the state-run hospital in Mumbai where she worked(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Doctor accused of abetting junior colleague’s suicide held in Mumbai

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 12:06 AM IST
Mehere was one of the three senior doctors against whom an offence was registered after 26-year-old Payal Tadvi committed suicide on May 22, police said.
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(Image used for representational purpose only)(File photo)
(Image used for representational purpose only)(File photo)

3 accused doctors suspended after medico kills herself over casteist slurs

By Asian News International | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2019 09:33 AM IST
The mother of Dr Payal, who committed suicide on May 22, said: “Whenever she used to speak to me on phone, she would say that these three (senior doctors) people torture me as I belong to a tribal community, use casteist slurs.’
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Ten days before Payal Tadvi, a second-year gynaecology student from BYL Nair Hospital, committed suicide, her mother had written to the dean of the institute, she has claimed.(File Photo)
Ten days before Payal Tadvi, a second-year gynaecology student from BYL Nair Hospital, committed suicide, her mother had written to the dean of the institute, she has claimed.(File Photo)

Mumbai medico killed herself over casteist slurs by seniors, says mother

By Sadaguru Pandit | Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 09:30 AM IST
However, the dean has denied receiving such a letter.
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Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)

Mumbai doctor commits suicide, three seniors booked

By Faisal Tandel | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 12:34 AM IST
The deceased Payal Tadvi was harassed by the three doctors as she belonged to a lower caste, her family members alleged
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