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Parliament gives nod to Mental Healthcare Bill

Parliament on Monday passed a bill that seeks to decriminalise suicide attempt by mentally ill people and provides for the right to better healthcare for people suffering from mental illness.......

Undertrial opens fire at NIMHANS; no casualties

An undertrial opened fire randomly in the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences complex in Bengaluru on Sunday, creating a major scare, but there were no casualties. "An......

New mental health bill decriminalises suicide

After gay sex, there are now moves to decriminalise suicide attempts under a bill introduced in Parliament. In a major criminal law reform, the new Mental Health Care bill, 2013, introduced in......

Court orders medical test of Pawar's assailant

A local court in Delhi on Wednesday asked Delhi Police to carry out a medical test of the mental health of Harvinder Singh, who had slapped Union Minister Sharad Pawar, and submit the report to it......

NIMHANS wants to study Jyoti Basu's brain

Impressed by his mental agility till an advanced age, the premier National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences wants to study the late Jyoti Basu's brain to find out whether there was any......

Govt unveils mental health policy

The government on Friday launched India’s first National Mental Health Policy, aimed at providing psychiatric care to patients by expanding the hospital network, as well as primary care......

'Excessive workload as bad as joblessness'

Having a demanding job can be just as bad for a person's mental health as being unemployed, a new study has found. The study is the first to use nationally representative data from England to......

She won a claim rejected by LIC

The National Commission indicted LIC for working in cahoots with doctors for baseless certificates to repudiate claims and held this to be an unfair practice, points out Jehangir B Gai.Photograph:......

Delhi smog: Companies face 5-10% staff crunch as employees call in sick

Moreover, Assocham warned that the phenomenon is likely to hurt Brand India and impact the country's tourism In the backdrop of alarming pollution levels choking Delhi-NCR, a growing number of......

Will Oppn derail GST-related Bills in Parliament?

Enthused by the consensus in reaching four-tiered GST tax structure, particularly the unanimity achieved with Congress-ruled states, senior government sources were confident that the Central GST......

Honey Singh to appear on Kapil Sharma's show

After making public his mental health condition and his struggle with alcoholism, Yo Yo Honey Singh will pour his heart out on Kapil Sharma's new show, The Kapil Sharma Show on Sony Entertainment......

Will we once again see a 'new' Shah Rukh Khan?

'2016 was the year when Shah Rukh Khan took risks and traversed along the path that would ensure the actor could shine more than the star,' says Aseem Chhabra. Since Christmas 2016, much has been......

'Om was just... the salt of the earth'

'Though his death was sudden, I can't say it was totally unexpected.''In a way death has relieved him of all the stress, and that includes the bad films he took on, I presume for financial......

Looking at Carrie Fisher's life in pictures

Carrie Fisher, who made Star Wars character Princess Leia so popular, passed into the ages on December 28. Fisher, who made a mark as a tremendous writer and character actress,......

Review: Dear Zindagi's high on sublime Alia, splendid SRK!

'Who better than the flag bearer of celluloid romance to inspire a depressed, desolate heart?' asks Sukanya Verma of Gauri Shinde's fine film. Sad and sleepless is nothing unusual for a......

Is Cricket Australia ensuring care for youngsters?

Cowan says Australia needed to do more to look after the mental health of young players tossed out of the top level.   Former Test batsman Ed Cowan has criticised Australia's handling of......

Trott's Ashes exit bares truth about cricketers' mental health

Jonathan Trott is not the first instance of a cricketer suffering from stress-related issues. Many of his compatriots, as some of the game’s big names, says Bikash Mohapatra, were laid low by......

Paul Gascoigne held

Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne is being held under the Mental Health Act, a police source said on Thursday.The former Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United player, widely known as Gazza,......

O'Keefe akin to reliable Korean car, says Panesar

‘When I first saw him, he asked me: 'what do you think of my spin bowling?' I said to him, 'you're like a Hyundai i30’ IMAGE: Steve O'Keefe celebrates. Photograph: BCCI. In motoring......

Pat Cash blames Tennis Australia for Kyrgios's mental meltdown

IMAGE: Nick Kyrgios of Australia reacts. Photograph: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images Australia's tempestuous talent Nick Kyrgios has the potential to be a future grand slam champion but could......
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Some good news from Parliament

In a rare show of bipartisan unity, the Mental Health Care Bill , originally introduced in the Rajya Sabha in 2013, was passed in Lok Sabha after a... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/mental-health-bill-some-good-news-from-parliament-news-columns-rd3niPdijibdc.html
Crazy dog lady and the Mental Healthcare Bill

While the new Bill is progressive in its intent and tone, and appears to empower persons with mental illness, it is to be seen how the fine print... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/health/column-crazy-dog-lady-and-the-mental-healthcare-bill-2372747
Mental Health Bill 2016 Passed by Parliament

The Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, that provides for mental healthcare and services for persons with mental illness, and also decriminalises suicide,... ...

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Health bodies cautiously welcome passage of Mental healthcare

Lauding the passage of Mental Healthcare Bill in Parliament, various health bodies today said the legislation marks a paradigm shift in how people... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/health/report-health-bodies-cautiously-welcome-passage-of-mental-healthcare-2372460
Why we must all read this Tharoor speech

'I can tell you, Mr Chairman, from personal experience that there is nothing sadder than witnessing a close one, a loved one with mental illness at... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/why-we-must-all-read-this-tharoor-speech/20170328.htm

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