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Nisar Dharma

A journalist by chance with over six years of experience in reporting, editing, and curating content. Nisar has dual Masters Degrees in Mass Communication and Journalism, and English Literature. He has covered education, health, politics, and human rights. He likes working for a daily, though occasionally tries his pen in long-form to connect personal narratives with history. Nisar loves reading, and re-reading Orwell.
An empty bottle of one of the expired injections given to the six-year-old patient at Shopian district hospital (KM/Special Arrangement)

Give expired injections, endanger a child’s life, then pay a small fine: The ‘way out’ in Shopian medical negligence case

Srinagar: A case of medical negligence involving a young patient being repeatedly administered expired injections is being subtly brushed under the carpet in southern Kashmir’s Shopian district.   While the administration has