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Tag: Cease Work

Bengal doctors opt for mass resignation

Kolkata: In the wake of cease-work at state-run hospitals in West Bengal, doctors of four Medical colleges on Friday submitted mass resignations. In a letter to the Director of Medical Education and Ex-officio Secretary, more than 70 doctors of R.G. Kar Medical College submitted their resignations. AAs per informed sources, the number of doctors putting […]

Video of Odisha doctor using edible salt on patient during surgery goes viral

Sambalpur: Trouble continues to mount for Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) director, Ashwini Pujahari, who is accused of resorting to unproven therapies to treat patients, after a video showing him using edible salt on a patient during surgery, went viral on social media. The junior doctors’ association (JDA) of VIMSAR, […]

Orissa HC orders Crime Branch probe into police-lawyer brawl

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today directed for a Crime Branch probe into alleged incident of assault on a lawyer by police personnel in Cuttack that sparked off widespread protests across the State with several bar associations resorting to cease-work. As per the direction, a DSP rank officer of the Crime Branch will investigate the […]

Worker unrest hits Bilt paper mill in Odisha

Koraput: Labour unrest continues to mar the operations of Bilt paper mill in Jeypore of Koraput district as workers of the factory are on a hunger strike since last five days. According to sources, employees of the Bilt paper mill situated at Gaganpur have resorted to cease work stir protesting harassment including pay cuts and […]

Revenue clerks stage mass agitation in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Thousands of clerks under the banner of Odisha Rajaswa Amala Sangha (ORAS) staged a mass demonstration in the Capital city on Friday protesting the Naveen Patnaik-led government’s apathy towards their longstanding 4-point charter of demands. The clerical staff of Odisha Revenue department gathered at the Lower PMG square here demanding fulfilment of various demands […]

HC Bench: Balasore lawyers launch cease-work stir

Balasore: Intensifying their demand for setting up of a permanent Orissa High Court (HC) bench in North Odisha, members of Balasore Bar Association resorted to a cease-work agitation disrupting functioning of court works here on Saturday. The Bar Association has decided to continue their agitation till Monday. The association is also demanding for filling up […]

NMC Bill opposed: MCI Odisha unit joins 12-hour ceasework

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Odisha unit joined the 12-hour cease-work stir by the IMA and observed Black Day here today protesting the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill seeking to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body. Wearing black badges and holding banners, over 100 medical students took out a […]

Contractual nurses' cease-work enters 8th day

Bhubaneswar: The cease-work agitation by contractual staff nurses appointed under the National Health Mission (NHM) entered eighth day today affecting health care services in several government-run hospitals. On Sunday, the Odisha Nursing Employees Association expressed its solidarity to the strike staged by thousands of contractual nurses in demand of job regularization and hike in salary. […]

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Nurses on protest given 24-hrs ultimatum to resume duty

Bhubaneswar: Distressed over the unending protest of the nurses at the capital city, National Health Mission (NHM) Director Shalini Pandit today gave a 24-hour ultimatum to the agitating nurses to resume their duties. The nurses today refused to call off their stir even after their union secretary urged them to postpone it for two months. […]

OMSA protests suspension of doctors, to launch cease-work

Bhubaneswar: Lodging a stiff protest against suspension of five doctors for dereliction of duty, the Odisha Medical Services Association (OMSA) today demanded immediate revocation of the suspension order threatening that it would resort to cease-work strike from December 13. The medicos association informed that doctors in Jagatsinghpur district will wear black badges on duty as […]

Lawyers cease work in Orissa High Court

Cuttack: High court lawyers have staged cease-work demanding recruitment of judges for the posts lying vacant in the High Court here on Friday. According to reports, they ceased their work from lunch session on Thursday and have not joined back work yet. As per the allegation of the protesting lawyers, the number of judges in […]

Revenue clerks put stir on hold after govt assurance

Bhubaneswar: Clerical staff of Odisha Revenue department put their agitation on hold today following government assurance to look into their demands. The clerks have been protesting under the banner of Odisha Rajashwa Amala Sangha (ORAS) since August 11 demanding fulfilment of nine-point charter of demands which includes pay hike and abolition of contractual recruitment. Moreover, […]

Sikshya Sahayaks launch cease-work stir

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Sikshya Sahayak Association (OSSA) today began indefinite hunger strike at the lower PMG protesting government’s decision to recruit teachers on ad hoc basis and delay in appointment of more than 14 thousand teachers on regular basis. Alleging gross negligence in appointment in as many as 14,087 Sikshya Sahayak posts, OSSA has demanded […]

Revenue department clerks on cease work strike

Bhubaneswar: The members of the Odisha Rajaswa Amala Sangha (ORAS), who were protesting by wearing black badges since last two days over their 4-point charter of demands, will cease work from today. Earlier on Wednesday and Thursday the clerical staff of the revenue department showed up at work wearing black badges. When the demands were […]

Vimsar logjam ends; Health Minister assures Rs 50 cr for infra

Bhubaneswar: The standoff between Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) Director and students of the medical institute today came to an end after a meeting between the State health minister Pratap Jena, hospital administration and representatives of junior doctors association (JDA). Speaking to media persons after the meeting Jena said, “We […]

VIMSAR standoff: Medicos put stir on hold

Sambalpur: After four days of logjam owing to the indefinite cease-work stir by students of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR), Burla, the Junior Doctors Association (JDA) put stir on hold after a general body meeting today. The move came after the doctors’ body held a telephonic conversation with Health Minister […]

Odisha Lawyers protest Advocates' Amendment Bill 2017

Bhubaneswar: In support of the call of the Bar Council of India, the Odisha State Bar Council today observed a state wide cease work stir protesting against the proposed Advocates’ (Amendment) Bill-2017 by the Law Commission of India (LCI). As part of the protest, lawyers across the state refrained from court works and burnt the […]

Passengers suffer as Puri bus staff go on strike  

Bhubaneswar: Bus service from Puri to the twin cities and other places of the state came to a grinding halt today as private bus staffs of Puri staged a cease-work stir causing hardship to large number of daily commuters. The Nilagiri Motor Employees Association resorted to the strike protesting torture on a Puri bus staff […]

Cease work stir of Odisha advocates against amendment of Advocates Act
Cease work stir of Odisha advocates against amendment of Advocates Act

Cuttack: On the call of Odisha State Bar Council, cease work stir will be staged by all the lawyers across State today, against the Advocates Act, 1961 amendment proposal given by the Bar Council of India (BCI). BCI chairman Manan Kumar Mishra, has already completed his tenure. But as he gave the Advocates Act amendment […]

Cease work on; patients return empty-handed from SCB

Cuttack: With the cease work stir of the junior doctors and house surgeon of SCB medical college and hospital entering third day, a team of 15 doctors, which began a Padyatra to Raj Bhawan yesterday, will meet Governor today seeking safety of the working doctors at all health centres across State. The 15-member team led […]

5,000 nurses at AIIMS on mass casual leave

New Delhi: Nearly 5,000 nurses at the AIIMS went on mass casual leave on Friday, alleging the hospital administration of discrimination in the roll out of the Seventh Central Pay Commission. The nurses, who held meetings with the outgoing Deputy Director, Administration, V. Srinivas, have demanded that they be given revision in their pay scales and […]

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Union Minister chopper landing row: Clerks' association on cease work stir

Koraput: The Odisha Revenue Clerks’ Association today staged a cease work demanding withdrawal of suspension order against 11 staff of the Koraput District Collectorate against whom the disciplinary action was taken by the Collector in connection with the Dharmendra Pradhan’s chopper landing row. The clerks sat on a dharna against the decision of the Collector […]

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Week-long lawyers' strike in Odisha HC extended till Monday

Cuttack: Hardening their position against what they termed as “police inaction”, lawyers of Orissa High Court today decided to continue their strike till Monday. The general body of Orissa High Court Bar Association unanimously passed a resolution to abstain from court work in protest till those who allegedly threatened Odisha State Bar Council member Chinmaya […]

HC lawyers' cease-work stir to continue till Feb 2

Cuttack: Demanding immediate arrest of those who had allegedly threatened an advocate and Odisha State Bar Council member, lawyers of Orissa High Court today decided to continue their cease-work agitation till February 2. Advocate Chinmaya Kumar Mohanty has filed a complaint in this regard at Lingaraj police station of Bhubaneswar. “The general body meeting of […]

Puri Murder- SP Sarthak Sarangi
Property-related dispute behind Puri lawyer murder: Police

Puri: After arresting three accused in connection with the brutal murder of lodge owner and lawyer Chandan Behera, police said that dispute pertaining to land was the motive behind the crime. However, the mastermind Narendra Das aka Litu is yet to be apprehended by the police. According to sources, police have seized two billhooks, one […]

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No breakthrough in Puri lawyer murder

Puri: Police are yet to achieve any breakthrough in the brutal murder of lodge owner and advocate Chandan Behera, even after 48 hours of the incident. According to police sources, the accused have been identified and two special teams have been formed which are conducting raids at various places to nab them. On the other […]

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Puri advocate murder: Lawyers to launch state-wide cease-work tomorrow

Puri: Following the brutal murder of lodge owner and advocate Chandan Behera last night, the Orissa High Court Bar Association and All Odisha Lawyers’ Association have called for state-wide cease work stir tomorrow as a mark of protest. Protesting failure of police to nab the assailants involved in the murder, the lawyers’ association in Puri […]

Begunia MLA again in controversy for alleged hooliganism

Bhubaneswar: Begunia BJD MLA Prashant Jagdev landed in a soup for third time this year for allegedly assaulting Bolagarh Tehsildar Niharika Nayak over eviction on Monday night. Talking to OTV, Nayak alleged that Jagdev had ‘forced’ her to evict a family late in the evening, to which she objected. “He (Jagdev) forced me to carry […]

Assault on doc: Physicians cease work at Athagarh hospital

Athagarh: Healthcare service in the outdoor ward of the Athagarh Sub-divisional hospital disrupted today as physicians staged a cease-work strike protesting the assault on a doctor by two youths during the wee hours on Monday. Sources said two youths of the locality thrashed doctor Chandan Gadnayak of the hospital following an argument. The doctor later […]

HC Bar Assn on cease work to protest Panda's arrest

Cuttack: Vehemently protesting the arrest of senior lawyer Debasis Panda by the CBI yesterday, lawyers of the Orissa High Court Bar Association began a cease work from today. The Association took the decision at its general body meeting in the morning. “In its general body meeting today, the Association strongly condemned the manner in which […]

VIMSAR medicos resume cease work

Sambalpur: The Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) on Sunday resumed cease work from Sunday protesting against the non-fulfillment of their nine-point charter of demands by the State government. “The State government had assured us that our demands would be fulfilled by April 30. But it […]

VIMSAR junior doctors begin cease work

Burla: Junior doctors of the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) began a cease work on Tuesday for fulfilment of their nine-point charter of demands. This was announced by Dr Shankar Ramchandani, president of Junior Doctors’ Association, VIMSAR, to the media. “The Association decided to launch the cease work at its […]