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Tag: Doctors Strike

Row Over NEET-PG Counselling
NEET-PG Counselling: What Protesting Doctors Have to Say

NEET-PG Counselling: What Protesting Doctors Have to Say

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Resident doctors on strike against NMC bill, withdraw emergency services

New Delhi: Healthcare services at several government hospitals, including AIIMS and RML here, were disrupted on Thursday as resident doctors went on a strike and withdrew all services including that at the emergency department to protest a key legislation that seeks to regulate the medical education sector. Resident doctors have threatened to continue the strike […]

OPDs to remain shut in India on July 31 against Medical Bill

New Delhi: OPDs in government hospitals across the country will be shut on Wednesday as part of protests against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill which doctors say will encourage quacks. As a mark of protest against the Bill which was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called […]

SC declines urgent hearing of PIL on doctors' safety, security

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined an urgent hearing of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) which sought safety and security of doctors, observing that the medicos have already called off their strike in West Bengal and other states. A vacation bench, comprising Justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant, said there was no urgency […]

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Thanks for support, but fight not over: IMA

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday thanked people for extending support to the doctors’ strike in the country even as it asserted the fight was not over. “We thank all the citizens of India for coming in huge numbers to support the healthcare professionals. The fight is not over yet, a law […]

West Bengal Assembly Passes Anti-CAA resolution
Mamata terms meeting with doctors 'positive', asks them to end impasse

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday termed the meeting with the striking junior doctors as “positive and productive” while the doctors said they were looking forward to withdraw the ongoing agitation following discussions with their colleagues at the NRS Hospital. A 31-member team of junior doctors from all the state-run medical colleges […]

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Patients suffer as Bengal doctors strike enters 6th day

Kolkata: Health services in West Bengal remained partially disrupted and state-run hospitals wore a deserted look on Sunday morning as the doctors strike entered its sixth day. Sunday being a holiday, the out-patient departments remained closed and the number of patients waiting outside hospitals or visiting the emergency wards was also low. The emergency services, […]

West Bengal Assembly Passes Anti-CAA resolution
Mamata appeals to doctors again, says ESMA won't be invoked

Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday again appealed to the agitating junior doctors in the state to end their strike, assuring them that her government would not invoke ESMA (Essential Services Maintenance Act) against them. She said the state government is working to find a “peaceful solution” to the problem, and that it is […]

Mamata Banerjee addresses media
Mamata accuses 'some parties' of spreading disinformation

Kolkata: Amid partial disruption in health services in West Bengal due to continuing agitation by junior doctors protesting attacks on their colleagues and demanding adequate security, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused “some political parties” of spreading disinformation on social media. In an open letter to doctors and medical fraternity, she appealed to all […]

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AIIMS, Safdarjung doctors issue 48-hour ultimatum to Mamata to meet demands of protesting colleagues

New Delhi: Resident doctors of AIIMS and Safdarjung Hospital, who boycotted work on Friday in protest against attacks on their colleagues in Kolkata, have now given a 48-hour ultimatum to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to meet the demands of the state’s agitating doctors, failing which they said they would go on indefinite strike. […]

Doctors across India on day-long strike in solidarity with Kolkata medicos

New Delhi: The doctors’ strike that started in Kolkata earlier this week has now spread across India with the doctors’ association of AIIMS showing full support to their West Bengal colleagues. After entire healthcare system in West Bengal was crippled over the past four days, now doctors’ in Delhi, Mumbai and other cities in India […]

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Patients suffer due to doctors' stir at Puri hospital

Puri: Patients continue to suffer at the Puri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) as doctors are on a cease-work stir today protesting the attack by a patient’s attendant on a doctor on duty on Tuesday. The hospital’s doctors have refused to join duty without proper security. Meanwhile, Additional District Medical Officer, Puri, Dr Basant Sahu is […]

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Health services remain close for third day in Rajasthan

Jaipur: Medical and health services remained paralysed in Rajasthan for the third successive day on Monday, as due to the doctors’ strike since Saturday, there was no one to attend on the patients standing in serpentine queues in the hospitals. Even though the state government had invoked the Rajasthan Essential Services Maintenance Act (RESMA) in […]

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