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17,000 Doctors On Strike In Tamil Nadu Over Pay Parity

Oct 25, 2019 IANS

The striking doctors said in-patients will not be attended to unless it is an emergency.

Health Ministry Proposes Legislation Over Violence Against Doctors

Sep 03, 2019 IANS

A legislation titled "The Healthcare Service Personnel and Clinical Establishments (Prohibition of violence and damage to property) Bill, 2019" has been prepared.


NMC Bill Protest: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Urges Striking Doctors To Resume Work

Resident doctors continued their strike on Friday and withdrew all services, including that at the emergency departments of hospitals, in protest against the bill, which seeks to replace the graft-tainted Medical Council of India.

New Delhi: LNJP Hospital Doctors Go On Strike Over Alleged Assault Of Medical Student, Demand Security

Jul 08, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Resident Doctors' Association of the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital has claimed, that the stir has been triggered by an alleged assault on a third-year student of Maulana Azad Medical College, who was on duty last night in the emergency department.


'We Are Grieved And Embarrassed': Prominent Kolkata Muslims In Open Letter To Mamata Banerjee

They also requested the state government to 'engage or encourage engagements with Muslim youth and their families across Kolkata in gender-sensitisation, civic consciousness and law-compliance, etc.'

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18 June, 2019

Junior Doctors Resume Work, Hospital Services Back To Normal After Week-Long Strike In Bengal

Outlook Web Bureau

All the 14 medical college and hospitals in the state started functioning, with normal work resuming at outdoor facilities, pathological units and other departments.


18 June, 2019

As Doctors Call Off Strike, Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Plea Seeking Their Security

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant said it will not issue a notice (to the Centre) but is keeping the larger issue of protection of doctors open.


18 June, 2019

Delhi Doctors Resume Duties As Mamata Banerjee Assures Bengal Doctors Of Safety

Outlook Web Bureau

With the decision of the protesting doctors of West Bengal to call off the strike, the resident doctors at AIIMS, New Delhi to resumed their duties with immediate effect.


17 June, 2019

WATCH: Actor-Singer Palash Sen Calls Doctors Across India To 'Halla Bol' Against Violence

Mirza Arif Beg

Speaking to Outlook, Palash Sen said the attack on junior doctors in West Bengal wasn't a one-off incident of violence against doctors.


17 June, 2019

West Bengal Doctors End Strike After Meeting Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

Junior doctors in West Bengal were on strike since June 11 after two of their colleagues were reportedly attacked and seriously injured by relatives of a patient who died at the NRS Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata.


17 June, 2019

Healthcare Services Take Hit In Delhi, Goa, Kerala And Other Parts As Doctors On Nationwide Strike

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) had called for a nationwide strike against rising attacks on doctors at the hands of families of patients who fail to recover or pass away during treatment.


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17 June, 2019

Mamata Banerjee To Meet Protesting Doctors Today, Media Not To Be Allowed

Outlook Web Bureau

Several reports confirmed the meeting, which was earlier scheduled for Tuesday, will take place at 3 PM today after the doctors demanded an immediate interaction with the CM.


17 June, 2019

Mamata Banerjee Meets Striking Bengal Doctors, Assures New Security Measures

Outlook Web Bureau

A junior doctor in Kolkata was attacked by a patient's family members, triggering a massive outrage across the country against the rising attacks on doctors.


16 June, 2019

Doctors Ready For Talks With Mamata Banerjee, But There Is A Rider

Outlook Web Bureau

Mamata Banerjee had on Saturday invited the agitators for closed-door talks, but the offer was turned down.


16 June, 2019

Doctors' Strike In Bengal Enters Sixth Day, No Decision Yet On Venue For Talks With CM

Outlook Web Bureau

During a press conference at the state secretariat on Saturday, Banerjee urged the agitators to resume work and said her government had accepted all of their demands.


16 June, 2019

Eagerly Waiting To Start Duty, But No Honest Initiative From Mamata's End: Agitating Doctors

Outlook Web Bureau

'We are open for dialogue always. If the chief minister extends one hand we will extend 10 of ours... we are eagerly waiting to break the deadlock,' the spokesperson said.


15 June, 2019

'Let The Good Sense Prevail': Mamata Banerjee Urges Bengal Doctors To Resume Healthcare Services

Outlook Web Bureau

The state government will bear all the expenses incurred on the treatment of the junior doctor who was admitted to a private hospital after the family of a dead patient assaulted him and his colleagues, she said.


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15 June, 2019

Enact Specific Laws To Protect Doctors, Medical Professionals: Harsh Vardhan Writes To All CMs

Outlook Web Bureau

The health minister also asked chief ministers to consider enacting specific legislation to protect doctors and medical practitioners.


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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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