The traditional bone-setters in Kashmir do not have any formal qualification, however, the remedies and treatment they offer have earned them quite a bit of fame.
This comes after the Indian Medical Association wrote to Narendra Modi, demanding that yoga guru Ramdev be booked under sedition charges for an alleged misinformation campaign on COVID-19 vaccination
Tradition vs modernity conflict in India is an expression of past pushing back against present to reclaim primacy, dominance
The traditionalist worldview comes with a rich garnishing of nostalgia.
Ramdev's digs at modern medicine cause furore, but ugly face of Indian anti-science ideologies is nothing new
The problem is more complex than Hindu nationalism or political opportunism—though both play a role
Ramdev has claimed that 'allopathy is a stupid science', the Indian Medical Association had said citing a video circulating on social media
The yoga guru is doing this 'so that he can sell his illegal and unapproved so-called medicines and make money at the cost of the public', the IMA alleged
Dubious advisory by Ministry of AYUSH recommends homoeopathy, Unani to 'prevent' coronavirus infection
This isn't the first time the Ministry of AYUSH has faced heat for propagating pseudoscience as alternative medicine.
National Medical Commission Bill tabled in Parliament: IMA to suspend routine medical services for 12 hours in protest
Health ministry asked hospitals to take "necessary" steps to ensure healthcare services run smoothly in wake of an IMA call to suspend routine services on Tuesday.
JP Nadda introduces Bill allowing Ayurvedic doctors, homeopaths to practice allopathy after clearing bridge course
Doctors pursuing Indian systems of medicine, including Ayurveda, and homeopathy may be allowed to practice allopathy after clearing a bridge course
Narendra Modi inaugurates All India Institute of Ayurveda, says it is time for 'health revolution' with traditional medicine
Underscoring the importance of Ayurveda, Narendra Modi said that the time has come for a "health revolution" under the aegis of the traditional medicine system
The range of diversity in people’s preferences for medicine is the premise that Aarathi Prasad explores in her latest book, In the Bonesetter’s Waiting Room
The government needs a pliant council that they can manipulate to suit their needs and appointing this new registrar to the medical council is one such move
The Indian Medical Association has opposed the decision, threatening to approach the Bombay High Court and calling it a move to promote quackery.