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'Patients are suffering': After 15 days of protests, Delhi resident doctors call off strike
India

'Patients are suffering': After 15 days of protests, Delhi resident doctors call off strike

The junior doctors’ strike was called off based on an assurance that no police action would be taken against them

Hospitals in Delhi suffer as resident doctors vow to continue strike; talks with Mansukh Mandaviya fail
India

Hospitals in Delhi suffer as resident doctors vow to continue strike; talks with Mansukh Mandaviya fail

The junior doctors have said they will intensify their stir, which has now been going on for the past 13 days, over the delay in NEET-PG 2021 counselling

NEET-PG counselling: Union Health Ministry calls emergency meeting with FORDA representatives
India

NEET-PG counselling: Union Health Ministry calls emergency meeting with FORDA representatives

Before convening the meeting, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya today had urged resident doctors to call off their strike in the public interest

Resident doctors face off against Delhi cops over NEET PG counselling: What happened and why are over 4,000 of them agitating
India

Resident doctors face off against Delhi cops over NEET PG counselling: What happened and why are over 4,000 of them agitating

On Monday, resident doctors of a large number of hospitals also 'returned their apron (lab coat) in a symbolic gesture of rejection of services'

Doctors sport black badges, shut non-essential services against Centre's decision to allow Ayush physicians to perform surgeries
India

Doctors sport black badges, shut non-essential services against Centre's decision to allow Ayush physicians to perform surgeries

The IMA, which is the apex body of allopathy doctors in the country, has demanded the withdrawal of the AYUSH ministry notification, saying integration of all systems of medicine would lead to 'mixopathy'

Tamil Nadu govt doctors call off strike, press for four-point charter of demands, including time-bound promotions
India

Tamil Nadu govt doctors call off strike, press for four-point charter of demands, including time-bound promotions

After striking work for a week, government doctors in Tamil Nadu affiliated to the Federation of Government Doctors Association on Friday called off the agitation

From hotbed of crime to a joggers' paradise — Nairobi's Karura Forest-city thrives
science

From hotbed of crime to a joggers' paradise — Nairobi's Karura Forest-city thrives

Karura went from dangerous no-man's-land to one of Nairobi's safest, most popular destinations in the span of a decade.

NMC Bill decreases seats under controlled fee structure from 85% to 50%, favours pvt colleges, say doctors as protests enter Day 2
India

NMC Bill decreases seats under controlled fee structure from 85% to 50%, favours pvt colleges, say doctors as protests enter Day 2

Medical facilities and healthcare services have been affected for the second consecutive day in the national capital as thousands of doctors have shut down their services in protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) bill 2019

Day after Lok Sabha okays National Medical Commission Bill, IMA calls for nationwide strike on Wednesday opposing draft law
India

Day after Lok Sabha okays National Medical Commission Bill, IMA calls for nationwide strike on Wednesday opposing draft law

Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday called on doctors and medical students from all over the country to stage a protest on 31 July against the passage of the bill, as a 'token strike'

Over 5,000 doctors, medical students from IMA protest against NMC Bill, call it 'anti-student, anti-poor, anti-democratic'
India

Over 5,000 doctors, medical students from IMA protest against NMC Bill, call it 'anti-student, anti-poor, anti-democratic'

Over 5000 doctors, medical students and healthcare professionals from across the country staged a protest against the NMC Bill 2019 following a call given by IMA, with a march being held from AIIMS to Nirman Bhawan in New Delhi.

Doctors' association calls off strike over violence against medicos after Delhi government agrees to fulfill all demands
India

Doctors' association calls off strike over violence against medicos after Delhi government agrees to fulfill all demands

Resident Doctors Association (RDA) called off the strike over the violence against doctors after Delhi government agreed to fulfil all their demands.

Mamata Banerjee faces fresh headwinds: West Bengal intellectuals side with doctors amid TMC-BJP battle for supremacy
Politics

Mamata Banerjee faces fresh headwinds: West Bengal intellectuals side with doctors amid TMC-BJP battle for supremacy

West Bengal intellectuals’ growing aversion towards Banerjee is a realistic reflection of the mood on the ground.

Bengal doctors' strike: Supreme Court defers hearing on security of medicos, says as protests are over, there's no urgency now
India

Bengal doctors' strike: Supreme Court defers hearing on security of medicos, says as protests are over, there's no urgency now

The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there is no urgency to hear the matter.

Doctors' strike updates: Junior doctors at NRS hospital call off protests after meeting Mamata Banerjee
India

Doctors' strike updates: Junior doctors at NRS hospital call off protests after meeting Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal doctors' strike LIVE updates: The junior doctors at NRS hospital called off their strike on Monday, after week-long protests over the attack by the relatives of a patient who died at the hospital.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Doctors' strike in West Bengal, simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly polls, Maurizio Sarri exits Chelsea; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Doctors' strike in West Bengal, simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly polls, Maurizio Sarri exits Chelsea; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Doctors' strike in West Bengal, Maurizio Sarri exits Chelsea to join Juventus, Shah Rukh Khan and son Aryan Khan will lend their voices to The Lion King's Hindi dubbed version; today's must-read stories

Resident doctor manhandled by patient's attendants at Delhi's AIIMS amid ongoing nationwide stir, police detain two persons
India

Resident doctor manhandled by patient's attendants at Delhi's AIIMS amid ongoing nationwide stir, police detain two persons

A junior resident doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre was allegedly verbally abused and manhandled by the attendants of a patient late on Sunday night, following which his colleagues have gone on a strike withdrawing all non-essential services till Tuesday morning

Mamata Banerjee meets striking doctors, directs appointment of nodal officers for security at govt hospitals
India

Mamata Banerjee meets striking doctors, directs appointment of nodal officers for security at govt hospitals

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked the police to appoint nodal officers for the security of doctors at all government hospitals in the state as she met the striking medicos on Monday

Doctors' strike: West Bengal already has laws to deter violence against medicos, Mamata-led govt needs to implement them
India

Doctors' strike: West Bengal already has laws to deter violence against medicos, Mamata-led govt needs to implement them

The junior doctors, who are more accessible to the patients and their relatives, often become the victims of the ire of the aggrieved parties. In a country like India, the poor doctor-patient ratio and the substandard infrastructure in state hospitals often contribute to less-than-desirable treatment quality.

Doctors' strike: Mohan Bhagwat castigates Mamata Banerjee, says violence in Bengal took place due to her 'desperation' for power
Politics

Doctors' strike: Mohan Bhagwat castigates Mamata Banerjee, says violence in Bengal took place due to her 'desperation' for power

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has targeted Mamata Banerjee over the political violence, attributing the happenings in the state to her 'desperation' for power.