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Supreme Court comes down heavily on Ramdev for criticising allopathy, doctors
India

Supreme Court comes down heavily on Ramdev for criticising allopathy, doctors

The top court has also sought responses from the Union Health Ministry and Ministry of Ayush and Patanjali Ayurved Ltd on a plea of the Indian Medical Association alleging a smear campaign against the vaccination drive and modern medicines by the yoga guru

Indian Medical Association requests GST exemption for healthcare services
India

Indian Medical Association requests GST exemption for healthcare services

IMA said the healthcare system of the country is already not on track owing to meagre government spending on health, adding people largely are dependent upon the private sector with high out-of-pocket expenditures

NEET-PG 2022 unlikely to be rescheduled amid calls for postponement, say sources
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NEET-PG 2022 unlikely to be rescheduled amid calls for postponement, say sources

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has also not received any assurance from the Union Health Ministry after a brief discussion, the sources said

Ensure COVID-19 duty of resident docs don't exceed 8 hours: IMA urges Centre, states
India

Ensure COVID-19 duty of resident docs don't exceed 8 hours: IMA urges Centre, states

In a statement, the doctors' body said in case of untimely death, the status of Covid martyr and compensation as well as case-wise assistance should be arranged.

Twitter accounts of Indian Medical Association, ICWA compromised; all you need to know
India

Twitter accounts of Indian Medical Association, ICWA compromised; all you need to know

The accounts could have been hacked due to malicious link being clicked by the handlers of the account or the password being compromised

IMA warns of 'massive third wave' amid Omicron threat, urges public to follow COVID-19 protocols
India

IMA warns of 'massive third wave' amid Omicron threat, urges public to follow COVID-19 protocols

The medical body also urged the government to announce 'additional' doses of the jab for healthcare, frontline workers and immunocompromised individuals.

Why over 10,000 resident doctors across the country have decided to go on strike from today
India

Why over 10,000 resident doctors across the country have decided to go on strike from today

The Federation of Resident Doctors’ Association called for a nationwide strike to protest against the postponement of NEET PG counselling 2021

IMA seeks removal of one-week provision for posting of medical interns in Ayush medicine
India

IMA seeks removal of one-week provision for posting of medical interns in Ayush medicine

The IMA warned that a week’s training in Indian systems of medicine as an elective will pave way for a ‘half-baked mixopath, which is disastrous for the country’

Uttarakhand government cancels Kanwar Yatra amid warnings of COVID-19 spread
India

Uttarakhand government cancels Kanwar Yatra amid warnings of COVID-19 spread

The Indian Medical Association's Uttarakhand chapter had written to the state's chief minister urging him to cancel the yatra

IMA says COVID-19 third wave 'inevitable', urges govts to curb crowds at 'super-spreader' events
India

IMA says COVID-19 third wave 'inevitable', urges govts to curb crowds at 'super-spreader' events

The doctors' body said that while tourism, pilgrimage travel, and religious fervour are needed, it can wait for a few more months

India records over 48,000 COVID-19 cases, 1,000 deaths in 24 hours
India

India records over 48,000 COVID-19 cases, 1,000 deaths in 24 hours

Recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases for the 49th consecutive day, while the daily positivity rate has remained under five percent for 24 days

Ramdev asks SC to club FIRs over remarks criticising doctors, COVID vaccines: What we know so far
India

Ramdev asks SC to club FIRs over remarks criticising doctors, COVID vaccines: What we know so far

Multiple cases have been filed against Ramdev for his remarks on allopathy, doctors and COVID-19 vaccines. Of them, two have gained attention as those have been filed by the regional chapters of the Indian Medical Association

Will take COVID-19 vaccine, doctors are 'God's envoys on earth', says Ramdev
India

Will take COVID-19 vaccine, doctors are 'God's envoys on earth', says Ramdev

The yoga guru had earlier stirred a controversy with his comments on the efficacy of allopathic drugs against COVID-19, drawing the ire of the medical fraternity

IMA seeks Modi's intervention to stop assault on doctors, fake news on COVID-19 vaccines
India

IMA seeks Modi's intervention to stop assault on doctors, fake news on COVID-19 vaccines

The IMA, in its appeal, said that the government should promote universal free vaccination to all above 18 years of age

Will consider withdrawing police complaint against Ramdev if he retracts comments, says IMA
India

Will consider withdrawing police complaint against Ramdev if he retracts comments, says IMA

Earlier this week, IMA had served a defamation notice to Ramdev for alleged disparaging remarks against modern medicine and its practitioners

'Even their father cannot arrest me': Ramdev dares authorities amid row with IMA
India

'Even their father cannot arrest me': Ramdev dares authorities amid row with IMA

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

Ramdev gets Rs 1,000 cr defamation notice from IMA Uttarakhand for remarks against allopathic medicine
India

Ramdev gets Rs 1,000 cr defamation notice from IMA Uttarakhand for remarks against allopathic medicine

The IMA stated that if the yoga guru doesn't post a video countering the statements given by him and tender a written apology within 15 days, then a sum of Rs 1,000 crore will be demanded

Ramdev apologises for mocking modern medicine, but yoga guru has often taken science for a ride
India

Ramdev apologises for mocking modern medicine, but yoga guru has often taken science for a ride

Patanjali's Coronil, a purportedly 'Ayurvedic' concoction, has also been at the centre of controversy in the recent past

Ramdev's remarks on allopathy: Delhi Medical Association lodges police complaint against yoga guru
India

Ramdev's remarks on allopathy: Delhi Medical Association lodges police complaint against yoga guru

Ramdev has claimed that 'allopathy is a stupid science', the Indian Medical Association had said citing a video circulating on social media

Prosecute Ramdev for statements mocking modern medicine, IMA urges health ministry
India

Prosecute Ramdev for statements mocking modern medicine, IMA urges health ministry

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