Bengal Junior Medicos Strike Work to Protest Violence
The strike by the junior doctors of two state-run medical college hospitals in West Bengal entered its second day Monday, leaving many patients a harried lot .
The house staff and interns of the Chittaranjan National Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata had ceased work protesting a mob f...
Delhi Hospital Medicos Calls Off Strike Medicos
of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital, who had been protesting the alleged manhandling of a senior doctor, called off their strike on the third day Friday after Delhi// Health Minister Yoganand Shastri assured them that their demand for security would be looked into.
"We called off the pr...
Six Medicos in Libyan HIV Case Plead Not Guilty
On the fourth hearing of the HIV case in Libya involving five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor, the medicos
pleaded not guilty//. They also claimed that they were tortured brutally to give false testimonies.
The six medicos
were sentenced to jail in 1999 when they were accused of start...
Veils Banned to Muslim medicos in Birmingham Hospital
Adding fuel to the already raging controversy in Britain, Birmingham city hospitals have banned Muslim medicos
from donning full-face veils//.
Birmingham University School of Medicine has passed this ban on wearing of a full-face veil by Muslim women in an attempt to "help to aid good communi...
IIT Kanpur Students, Medicos Protest Against Ramadoss
Students of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and Ganesh Shanker Vidyarathi Medical College today took out a candlelight procession protesting the //dismissal of P Venugopal as Director of the premier All-India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.
Carrying placards and posters that ...
No Punitive Action Against Striking Medicos if Strike Called Off
New Delhi. Taking serious note of the plight of the patients, the Supreme Court today directed the protesting medicos
to call off their strike //forthwith assuring that Government will not take punitive action against them.
Observing that the damage done to the patients was "irretrievable", ...
Supreme Court Orders Striking Medicos To Call Off Agitation Immediate
The Supreme Court Wednesday ordered striking medicos
to immediately call off their 20-day agitation against a new reservation policy// , and resume work within three days.
The court - which accepted a petition from the striking medicos
- also warned that strong action will be taken if its orde...
JIPMER Medicos On 48-Hour Long Strike
The resident doctors and students of Centrally administered Jawaharlal Nehru Institute for Post-graduate Medical Education and Research(JIPMER) // in Pondicherry today began a 48-hour long strike protesting against the reservation in elite educational institutions.
A batch of resident doctors...
Supreme Court Warns Medicos of Contempt Action
The Supreme Court of India today asked the students to end their agitation on the reservation issue. The court expressed that if they fail to do so contempt// action can be initiated against the students.
The striking doctors were told that their protest had left "patients at the mercy of Go...
President Kalam Meets Striking Medicos However Stir to Continue
President A P J Abdul Kalam today met representatives of the striking medicos
but the meeting could not break the impasse with the students and doctors deciding// to continue with their agitation.
A 12-member delegation of agitating medicos, which also included members of AIIMS Faculty Associa...