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On Saturday, the agitating doctors staged protest at the hospital and demanded payment of pending salaries, inconveniencing hundreds of patients. Some patients chose to return home due to the strike.(Unsplash)

Doctors of Kasturba Hospital go on indefinite strike to demand pending wages

UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2021 03:04 AM IST
The strike by doctors comes in the backdrop of the city witnessing a slow uptick in the number of Covid-19 cases, after a brief lull. Delhi on Saturday added 419 new Covid cases, as per the daily state government bulletin.
Junior doctors association has threatened to withdraw even from emergency services from Wednesday if their demand is not met.(Representative image)
Junior doctors association has threatened to withdraw even from emergency services from Wednesday if their demand is not met.(Representative image)

Video of jail guard assaulting Chhattisgarh doctor goes viral, doctors on strike

By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Raipur
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 12:01 PM IST
  • The state police has registered an FIR against Rao and started investigation
Patients stand a queue at PMCH hospital during junior doctors' strike over pending stipend increment, in Patna on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
Patients stand a queue at PMCH hospital during junior doctors' strike over pending stipend increment, in Patna on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)

Bihar junior doctors go on strike demanding raise in stipend

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 03:14 PM IST
The striking junior doctors claim that government, while revising their stipends on May 9, 2017, had agreed for a revision every three years but has not acted on it yet despite the doctors being at the forefront of the fight against coronavirus.
Following the attack on Dr Atoka Wotsa, the state government had constituted a three-member inquiry committee on August 23 and directed it to submit its report within seven days. (Photo @KahosheWotsa)
Following the attack on Dr Atoka Wotsa, the state government had constituted a three-member inquiry committee on August 23 and directed it to submit its report within seven days. (Photo @KahosheWotsa)

Upset over police attacks, Nagaland doctors observe 24-hour strike

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 11:00 PM IST
Doctors in Nagaland are upset and angry at alleged attacks by security personnel on three doctors since April this year with the last incident taking place on August 21.
Doctors participate in a candle light march against the assault on junior doctors in West Bengal and in solidarity with their demands, at AIIMS hospital, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Doctors participate in a candle light march against the assault on junior doctors in West Bengal and in solidarity with their demands, at AIIMS hospital, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Warfront like conditions, say AIIMS doctors after junior resident assaulted

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 01:03 PM IST
The decision was taken in an emergency meeting early on Monday and comes amid allegations that a junior resident doctor at the Emergency Department of JPNATC was abused by the relatives of a patient late on Sunday.
The striking doctors include resident doctors of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), KGMU and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, among others.(PTI)
The striking doctors include resident doctors of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), KGMU and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, among others.(PTI)

Lucknow’s medical fraternity to boycott work on Monday, emergency services to continue

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correpondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2019 09:20 AM IST
The chief medical officer of Lucknow has asked all hospitals, community and primary health centres to remain on the alert and asked staff to remain on duty.
After indications that the government may not allow the media in the meeting, doctors asked the administration if they could use personal cameras to record the proceedings. (Photo by @AITC /Twitter)
After indications that the government may not allow the media in the meeting, doctors asked the administration if they could use personal cameras to record the proceedings. (Photo by @AITC /Twitter)

Stand-off continues, doctors say Mamata meeting must be taped

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 11:37 PM IST
Health care across India could be affected on Monday as the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has announced in a country-wide call that all services related to OPDs, routine operation theatre and ward visits will be withdrawn for 24 hours from 6am on Monday
Junior doctors reportedly manhandled an office employee, prompting medicos to initially boycott work(File)
Junior doctors reportedly manhandled an office employee, prompting medicos to initially boycott work(File)

9 surgeries put off as junior docs spar with staff at PMCH

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2019 03:16 PM IST
Hospital sources said nine orthopaedic surgeries had to be put off at operation theatre 4 in the Rajendra Surgical Block of the hospital, as medicos boycotted work for the larger part of the day.
Low attendance of patients at OPD counter of Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH) after doctors protest alleged recently manhandling of three government doctors in Bhojpur in Patna, India, on Thursday, November 22, 2018(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Low attendance of patients at OPD counter of Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH) after doctors protest alleged recently manhandling of three government doctors in Bhojpur in Patna, India, on Thursday, November 22, 2018(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)

Protest: Bihar doctors to continue strike, medicare in disarray

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondents, Patna/ara
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2018 08:23 AM IST
The medical fraternity is protesting against alleged manhandling and misbehaviour with doctors of Bhojpur Sadar Hospital by some guards of Bhojpur district magistrate (DM) Sanjiv Kumar.
Protesting doctors said the Madhya Pradesh government has clamped Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) on them.(HT/Photo for representation)
Protesting doctors said the Madhya Pradesh government has clamped Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) on them.(HT/Photo for representation)

Health services in Madhya Pradesh hit as 1,200 junior doctors ‘resign’

Bhopal | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2018 09:19 PM IST
Junior doctors in government-run hospitals across the state launched an indefinite strike on Monday to press for various demands, including a hike in stipend. However, five of the protesting doctors in Gwalior were expelled by the authorities.
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