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  • Bombay HC to state: No punitive action against resident doctors if they resume work

    23 March, 2017 10:19 AM 12

    The court also asked for strict implementation of a rule to permit entry of only two relatives with a patient at all time. Such measure would resolve the safety issue to a large extent, felt the court. MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Thursday directed the state and BMC not to take any punitive action against resident doctors who were on mass leave if they resume

  • Centre asks states to ensure security for doctors

    23 March, 2017 10:19 AM 11

    NEW DELHI: With resident doctors across Maharashtra continuing their strike for the fourth day demanding enhanced security, the Centre today directed states to take proactive measures to ensure their safety. Union Health Minister J P Nadda also appealed to the sriking doctors to resume their services. "Deeply concerned about security issues relating

  • As Maharashtra Doctors' Strike Continues, Devendra Fadnavis, High Court Appeal To Resume Work

    23 March, 2017 9:36 AM 14

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked striking resident doctors in Maharashtra to resume work immediately while Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis appealed to them to call off the four-day stir, assuring security in hospitals. In Delhi, Union Health Minister JP Nadda asked states to take measures to improve security of doctors. After the High Court's

  • Bombay High Court asks protesting resident doctors to resume work immediately

    23 March, 2017 9:11 AM 18

    MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court today directed the resident doctors, who are abstaining from duty in various hospitals across Maharashtra for the last four days, to resume work immediately. The high court said the issues and demands of the doctors can be amicably resolved with the state government. The court also directed the government and the management

  • End stir immediately: Bombay HC to striking resident doctors

    23 March, 2017 6:57 AM 15

    MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Thursday ordered the striking resident doctors to resume duty immediately and asked the Maharashtra government to provide ample security to all government hospitals. The High Court while hearing the petition said the court will hear the matter again after 15 days. The resident doctors can amicably resolve issues with Maharashtra

  • Delhi: Over 40,000 doctors to go on mass leave in protest against assault on Sion Hospital doctor

    22 March, 2017 10:48 PM 30

    The medical services at about 40 hospitals in Delhi will be shut all together on Thursday. The doctors strike virus in Maharashtra has struck the Capital as about 40,000 doctors in the city are going on a mass leave, shutting down the medical services at about 40 hospitals all together on Thursday. So, if you are planning to visit any government hospital

  • Resident doctors in govt hospitals to take protest leave today

    22 March, 2017 8:32 PM 30

    NEW DELHI: Resident doctors in all public hospitals in Delhi are likely to stay away from work from morning to 4pm on Thursday in protest against increasing assaults on doctors and to show solidarity with their colleagues in Maharashtra, who have been agitating on the same issue. The strike call came on a day when resident doctors of AIIMS wore helmets

  • Resident doctors turn up in court, but strike hearing to take place on Wednesday

    22 March, 2017 3:51 PM 21

    MUMBAI: A couple of hundred doctors showed up on Wednesday at 11 am at the Bombay high court in their white coats, only to find that the hearing of a public interest litigation (PIL) against their mass leave would not take place as scheduled. The HC bench headed by Chief Justice Manjula Chellur was not sitting for the day and the matter is to be heard

  • AIIMS resident docs wear helmets in support of strike in Maha

    22 March, 2017 12:48 PM 17

    New Delhi, Mar 22 (PTI) Around 1,200 resident doctors of AIIMS here turned up on duty at the emergency department today wearing helmets in support to their striking counterparts in Maharashtra. Over 4,000 resident doctors in Maharashtra have been staying away from work since Monday demanding better security at hospitals in the wake of a string of attacks

  • Maharashtra doctors' strike: Resume work or lose six months' salary, state minister warns physicians

    22 March, 2017 12:48 PM 14

    Agitating doctors in Maharashtra have been asked to resume work by 8 pm today or risk losing six months' worth of salary, state minister for medical education Girish Mahajan said today. Over 4,000 resident doctors across Maharashtra have gone on mass leave, agitating against dangerous working conditions. The protest was sparked by an incident last week when the relatives