Doctors Strike

  • Maharashtra: Doctors call off strike; minister assures to accept demands August 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Medical Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) on Saturday called off their indefinite strike across the state after being assured by the state government that their demands would be fulfilled within a fortnight. "We had a late night meeting with State Medical Education Minister Jitendra Awhad and he assured us...
  • Maharashtra: Doctors end strike after assurance from Prithviraj Chavan July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Members of Maharashtra Association of Gazetted Medical Officers (MAGMO), who were on strike since July 1, on Monday called off their stir after meeting Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. Chavan told reporters that most of the demands of MAGMO had been accepted earlier and the government is positive on some of...
  • Doctors' strike: High Court directs government to transfer SHO March 13, 2014

    Allahabad High Court on Wednesday directed the UP Government to transfer the SHO of Swaroop Nagar police station in Kanpur where striking doctors were beaten up by police. The Lucknow bench of the court also directed SSP Kanpur and the principal of GSVC medical college to appear before it on March...
  • UP CM says sedition charge against students serious, Jaitley disagrees March 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said that the sedition case being slapped against the Kashmiri students is a serious matter. He also said that he has asked for a probe in the matter and will take action on the basis of the probe. Speaking to CNN-IBN...
  • Mulayam plays down patients' deaths, asks journalists if they lost their dear ones March 7, 2014

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday tried to play down the death of patients as a result of the doctors' strike, and asked journalists if anyone had died from their families. Asked by media persons at the Raj Bhavan as to what was his take on the suffering of...
  • Doctors' strike: Court directs UP DGP to conduct fair probe March 7, 2014

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed the Uttar Pradesh DGP to conduct fair investigation into the FIR filed against Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki in connection with the issue concerning junior doctors. The Lucknow bench of the court also told the DGP that he may proceed with disciplinary and departmental...
  • Doctors' strike: SP MLA Irfan Solanki booked for attempt to murder March 7, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki, allegedly involved in a clash between his supporters and junior doctors here, was on Thursday night booked on charges of attempt to murder, rioting and voluntarily causing hurt. An FIR was filed against Solanki at Swarup Nagar Police Station on a complaint made...
  • Mulayam scoffs at reports of patient deaths after doctors' strike March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: "You shouldn't be giving so much importance to these doctors. They should call off their strike now." That was Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's acerbic response when asked about the ongoing strike by medical professionals in Uttar Pradesh. When queried about patient deaths due to the strike, Mulayam...
  • UP: 24 doctors released, threaten hunger strike if charges not dropped March 6, 2014

    Lucknow: The doctors in Uttar Pradesh have threatened to go on strike with more demands. The 24 doctors arrested in Kanpur are out of jail but have threatened to go on hunger strike if all charges against them are not expunged by 6 pm. All resident doctors in Kanpur and...
  • Uttar Pradesh doctors call off strike after Allahabad HC orders probe March 6, 2014

    Lucknow: The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh has been called off a day after the Allahabad High Court stepped in. The HC had on Wednesday taken suo motu congnizance of the strike and had ordered a probe into the incident that had led to the strike. The Lucknow Bench of the...
  • Allahabad HC orders probe into incident that led to doctors' strike, orders transfer of SSP, DIG, IG March 5, 2014

    Lucknow: The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court has ordered a judicial inquiry into the Kanpur incident that led to doctors' strike. The probe will be carried out by a former judge. The court has ordered the transfer of the SSP, DIG and IG of Kanpur as well and requested...
  • UP doctors' strike enters Day 5, patients bear the brunt March 5, 2014

    Kanpur: It is Day 5 of the doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh, which has crippled the state. The protest broke out after 24 junior doctors at Kanpur medical college were held for getting into a scuffle with Samajwadi Party workers. Caught in the crossfire are the patients, with no access to...
  • UP CM promises to drop charges on doctors, no action against MLA yet March 4, 2014

    On day 4 of the doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav stepped in and promised to drop the charges against the 24 doctors who were arrested in Kanpur earlier in the week. But, Akhilesh Yadav has given no assurance to striking doctors on whether action will be...
  • All charges against arrested doctors will be dropped, assures UP CM March 4, 2014

    Lucknow: As the ruling Samajwadi Party government grapples with the doctors strike across the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav gave an assurance to the striking doctors that all charges against the 24 doctors, who have been lodged in a jail in Kanpur, will be dropped. However, there has...
  • Mayawati seeks President's rule in UP; makes personal attack on Modi March 4, 2014

    Lucknow: As the Samajwadi Party government finds itself once again surrounded by a controversy over the ill-treatment meted out to junior doctors in Kanpur, Mayawati on Tuesday hit out at the Akhilesh Yadav government demanding President's Rule in the state. "We want President's Rule in Uttar Pradesh as the Akhilesh...
  • As doctors' strike spreads, Mulayam hauls up Akhilesh government March 4, 2014

    The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh today entered the fourth day. More than 200 doctors at a Agra hospital resigned. Several protesting BJP workers were lathicharged by the police. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav chided son Akhilesh for being surrounded by "stooges". ...
  • UP: Over 200 doctors at Agra hospital resign, Mulayam chides Akhilesh March 4, 2014

    Lucknow: The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh is turning worse by the moment. More than 200 doctors at the Agra Medical College resigned on Tuesday demanding justice for the junior doctors who were thrashed and beaten up by the police after an altercation by Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki on...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike: Police lathicharge protesting BJP workers March 4, 2014

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party workers who took out a protest march towards Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's residence in support of striking doctors were lathicharged by police. Thousands of doctors are on strike across UP to protest what they call the lawlessness of the Samajwadi Party. "Why didn't the...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike: Lucknow, Delhi hospitals join in March 4, 2014

    Kanpur: The doctors' strike entered its fourth day in Kanpur on Tuesday. They have been demanding the suspension of Kanpur SSP Yasaswi Yadav following an attack on junior doctors on Friday. The strike has spread across the state and beyond as several government hospitals in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi joined the...
  • AIIMS doctors to observe 'black badge day' March 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Resident doctors of AIIMS will observe a 'black badge day' on Tuesday as a gesture to support the ongoing strike by the doctors in Kanpur and all other medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh against the alleged high-handedness of city police and administration. Meanwhile, Indian Medical Association on Tuesday described...
  • 300 teachers of GSV Medical College resign, Akhilesh appeals to end stir March 4, 2014

    Nearly 300 teachers of a medical college resigned on Tuesday in the wake of agitation by junior doctors against the arrest of their colleagues paralysing medical services in Uttar Pradesh, even as Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav appealed to them to call off the strike. "The CCTV footage of whatever happened in...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike enters Day 4, AIIMS doctors extend support March 4, 2014

    Kanpur: The doctors' strike entered its fourth day in Kanpur on Tuesday. They have been demanding the suspension of Kanpur SSP Yasaswi Yadav following an the attack on junior doctors on Friday. The strike has spread across the state as several government hospitals in Uttar Pradesh joined the agitation on Monday....
  • Doctor's agitation against lathicharge on colleagues enters fourth day March 3, 2014

    Demanding FIRs against SSP Kanpur and Samajwadi Party MLA and release of their counterparts, junior doctors on Monday continued their boycott affecting medical services in Uttar Pradeshn for the fourth day. At King George's Medical university, the agitating junior doctors locked the OPD to protest the alleged atrocities on their counterparts...
  • MP: Woman forced to deliver at hospital reception due to doctors' strike January 31, 2014

    Bhopal: In a shocking case in Madhya Pradesh, a woman was forced to give birth to a baby in front of the reception a Bhopal district hospital due to a day long doctors strike. More than 3,000 doctors and 35,000 employees in government hospitals are on strike across the state....
  • Maharashtra: 4,000 doctors threaten strike over police assault January 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Around 4,000 resident doctors across Maharashtra are threatening a strike to protest against the manhandling of a fellow resident doctor in Solapur Medical College by some policemen. The doctors have demanded immediate suspension of the accused policemen. In the CCTV footage accessed by CNN-IBN, a senior police inspector is seen...
  • Maharashtra: HC orders resident doctors to call off strike April 24, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the resident doctors of state-run hospitals to call off their strike immediately. Doctors affiliated to Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) are on strike over several demands including increase in stipend. A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice MS Sanklecha...
  • Over 4,000 doctors strike work in Bihar June 25, 2012

    Patna: Over 4,000 doctors on Monday abstained from work in Bihar to protest against the Centre's proposal to set up the National Commission of Human Resources for Health (NCHRH) to regulate medical services in the country and related policies, an Indian Medical Association spokesman said. "Over 4,000 doctors abstained from work...
  • Nationwide strike of doctors on June 25: IMA June 24, 2012

    Jaipur: Medical services in Rajasthan are likely to remain paralysed on June 25 when doctors affiliated to IMA will go on a daylong nationwide strike to protest the proposed amendments to acts related to clinical establishment and private practice. "Private hospitals, consulting chambers, diagnostic centres, clinics, nursing homes will remain closed...
  • AIIMS students suspend relay hunger strike March 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Agitating MBBS students at AIIMS in New Delhi on Thursday suspended their indefinite relay hunger strike, called in the wake of the alleged suicide by a first-year student, after the premier medical hospital's authorities promised to look into some of their demands. "We have decided to suspend our strike...
  • Doctors call off strike as Raj govt lifts ESMA January 1, 2012

    Jaipur: Government hospital doctors in Rajasthan called off their strike on Saturday night after Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot lifted the Rajasthan Essential Services Maintenance Act (RESMA) and released jailed doctors. Seventy five patients died during the 11-day stir. The doctors went on strike on December 21 demanding better pay and timely promotions....