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. The protest led to a virtual collapse of the healthcare system in the state.
Gehlot on Saturday night ordered officials to lift RESMA and release all the jailed medicos....more
06:55 AM, Jan 01, 2012
Hyderabad: Government employees in Telangana on Friday boycotted talks with the Andhra Pradesh cabinet sub-committee over their proposed general strike from August 17 to push for a separate Telangana. Leaders of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Telangana employees, teachers and gazetted officers boycotted the talks to protest government's move to invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) in various departments. The JAC has made it clear that talks with...
08:47 AM, Aug 06, 2011