Rajasthan Doctors Strike

  • More striking doctors resume duty in Jaipur December 29, 2011

    Jaipur: Forty seven striking resident doctors on Thursday resumed duty in Jaipur taking the total number of medicos who have rejoined work to 94 even as the situation remained grim in other cities where the strike continued. The 47 protesting doctors resumed duties at SMS Government Hospital in Jaipur, Dr L...
  • Angry Gehlot lashes out at striking doctors December 26, 2011

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has reacted angrily to the ongoing strike as it enters its sixth day on Monday, causing the loss of around 50 lives, saying people were angry over "what is happening". "People are angry with what is happening. We have been talking to doctors but they...
  • Some relief for patients in Rajasthan December 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Some relief for patients in Rajasthan, even as the strike by government hospital doctors entered its 5th day. Army doctors have started work and emergency services have been restored in some hospitals. The government will also start fresh recruitment within 72 hours after 5000 government doctors resigned on Friday. ...
  • Rajasthan govt cracks the whip on striking docs December 24, 2011

    Jaipur: The strike by government doctors in Rajasthan entered its fourth day on Saturday, with the Ashok Gehlot government declaring that it would seek help from the Army and neighbouring states and start a fresh recruitment drive within 72 hours to tide over the crisis. On Friday, 5000 doctors quit after...
  • Rajasthan Govt suspends nine doctors on strike December 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Medical services remained affected in government hospitals in Rajasthan as the strike by doctors entered its third day on Friday. The government began a crackdown on Thursday and nine doctors were suspended. Efforts are on to break the deadlock. Over 6,500 doctors are on strike, demanding pay parity...
  • Should doctors be banned from going on strike? September 8, 2010

    On India at 9, CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to a panel of experts on the issue. ...
  • Rajasthan doctors call off strike after 50 die September 7, 2010

    Jaipur: Rajasthan doctors called off their strike on Tuesday evening after “positive” talks with the government. The doctors, who have been on strike for the past three days, said their demands had been accepted. Ajay Malviya, president of the Rajasthan Doctors’ Association, said: “The government has unconditionally accepted our demands. We...