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 C Sharma, Superintendent of SMS Hospital, said.
Out of a total 360 resident doctors, 94 in all have resumed duties. 47 of them had returned on Wednesday and the rest of them resumed duty this morning, he said.
Rest of the resident doctors will also resume duty soon, Dr Ashok, representative of the resident doctors, said....more
03:03 PM, Dec 29, 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 200 striking doctors were arrested under the Essential Services Maintenance Act. The doctors had been demanding better pay, on...
10:41 AM, Dec 24, 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 with doctors in the Central Government hospitals. They decided to stop work after talks with the Ashok Gehlot government collapsed....
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