Rajasthan Doctors

  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Rajasthan: 40 die as docs' strike enters day 5 December 25, 2011

    Jaipur: The medical emergency in Rajasthan reuses to end with the strike by the doctors entering its fifth day. Over 40 patients have died in the last five days. The state government has suspended 40 doctors while 390 have been arrested for not performing their duties. The Rajasthan government has imposed the...
  • 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 healthcare paralysed as 5000 docs quit December 23, 2011

    Jaipur: The public healthcare crisis in Rajasthan on Friday worsened after 5000 striking doctors decided to put in the resignations crippling the system in the state. The resignations came after over 200 striking doctors were arrested by the Rajasthan government. At least 10 patients have lost their lives in Rajasthan due to...
  • 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...