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Babus’ interference in health sector angers Bihar’s doctors


September 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Government doctors in Bihar are fed up of bureaucratic interference in the state's health sector and are blaming 'babus' (officials) for the failure to provide healthcare ... Read more...

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Punjab lawmaker’s sting catches doctor at wrong place


August 30th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) It is not often that a government doctor gets to treat his boss in a private hospital where he is not supposed to be at all.But ... Read more...

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10-year rural positing compulsory for J&K; doctors


June 28th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 28 (IANS) Serving a rural posting has been made compulsory for government doctors in Jammu and Kashmir to better address the problems of the people in far-flung areas, ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh doctors threaten mass leave


June 4th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 4 (IANS) Health services in Madhya Pradesh may be paralyzed if government doctors carry out their threat to resign en masse July 1 to press for higher salaries.Government ... Read more...

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Five Rajasthan doctors booked for corruption


May 30th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 29 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Tuesday booked five senior Rajasthan government doctors for granting recognition to the nursing colleges which did not have standard facilities for the ... Read more...

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Doctors among four charged with rape


May 25th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Four people, including two government doctors, have been booked for gang-raping a teenage girl for nine days in Haryana's Mewat district, police said Friday.Police in Punhana ... Read more...

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Assam farm leader’s hunger strike gets NAPM support


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 22 (IANS) Peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who has been on a fast-unto-death since May 19 against the building of dams in the northeastern region, Tuesday won the support ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh gets notice for botched eye operations


January 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh High Court Tuesday issued notice to the state's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government on botched eye operations in September that left several aged ... Read more...

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Private doctors strike work in Tamil Nadu


January 5th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Over 20,000 doctors with private practices or working in private hospitals across Tamil Nadu, barring the major corporate hospital chains, struck work Thursday to protest against ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu doctors strike work over killing of colleague


January 5th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Government doctors in Tamil Nadu went on a strike Wednesday protesting against the killing of a lady doctor T. Sethulakshmi working in the Employees State Insurance ... Read more...

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Rajasthan doctors end strike, health facilities normalise


January 1st, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 1 (IANS) Healthcare services have started to normalise in Rajasthan after remaining badly affected for 11 days as around 10,000 government doctors joined duty Sunday after ending their ... Read more...

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Hundreds of protesting Rajasthan doctors rejoin duty


December 29th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 29 (IANS) Healthcare services which have remained badly affected in Rajasthan for the past nine days due to the ongoing strike of doctors are likely to improve as ... Read more...

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Rajasthan doctors’ strike claims 55 lives


December 28th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 28 (IANS) Patients at government hospitals across Rajasthan continued to suffer as doctors continued their strike for the eighth day Wednesday, with the toll due to the agitation ... Read more...

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Rajasthan doctors’ strike claims 50 lives


December 27th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 26 (IANS) Patients at government hospitals across Rajasthan continued to suffer on the sixth day of doctors' strike Monday, and officials said the toll due to the strike ... Read more...

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Rajasthan doctors’ strike: Private hospitals to step in (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 24 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Saturday directed the health department to authorise private hospitals to treat at approved rates patients who are suffering due to the ... Read more...

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Militants’ threats force doctors to flee western Assam


December 12th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kokrajhar (Assam), Dec 12 (IANS) Extortion threats from tribal militants have forced dozens of government doctors to flee their areas of posting in western Assam, leaving hundreds of patients at ... Read more...

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Haryana government doctors cease work


November 8th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) Health services in government hospitals and health institutions across Haryana were affected Tuesday as hundreds of government doctors went on a two-day mass casual leave in ... Read more...

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Haryana doctors to strike work Tuesday


November 7th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Government doctors in Haryana are set to go on a strike Tuesday, despite the authorities warning them against the step and also assuring them that their ... Read more...

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Murder at health camp, say blinded patients


October 17th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 17 (IANS) "It is like someone called me for sweets and then engineered a cold-blooded murder," 47-year-old Lalmati said at Chhattisgarh's largest government hospital here.She was referring to ... Read more...

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Kejriwal hits out at restrictions on Hazare’s fast


August 15th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) A key associate of Anna Hazare Monday accused the government of a "dictatorial attitude" for imposing restrictions on the Gandhian's fast against corruption set ... Read more...

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New twist in demand for probe into health mission funds


July 25th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) In a new twist to the demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged bungling in National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) funds ... Read more...

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Rahul attacks Mayawati government over health funds


July 21st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 21 (IANS) Hitting out at the Mayawati government over alleged bungling in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) funds, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders CBI probe into doctors’ killing, medical graft


July 20th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) Prompted by the remarks of the Allahabad High Court, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the murder ... Read more...

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Kheri rape: Doctors charged with fudging autopsy


July 12th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) Three government doctors were Tuesday charged with destroying evidence through manipulating the autopsy report in the rape and strangulation of a 14-year-old girl inside a police ... Read more...

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2,000 doctors on strike in Jharkhand (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Medical services were hit in Jharkhand Wednesday as more than 2,000 government doctors went on strike demanding raising the retirement age from 60 to 62 and ... Read more...

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Doctors strike in Jharkhand affects health services


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Medical services were affected in Jharkhand Wednesday as more than 2,000 government doctors went on strike in support of their 12-point demands that include raising the ... Read more...

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Bihar government orders CBI probe into doctor’s lynching


June 6th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the brutal murder of a doctor by jail inmates last week, ... Read more...

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Rights panel seeks report on doctor’s murder in Bihar jail


June 4th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Bihar government over the brutal murder of a doctor by jail inmates last week ... Read more...

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Jharkhand hunting for its missing doctors


June 1st, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 1 (IANS) Jharkhand will take stern action against its 279 government doctors who have been absenting themselves from work for many months, said an official Wednesday.The Jharkhand health ... Read more...

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Administrative lapses led to doctor’s lynching: Nitish


May 31st, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday admitted that administrative lapses led to the lynching of a doctor by prisoners inside a jail."There were administrative lapses behind ... Read more...

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Bihar doctors go on a day’s strike to protest lynching


May 31st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) All the government doctors in Bihar are observing a day-long token strike Tuesday to protest the death of a doctor who was lynched by prisoners inside ... Read more...

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Bihar medicos divided on private practice by government staff


May 24th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 24 (IANS) Medicos in Bihar are divided over the issue of a ban on private practice by government doctors.The Bihar branch of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the ... Read more...

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Andhra rights commission seeks Sathya Sai Baba’s health report


April 18th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh State Human Rights Commission Monday directed the state government to submit a report on the health of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba, who ... Read more...

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Strike over Lucknow medical officer’s murder suspended


April 4th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Striking government doctors in Uttar Pradesh returned to work Monday after police assured them of nabbing the killers of the Lucknow chief medical officer (CMO) who ... Read more...

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Doctors go on strike over medical officer’s murder


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) Work in almost all government hospitals and dispensaries across Uttar Pradesh was paralysed shortly after a chief medical officer (CMO) was murdered outside his residence here ... Read more...

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