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Official promises police post inside Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital

Rahul Chaudhary, president of the hospital’s Resident Doctors’ Association, said, “We have ended the strike after we were assured that security will be beefed up. But if our demands are not met, we will resume it.”

Doctors at North Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital allege assault, on strike today

Police have registered an institutional FIR against unknown persons as doctors did not know the names of the patient’s attendants.


Kutch doctors demand gun licence for self defence

The doctors said they were considering sending mass applications for the licences to the Kutch collector, even as junior doctors in West Bengal called off their week-long strike after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee agreed to their demands on enhancing security for doctors.

Draft law seeks 10-year jail, fine of Rs 5 lakh for attacks on doctors

The draft law was submitted by the IMA to the Ministry in 2017 — it had demanded a central law for the protection of doctors, and has raised it again in the wake of the NRS Medical College and Hospital incident in Kolkata.

Hospital strike ends after Mamata blinks, agrees to upgrade doctors’ security

The government decided to boost the security mechanism in hospitals, and create awareness among the masses against assault on doctors.

Bengal hospital violence: 28,000 doctors across state join IMA strike in Gujarat

In Surat, the resident doctors and medical students of SMIMER Medical College and Hospital and New Civil Hospital (NCH) wore black bands and chanted slogans for justice.


Search for cure

Clashes involving doctors and patients underscore the need for institutional initiatives to restore the relationship.

Lucknow: Doctors on 24-hour strike demanding safety at work place

IMA committee member Dr P K Gupta said the state unit received instructions from the IMA headquarters in Delhi to protest against the violence against doctors in West Bengal and to push for a law to protect doctors from violence.

AIIMS won’t join protest: OPD, surgeries to be hit today as city hospitals join nation-wide strike

In a statement, the AIIMS RDA said: “It has been decided to resort to a protest wherein patient-care services will not be hampered to ensure that the backlog of patients, including patients affected by the strike, is addressed appropriately.”

Bengal doctors' strike: Stage set for talks, docs want end to deadlock

The latest decision by the agitating doctors comes a day after they refused to meet the Chief Minister at the state secretariat. The doctors had earlier refused to attend meetings called by Banerjee on Friday and Saturday.