Shriya Dasgupta

Articles By Shriya Dasgupta

20th Anniversary of Friendship Walk: ‘It’s about reclaiming our space… celebrating our identity’

On July 2, 1999 a small group of 15 people in Kolkata walked to commemorate the Stonewall Riots that took place in New York on June 28, 1969.

Jadavpur University gets joint entrance board nod for 90 pc domicile reservation

The plan for domicile reservation was proposed by the JU faculty last year. The rationale behind the proposal was that ‘home students’ were being outnumbered by students from other states.

Hospital strike ends: We hope govt keeps its word, say doctors

“This meeting proves how eager we have been to get back to work. Else, we wouldn’t have made the compromises. Our demand was that the CM must come to NRS. We always want to provide services to the patients,” said a doctor.

West Bengal: Patients bear brunt as junior doctors’ strike enters 6th day

Signalling a way forward to resolve their face-off with the state government, the junior doctors in the state sought an “immediate end to this impasse” and said Sunday that they have decided to leave the choice of venue of talks to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Doctors’ agitation: Actors and activists urge Mamata Banerjee to find a solution

Eminent doctors like Dr Arjun Dasgupta and Dr A K Ghoshal also extended their unconditional support to the protesters. “We are with you in every step,” said Dasgupta.

Bengal protests: Doctors defy Mamata’s deadline, continue stir

11 senior doctors resign citing insecurity, delegation of junior medicos meets Governor

West Bengal doctors’ protest: Mamata talks tough, her colleague’s daughter slams inaction

Mamata Banerjee gave an ultimatum to agitating junior doctors saying that strong action would be taken against them if they do not get back to work promptly. But junior doctors and interns vowed to continue their “ceasework” until their demands for security were met.