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West Bengal: Agitating doctors ready to hold talks with CM Mamata Banerjee after deciding the venue

The gridlock between the agitating doctors in West Bengal and the state authority reaches its sixth day
NDTV's takes journalism to new heights by asking Rahul Gandhi how did he like his samosa

Rahul Gandhi got conned by his own men: Report says ‘Big Data’ head Praveen Chakravarty billed Congress 24 crores and is now absconding

A day prior to election results, Rahul Gandhi had reportedly even contacted UPA allies and offered to accommodate them in the cabinet.

Mamata Banerjee ‘accepts demands’ but claims ‘outsiders causing the stir’, hits out at media when asked if she will visit NRS Hospital

Mamata Banerjee's appeal to the protesting doctors to end the strike and resume work has been declined by the junior doctors who said that there was no honest effort on the part of the Chief Minister to break the deadlock and that what she said in the press conference was not true.

Mamata didi, we upheld our Hippocratic oath during trying times, you failed the allegiance you swore to the Constitution

The Bengal Health Crisis has escalated to immense proportions. With Doctors across the state submitting their resignations, Mamata Banerjee has a severe crisis on her hands.
3 CMs to skip NITI Aayog meeting

After Mamata Banerjee, KCR and Captain Amarinder Singh to skip NITI Aayog meet

Telangana's KCR wouldn't be attending the meeting due to his mega irrigation project. Punjab's Captain Amarinder Singh would skip the meeting due to ill health.

Even as 700 doctors resign, TMC leader Abu Taher Khan Chaudhury accused of threatening doctors with rape and murder

There are videos circulating on social media which purportedly show the Trinamool MP from Murshidabad, Abu Taher Khan threatening the doctors at the institution. The politician, however, has denied all allegations.
Bhupesh Baghel's government has arrested a man over a social media video

Chhattisgarh: Congress govt arrests man over social media post, targets journalist over tweeting about it

Mangelal Agarwal has been arrested by the Congress government in Chhattisgarh for sharing a video on social media that claimed the Bhupesh Baghel government's secret understanding with inverter manufacturers is the reason behind the rampant power cuts in the state.

Is Kamal Nath in trouble for the 1984 Sikh Genocide case? Armed with this Home Ministry order, MS Sirsa certainly thinks so

The order also says that the order has been passed in consideration of the representation made on 24th December 2018 received from the General Secretary, Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee.
Naidu denied VIP access and frisked at airport

Chandrababu Naidu denied VIP access to aircraft and undergoes frisking at Vijayawada airport, made to travel in bus

Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and current leader of opposition N Chandrababu Naidu was denied VIP access to the aircraft he was boarding and was asked to undergo frisking at Vijayawada airport.

The Islamic onslaught in West Bengal: A saga that started long before the current state regime made it worse

The Islamisation of Bengal has been a slow and steady process, repetitive governments have chosen to ignore their rising population, rather using the community as a vote bank.

How Mamata Banerjee is spared of allegations they level on Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Millions of Indians today would term West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is arrogant.
Mamata Banerjee govt has been apathetic to doctors' safety and problems, says Kolkata based doctor in ET article

Bengal government’s open abetment to lynch mob mentality has destroyed doctor-patient relationship in state, says doctor

The sacrosanct doctor-patient relationship lies destroyed by this open abetment to a lynch mob mentality by the West Bengal administration.

Striking doctors refuse to meet Mamata Banerjee unless she visits NRS Hospital, Mamata appeals to get back to work

While the doctors are insisting that Mamata Banerjee visits the NRS hospital personally to meet the protesting doctors, Banerjee on her part has not done that yet as is instead issuing appeals.

Kolkata: Father blames Police for newborn’s death for not letting him enter the Hospital amidst Doctors’ Strike

The father said that the junior doctors helped him a lot and were crying. He was told by the Junior Doctors that they called the Health Ministry four times but the calls were not received.
Watch powerful videos that personify besieged doctor's grit and resilience

Watch these 5 powerful videos of doctors walking out after resigning, setting the stage for Mamata’s Singur moment

The imbroglio between medical professionals and TMC state government intensified as Mamata Banerjee threatened the doctors to call off their strike

Mass Resignations of doctors in West Bengal, here is the list of institutions where resignations have been submitted so far

The latest to join the league are 37 doctors of the Rampurhat Medical College, Birbhum who submitted their resignations today to support the protests.
WB CM Mamta Banerjee

Mamata vs Doctors: Mamata Banerjee won’t back down, reiterates that protesting doctors are outsiders

West Bengal has turned into a hornet's nest after doctors from various state-run medical colleges and hospitals resign en masse

A brilliant cartoon undone by Vijayan’s Kerala

Pinaryi Vijayan’s Left government (LDF) in Kerala uses its two hands differently: One wears a velvet glove for Christians and Muslims; the other a baton for Hindus.

West Bengal: Amidst mass resignations, another attack at Calcutta National Medical College, one student suffers head injury

A student at the Calcutta National Medical College (CNMC) has been injured following mob violence.

Arvind Kejriwal complains about law and order situation in Delhi, gets schooled by Delhi Police

One of the grouse Delhi CM has is the fact that the Delhi Police is with the central government falling under the Home Ministry which is now headed by Union Minister Amit Shah
Mamata Banerjee flares up linguistic chauvinism as she orders people living in Bengal to speak in Bengali

If you want to stay in Bengal, speak in Bengali: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s autocratic diktat

Beleaguered with the NRS controversy, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee whips up linguistic chauvinism
Metro Man E Sreedharan has written to PM Modi seeking his personal intervention on Kejriwal's plan to make metro rides free for women

Metro Man Sreedharan asks PM Modi to ‘not agree’ with AAP’s proposal of free travel for women

Since the Delhi government and Centre are equal partners in DMRC, Sreedharan sought PM Modi’s "personal intervention" in the matter.

The silence from the self-proclaimed crusaders of free speech and justice during West Bengal protests is deafening

In the unprecedented crisis taking place in Bengal, the so-called champions of justice and free speech seem to have chosen to turn a blind eye

As more doctors in West Bengal resign, IMA with 3.5 lakh doctors as members announces nationwide strike on Monday

Joining the doctors' strike, the Indian Medical Association (IMA), which has 3.5 lakh doctors as its members, has also declared a pan-India strike starting on 17th June from 6 am till 6 am on 18th June.

Doctors at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi to hold silent protest in support of West Bengal doctors

Showing utter insensitivity towards the protesting doctors, Mamata Banerjee had warned them yesterday to end their strike or face action.
Chhattisgarh government invokes sedition act and IT act to arrest people hostile to their establishment

Chhattisgarh: Congress-led Baghel govt arrests man under sedition charges for sharing video about power cuts

A man has been arrested in Chhattisgarh under sedition section 124A for expressing his lament on Social Media about the rampant electricity cuts.
Mamata Banerjee claims that protesting doctors at SSKM hospital hurled abuses at her

West Bengal: Mamata visits hospital, accuses protesting doctors of hurling abuses at her

Doctors across West Bengal have gone on a strike in protest against the insensitivity shown by the state government towards the attacked doctors of NRS Hospital.

The West Bengal doctor crisis will go down in history as Mamata Banerjee’s Singur moment

The saffron surge in the state was initially sparked by the ongoing demographic invasion but it is the Bengal doctor crisis that has turned out to be the 'Singur Moment' for Mamata Banerjee
HC questions Mamata Banerjee

Calcutta High Court questions Mamata government on doctors’ strike, directs to mediate and find solution

The Court had questioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata on the steps taken against the accused of the NRS hospital attack and the steps taken to end the doctor's strike.

‘Ashamed of the Chief Minister’: Doctors protest as Mamata Banerjee fails to take action after mob attacked doctors brutally

As Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has gone to war against the doctors in the state, the medical fraternity across the country has hit the streets

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