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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
Naqvi with Modi

Minority scholarships: Modi government should lend an ear to the ‘outraged’ Hindus

Some are angry over ‘minority appeasement’ by Narendra Modi govt, and they need to be heard.

Mamata vs Doctors: 16 doctors from Calcutta National Medical College and 27 from North Bengal Hospital, Darjeeling, resign

After mass resignations by doctors at R.G. Kar Medical College and Hospital (RGKMCH) on Friday, doctors at Calcutta National Medical College (CNMC) and North Bengal Medical College & Hospital, Darjeeling have submitted their resignations as well, as per our sources.

Read resignation letter by RG Kar Hospital doctors in a mass protest, demand unconditional apology from Mamata Banerjee

80 doctors at the RG Kar Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata have resigned demanding an apology from the Chief Minister for her remarks.

Veer Savarkar loses the ‘Veer’ prefix as Congress government re-writes history textbooks in Rajasthan

Congress has on several occasions attempted to malign Veer Savarkar’s contributions to India’s freedom by branding him as a “loyal colonialist”
Another TMC MLA with other TMC leaders joins BJP

Talks were ongoing for speedy resolution before Mamata Banerjee threatened medical fraternity, decisions for safety of doctors were taken

Mamata Banerjee escalated the ongoing crisis in West Bengal by blaming 'outsiders' and the BJP for the series of protests by medical professionals in the state.

Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress MLA takes oath in party chief and CM Jagan Reddy’s name in assembly

The pro tem Speaker of Andhra assembly objected to YRSC MLA K S Reddy taking oath in Jagan Reddy's name

Dr Harsh Vardhan appeals to Mamata Banerjee not to make this a ‘prestige issue’ after doctors go on strike following violence against them

Union Minister for Health, Dr Harshvarshan has appealed to Mamata Banerjee not to turn the issue of Doctors going on strike following violence being unleashed on them as a matter of prestige.
MHA sources claim Ghazi Abdul Noor was staying in India on an expired visa

Mamata can sit on dharna for her chamcha police officer, but not for doctors? Protesting doctor questions Mamata

Doctors from all over India are now joining the protest expressing solidarity with their colleagues

West Bengal: Doctors across the country, including her own nephew, protest against Mamata Banerjee government in solidarity with the striking doctors

Mamata Banerjee's nephew Dr Abesh Banerjee has also joined the protests against Mamata government in solidarity with the protesting doctors

Not just Priyanka, even Sonia Gandhi refuses to learn lessons after 2019 poll debacle, resumes attack on EC and EVM

"There can't be smoke without fire", Sonia Gandhi says there are doubts about the election process and EVMs

West Bengal: Protesting doctors defy Mamata’s ultimatum, to continue strike till demands are met

Mamata Banerjee had warned strict action if doctors don't end the strike within 4 hours, but doctors have decided defy her

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