Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicDoctors' protest

Topic: doctors' protest

Unhappy with govt response, Delhi doctors remain on strike, ‘those on Covid duty join protest’

Manish Nigam, who is leading the protest in Delhi, says doctors are 'dissatisfied with response' of Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya after their meeting, want 'immediate action'.

Stressed and overworked, resident doctors irked by delay in postgraduate admissions

Doctors across the country have suspended outpatient services in their protest against the delay caused by NEET postponement and EWS quota dispute

Doctors’ association to hold nationwide protest on 1 June against Ramdev’s allopathy remarks

Even after raising objections to statements by Ramdev, no action has been taken yet, the Federation of Resident Doctors Associations (FORDA) said in a statement on Saturday.

Objection to Ayurveda students doing surgery is a turf war driven by commercial interests

Dismissing Ayurveda as jugaad and quackery is the worst kind of disinformation campaign against one of the ancient indigenous forms of healthcare systems.

Karnataka govt agrees to hike salary of doctors after they threaten to go on strike

Over 5,000 govt doctors began an indefinite strike, threatening to shut OPDs & not release daily Covid data. But they budged after intervention by senior ministers.

Barbers in PPE at Tirupati, Tiruppur garment units bounce back and KCR’s messy Covid battle

A recap of some of some of the best on-ground reporting of the Covid-19 pandemic from ThePrint’s reporters & photojournalists.

Can’t have dissatisfied soldiers in Covid war, says SC on non-payment of salaries to doctors

The Supreme Court also lamented the lack of proper accommodation for doctors wanting quarantine facilities.

Doctors in Kashmir protest over alleged harassment of healthcare professionals by police

Dr Syed Maqbool, a senior cardiologist in Kashmir alleged that he was beaten up and abused by the policemen, which sparked an outrage within the medical fraternity.

Musical chair now on in Karnataka as Rahul Gandhi loses his ‘drive’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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