Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicIndian Medical Association

Topic: Indian Medical Association

Don’t call practitioners of Indian medicine ‘quacks’, have rights under law, says Commission

National Commission for Indian System of Medicine says ‘defaming’ registered ISM doctors violates laws safeguarding right to practice. Letter to ‘protect them in court of law’.

2021 mistakes being repeated, stop unwarranted tests & medicines: Top doctors write to govt

In an open letter, over 30 health experts drew attention to the need for an 'evidence-based response' to the current wave of Covid and listed out policies for immediate implementation.

Covid third wave ‘inevitable & imminent’, pilgrimage, tourist travel can wait, says IMA

The statement by the doctors’ comes on a day when the annual Rath Yatra began in Puri and amid talks of allowing the 'Kanwar Yatra' in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Delhi HC refuses to stay trial court order asking IMA chief not to propagate any religion

The complainant had alleged before the trial court that IMA chief J A Jayalal was misusing his position and misleading the nation in order to convert Hindus to Christianity.

IMA seeks PM Modi’s intervention to stop assault on doctors and ensure safe working spaces

The IMA in a letter Monday urged PM Modi to resolve their long-pending pleas, and sought effective deterrent for those indulging in attacking health care professionals.

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.

‘Keep quiet, I’m talking’ — Dr Jayesh Lele, IMA head who took on Ramdev in Covid fight

IMA's calls for FIR and sedition charges against Ramdev over his unfounded claims on allopathy have been led by Dr Lele. Colleagues say Ramdev brought out the 'original Lele'.

Will withdraw complaints against Ramdev if he takes back remarks: IMA chief

The IMA had also sent a defamation notice demanding an apology from the yoga guru within 15 days, failing which it said would take appropriate action for Rs 1,000 crore compensation

IMA seeks FIR against Ramdev over ‘wrongful, dishonest’ remarks on allopathy

The IMA had earlier written to PM Modi demanding that Ramdev be booked immediately under sedition charges for alleged misinformation campaign on Covid protocols and vaccination.

IMA serves Rs 1000-crore defamation notice on Ramdev over remarks against allopathy

Terming Ramdev's remarks a 'criminal act', IMA also asked the yoga guru to make a video clip contradicting all his allegations and circulate it on social media platforms.

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Union home minister Amit Shah and BJP national president J.P. Nadda with Bihar BJP leaders at a core committee meeting in New Delhi | PTI

What Left parties’ decision to not join Bihar alliance means for India’s Dalits, women, MBCs

Top leaders of the Left are English-speaking 'upper' caste elites. And they won't let MLAs become ministers lest they should threaten their elite power.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.