Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicIndian Medical Association

Topic: Indian Medical Association

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.

Baba Ramdev asks 25 questions to IMA after withdrawing prior statement on allopathic medicine

In an 'open letter' posted on his Twitter handle, Ramdev asked the Indian Medical Association if allopathy offered permanent relief from hypertension (BP) and type-1 & 2 diabetes.

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NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.