West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.21

Siliguri civic workers end cease work

Conservancy workers of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) withdrew their cease work on Saturday and will resume work from Sunday. These past four days, collection and disposal of garbage had stoppe...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.19

Ceasework in colleges today

Classes in over 500 colleges and at least six universities could be affected on Tuesday as teachers have called a ceasework to protest the government’s decision to hike salaries from January 2020 in...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

OPDs run at hospitals in Purulia, Birbhum

Doctors at three hospitals in Purulia and Birbhum districts stood out on Wednesday amid the ceasework by junior doctors at the outpatients’ department at state-run hospitals across Bengal paralysing...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.19

Official to doctors: Now is the time to hold talks with state govt

The protest by junior doctors had reached its high point and they should now hold talks with the state government and resume work, the director of medical education told the protesters at the NRS Medi...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.19

Emergency ward open in three of five medical colleges

Emergency services at the NRS Hospital and Medical College, which had been shut since junior doctors went on strike on Tuesday, resumed on Saturday morning.Patients turning up at the emergency ward si...
By Subhajoy Roy in Sealdah


West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

Healthcare takes a hit in North Bengal

The outpatient departments of government hospitals in north Bengal, especially in Siliguri and Malda, took a hit on Wednesday because of the ceasework by junior doctors. Hundreds of patients had to re...
By TT Bureau in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

NRS Hospital patients left in lurch as junior doctors strike work

Hundreds of patients were denied treatment as the emergency ward and the out-patient department of NRS hospital remained shut on Tuesday as junior doctors went on a ceasework.Since morning, agitating ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.06.19

Mamata's shock treatment sparks outrage

All sides appeared to be exploring ways to resume emergency services in state-run Bengal medical colleges as night fell on an explosive day on which chief minister Mamata Banerjee burst into SSKM Hosp...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Governor Tripathi's appeal to junior doctors

Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Thursday appealed to junior doctors in the state to resume their duties for the sake of patients. Junior doctors have been on a ceasework since Tuesday following the ...
By Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

Burdwan medical student suffers eye injury

Three junior doctors and a fourth-year student of Burdwan Medical College and Hospital were injured on Wednesday when relatives of patients and outsiders lobbed bricks at them. The attack occurred aro...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan


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