Junior Doctors
West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.19

Doctors frown on bail for NRS accused

Junior doctors on Tuesday asked representatives of the state health department and police why the five men arrested for allegedly attacking two interns at the NRS Medical College and Hospital were gra...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.06.19

Session on ethics and communication

When junior doctors were agitating across the state last week, senior doctors were attending a session at the RG Kar Medical College and Hospital on how to train junior doctors and MBBS students in me...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.19

Mamata keen to deliver on promises: Officials

Minutes after chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s meeting with junior doctors ended, she asked senior officials to start work to implement her promises, saying the youngsters had raised some valid issu...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

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

Opinion  /  Published 23.06.19

For medicine, stronger medicine

Mama, I’ll be doing PCM (physics, chemistry, mathematics) not PCB (physics, chemistry, biology) after Class X. Are you disappointed in me?” asked my niece gingerly.I was certain she’d become a d...
By Saurabh Jha in

North East  /  Published 15.06.19

Doctors’ protest swells in Assam

Doctors at Assam Medical College (AMC), Dibrugarh, are wearing red-stained bandages and black badges on duty since Friday in solidarity with their counterparts in West Bengal.Without resorting to cea...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Opinion  /  Published 16.06.19

Get well soon, India

It all started to unravel last week, when Mohammad Sayeed took a tumble down the stairs of a mosque in Calcutta. The septuagenarian was admitted to a hospital. And then he died. One or more of his agg...
By Upala Sen in

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.19

En masse resignation at medical colleges

Many senior doctors across medical colleges in Bengal have resigned to express solidarity with the protesting junior doctors, who have been on ceasework since the assault on two interns at NRS hospita...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

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

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.19

NRS at ease after days of tension

The meeting at NRS Medical College and Hospital continued for four hours on Sunday but the mood on the campus was relaxed since morning, in contrast with the tension that had been prevailing over the ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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