Kolkata: Junior doctors outside the NRS Medical College and Hospital, who continue to be on strike for the sixth consecutive day, staging a demonstration against attacks on their colleagues and demand adequate security measures, in Kolkata on June 16, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Bengal striking doctors want open door meeting with Mamata

Kolkata: The striking junior doctors in West Bengal on Monday reiterated their demand to hold an open door meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in presence of “live media” and said they have not received any official invitation from the state government regarding any meeting. “We are sad that the patients are suffering due to this […]

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Striking doctors ready to meet Mamata – in media’s presence

Kolkata: The striking doctors in West Bengal on Sunday decided to hold talks with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to immediately end the impasse but said there should be media coverage of the deliberations to avoid discrepancies. “The last press interview by our honourable Chief Minister was full of discrepancies which had led to false propagation of […]

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Mamata appeals to doctors again, says ESMA won’t be invoked

Kolkata:  Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday again appealed to the agitating junior doctors in the state to end their strike, assuring them that her government would not invoke ESMA (Essential Services Maintenance Act) against them. She said the state government is working to find a “peaceful solution” to the problem, and that it is […]

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Bengal doctors’ strike continue for 5th day

Kolkata: Health services in West Bengal’s state-run hospitals remained partially disrupted on Saturday as the “cease work” by junior doctors, protesting against attacks on their colleagues and demanding adequate security measures, continued for the fifth day. On Friday night, the striking doctors rejected a proposal from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for talks at the […]

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3 Trinamool workers killed in Bengal’s Murshidabad

Kolkata: Three Trinamool Congress workers were allegedly shot dead in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Saturday, police said. “Three persons were killed when a group of miscreants allegedly fired bullets and hurled bombs at them in Domkal’s Kuchiyamora village. The bodies have been sent for autopsy,” said an officer from Domkal police station. “We have heard […]