PATNA: Medical offerings at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Patna, and Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) have been disrupted after doctors went on a strike on Thursday to protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
AIIMS, Patna, director Dr. PK Singh said all docs went on an indefinite strike from 5 pm onwards on Thursday, paralyzing medical services, such as an emergency.
At IGIMS, junior docs protested at the premises against the NMC Bill and forcefully closed down the outpatient department (OPD), emergency and operation theatres. Indian Medical Association (IMA) state senior VP Dr. Ajay Kumar stated, “The bandh on Thursday was called via Resident Doctors’ Association and IMA Medical Student Networks (IMAMSN).
IMAMSN convener Gaurav Kumar and countrywide counseling members—Pranes Raman and Anshuman— thru a press assertion, stated they’ll hold their protest till the vital government rolls back the NMC invoice. As a mark of protest, they had additionally sent postcards to the Union fitness minister Dr. Harshvardhan with a message -“You have ashamed us.”
Doctors throughout the country had boycotted OPD services for 24 hours beginning from 6 am on Wednesday as a part of a nationwide strike called by way of the IMA, wherein non-public practitioners additionally joined.
PATNA: There has been a mild let-up in the flood fury with the water stage of most important rivers flowing through north Bihar being both consistent or decreasing within the affected thirteen districts in which over 88 lakh human beings were suffering floods when you consider that July 13.
The water sources department (WRD) on Wednesday stated its engineers and different personnel were engaged in the emergency flood safety paintings at seven susceptible points as a result of the water pressures of Kosi, Ganga, Kareh, Gandak, Bagmati, and Lalbekiya rivers inside the affected districts.
PATNA: The Patna excessive courtroom on Wednesday put a rider on granting anticipatory bail to former MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav that he would need to deliver a challenge to the court not to protest at the roads in the future as it leads to traffic snarls.
“Let him continue to be far away from roads. Let the site visitors pass, and he’ll get bail,” Justice Chakradhari Sharan Singh informed Pappu’s counsel at the same time as listening to his anticipatory bail plea in a case related to a protest march at Gardanibagh on December 21 last year. Pappu and his supporters were trying to pass in the direction of Raj Bhavan, a prohibited area, leading to a clash with police and violence inside the location. On May 29, the court of ADJ-XVIII had rejected Pappu’s anticipatory bail plea.
Pappu’s counsel Yogesh Chandra Verma pleaded for Passover to seek to practice from the petitioner on the problem. The court adjourned the problem and posted it for hearing on Thursday once more.
Along with his supporters, Pappu had held a protest march on December 21, the ultimate 12 months over the Muzaffarpur authorities shelter home rape cases and “deteriorating regulation and order state of affairs” inside the kingdom. When police stopped them from transferring toward Raj Bhavan, Pappu’s supporters resorted to stone-pelting and indulged in arson in which then Gardanibagh police station SHO Manoranjan Bharti and some others have been injured.
PATNA: The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) workers staged a protest march from Kargil Chowk close to Gandhi Maidan to the Raj Bhavan on Wednesday. One of their primary needs was an increased pay scale.
The protesters barricaded the road main to Frazer Road, and police had to use water cannons to disperse them. In turn, the MGNREGA employees hurled stones at the cops, injuring some constables, passers-via, and media persons. Police later lathi-charged the protesters.