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There is no link between NPR and NRC, clarifies MoS Kishan Reddy

Hyderabad/UNI: Union Minister of State of Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Thursday strongly condemned the deliberate and baseless misinformation campaign being spread by the opposition parties and a section of media that NPR is a precursor to NRC.

Doctors are our pride, without them many lives would have been lost: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, Jul 01 (UNI) On the occasion of Doctors’ Day today, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee felicitated eminent doctors with the Bishista Chikitshak Award at a ceremony at SSKM Hospital, saying, " Doctors are our pride, without them many lives would have been lost. "

Guv Keshari Nath Tripathi welcomes end of medical stalemate in Bengal

Kolkata, Jun 17 (IBNS): West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Monday welcomed the resolution of the crisis caused by the state-wide strike of junior doctors consequent upon recent incidents of violence on doctors at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital (NRSMCH) in Kolkata.

7-day-long doctors' strike ends in Kolkata after Mamata assures redressal

Kolkata, Jun 17 (IBNS): Hours after their delegation held a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat Nabanna in Kolkata on Monday, protesting junior doctors of Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital (NRSMCH) have called off their indefinite strike.

We had a fruitful meeting with delegation of junior doctors: CM Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, June 17 (IBNS): Meeting a delegation of protesting junior doctors of Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital (NRSMCH) at state secretariat Nabanna on Monday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the result of the meeting was 'fruitful'.

Mamata Banerjee allows media coverage of meeting with protesting NRS doctors

Kolkata, Jun 17 (IBNS): Agreeing to the demands of the agitators, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has allowed media to cover her meeting with protesting Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital (NRSMCH) at state headquarters Nabanna.

Protesting NRS junior doctors firm on demanding media coverage of meeting with Mamata

Kolkata, Jun 17 (IBNS): The protesting Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital (NRSMCH) junior doctors have once again reiterated their demand of media coverage of the meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Protesting doctors ready to meet CM Mamata Banerjee at her venue, but demand media presence

Kolkata, June 16 (IBNS): The junior doctors, who have been agitating in Kolkata since Tuesday following a violent attack on their colleagues at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital (NRSMCH) by a patient's family members who brought a truck of 200 men, have agreed to meet West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at a venue of her choice but in the presence of the media.

Junior doctors' protest at NRS enters sixth day

Kolkata, Jun 16 (IBNS): The protest strike by the junior doctors at the  Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital (NRSMCH) in Kolkata entered its sixth day on Sunday as the protesters decided in a late night meeting on Saturday that they would not meet Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at state secretariat Nabanna.

No negative action taken so far, says Mamata Banerjee as she urges protesting doctors to go back to work

Kolkata, June 15 (IBNS): Referring that no 'negative action' has been taken against the protesting doctors so far, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday reiterated that several outsiders have entered the demonstration even as the standoff between the CM and the junior doctors on warpath with the government over their security continued.  

Harsh Vardhan writes to all CMs, calls for strict action against any person who assaults doctors

New Delhi, June 15 (IBNS): In view of the recent assault on doctors in West Bengal, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, on Saturday wrote a letter to the Chief Ministers of all States and UTs drawing their attention for strict action against any person who assaults doctors.

TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty 'thanks' doctors, expresses hope that there be 'light sooner'

Kolkata, June 15 (IBNS): Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty, who is also a popular Bengali actress, on Saturday expressed solidarity with the protesting doctors and said she expects to see the 'light' soon.

PBT president Kunal Saha urges Union Health Minister to take action against NRS protesters

Kolkata, Jun 15 (IBNS): A day after the top court held that doctors must not go on a strike, People for Better Treatment (PBT) president Dr. Kunal Saha has appealed to Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan to take action against the NRS junior doctors.

Protesting NRS doctors stay firm, urges Mamata to visit hospital

Kolkata, Jun 15 (IBNS): Staying firm in their own demands, protesting Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital (NRSMCH) junior doctors have turned down West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to sit across table at state secretariat Nabanna and urged her to visit the hospital.

IMA president Shantanu Sen urges protesting NRS doctors to meet Mamata

Kolkata, Jun 15 (IBNS): After visiting the Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital (NRSMCH), Indian Medical Association (IMA) president Dr. Shantanu Sen, who is also a leader of the ruling Trinamool Congress, has urged the protesters to meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to find a solution to the ongoing medical crisis. The junior doctors so far remained adamant and demanded that the CM should come and meet them at NRS.