The stir by around 4,000 resident doctors across Maharashtra, who are on an indefinite strike following an assault on their colleague in Solapur`s Civil hospital allegedly by three policemen, continued today.
The Bombay High Court sought reply from the city police on a PIL filed against resident doctors of BMC-run Sion Hospital who had threatened to go on strike over alleged high-handedness of the hostel warden.
The Supreme Court sought a
response from the Centre and the MCI on a PIL
seeking to initiate disciplinary proceedings against doctors
who refuse to give emergency treatment to patients during
their strikes and demonstrations.
The Orissa government on Saturday threatened to impose the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) and cancel the registration of government doctors if they went ahead with their proposed state-wide strike from Sunday.
Around 65 patients
are reported to have died as the indefinite strike by over
1000 junior doctors continue to cripple functioning of Patna
Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) and Darbhanga Medical
College and Hospital (DMCH).
Amid no signs of settlement, the
indefinite strike by over 850 junior doctors continued to
cripple work at the PMCH
and DMCH in Bihar for the
fourth consecutive day today to press for salary instead of