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What is National Medical Commission Bill and why doctors are opposing it

While the Centre has called the NMC bill a game-changer set to transform medical education and services in India, many members of the medical fraternity disagree.

Jul 31, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

Doctors, medical students join nationwide strike against NMC bill

Outpatient Department (OPD) services are likely to be hampered due to the strike but Emergency, casualty, ICU and other related services are expected to remain unaffected.

Jul 31, 2019, 08:55 AM IST

Doctors raise doubts over proposed national medical commission

One of the major contentions is that the bill does not clearly state if National Exit Test (NEXT) will be considered the main exam or whether National Eligibility cum Entrance test (NEET) would continue as well.

Jul 19, 2019, 16:19 PM IST

From Delhi to Kerala, here's why doctors are protesting against Modi govt's new bill

The twelve-hour strike, which is in force from 6:00 am-6:00 pm today, is to protest the National Medical Commission Bill, which aims to replace the MCI.

Jan 02, 2018, 13:13 PM IST

Bill to replace Medical Council of India approved by Union Cabinet

NMC will take over all roles and responsibilities of the MCI.

Dec 15, 2017, 18:51 PM IST

Uttarakhand private doctors on token strike, demand security

IMA office-bearers pointed out that there were also a host of other problems for which they have decided to strike work.

Jun 06, 2017, 12:45 PM IST