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Mamata Banerjee fails to end the impasse at government hospitals, mass resignations begin

Mamata Banerjee fails to end the impasse at government hospitals, mass resignations begin

Mamata Banerjee also launched a blistering attack on the BJP claiming that they were adding communal colours to this incident.

Jun 13, 2019, 21:58 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee calls protests of junior doctors as gathering of political parties

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee calls protests of junior doctors as gathering of political parties

Mamata said in her Faecbook post that an unfortunate incident took place in NRS Hospital and she had asked the Minister of State, Health and Family Welfare to visit the injured junior doctor.

Jun 13, 2019, 19:20 PM IST
Take care of all patients in West Bengal: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urges senior doctors amid strike by junior doctors

Take care of all patients in West Bengal: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urges senior doctors amid strike by junior doctors

The West Bengal chief minister said the senior doctors and professors that she will be obliged and honoured if they will ensure that hospitals are taking full care of patients. 

Jun 13, 2019, 17:48 PM IST
Four-hour ultimatum by Mamata Banerjee ends, doctors in West Bengal refuse to call off strike

Four-hour ultimatum by Mamata Banerjee ends, doctors in West Bengal refuse to call off strike

Earlier on Thursday, Mamata had ordered the protesting junior doctors to resume work by 2:00 pm on Thursday or they would be evacuated from the hostel where they reside. 

Jun 13, 2019, 16:14 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee says 'outsiders' attacked Kolkata doctors, issues warning to protesters

Mamata Banerjee says 'outsiders' attacked Kolkata doctors, issues warning to protesters

Hundreds of doctors in Kolkata have been protesting after a junior doctor was assaulted, -allegedly by family members of a deceased patient.

Jun 13, 2019, 13:05 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee faces ire of protesting doctors in Kolkata over their security

Mamata Banerjee faces ire of protesting doctors in Kolkata over their security

Mamata Banerjee has been accused of not being able to address the concerns of protesting doctors who want - among others - better security for themselves after a junior doctor was allegedly assaulted

Jun 13, 2019, 12:16 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi calls meeting of four parties on Thursday amid reports of spiraling violence

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi calls meeting of four parties on Thursday amid reports of spiraling violence

Amid reports of spiraling violence in the state, West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has called a meeting of the four major political parties at his residence on Thursday (June 13). Trinamool

Jun 12, 2019, 19:32 PM IST
Kolkata Police uses tear gas, water canons against BJP's protest march

Kolkata Police uses tear gas, water canons against BJP's protest march

The march had been organised to protest against the killing of BJP workers in Basirhat. 

Jun 12, 2019, 14:06 PM IST
BJP leader Mukul Roy urges Home Minister Amit Shah to protect people of West Bengal

BJP leader Mukul Roy urges Home Minister Amit Shah to protect people of West Bengal

Mukul Roy wrote the letter just two days after the TMC had written a letter to the Home Minister claiming that the BJP leaders and supporters were unleashing violence in the state.

Jun 11, 2019, 22:23 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee is enemy of West Bengal: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Mamata Banerjee is enemy of West Bengal: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Naqvi noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre is committed to work for the development of the people of the country.

Jun 11, 2019, 18:09 PM IST
Kolkata: Relatives clash with doctors in govt hospital after patient dies

Kolkata: Relatives clash with doctors in govt hospital after patient dies

A clash erupted between junior doctors and relatives of a patient at a state-run hospital here late Monday night after the 75-year-old died due to alleged negligence, police said Tuesday.

Jun 11, 2019, 14:58 PM IST
Bomb explosion in West Bengal's Bhatpara kills two, injures four

Bomb explosion in West Bengal's Bhatpara kills two, injures four

Security in the area has been tightened and local police officials are investigating the matter. 

Jun 11, 2019, 12:32 PM IST
BJP observes 12-hour bandh in West Bengal's Basirhat against the killing of their workers

BJP observes 12-hour bandh in West Bengal's Basirhat against the killing of their workers

Streets of Basirhat mostly bore a deserted look with buses and cars remaining off the roads.

Jun 10, 2019, 23:12 PM IST
BJP's 12-hour bandh in Basirhat, live updates: Saffron party workers demand justice

BJP's 12-hour bandh in Basirhat, live updates: Saffron party workers demand justice

BJP and TMC continue to trade charges after workers from both political parties clashes in West Bengal's Basirhat.

Jun 10, 2019, 09:18 AM IST
Tension in West Bengal over death of 3 political workers; BJP calls 12-hour bandh in Basirhat

Tension in West Bengal over death of 3 political workers; BJP calls 12-hour bandh in Basirhat

In view of tension prevailing in the area, the district administration shut down internet services for an indefinite period in Basirhat.

Jun 09, 2019, 22:56 PM IST
BJP doing politics over dead bodies; Centre's advisory a 'political conspiracy': TMC

BJP doing politics over dead bodies; Centre's advisory a 'political conspiracy': TMC

Bengal's ruling party also slammed the Centre's advisory asking it to maintain law and order in the state and said it was nothing but a ''political conspiracy.''

Jun 09, 2019, 22:05 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee's countdown has begun: Giriraj Singh hits out at TMC chief over Bengal violence

Mamata Banerjee's countdown has begun: Giriraj Singh hits out at TMC chief over Bengal violence

Giriraj Singh said that Mamata Banerjee's days are numbered in Bengal.

Jun 09, 2019, 19:58 PM IST
More tension in West Bengal as police stops BJP procession heading to Kolkata

More tension in West Bengal as police stops BJP procession heading to Kolkata

BJP will now observe a 12-hour bandh in Basirhat on Monday.

Jun 09, 2019, 18:47 PM IST
BJP announces 'Lalbazar Abhiyan' to counter TMC's charge of disturbing law and order in Bengal

BJP announces 'Lalbazar Abhiyan' to counter TMC's charge of disturbing law and order in Bengal

The saffron party will hold a march from Lalbazar to Kolkata Police headquarters on June 12.

Jun 09, 2019, 16:47 PM IST
Amid TMC-BJP violence, Basirhat MP Nusrat Jahan appeals for calm

Amid TMC-BJP violence, Basirhat MP Nusrat Jahan appeals for calm

"Humanity comes first. Basirhat is a sensitive zone but we will make sure that people there are safe and do not suffer."

Jun 09, 2019, 11:21 AM IST