Jul 13, 2021 07:23 PM IST
The decision to cancel Kanwar Yatra comes a day after Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami said "God would not want people to die".
- Jul 12, 2021 04:08 PM IST
IMA's warning comes at a time when violations of safety norms have been reported in a number of tourism-centric states due to the influx of visitors.
- Jul 01, 2021 04:22 PM IST
Prime Minister Modi thanked the medical fraternity for their ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and claimed that his government is committed towards the protection and welfare of doctors.
- Jun 25, 2021 04:46 PM IST
The highest number of deaths of medical practitioners was recorded in Bihar with 115 deaths, followed by Delhi that reported 109 deaths, Uttar Pradeash with 79, West Bengal with 62 and Tamil Nadu with 50.
- Jun 23, 2021 04:29 PM IST
Ramdev sought a stay on the proceedings in FIRs lodged by Indian Medical Association (IMA) in Patna and Raipur branches and asked for a transfer of the FIRs to a Delhi court.
- Jun 12, 2021 10:03 AM IST
In Bihar, 111 doctors lost their lives in the second phase of the pandemic, according to the medical body. In the national capital, 109 doctors died during the period, followed by 79 in Uttar Praesh and 63 in West Bengal.
- Jun 07, 2021 02:36 PM IST
Underlining the need for curbing the purposeful spread of misinformation against modern medicine and COVID-19 vaccination by certain people with vested interests, the IMA has appealed to the prime minister to resolve their long pending pleas.
- Jun 05, 2021 03:37 PM IST
Maharashtra, the worst-affected state due to the second wave in terms of official caseload, recorded the death of 23 doctors, the medical body said.
- May 29, 2021 02:15 PM IST
The medical body also questioned him to tell which allopathic hospitals have given Patanjali medicines for treatment.
- May 27, 2021 02:15 PM IST
IMA further said that police investigation is necessary to unearth the identity of other persons involved with Ramdev.
- May 27, 2021 12:16 PM IST
The yoga guru and IMA are locked in an ugly war of words after Ramdev questioned modern medicine's ability to treat coronavirus. Following an outrage, Ramdev withdrew his remarks only to pose 25 more questions to IMA, which sent a defamation notice to him and demanded his arrest.
- May 26, 2021 07:19 PM IST
In its letter to PM Modi, the IMA said it was gratifying to note that only 0.06 percent of people who received both the doses of vaccine "got minimal" infection by coronavirus, and "very rarely" vaccinated people had a severe lung infection.
- May 23, 2021 11:02 PM IST
Ramdev has drawn flak for his description of allopathy as "stupid" and "diwaliya" (bankrupt). Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, in a strongly worded letter addressed to him, marked his disapproval.
- May 23, 2021 06:48 PM IST
At a time when allopathic doctors have succeeded in saving scores of lives, "your description of allopathy as 'tamasha' (drama), 'bekar' (useless) and 'diwaliya' (bankrupt) is disappointing", Harsh Vardhan stated in his letter addressed to Ramdev.
- May 22, 2021 02:14 PM IST
IMA cited a recent video of Ramdev which is viral on social media. In the video, Ramdev is allegedly heard saying, "Allopathy ek aisi stupid and diwaliya science hai."
- Feb 22, 2021 09:27 PM IST
Baba Ramdev-promoted company launched the medicine at an event where Dr Harsh Vardhan and Nitin Gadkari were present. WHO issued a clarification stating that no traditional medicine for COVID-19 had been reviewed or certified.
- Dec 11, 2020 10:55 AM IST
The Indian Medical Association has called for withdrawal of all non-emergency and non-COVID services on December 11 to protest against the Centre allowing Ayurveda doctors to perform surgeries.
- Dec 07, 2020 08:44 PM IST
The public demonstrations will be followed by withdrawal of non-essential non-COVID services on December 11 from 6 am to 6 pm.
- Sep 22, 2020 01:38 PM IST
Indian Medical Association list includes only those medics who have perished in designated Covid hospitals. There is no inventory of casualties of doctors, health volunteers, nurses and ASHA workers in other medical facilities throughout the length and breadth of the land. The fatalities could be the world’s highest.
- May 13, 2020 08:55 PM IST
Sharma said that it was disturbing to see not a single food outlet open or anybody offering the migrants food or work and added that due to economic stress and lockdown they have started moving from their place of work.
- Sep 04, 2019 12:10 PM IST
The letter comes in the backdrop of protests by the medical fraternity in Assam against the deadly assault on a doctor at a tea garden.
- Aug 22, 2019 09:03 AM IST
The Lancet is not selective in its outrage, as it has commented on India’s healthcare in the past: in 1901 it criticised the British for the famine deaths in India, and in 2018 it supported the IMA’s stand on the National Medical Commission Bill.
- Jul 11, 2019 10:36 AM IST
The move assumes significance as it comes in the wake of the country-wide protests by doctors last month after two medicos were allegedly assaulted by the relatives of a patient in a Kolkata hospital.
- Jul 01, 2019 05:22 PM IST
Citing the recent cases of violence against doctors, the apex medical body demanded that the government should declare hospitals as "safe zones".
- Jul 28, 2018 11:17 AM IST
The IMA will observe "Dhikkar Diwas - no to NMC Bill" to protest against the proposed legislation, which seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body.