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National Medical Commission Bill

Doctor, doctor: What’s your take?

It was only a few days ago that the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill got the President’s approval. But has it got the Indian doctors approval?

12 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

Junior doctors stage protest against NMC Bill 2019 in Hyderabad

The protesters were seen raising anti-NMC slogans and holding placards which read ‘Say No To NMC Bill’ and ‘We Stand Against NMC.’

08 Aug 2019 5:51 PM

NMC Bill: Police detains doctors during protest in Vijayawada

Agitated protesters claimed that they were manhandled by local police while they were demanding that amendments be made in the Bill.

07 Aug 2019 3:34 PM

Agitating AIIMS doctors call off strike after meeting with Dr Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan assured them that it is in interest of doctors, medical students, patient as well as ordinary people.

04 Aug 2019 7:24 PM

Harsh Vardhan meets agitating doctors, urges them to call off strike

‘I have appealed doctors to call off the strike so patients shouldn't get any difficulty in availing healthcare facilities,’ he tweeted.

04 Aug 2019 4:44 PM


Health services affected as doctors’ strike enters 2nd day

They continued their strike on Friday after the passage of the NMC Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday evening.

03 Aug 2019 1:55 AM

PM Modi to give tips on how to be good parliamentarian

Shah said that the margin should have been bigger as the ruling party on its own has 303 members.

31 Jul 2019 2:06 AM

Doctors, students set to strike against NMC bill

The IMA had earlier said that the Cabinet has agreed to four out of their ten demands.

02 Apr 2018 12:54 AM

Ayurveda, Unani out of medical bill

The Cabinet approved these amendments recommended by the parliamentary standing committee on health.

29 Mar 2018 3:36 AM

AIIMS, FORDA to call on panel studying NMC bill

The doctors had earlier gone on strike and shut down the out patient department (OPD) services in protest against various recommendations of the bill.

24 Feb 2018 1:51 AM


OPD services shut on Wednesday

Resident doctors’ association decides to raise cudgels against NMC Bill.

18 Feb 2018 7:16 AM

Doctors protest against bill that aims to replace MCI

Services hit in many govt hospitals across city.

07 Feb 2018 2:48 AM

Reject Medical Bill swiftly

The standing committee will be well advised to shoot down this bizarre conversion proposal.

04 Jan 2018 2:58 AM

A remedy worse than the disease

Hundreds of medicos took it to the streets across the state on Tuesday demanding the withdrawal of the bill.

04 Jan 2018 2:31 AM

IMA on strike from today: OPDs to close for 12 hours

The bill is likely to come up for discussion in Parliament on Tuesday.

02 Jan 2018 1:12 AM


Nod to replace regulator for medical studies

The draft bill proposes a common entrance exam and licentiate exam, which all medical graduates will have to clear to get practicing licences.

16 Dec 2017 1:10 AM