Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

IMA Asks Kerala Govt To Withdraw Bakrid Relaxations, Says Will Move SC

Jul 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The apex doctors' organisation said it would move the Supreme Court if the Kerala government does not enforce Covid-appropriate behaviour.

Uttarakhand Government Calls Off Kanwar Yatra To Prevent COVID Transmission

Jul 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The decision was taken after a meeting with senior officials and considering all aspects into account including the opinion of medical experts, he said.

Pilgrimage, Tourism Potential Super Spreaders For Covid Third Wave: IMA

Global evidence and the history of any pandemic suggest that ‘the third wave is inevitable and imminent,’ Indian Medical Association said.

Uttarakhand Government Permits Ayurvedic Doctors To Prescribe Allopathic Medicines

Jun 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Medical Association’s Uttarakhand unit has termed the government’s move as ‘illegal’ and said that it promotes ‘mixopathy’.

Amid Rising Attacks On Doctors, IMA Writes To PM Modi Seeking Protection For Medical Professionals

The IMA also sought action against those spreading misinformation about modern medicine and Covid-19 vaccination

29 May, 2021

‘A Nightmare’: Healthcare Workers In Delhi Tell What It Meant To Face The Peak Of Second Wave Of Covid-19

Midhat Fatimah

In addition to working excruciatingly long hours in challenging circumstances that exposed them to the virus, the medical staff also battled personal issues at home.

26 May, 2021

Ramdev Should Be Booked Under Sedition Charges: IMA In Letter To PM

Outlook Web Bureau

IMA has also served a defamation notice on Ramdev for his alleged disparaging remarks against allopathy and allopathic practitioners

26 May, 2021

Indian Medical Association Serves Rs 1,000 Cr Defamation Notice On Baba Ramdev

Outlook Web Bureau

The IMA has demanded an apology from Ramdev within 15 days for his alleged remarks against allopathy and allopathic doctors.

22 May, 2021

IMA Demands Action Against Baba Ramdev For Unscientific Statement On Allopathy

Outlook Web Bureau

Citing a video circulating on social media, the IMA said Ramdev has claimed that 'allopathy is a stupid science'.

09 May, 2021

Astonished To See Health Ministry’s Extreme Lethargy In Combating Covid Crisis: IMA

Outlook Web Bureau

Pitching for a lockdown, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) asked the Union health ministry to ‘wake up from its slumber’ and take appropriate action to deal with the second Covid-19 wave.

22 April, 2021

Patna: Over 500 Doctors And Health Workers Of Two Leading Hospitals Infected In The Second Wave

Outlook Web Bureau

The state has a total of 3,54,281 Covid cases while the tally of fatalities is 1897 since the outbreak of the virus last year.

25 March, 2021

Covid-19 | 50 Million Vaccine Doses Administered In India: Centre

Lola Nayar

8 million or 1.1% of all adults over 25 receive both doses of Covid-19 vaccine, says data

26 February, 2021

Baba Ramdev Has Made Patanjali Ayurvedic Products A Laughing Stock: IMA President

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Dr J A Jayalal, National President, IMA, in an interview with Outlook, alleges that Ramdev’s claim is a bunch of lies and the presence of a Health Minister in such a function will send a wrong message in society.

23 February, 2021

Won't Allow Sale Of Patanjali's Coronil Without 'Proper Certification': Maharashtra Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

The Maharashtra home minister said this a day after the IMA expressed shock over the 'blatant lie of WHO certification'

20 January, 2021

Top Medical Body Suggests Allowing Covid Vaccine For Non-Healthcare Workers To Prevent Wastage

Outlook Web Bureau

'The government should make a provision for including those persons in the vaccination drive who are interested in getting doses so that maximum number of people benefit', said IMA official.

12 December, 2020

IMA Protest Call: Hundreds Of Doctors In Jharkhand Join


IMA has been protesting against the government's order allowing Ayurveda practitioners to perform surgery.

25 November, 2020

Medical Body Slams Centre's Ayurveda Surgery Move, Calls It 'Khichdification' Of Medicine


A November 20 notification by the AYUSH Ministry allows Ayurveda practitioners to be trained in general surgery procedures.

21 October, 2020

National Medical Commission: Website ‘Flouts’ Law, Messes Up Organisational Structure

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The NMC Act says that it is a 32-member body and all decisions will be made by voting of the majority of its members.

Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during an inauguration of the National Institute of Biotic Stress Management in Raipur, via video conferencing in New Delhi.

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A silhouette of men seen as clouds gather in the sky over the city, in Gurugram

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Laborers wash Water Chestnuts after extracting them from a pond at a village in Ajmer.

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Beneficiaries wait in queues to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at Government Polyclinic vaccination centre, in Gurugram.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates National Institute of Biotic Stress Management in Raipur, via video conferencing in New Delhi.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu