India Today

West Bengal: The doctor is not in

Government doctors protest the political interference in hospitals.

West Bengal, already struggling with an abysmal doctor-patient ratio (1:1,850), now faces a new threat that could well derail health services in the state: mass resignations by government physicians. As many as 85 doctors have quit in the past

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from India Today

India Today2 min read
Bapu in Venice
Cabinets, padukas and armours might seem disparate, but used by artists showcasing their work at the 58th Venice biennale's India Pavilion, these objects all have one person in common-Gandhi. Titled Our Time for a Future Caring, the pavilion this yea
India Today2 min read
Cruel Intentions
Directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, Mayanagari: City of Dreams is Hotstar's third special. The show is set in present-day Mumbai, where a 1990s style assassination attempt on political leader Ameya Rao Gaikwad (Atul Kulkarni) becomes the starting point of a
India Today2 min read
On Shaky Ground
The real estate sector was already battling a fall in demand when it experienced the twin disruptions of demonetisation and GST. Traditionally a safe haven for parking illegal money, the sector has seen some purging with the implementation of the Rea