Written by Maya Sharma | Friday November 17, 2017, Karnataka
Private doctors in Karnataka have called off their protests against amendments in the KPME or Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Bill following a meeting with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in the north Karnataka town of Belagavi where the legislature session is on.
The Private Hospitals and nursing homes Association (PHANA) has called off the indefnite strike which had seen OPD services being affected severely in Bengaluru. The doctors were protesting against the proposed amendments to the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Act.
BJP Karnataka unit president and former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa said on Wednesday that the recovery of a bullet by the CBI from a hotel room in Madikeri where police officer MK Ganapathy was found dead under mysterious circumstances raised many doubts.