Nurses on warpath

Power, water supply cut off to one hostel as stir intensifies. R. Sujatha, The Hindu, March 5, 2012 It was a day of drama for the nurses of corporate hospitals who are demanding higher salary and better work benefits. Ever since the nurses announced their decision to go on strike, there has been subtle pressure on them from the management to give up their demand, the nurses say. At one hostel for women nurses in Kottivakkam power and water supply was cut for two days, according to the agitating nurses. A few nurses called The Hindu on Sunday and said that they had been told to vacate the hostel immediately. ... Nurses