Seemi Pasha

  • SC quashes NEET for medical courses, Health Minister upset 18-07-2013 09:19 PM

    New Delhi: It's been a nerve-wracking wait for over eight lakh medical aspirants out of whom seven lakh were hoping to get one of the 31,000 MBBS seats available in the country. But the Supreme Court's verdict has shattered their dreams of sitting for only one entrance test - the...
  • SC quashes common entrance test for admission to medical colleges 18-07-2013 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions into all medical and dental colleges. The apex court ruled that the Medical Council of India cannot conduct a unified examination. The bench of Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir, Justices Vikramajeet Sen...
  • Monsoon: Severe rainfall expected in Kerala, Odisha, Maharashtra, says Met 12-07-2013 09:29 AM

    According to the Met Department, severe rainfall expected in Bihar, Konkan and Goa, coastal Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Sikkim, Parts of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh. Widespread rainfall is expected along the entire West Coast and Andhra Pradesh. ...
  • Monsoon tracker: Severe thunderstorm expected in Western Coast, Northeastern states 05-07-2013 11:26 AM

    Severe thunderstorm is expected in the Western Coast and North Eastern states. There will be widespread rainfall in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal, Gujarat. ...
  • SC verdict on NEET quite unexpected, say medical aspirants 13-05-2013 07:33 PM

    The Supreme Court has ruled that there will be no single entrance exam for PG medical and dental colleges this year. States which didn't conduct their own exams will follow the NEET results, but they are not binding on all states. ...
  • SC tells medical colleges to declare results; NEET voluntary for now 13-05-2013 02:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed medical colleges to declare all pending Post Graduate results, which were stayed by the December 13, 2012, order. However, this is only an interim arrangement for this year and a final judgement will be delivered by the Supreme Court in the first week...
  • SC verdict on NEET today, 90,000 medical aspirants wait and watch 13-05-2013 08:53 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide the fate of 90,000 medical aspirants after it takes a decision on National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) or the common entrance test for MBBS, Dental and PG medical courses. This comes more than a month after a CNN-IBN sting operation...
  • Medical seats for sale: MCI asks CBI to conduct probe 26-04-2013 06:09 PM

    New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) on Friday wrote to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) asking for a probe into a sting operation conducted by CNN-IBN which exposed the sale of post-graduate medical seats in colleges across three states for crores of rupees. The CNN-IBN sting had...
  • No SC verdict on NEET yet as medical students wait anxiously 24-04-2013 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: After exposing the rot in medical education, CNN-IBN now turns its focus to the plight of medical students who are caught in the stand-off between private colleges and the government. With the Supreme Court decision on the single entrance exam National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) still pending,...
  • Delhi rape: There was an attempt to strangulate survivor, says doctor 19-04-2013 06:15 PM

    The doctor attending to the Delhi rape survivor has said that there was a bid to kill the girl. "There were strangulation marks on the neck of the victim," Dr RN Bansal said. ...
  • Delhi rape: Sandeep Dikshit heckled outside hospital 19-04-2013 04:19 PM

    New Delhi: East Delhi MP Sandeep Dikshit and Health Minister AK Walia were reportedly heckled by protesters outside the Dayanand Hospital where the minor rape survivor is admitted. The neighbours of the child, along with her family members, were protesting against the slow action of the police, and their reported...
  • Medical seats sale: CD of sting operation sent to MCI 05-04-2013 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN on Friday submitted a CD containing the sting operation on how medical colleges in three states are selling post-graduate seats for crores of rupees to the Medical Council of India (MCI). India's top doctors have demanded the government steps in and acts immediately to check the shocking...
  • Medical seats on sale: Will the conspiracy of silence ever end? 04-04-2013 11:52 PM

    A CNN-IBN sting operation exposed how medical seats are being sold in black to the highest bidder by private medical colleges in three states. ...
  • Private medical colleges selling seats for crores 03-04-2013 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: In clear violation of the Supreme Court of India's orders and audacious contempt of law, five reputed colleges have been caught in the middle of the rot in the country's medical education system. A CNN-IBN sting operation covering three states has exposed how private medical and dental colleges...
  • Delhi braveheart death: 'Boycott January 26 celebrations' 29-12-2012 12:08 PM

    The 23-year-old Delhi braveheart, who fought for over 12 days for survival after being brutally gangraped and assaulted by six men aboard a moving bus, died on Saturday morning at the Singapore hospital. ...
  • Watch: JNU students protest against Delhi gangrape, block roads 18-12-2012 02:20 PM

    The JNU students blocked the Ring Road at Munirka where the incident took place. ...
  • Kejriwal takes the battle against Khurshid to his home turf 01-11-2012 10:17 PM

    Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday took his battle against Union Minister Salman Khurshid to his home turf in Farrukhabad where he addressed a rally against the Congress leader and asked the people to not vote for him in 2014 General Elections. ...
  • Live: Why is Sonia silent on graft, arrest Khurshid, says Kejriwal 01-11-2012 02:47 PM

    Farrukhabad: 4.45 pm: Claiming that all the political parties in the country are involved in corruption, Arvind Kejriwal asked why is Congress president Sonia Gandhi silent on the issue. He also demanded that Salman Khurshid be arrested in the alleged scam involving his NGO. 4.25 pm: Targeting Sonia Gandhi, Arvind...
  • Farrukhabad belongs to the common man: Kejriwal supporters 01-11-2012 01:28 PM

    While Arvind Kejriwal headed to External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid's bastion Farrukhabad, the district Congress workers said the activist did not have followers there. Kejriwal's supporters said Farrukhabad belonged to the common man, not Khurshid. ...
  • We are not afraid of threats, says Arvind Kejriwal 01-11-2012 11:00 AM

    India Against Corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal is on his way to Farrukhabad, the constituency of Salman Khurshid. He will resume his battle against the new External Affairs Minister. "We will head to Farrukhabad and tell people how corruption has widened its feet. Threats would not deter us," Kejriwal said. ...
  • Kejriwal heads to Khurshid's bastion Farrukhabad 01-11-2012 08:17 AM

    Farrukhabad: India Against Corruption's main face Arvind Kejriwal is on his way to Farrukhabad, the constituency of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, to resume his battle against him. Kejriwal had accused Khurshid of siphoning off lakhs of rupees through his wife Louise Khurshid's NGO for the differently abled. With slogans...
  • Rape story, the anatomy of reportage

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    When I was asked to travel to Haryana for a ground report on the sudden spurt in the number of rape cases being reported from...

  • Khap panchayats not a law, says Sonia Gandhi 09-10-2012 09:40 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday sent out a sharp message to Khap panchayats saying they cannot supersede the judiciary. ...
  • My father wanted me to become a doctor: Haryana rape victim 08-10-2012 07:40 PM

    Jind: Raped, humiliated and carrying the burden of her father's suicide, the 16-year-old wants to start her life afresh but not before the 12 upper caste men who assaulted her and filmed the incident are brought to book. My father had a dream for me. He wanted me to become...
  • No one came to my rescue: Haryana rape victim 07-10-2012 09:26 PM

    Jind: Unable to bear the trauma, the 16-year-old dalit girl from Sachakhera in Jind doused herself in kerosene and set herself on fire after being gangraped by three men in her neighbourhood. Worse, the sister in law of one of the perpetrators allegedly stood on guard to ensure no one...