Anbumani Ramadoss

  • Do not follow UPA line on Sri Lankan issues, PMK urges NDA government July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A delegation led by PMK MP Anbumani Ramadoss on Wednesday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and demanded that the NDA government should not toe the line which was adopted by the previous UPA regime on issues concerning Sri Lanka. "NDA should change its policy towards Sri Lanka and...
  • Tamil Nadu: Stones thrown at Anbumani Ramadoss' convoy April 4, 2014

    Dharmapuri: Former union health minister and PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss' convoy was attacked in Dharmapuri by unknown persons who threw stones at his vehicle. Following the incident, PMK cadres staged a protest. The incident comes a week after an FIR was registered against Anbumani Ramadoss for inciting caste enmity. Ambumani...
  • TN: Ramadoss gets bail in hate speech case, released May 9, 2013

    Chennai: Former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss, arrested in connection with a hate speech case filed in 2012, was on Thursday released from jail after a Villupuram court granted conditional bail to him, officials said. The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) leader was arrested from his T Nagar residence here on...
  • Hate speech: Exunion health minister Ramadoss arrested May 3, 2013

    Chennai: Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) leader and former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss was arrested by Kancheepuram Police on Friday. A case of an alleged hate speech was filed against him in 2012. Ramadoss was arrested for offences including unlawful assembly, rioting and disobeying order promulgated by a public servant,...
  • Rajinikanth says, 'No' to cigarettes now December 18, 2012

    Ex Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has always been against smoking scenes in cinema. He even went to the extent of directly claiming that Rajini shouldn't be including scenes of smoking in so many of his films. And so Rajini's recent birthday speech has won the approval and respect of...
  • Ramadoss in yet another medical college scam July 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI is all set to chargesheet former Union Health minister Anbumani Ramadoss in yet another medical college scam. A little known medical college in central Uttar Pradesh was reportedly sanctioned by Ramadoss, which points to a blatant misuse of power. If chargesheeted, this would be the second...
  • Bailable warrant against Ramadoss recalled July 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday recalled its bailable warrant against former Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss after he appeared before it in connection with a medical college admission scam. The court had issued the warrant against Ramadoss for his failure to appear before it. Ramadoss is accused of allowing a...
  • Bailable warrant against Ramadoss in college scam July 7, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued a bailable warrant against former Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss after he failed to appear before it in a case of allegedly allowing a medical college to go ahead with admissions without having sufficient resources. Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh issued bailable warrant...
  • PMK paints Anbumani as future CM May 8, 2012

    MAHABALIPURAM: Pattali Makkal Katchi leaders painted Anbumani Ramadoss, son of the party founder S Ramadoss, as the Chief Ministerial candidate for the next State Assembly election due in 2016, during the Chithirai Full Moon Vanniyar Youth Festival, here on Saturday night.Almost all functionaries, including GK Mani, AK Moorthy and R...
  • CBI charges Ramadoss in a corruption case April 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a chargesheet against former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss and nine others in a Delhi court in a corruption case. Ramadoss allegedly misused his position to give clearance to a medical college in Indore in 2008. According to the chargesheet, Ramadoss,...
  • CBI questions Ramadoss, son in murder case March 12, 2012

    Chennai: CBI has questioned Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S Ramadoss and his son, former Union Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, in connection with the murder of a relative of Tamil Nadu minister for Commercial Taxes Thiru C.Ve Shanmugam, sources said. While the senior PMK leader was questioned last evening, Anbumani Ramadoss was...
  • Fake medical college: Ramadoss under CBI scanner March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss is under CBI scanner with the agency finalising its charge sheet which names him for his alleged help to a Indore based medical college to get MCI accreditation even though it was not eligible for the same. The agency has sought government nod for...
  • Vaccine crisis: Govt shut down 3 units in 2008 October 19, 2010

    New Delhi: India's health industry was crippled back in 2008, when the then Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss decided to shut down three public sector vaccine units to give contracts to a private firm. Two years back when the three public sector vaccine units were shut down, it led to a...
  • Azad vs Ramadoss: PSUs' closure to be probed September 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Health Minister Gulam Nabi Azad has reportedly ordered a probe into Governments Universal Immunisation Programme. In January 2008, former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss had ordered for immediate closure of Central Research Institute in Kasauli Pasteur Institute of India in Cunoor BCG Vaccine Laboratory in Chennai These PSUs...
  • Ramadoss, Velu quit Manmohan ministry March 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss and Minister of State for Railways R Velu on Saturday resigned from the union council of ministers, two days after the PMK quit the Congressled ruling coalition. "Velu and myself have submitted our resignation from the council of ministers to the honourable Prime Minister,"...
  • Ramadoss to resign today | PMK, ally to contest 7 seats March 28, 2009

    New Delh: PMK nominees in the UPA Cabinet Anbumani Ramadoss and R Velu will resign on Saturday from their ministerial posts, party sources said. Ramadoss (Union Health Minister) and Velu (Minister of State for Railways) will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday evening and hand over their resignations, the sources...
  • Newsmaker: Ramadoss says no love lost with Cong March 28, 2009

    With less than a month to go for General Elections 2009, the Congressled UPA coalition is showing clear signs of disintegration. Some of its key allies the RJD, the LJP and the SP have made their rebellion public and one of them Anbumani Ramadoss' PMK has...
  • All the election related news on Wednesday March 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Here are the important news stories in electionbound India on Wednesday. Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh is courting controversy. CNNIBN has access to a confidential report sent to the Chief Election Commissioner by the District Collector of Mainpuri. The report makes it clear that Mulayam threatened the returning officer...
  • Ramadoss refuses comments on CongPMK rift March 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister and PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss refused to comment on speculation whether or not the partnership between the congress and the PMK was over. He said that his party's decision will be final. Ramadoss spoke exclusively to our correspondent Neelu Vyas. ...
  • Big blow to Congress: PMKUPA alliance breaks March 24, 2009

    New Delhi: In a big blow to the Congress, another alliance broke within the UPA. This time it's the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) that has fallen out with the Congress. The resignation of Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss seems imminent following a decision by his father and PMK party founder S Ramadoss...
  • Akshay Kumar inaugurates air ambulance service February 25, 2009

    Mumbai: You usually see Akshay Kumar pulling off a midair stunt from choppers, but this time, safety comes first as he along with Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss and Maharashtra Governor S C Jamir launched a fleet of complete ambulance services in the air and on the ground. And...
  • Ramadoss wants scientific proof for fairness creams February 7, 2009

    New Delhi: After long crusades against tobacco, alcohol and junk food, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has fired his last salvo on companies marketing fairness creams. He wants the product manufactures to provide a scientific evidence of their claims. The advertisements of fairness creams promise to turn an ugly duckling into...
  • Now, Ramadoss jumps on the antipub bandwagon January 31, 2009

    New Delhi: Closing ranks with leaders opposing pub culture in the aftermath of the Mangalore incident, Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss on Friday said it was against Indian ethos and asserted that the proposed National Alcohol Policy would help curb it. "We definitely condemn the incident where women were attacked, but...
  • Ban on smoking in films is unconstitutional: HC January 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Good news for Bollywood's filmmakers. On Friday, the Delhi High Court quashed the Centre's notification banning smoking on screen. This after filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt filed a reaction plea to the ban imposed by the Delhi High Court in October 2006. The ban was revoked as it violates the...
  • Worried over retirement age, AIIMS docs upset with Govt January 7, 2009

    New Delhi: The doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences now have one more reason to be angry with Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss a delay in the notification for an increase in the retirement age from 62 to 65 years. The Cabinet approval to raise the retirement...
  • AIIMS admin refuses to extend docs' residency January 3, 2009

    New Delhi: The residency of 183 senior resident doctors of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will expire on Saturday but the administration has refused to extend it. Coincidentally many of these doctors are those who had supported former AIIMS director Dr P Venugopal in his battle against...
  • Genetically modified food, a hot potato for the Govt December 12, 2008

    New Delhi: After imposing a ban on smoking in public, Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss is working towards banning genetically modified (GM) seeds. He says his ministry will oppose the entry of GM seeds into the country. The move comes after months of protests by activists, farmers and consumers across India. As...
  • Iconic characters can smoke on screen: Health Ministry October 20, 2008

    New Delhi: India's multibillion rupee film industry, which has been fuming over a ban on smoking scenes in films, now has a reason to smile. The Health Ministry is ready to allow the depiction of iconic characters with their favourite poison stick. So British statesman Winston Churchill and fictional detective Sherlock...
  • Ramadoss plays straight, wants PM to sort out gay issue October 16, 2008

    New Delhi: Decriminalising homosexuality is yet another issue where Home Minister is finding itself isolated and the worse is that even Home Minister Shivraj Patils close colleagues are also not supporting him. Patils stand before the Delhi High Court that homosexuality is illegal has turned the issue into a health...
  • Misunderstanding with yoga guru Ramdev over: Ramadoss October 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Burying the hatchet with yoga guru Baba Ramdev, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss on Saturday said that the misunderstanding" of the past was "over" as the yoga guru had validated his theory that yoga could cure many diseases, including AIDS. Inaugurating a Yoga Science Camp by Baba Ramdev near the...