Ketan Desai

  • Health Minister forced to defend sacking of health secretary Desiraju 28-02-2014 08:33 PM

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad is on the backfoot, forced to defend the sacking of health secretary Keshav Desiraju. CNN-IBN has accessed a letter written by Azad to the Cabinet Secretary complaining against Desiraju. In the letter, Azad says Desiraju's approach has been a serious embarrassment for...
  • Desiraju transferred: Health ex-secretaries, bureaucrats allege foul play 26-02-2014 09:47 AM

    New Delhi: Nearly two weeks after the Union Health Secretary Keshav Desiraju was transferred to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, former health secretaries and bureaucrats have written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh alleging foul play. The letter said, "Since we are at a loss to understand the reasons...
  • Two bureaucrats embarrass government; Chidambaram, Azad in question 13-02-2014 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: As the UPA-II is nearing its end, it seems that trouble is brewing for the Congress government. Two senior bureaucrats have now come out against the government. A top bureaucrat had complained against Finance Minister P Chidambaram even as eyebrows were raised on the transfer of the Health...
  • CBI decodes scam, nails ex-MCI chief Ketan Desai 14-09-2011 08:25 PM

    New Delhi: One and a half years after the don of the Medical Council of India, Ketan Desai was arrested for taking a bribe of Rs 2 crore, the Central Bureau of Investigation is finally ready with a chargesheet. CNN-IBN has accessed the confidential papers that document how the deal...
  • MCI Secretary's appointment under clout 09-09-2011 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: It's been a year since the Medical Council of India (MCI) was dissolved and its president Ketan Desai arrested. But it seems the rot in the MCI has yet to be cleaned out. A case in point is Dr Sangeeta Sharma, the senior most officer in the MCI....
  • Medical entrance in India faces a test 21-01-2011 04:17 PM

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  • Tainted ex-MCI chief Ketan Desai makes a return 25-11-2010 08:05 AM

    Ahmedabad:Tainted former Chief of the Scam-hit Medical Council of India Ketan Desai been elected to the Executive Council of the Gujarat University. Ketan Desai - accused in a multi crore rupee medical scam - was elected as a member of Gujarat university's executive council due to his powerful connections. Despite...
  • MCI registered arts students as doctors 05-05-2010 09:35 PM

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  • CBI gets 3 more days to grill MCI chief 28-04-2010 10:17 PM

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