MCI Scam

  • CNN-IBN @ 5: exposing the Medical Council scam January 14, 2011

    In April 2010, CNN-IBN exposed a doctor of MCI involved in corruption, leading to the Council being dissolved. ...
  • MCI fallout: doctors with fake medical degrees May 15, 2010

    New Delhi: Close on the heels of the corruption unearthed inside the Medical Council of India (MCI), a CNN-IBN investigation shows that many doctors working in Delhi's top hospitals don't even hold real medical degrees. CNN-IBN investigation finds that Dr Jitendra Kumar Sharma, former secretary, Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Executive...
  • Gujarat government suspends Ketan Desai May 9, 2010

    New Delhi: The Gujarat government has issued suspension orders against the former Medical Council of India (MCI) chief Ketan Desai. Desai, heads the urology department of the prestigious B J Medical College in Gujarat. The decision comes three weeks after the arrest of the former MCI chief by the Central Bureau of...
  • Govt faces MPs' ire on the MCI scam May 5, 2010

    India's biggest medical scandal- the corruption with in the Medical council and its chief Ketan Desai's exploitation of the system- continues to capture parliamentarians. The question which is in everyone's lips is: why did such a scam go on for so long , unnoticed? ...
  • Big scam: CBI unravels web of MCI corruption April 28, 2010

    New Delhi: Ketan Desai, the man who was supposed to ensure a transparent and efficient medical system in the country, is now in jail for having taken a bribe of Rs2 crore to recognise a medical college in Patiala. As chairman of Medical Council of India his job is to...