Medical Scam

  • Cong MP convicted in a scam, set to lose seat as per SC order on MPs September 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress Rajya Sabha MP and former Minister of State for Health Rashid Masood has been found guilty by a special CBI court for a medical seat allotment fraud of 1991. The conviction is significant as he now becomes the first MP who may lose his seat after the...
  • Medical seats for sale: Dinesh Trivedi says more than $30 billion involved April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Former MoS health minister Dinesh Trivedi has said that every year more than $30 billion is involved in the medical seats' scam. He also claimed that politicians were controlling 100-odd colleges which were putting their PG medical seats on sale. Trivedi was speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai....
  • Rs 55 lakh swindled by 8 GHMC officials November 30, 2011

    HYDERABAD: Eight Assistant Medical Officers of Health of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation are alleged to have misappropriated around Rs 55 lakh, by diverting collected trade licence fee. Initially, the vigilance wing of the GHMC conducted an enquiry and found the officials had swindled the money. As the issue was...
  • 5 docs held in fake injuries case in Haryana December 7, 2010

    Chandigarh: Haryana Police have arrested five doctors and suspect five more, for running a racket -- deliberately inflicting injuries on people in an effort to frame others in criminal cases. Doctors who don't treat injuries but instead carefully create them for a fee have been arrested in Hisar, Haryana. Here's how...
  • Medical entrance scam busted in J-K August 25, 2010

    Jammu and Kashmir: In a shocking exclusive exposé, candidates were caught impersonating kins of the wealthy and the powerful, including the daughter of a current cabinet minister and the son of a former minister in the entrance exams of Acharya Sri Chander College of Medical Sciences. The seven youngsters arrested...
  • Talking point: Time to dissolve MCI? May 13, 2010

    Is a clean-up of the MCI really possible or is it time to disband the Medical Council of India? ...
  • Operation clean-up: govt decides to dissolve MCI May 14, 2010

    New Delhi: The Union government has decided in principle to dissolve the scam-hit Medical Council of India. In its place there will be a seven-member doctors panel which will carry out the functions of the MCI till the Indian Medical Council Act is amended. The Health Ministry will identify the doctors...
  • Medical college flouts norms but gets recognition April 29, 2010

    Ghaziabad: More skeletons are coming out in the big medical scam masterminded by the arrested Medical Council of India President Ketan Desai. CNN-IBN has uncovered how recognition of medical colleges was a big money making exercise for Desai and his cartel. In 1998 Desai flouted Section 17 of the Indian Medical Council...