Medical Scam

  • Cong MP convicted in a scam, set to lose seat as per SC order on MPs 20-09-2013 08:51 AM

    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 05-04-2013 08:34 AM

    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 30-11-2011 08:32 AM

    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 07-12-2010 08:10 AM

    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...
  • Medical entrance scam busted in J-K 25-08-2010 10:36 AM

    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? 13-05-2010 10:41 PM

    Is a clean-up of the MCI really possible or is it time to disband the Medical Council of India? ...