Medical Students

  • Medical students doing PG to be posted in rural areas: Government July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to ensure availability of doctors in rural areas, government on Friday said that it is mulling sending medical students pursuing post-graduation courses on village posting and has identified 184 districts in 18 states to push for medical facilities. Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that a proposal...
  • MP PMT scam gets bigger, 500 arrested including students, parents June 20, 2014

    Bhopal: Another 65 students have been arrested in connection with the Pre-medical entrance test recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh. The Special Task Force has arrested a total of 500 people including parents for seeking admission in various government medical colleges through unfair means. A total of 1,100 medical students had...
  • Delhi gangrape case: High Court to decide on death penalty October 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will decide on death penalty for the convicts in the December 16 gangrape case. On Monday, two of the four convicts facing death filed their appeals before the court challenging the trial court's conviction and sentence against them. Filing a joint appeal through counsel AP...
  • Madras High Court upholds Medical Council of India order July 26, 2013

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Thursday upheld a recent order of Medical Council of India (MCI) refusing renewal of permission to admit students in the first year MBBS course for this academic year to Madha Medical College and Hospital at nearby Thandalam. Justice K K Sasidharan said materials available on...
  • Manipal gangrape case: One of the accused to be produced in court July 1, 2013

    Udupi: One of the accused in the Manipal gangrape case will be produced in court on Monday. He had allegedly attempted suicide after being arrested, and was in the hospital till Sunday. The condition of the other accused, who had also attempted suicide, continues to be serious. "The condition of Yogesh...
  • Medical report confirms Manipal student was raped June 26, 2013

    Udupi: The medical report of the Manipal MBBS student has confirmed that she was raped. The 22-year-old final year MBBS student was allegedly abducted when she was returning to her flat from the college library on Friday night. She was then taken to a nearby forested region by three unidentified...
  • Mauritius seeks India's help for screening medical students June 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Concerned over rising number of medical negligence cases in their hospitals, Mauritius has sought India's help to conduct screening test for its students who acquire their medical degrees abroad. The Mauritius Health Minister recently held a meeting with his Indian counterpart Ghulam Nabi Azad to know the procedure adopted...
  • Manipal gangrape case: Sketch of an accused released June 25, 2013

    Udupi: The Udupi police on Monday had released a sketch of one of the suspects in the Manipal medical student gangrape case. The sketch was prepared on the basis of the description given by the 22-year old survivor, who was abducted by three persons from Manipal University campus while she...
  • Manipal: Students protest against gangrape of a 22-year-old girl in Udupi June 23, 2013

    Bangalore: More than a thousand students from the Manipal University, in Udupi district, held protest over the recent gangrape of a medical student on Sunday. The 22-year-old final year student was allegedly abducted when she was returning to her flat from the college library on Friday night. She was then taken...
  • Karnataka: 3 men abduct, gangrape Manipal medical student in Udupi June 22, 2013

    Udupi: A 22-year-old medical student was allegedly kidnapped and gangraped at Manipal, seven kilometer from Udupi, in Karnataka on Friday night, a senior police official said. The final year MBBS student was allegedly abducted from the Manipal University campus when she was returning to her room from the library late...
  • Three men allegedly gangrape medical student in Udupi June 21, 2013

    Udupi: A medical student was allegedly sexually assaulted in Udupi, Karnataka on Friday. The 22-year-old medical student from Manipal University was kidnapped and allegedly gangraped by three men. No arrests have been yet made in the case. More details are awaited. ...
  • SC verdict on NEET quite unexpected, say medical aspirants May 13, 2013

    The Supreme Court has ruled that there will be no single entrance exam for PG medical and dental colleges this year. States which didn't conduct their own exams will follow the NEET results, but they are not binding on all states. ...
  • SC tells medical colleges to declare results; NEET voluntary for now May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed medical colleges to declare all pending Post Graduate results, which were stayed by the December 13, 2012, order. However, this is only an interim arrangement for this year and a final judgement will be delivered by the Supreme Court in the first week...
  • SC verdict on NEET today, 90,000 medical aspirants wait and watch May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide the fate of 90,000 medical aspirants after it takes a decision on National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) or the common entrance test for MBBS, Dental and PG medical courses. This comes more than a month after a CNN-IBN sting operation...
  • Ram Singh, Akshay probably bit Delhi braveheart: Witness May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A prosecution witness on Monday told a fast track court in New Delhi that the bite marks on the body of the Delhi braveheart were likely caused by two of the accused in the case. The witness, who practices forensic odontology which deals with the proper handling, examination and...
  • No SC verdict on NEET yet as medical students wait anxiously April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: After exposing the rot in medical education, CNN-IBN now turns its focus to the plight of medical students who are caught in the stand-off between private colleges and the government. With the Supreme Court decision on the single entrance exam National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) still pending,...
  • Watch: Maharashtra minister seen verbally abusing students April 17, 2013

    Mumbai: After Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, another state minister is in trouble after he was caught on camera hurling abuse at students. Minister of State for Medical Education Vijaykumar Gavit used some choice words at a group of 25 dental college students. The Akola students were seeking permission...
  • US to give 'women of courage award' to Delhi braveheart posthumously March 5, 2013

    Washington: United States has selected the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart for the International Women of Courage Award. The award to the braveheart would be presented posthumously by the First Lady Michelle Obama and the Secretary of State John Kerry, on March 8, an official announcement said on Monday. "For millions of Indian...
  • Goa: Medical student tries to rob bank to fund book January 16, 2013

    Panaji: "I wanted to rob a bank to raise money to publish a book," a medical student, who was caught robbing a bank at knife-point a few days ago, told a trial court in Panaji. The student Mayur Gupta, who belongs to Agra, was granted bail on Tuesday. Mayur, a third...
  • Delhi gangrape: Police quiz absconder's family December 20, 2012

    Aurangabad: The Delhi police team, that came here in search of Akshay Thakur, an accused in Delhi gangrape case, returned on Thursday with "vital" information on the fugitive. Aurangabad acting superintendent of police Pranav Kumar said the Delhi police team rigorously questioned the father and brother of the accused, who...
  • Delhi gangrape: Two arrested, victim battles for life December 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The police on Monday made two arrests in connection with the brutal gangrape of a Delhi medical student inside a moving bus in the national capital. The police arrested the prime accused in the case identified as Ram Singh, who is the regular driver of the bus in...
  • Delhi gangrape: Police identify four suspects December 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Police have made some progress in the brutal assault and gangrape of a medical student on Sunday night. Sources say police have identified four men who raped and assaulted the girl. The bus, inside which the horrific crime took place, was found in a school campus in...
  • Delhi gangrape victim critical after intestinal damage December 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The victim of the brutal gangrape in south Delhi's Vasant Vihar area is said to be in a critical condition and fighting for her life in the ICU of the Safdarjung hospital after suffering intestinal damage during the horrific assault. The doctors attending to her said that she...
  • Single PG medical entrance test from 2013 September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Admission to all postgraduate courses in medical colleges across India from next year will be through a common entrance test to be conducted by National Board of Examination from November 23 to December 6, 2012. The test will be applicable for PG seats of all the 350 medical colleges...
  • PG medical student commits suicide over fee hike September 5, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A 25-year-old postgraduate medical student who tried to kill himself last week allegedly over fee hike succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday, police said. "Dr Neeraj Jhadhav, a first year PG student pursuing Master in Surgery at NHL Municipal Medical College, affiliated to V S Hospital, had jumped from the...
  • Assam: Medical student commits suicide September 4, 2012

    Guwahati: A post graduate student of Guwahati Medical College Hospital allegedly committed suicide by taking an overdose of drugs, police said on Tuesday. Pritam Das, a post graduate student, was found dead in his hostel room on Monday night by his friends. Pritam, a resident of Tinsukia, completed his MBBS from Assam...
  • Once a child labourer, now a medical student July 11, 2012

    Chennai: Imprinted in R Nithya’s memories are her days as a child labourer at a powerloom in Bhavani in Erode District. Forced to work eight hours a day after her family fell into a debt trap and consequently into poverty when she was in Class IV, she lived on a...
  • Mumbai college blames swine flu for admission fiasco May 16, 2012

    Mumbai: A Mazgaon-based medical student, whose enrollment in a Pune institute was hanging in the balance after the board nullified it saying that the institute admitted him after the cut-off date, received some relief from the High Court last week, which chided the institute for the goof-up. The court snubbed...
  • AIIMS: Harassed ST student commits suicide March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: A first-year MBBS student at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan of his hostel room on Saturday, after, claim his friends, facing severe discrimination at the institute. Anil Kumar Meena hailed from a village in Rajasthan. His friends are...
  • 4 accused in Aman Kachru ragging case surrender July 29, 2010

    Dharamsala: All the four medical students accused of ragging to death first year student Aman Kachru last year surrendered in a local Himachal Pradesh court here on Thursday. The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday had cancelled the bail given to Ajay Verma, Naveen Verma, Abhinav Verma and Mukul Sharma...