Quack

  • Quacks infiltrate corporate hospitals October 9, 2010

    If you think visiting corporate hospitals keeps you safe from quacks, then be prepared for this shocker. ...
  • Quacks infiltrate corporate hospitals October 9, 2010

    Hyderabad: If you think visiting corporate hospitals keeps you safe from quacks, then be prepared for this shocker. The menace of quackery appears to have spread to reputed corporate hospitals too. The Hyderabad police has stumbled upon a case that might burst that bubble. Raja Narsaiah, worked as a medical officer...
  • Police busts kidney racket in Gurgaon January 25, 2008

    New Delhi: The UP police has busted a major kidney racket in Gurgaon, involving at least seven doctors and a 'quack'. A police team from Moradabad unearthed the racket and arrested four doctors during a raid on two houses in Palam Vihar and Gurgaon late Thursday night. The Moradabad police was...
  • TN govt dilly-dallying over quacks' fishy business October 9, 2007

    Chennai: There are over 50,000 known quacks in Tamil Nadu especially in the rural areas, endangering lives of the public with their unlicensed practice of medicine. It’s a trend that's worrying doctors. “There was a young man who had come to me with kidney problems. We recommended dialysis and kidney...
  • Two Bangalore kids die after quack's treatment September 13, 2007

    Bangalore: Thirty-year-old Vadivelu is speechless with grief. His two youngest children, six-year-old Kavya and four-year-old Dinesh, are dead after being treated at the Baba Clinic in the Subhashnagar area. The family says the children died after the clinic’s doctor gave them injections. Vadivelu's wife Radha too is trying to come...
  • CNN-IBN Investigation: Unmasking Dr Fake September 13, 2007

    Dr Fake: Doctors with fake degree get a free run to fleece people. Watch a CNN-IBN Special Investigation. ...
  • Two kids die after quack administers wrong injection September 13, 2007

    Bangalore: The Bangalore Police have detained a suspected quack, Chand Pasha, on charges of medical negligence after two children died due to the medication he supplied to them. The police said six-year-old Dinesh and four-year-old Kavya were suffering from a complicated illness, and died after Pasha gave them an injection. The...
  • Nursing home sealed in Gurgaon June 20, 2007

    Gurgaon: An unauthorised nursing home called Buala Nursing Home near Gurgaon was sealed late Wednesday night after burnt foetuses was recovered from its compound. The nursing home used to carry out pre natal sex determination inspite of laws prohibiting it. The determination was allegedly conducted by a quack who has already...
  • India, land of blind faith June 20, 2007

    A faith healer in Bihar claims to have cure for any disease, performs surgeries with swords, uses Handiplast as bandages and makes his patients drink his blood. Sounds morbid? Not to thousands believers who still flock to him. After the report was aired on CNN-IBN’s sister channel IBN-7, the district...
  • Impact: Cops look for self-styled doc June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: After CNN-IBN exposed Shankar Baba - who uses a sword as a surgical instrument - the Bihar administration has swung into action. While the government has ordered a probe into the Godman's activities, the Bihar Police are looking to arrest him as soon as possible. ...
  • Bihar 'doc' uses sword for surgery May 24, 2007

    Patna (Bihar): A patient suffering from appendicitis chooses to go to a 'surgeon' who is actually a baba. And believe it or not, this surgeon swords to operate upon people, patches them up with adhesive bandages and then gives them blood as medicine and his temporary operation theatre - a temple...