Month: July 2014

British Medical Journal (BMJ) Reports: “Medical Council of India Is Corrupt”, Says New Health Minister

One of the top International medical journals published from UK, “British Medical Journal” (BMJ) has cited in their latest issue that BJP leader and newly appointed central health minister, Dr. Harsh Bardhan, has admitted that the present Medical Council of India (MCI) is “corrupt” (see BMJ report below). ¬†As PBT has frequently reported, MCI has …

Ketan Desai Saga: Gujarat HC Urges PBT To Lodge New Application To State Govt. For Removal Of Desai From Gujarat University

Gujarat High Court (HC) division bench of Justices Mr. Jayant Patel and Mr. Z.K. Saiyed disposed of the public interest litigation (PIL) filed against the inaction on part of Gujarat University (GU) after PBT lodged a complaint against disgraced ex-MCI chief, Dr. Ketan Desai for his unlawful entry in the university senate with a direction …

No Income Tax on “Compensation” For Medical Negligence: SC Rebukes AMRI Hospital For Deducting TDS in Anuradha Saha Death Case

Supreme Court special bench of Justices Mr. C.K. Prasad and Mr. V. Gopala Gowda severely criticized AMRI hospital for deducting Rs. 1.06 crore for income tax as “tax deducted at source” (TDS) from the “compensation” imposed on the hospital for the wrongful death of Anuradha Saha, wife of PBT president Dr. Kunal Saha (news below). …