Month: October 2015

Mumbai High Court: MCI Has Absolute Authority Over Any State Medical Councils To Take Disciplinary Action Against Delinquent Doctors

While dismissing a number of writ petitions filed by several doctors whose licenses were suspended by the Medical Council of India (MCI) for deliberate misrepresentation and fraud, Division bench of Mumbai High Court has categorically held that MCI has absolute power under the provisions of “Code of Ethics & Regulations, 2002” to take disciplinary action …

World Medical Association (WMA) Takes The Side Of Disgraced Ex-MCI President Ketan Desai: Is “Medical Corruption” Going Global?

In what appears to be one of the most controversial decisions to take a step backward in the fight against “medical corruption”, World Medical Association (WMA), largest international medical group has defended selection of Dr. Ketan Desai, perhaps the most notorious physician and biggest medical mafia, to become the next WMA president. This shocking news …

Cancellation of Dr. Ketan Desai’s License to Practice: “Legal Notice” Sent to MCI President, Dr. Jayshreeben Mehta

A “Legal Notice” was sent today to the MCI president, Dr. Jayshreeben Mehta, by the lawyer of PBT president, Dr. Kunal Saha, demanding that the MCI president must inform the present status of medical registration (license to practice) by disgraced ex-MCI president, Dr. Ketan Desai (see the “Legal Notice” below). Dr. Desai’s license to practice …

Dr. Ketan Desai Makes Astonishing Claim That “Racism”, “Western Lobby” And “Bias Against Non-Whites” Are Preventing Him From Becoming World Medical Association (WMA) President

In an interview given to Times of India (TOI), disgraced ex-MCI president, Dr. Ketan Desai, has made a shocking claim that “Racism”, “Western lobby” and “bias against non-Whites” are working to stop him from being the coveted post of the World Medical Association (WMA) president (see Dr. Desai’s interview below). Without providing a single name …

MCI and Indian Government Defend Dr. Ketan Desai’s Promotion as World Medical Associaion President as Delhi High Court Reserves Order for 2nd November: Whose Side Is Modi’s Government?

The public interest litigation (PIL) filed by PBT against the sinister selection of disgraced ex-MCI president, Dr. Ketan Desai, to head the World Medical Association (WMA) was heard yesterday by the division bench of Delhi High Court (headed by Chief Justice) as the court reserved its order on the question of “maintainability” which was raised …

Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata Held Guilty For “Squeezing Money” and “Deceiving” Patient: PBT President Wins Case On Behalf of the Victim

A three-judge bench of Kolkata District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum passed a historic judgment holding the Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata and two of their doctors, Dr. Asoke Sengupta (Surgeon) and Dr. Srijita Ghosh Sen (Radiologist) guilty for causing mental agony and harassment to a patient through unethical and negligent therapy. This case was fought …

Maharashtra Medical Council Warns Doctors For Advertising To Promote Practice, Does Anybody Care?

In order to entice the naive and vulnerable patients, huge Billboards and newspaper advertisements by private doctors and hospitals with attractive medical packages and/or superlative claims for medical success are seen everywhere in India. In the absence of any effective regulation, Doctors and wealthy hospitals have completely transformed Indian healthcare delivery system as a highly …