Month: February 2016

Rs. 25.5 Lakh Compensation for Botched Brain Surgery: PBT President Argues to Win For Widow and Victim’s Family

In a historic judgment delivered yesterday, the West Bengal Consumer Commission has awarded Rs. 25.5 lakh (including litigation cost of Rs. 50 thousand) to the widow of a government worker who died due to a botched brain surgery and follow up treatment by Dr. Alok Kumar Khan, senior neurosurgeon and ex-head of Neurosurgery at R.G. …

Delhi High Court Adjourns PIL Against Disgraced Dr. Ketan Desai From Becoming World Medical Association (WMA) President For The 4th Time

The division bench of Delhi High Court presided by chief justice, G. Rohini, adjourned the public interest litigation (PIL) brought by PBT against the deliberate and fraudulent attempt by top leaders of the IMA and Medical Council of India (MCI) to reinstate disgraced ex-MCI president, Dr. Ketan Desai, to the prestigious post of World Medical …

Patients Suffer As Doctors In Delhi Join “Strike” In Violation Of SC Order: PBT Lodges Complaint With Delhi Health Minister For Immediate Action

Large number of doctors under Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) have joined a strike to settle their personal scores with the government bringing endless pain and suffering for countless patients, mostly with poor socio-economic condition as they are unable to attend pricy private hospitals. Doctors have demanded for regular salary and other benefits from the …