Month: January 2017

MCI Corruption: No Records of Ethics Investigation of Negligent Doctors Since 2013

While the Modi government has been clamoring for more transparency to build a “clean” Bharat in order to gather public support, a quick glance to the Medical Council of India website (www.mciindia.org) would demonstrate how corruption and non-transparency are still is the name of the game in the highest government body for regulation of healthcare …

Supreme Court Tells Dr. Kunal Saha That His Wife “Won’t Rest In Peace” Until He Stops Fighting For Justice Against Doctors Responsible For Her Death

What is viewed as a truly extraordinary move by any court of law and especially the highest court of the land, Supreme Court bench of chief justice Mr. J.S. Khehar and Mr. D.Y. Chandrachud refused to admit a special leave petition (SLP) filed by PBT president Dr. Kunal Saha against the West Bengal Medical Council …

National Consumer Court Imposes Rs. 1 Lakh Penalty Against Neurosurgeon For Delaying Court Proceedings: PBT President Argues On Behalf Of Negligence Victim

In a historic and unprecedented order passed against Dr. Alok Khan, an neurosurgeon from Kolkata accused of causing death of a patient from a botched brain surgery, division bench presided by Justice D.K. Jain, president of the National Consumer Forum (NCDRC), has directed Dr. Khan and the nursing home (owned by Dr. Khan) to pay …