Month: July 2018

Maharashtra Medical Council Suspends License Of 7 Doctors for 5-year and Another 50 Doctors for 1-year For Using Fake Post-graduate Degrees: PBT Welcomes Unprecedented Move By A State Medical Council

In a unparalleled move in the annals of medical council history in India, Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has suspended medical registration of 7 medical specialists for an unprecedented 5-year period while another 50 doctors’ registrations were suspended for 1 year each – all for using fake certificates with post-graduate diplomas from the College of Physicians …

Calcutta HC Rebukes WB Medical Council, Orders To Add PBT President In Ballot For Ongoing Council Election

On Monday (July 23), West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC) received a major blow as Calcutta High Court Justice Mr. Tapabrata Chakraborty quashed the order passed by the medical council rejecting the nomination of PBT president, Dr. Kunal Saha, to participate in the ongoing council election. Although Dr. Saha’s PIL in 2012 was instrumental to hold …

Bengal Medical Council Rejects Dr. Kunal Saha’s Nomination Paper To Contest In Council Election On Ground of “Style” Of Name: Writ Petition Filed Seeking Stay Of Election

PBT president Dr. Kunal Saha filed a writ petition in Calcutta High Court today challenging the decision by the West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC) to reject Dr. Saha’s nomination paper to contest in the upcoming council election on the ground that he did not put his name in the proper “style” as “Saha Kunal” as …

Supreme Court Grants “Leave” To PBT For Asking Calcutta High Court To Remove Demand For Rs. 10 lakh Advance Deposit For Hearing PIL To Exhume Body Of Victim Of Medical Negligence: Supreme Court Tells PBT

While hearing PBT’s challenge to recent direction by Calcutta High Court to deposit Rs. 10 lakh as a pre-condition for hearing PIL seeking exhumation and postmortem of a 6-month old baby-girl victim of alleged medical negligence, 3-judge bench of Supreme Court presided by chief justice Mr. Dipak Mishra granted “leave” to approach the same Calcutta …

No. 1 Negligent Indian Doctor Gives Lecture Before IMA Doctors About “Good Treatment” and “Ethical” Practice of Medicine

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Bengal Branch held a highly publicized program to celebrate “Doctors’ Day” on July 1 at their head office near Park Circus, Kolkata where many doctor, political, and even government leaders participated to discuss various problems with the healthcare delivery system. While most doctor-leaders expressed their concerns about physical assaults by …