The CBI has registered a case of cheating against the then Additional Secretary, Medical Council of India and five others including chairman of Odisha-based medical college for allegedly giving clearance to the college by flouting norms.
A row is brewing within Delhi University over its acceptance of a central decision for the transfer of University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) to Delhi government with its Executive Council (EC) members slamming the move as being "unilateral" and "undemocratic".
Medical institutions should inculcate humanistic approach in the minds of young doctors and health professionals to orient them towards a value-based career in medicine, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday.
A Delhi court on Thursday fixed December 2 for hearing arguments on charges in a case in which former union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, along with others, was chargesheeted for allegedly allowing a medical college to proceed with admissions without sufficient faculty and clinical material.
The CBI on Wednesday carried out searches at the official and residential premises of senior Medical Council of India officials and a Medical College in Thiruvananthapurm after registering a case of alleged cheating and corruption against them.
The government on Friday said that 58 districts in "under-served" areas have been identified for the setting up of medical colleges even as it admitted that there has been "imbalanced" growth of such institutes in the country.
In a stern message to private Maharshi Markandeshwar Medical College for not getting affiliation from state-run Himachal Pradesh University, a state minister today said if the management is found guilty of violations "all options are open for the government".
In a bid to prove the ruling BJD`s allegation of central negligence towards Odisha wrong, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday announced that Baripada would be included as the another venue for the medical college.