Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Supreme Court slaps Rs 1.4 crore fine on two doctors for providing medical shelter to murder accused

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday slapped a fine of Rs 70 lakh each on Dr K S Sachdev, managing director and Dr Munish Prabhakar, medical director, of Privat Hospital, Gurugram for allowing former Haryana MLA Balbir Singh, against whom non-bailable warrants had been issued in a murder case, to remain in the hospital for 527 days without any justifiable reason.

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Supreme Court removes 25-year age cap for NEET, says forms can be submitted till 5 April

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday removed the age cap of 25 years for candidates appearing for the NEET-2017 examination for MBBS/BDS courses and allowed filling up of forms through online portal of the CBSE till 5 April.

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‘It’s sad to know that an innocent lady had to endure 13 years of custody because of general apathy towards mentally ill’

Last week, the Supreme Court of India, in a landmark judgement, directed the State of Chhattisgarh to release a lady convicted of killing her four-year-old daughter after 13 years in prison. In the landmark judgement, Justice A K Sikri and Justice A M Sapre found that the lady in question was suffering from a disorder which would suggest that she was plagued with insanity at the time the crime was committed.

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Dr Kunal Saha to file review petition against Supreme Court’s decision

New Delhi: Dr Kunal Saha whose petition against the West Bengal Medical Council for not taking any disciplinary action against Dr Sukumar Mukherjee considered responsible for the death of Dr Saha’s wife, Anuradha Saha, was rejected by the Supreme Court on Friday, has said he will file a review petition against the court’s decision.

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Editorial: Let There Be Peace! (After Record Compensation)

In what has been deemed as the case which divided the medical fraternity into two blocs over the last two decades, the final nail comes with a sigh of relief to one section whereas it is a disappointment to the other.

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Supreme Court asks Dr Kunal Saha to let his wife’s soul rest in peace

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked US-based Dr Kunal Saha, who lost his wife in 1998 in Kolkata due to medical negligence and subsequently won a record compensation from the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) against the hospital and the negligent doctors but still continued to pursue the case for cancellation of practice licence of those doctors, to let his wife’s soul rest in peace.

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Supreme Court holds doctors guilty of contempt for providing medical shelter to murder accused

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has held Dr K S Sachdev, managing director, and Dr Munish Prabhakar, medical director, of Privat Hospital, Gurgaon guilty of contempt for providing medical shelter for 527 days to Balbir Singh, a former Indian National Lok Dal MLA from Meham, facing trial for murder.

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Committee to review fire safety guidelines for hospitals | Court seeks report on doctors in Govt hospitals | Medical teachers on hunger strike

In a move to avoid fire accidents in hospitals, the union health ministry has set up a committee to review fire safety guidelines for hospitals.

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Doctors’ overseas trips financed by pharma companies cannot be accepted as legal, says Income Tax Tribunal

“The payment of overseas trips of doctors and their spouses for entertainment, by the pharma company, in lieu of expectation of getting patient referrals from doctors for its products so as to generate more business and profits, by any stretch of imagination cannot be accepted as legal.”

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2,500-bed Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences being set-up in Faridabad | SC cancels admission of 100 MBBS students

Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) is setting-up a 2,500-bed multi-speciality hospital along with the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS) at Greater Faridabad in Haryana.

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