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MCI has full authority to take disciplinary action against errant doctors: Mumbai High Court

Mumbai: While dismissing a number of writ petitions filed by several doctors whose licenses were suspended by the Medical Council of India (MCI) for deliberate misrepresentation and fraud, a division bench of Mumbai High Court has held that MCI has absolute power under the provisions of “Code of Ethics & Regulations, 2002” to take disciplinary action and cancel or suspend medical registrations of doctors found guilty for medical negligence or ethical violation.

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‘Doctors of modern medicine in India are the new Untouchables’

Denial of human rights in India to persons of select groups or castes is nothing new. In fact it is age-old tradition zealously defended by many custodians of religion and culture.

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