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Medical Council of India

NMC has its task cut out

Professional supervision through four verticals should help set better standards.

07 Aug 2019 12:57 AM

NMC Bill clears test in Rajya Sabha, doctors step up stir

The bill was passed by a voice vote, amid a walkout by the AIADMK.

02 Aug 2019 7:36 AM

People face tough time as doctors go on strike

The bill, which seeks to replace the graft-tainted Medical Council of India (MCI), received the nod from Lok Sabha on July 29.

02 Aug 2019 2:51 AM

NMC Bill passed amid protests from doctors

The Bill was passed even as the Opposition Congress, DMK and Trinamul Congress parties staged a walkout.

30 Jul 2019 1:37 AM

Panel to consider law for doctors’ security

The panel, comprising members from the home ministry and the legal affairs department, is scheduled to meet on Wednesday.

11 Jul 2019 6:12 AM


LS clears Bill to supersede Medical Council

It will replace an Ordinance promulgated on February 21, 2019.

03 Jul 2019 2:07 AM

Harvard prof urges Medical Council of India to end animal use in postgrad curricula

John Pawlowski, in his letter, calls for modern technology and not cruelty to animals.

24 Sep 2018 11:55 AM

Bombay high court rejects petition of disabled med aspirant

According to the petition he wanted to take admission for the MBBS under the disability quota.

29 Jul 2018 2:52 AM

Centre renews permit of eight med colleges

By increasing the number of seats, the 2018-19 batch is expected to have a smooth admission process.

04 Jun 2018 2:00 AM

Med student gets nod to shift college

Both colleges had approved of her transfer but the state had opposed it, saying it was not possible as per rule.

21 May 2018 1:24 AM


MCI pulled up for delaying inspection

The court directed MCI to conduct an inspection at the earliest or it would pass orders in this regard.

26 Apr 2018 2:06 AM

J J Hospital seeks to start course on cancer

However, compared to the number of patients, the number of specialised doctors is quite low.

22 Apr 2018 7:16 AM

5 SC judges to examine PG quota for govt doctors

The proposed quota in PG course was aimed at further incentivising government doctors for serving in rural areas.

15 Apr 2018 5:28 AM

No plans to curtail session: Ananth Kumar

Kumar added that Congress president Rahul Gandhi went abroad because he could not face defeat in the elections.

14 Mar 2018 1:56 AM

Doctors call off strike after govt assurance on bill

More than 2.9 lakh doctors had gone on a 12-hour nationwide strike (6 am to 6 pm) in protest against the Bill.

03 Jan 2018 1:07 AM


Doctors wear black badges to work to protest against medical panel bill

Earlier in the day, patients visiting the city from the suburban areas had complained that they were made to wait for long hours.

03 Jan 2018 1:00 AM

Nod to replace regulator for medical studies

The draft bill proposes a common entrance exam and licentiate exam, which all medical graduates will have to clear to get practicing licences.

16 Dec 2017 1:10 AM

Bihar: 54 girls of Darbhanga College fined Rs 25,000 for ragging

The incident came to light after a first-year student studying in the college reported it.

19 Nov 2017 7:02 PM

SC seeks Centre's response on guidelines for abortion beyond 20 weeks

The SC bench issued notices to the ministries of health, women and child development and the Medical Council Of India.

15 Oct 2017 12:14 PM

Give DY Patil 100 more seats: Bombay HC

The college had challenged the MCI order as it had been permitted to admit 100 more students in the last academic year.

11 Sep 2017 2:01 AM