Haldia medical college students at HC door
- Jigisha Ghosh murder case: Two convicts get death sentence, life imprisonment for one
- Ban pellet guns in Kashmir, Omar Abdullah-led delegation asks PM Modi
- PM Modi, Afghan President Ghani jointly inaugurate renovated Stor Palace
- AAP doesn't have money to fight election: Kejriwal
- Kicking off UP poll campaign, Mayawati slams BJP-RSS, SP, is soft on Congress
Students of Medical College at Haldia on Tuesday approached the Calcutta High Court seeking a direction to the Medical Council of India (MCI) to give a provisional permission to run the college this year. The MCI had de-recognised the college in December 2011.
Hearing the petition filed by 77 first-year medical students, Justice Tapen Sen directed the state government, MCI and the West Bengal University of Health Science to file an affidavit within five weeks in this regard.
ICARE, a social organisation at Haldia, had started a dental college under the chairmanship of Lakhan Seth, former CPM MP of Tamluk, in 2007. The organistaion opened the medical college in 2010 using the same infrastructure.
- Cow protection, paradoxically, poses a threat to the BJP’s project of Hindu unity
- The government needs to distinguish between crooked NGOs and genuine ones
- India’s quest for Olympic medals is hampered by history and geography
- The Modi government is meeting its development targets before time
- Raja Mandala: The Great Wall of China
- Farm incomes may not revive despite good monsoon