November 24, 2020 11:23 am
The court rejected the application, filed by Hema Ahuja, stating that in separate orders by the Bombay HC (last year) and Supreme Court (last month), it was specified that the accused will have to remain present before court for each date except on rare occasions of unavoidable reasons.
November 07, 2020 11:39 am
“The sole intention of the intervener/complainant (Abeda) is to ensure that the prosecution of the accused persons... is made persecution,” the plea filed by doctors Hema Ahuja, Bhakti Mehare and Ankita Khandelwal said.
November 06, 2020 9:34 am
Dr Shivkumar Utture, MMC president, said the council’s ethical committee will soon hold a hearing to decide whether medical licenses of the two doctors — Dr Ankita Khandelwal and Dr Bhakti Mehare — be suspended or cancelled.
November 03, 2020 12:42 pm
In her plea, accused doctor Hema Ahuja had said that the court was hearing various applications filed by her and the other accused and hence her presence will not be required at this stage when the trial is yet to begin.
October 28, 2020 10:09 am
In an application, accused Hema Ahuja stated that since she is a doctor and there is an urgent need of medical professionals amid the Covid-19 pandemic, she be exempted from attending court proceedings.
October 09, 2020 10:55 am
The bench asked them not to influence or attempt to influence any witness, present themselves for trial on dates fixed by the trial court, reside in the college and hospital quarters only if their registration as PG students requires them to be full-time residents.
September 09, 2020 10:06 am
An affidavit filed by the Maharashtra deputy secretary (Medical Education) stated that an anti-ragging committee of Nair hospital, in its report on May 25, 2019, had found postgraduate medical students Hema Ahuja, Bhakti Mehare and Ankita Khandelwal to have committed ragging of Tadvi, their junior.
July 29, 2020 3:12 am
In March, the MMC had revoked the suspension of the licences of two doctors, Bhakti Mehare and Ankita Khandelwal, registered with the Maharashtra council, pending completion of inquiry against them and the third accused, Hema Ahuja, who is registered in another state.
July 18, 2020 8:17 am
Payal Tadvi’s mother, Abeda, who was informed about it last week during the proceedings of an appeal before the Supreme Court, earlier this week wrote to state Minister for Medical Education Amit Deshmukh seeking that the accused’s licences to practice medicine remain suspended till the trial in the case concludes.
February 22, 2020 12:51 am
“If there is violation of the code of ethics or conviction by a criminal court for an offence, the council can suspend or cancel their licences,” an MMC official said.