Explained: The ‘Physician’s Pledge’ in the new draft code of ethics for doctors, how it differs from Charak, Hippocrates oaths

Months after it triggered a row by suggesting that the traditional Hippocratic Oath in medical colleges should be replaced by a “Charak Shapath”, the National Medical Commission has released draft regulations for the professional conduct of doctors without including either of the two oaths. Instead, the draft – National Medical Commission Registered Medical Practitioner (Professional … Read more

Explained: Why the lack of compliance with Sports Code is landing a lot of federations into trouble

* On Thursday, the Delhi High Court summoned the joint secretary of the sports ministry for overlooking the violation of the National Sports Code by the federations, and hinted at strict actions against erring associations. * On May 26, the court advised that if the federations continued to violate the rules, it would order the … Read more

Effective and Efficient: The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

The performance of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) — a landmark reform executed during the first term of the Narendra Modi government — has been under intense scrutiny. The Code has been mainly criticised on three counts: First, there are inordinate delays in the resolution procedure, second, there have been more liquidations than resolutions … Read more