Keep Off Indian Drug Patents Law, US Lawmakers Who Lobbied Modi Are Told

New Delhi: In their letter, many individuals and organisations stated that a country with as much poverty as India should not enforce patents on drugs and vaccines the same way industrialised countries have.


Government Submits Rare Disease Policy to Delhi HC, Recommends Rs 100 Crore for Genetic Diseases

New Delhi: In November 2016, the Delhi high court had ordered the government to finalise a policy on rare disease as patients repeatedly petitioned the court asking that the expensive drugs required for treatment be provided for free.

The Freezing and Thawing of the Churachandpur Agitation

Manipur: As the agitation in Manipur’s hill district crosses its 600th day and eight bodies still await burial, the protesters witnessed their struggle nearly reach a resolution this month, but then suddenly head back into a deadlock.