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.
https://thewire.in/153679/us-lawmakers-modi-india-relax-protection-drug-patents

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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.

https://thewire.in/140229/rare-disease-policy/

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.

https://thewire.in/127735/freezing-thawing-churachandpur-agitation/

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