Sorting Through the Paper Trail of Fake Encounters in Manipur

Manipur: At the Supreme Court’s asking, a rights group in Manipur is sorting through files pertaining to over 1,528 victims of alleged extra-judicial killings to place before the judges. This is the backstory of what it takes to bring 1,528 cases to justice.


‘As of Now the Standards for Licensing Proprietary AYUSH Drugs Are Pretty Lax’

New Delhi: It has been three years since the Modi government set up the AYUSH Ministry. What has the ministry achieved and what are its policy priorities? The Wire sat down with the outgoing secretary Ajit M. Sharan, for an interview. He says the inspections of AYUSH institution are lacking, and Indian Ayurvedic drugs are not exported as they find it difficult to meet global norms on safety and efficacy. But the government is soon going to introduce new rules that make safety trials of AYUSH drugs necessary.