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Patent justice

Drug patents are designed to create profits that enable more research on diseases affecting millions. But in practice, they have often genera »

Finally, the patients prevail

The Supreme Court has denied Novartis a patent for its anti-cancer drug Gleevec. This leaves the door open for Indian pharmaceutical com...»

More battles in store

Well before the Supreme Court rejected Novartis’ application for patent for Glivec (Gleevec in the U.S.), drawing attention to the dicho...»


Polls in the Time of Terror

Will last week's terror strike in Jammu and Kashmir affect the next remaining three phases of elections? Vasundhara Sirnate, Chief Co-ordinator, Research, The Hindu Centre, and Sheikh Saleem, a Kashmiri journalist, provide insights. Read more. »

'I am trying to learn the art and craft of politics' − Ram Madhav
Interview with Ram Madhav, general secretary, Bharatiya Janata PartyRead more. »
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