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Drug price debate; Don't cow down to pharma pressure, activists tell govt

Aug 23, 2014

Drug price debate; Don't cow down to pharma pressure, activists tell govt

Countering the industrys claims that the decontrol of prices will cause an annual loss of revenues of over Rs.600 crores, activists note that NPPAs action on the market will bemarginal. It will affect only those brands that were selling at very high prices. #India #Supreme Court #pharmaceuticals #Drugs #Medicines #Price control #NLEM #Drug Prices Control Order #DPCO 2013 #ll India Drug Action Network
Katiyabaaz review Small-town India at its electric, despairing best

Aug 22, 2014

Katiyabaaz review Small-town India at its electric, despairing best

By the end of Katiyabaaz, like the audience, Maheshwari is able to escape Kanpur, albeit with scratches and scars. Loha Singh, however, has nowhere to go but up a pole and close to the high voltage wires. #VeryCloseUp #Fahad Mustafa #Deepti Kakkar #Katiyabaaz #Mumbai Film Festival 2013
Katiyabaaz Filmmakers talk about documenting Kanpur's battle for electricity

Aug 20, 2014

Katiyabaaz Filmmakers talk about documenting Kanpur's battle for electricity

This documentary about the terrible power situation in the industrial centre of Kanpur unfolds with all the drama and charm of a feature film. #VeryCloseUp #Fahad Mustafa #Deepti Kakkar #Katiyabaaz #Mumbai Film Festival 2013
Gandhis hog bulk of Cong campaign spends; BJP could show a Modi skew too

Aug 18, 2014

Gandhis hog bulk of Cong campaign spends; BJP could show a Modi skew too

Although in this situation, it would be easy to point snide fingers at the Congress party, the reality is that this is a situation that is not unique to the party or the Gandhis. #Politics #HowThisWorks #India #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Rahul Gandhi #poll expenditure #2013 state assembly elections
BJP MLA produced fake SC certificate to contest Delhi polls AAP

Aug 14, 2014

BJP MLA produced fake SC certificate to contest Delhi polls AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will move the Election Commission next week seeking disqualification of BJP MLA Ranjit Singh for allegedly producing a fake Scheduled Caste certificate to contest the Delhi Assembly elections. #India #BJP #NewsTracker #Election Commission #Ranjit Singh #Delhi Elections 2013

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Now that AAP has tasted power, it could just self destruct

Jan 15, 2014

Now that AAP has tasted power, it could just self destruct

If the internal contradictions within AAP are not self-resolved, then it will likely split itself into two parties #Politics #India #JustSaying #Arvind Kejriwal #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Delhi Election 2013

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Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Aug 27, 2014

After a scandalous 2013, Dolphins looking forward

NFL 2014: Amid a playoff drought and after a scandal-filled season, Dolphins looking forwar...
Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Aug 26, 2014

Aaron Hernandez convinces judge to toss evidence in Odin Lloyd murder case

A judge granted a request by former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence from two cellphones and three iPads taken from his home in a search during a 2013 murder investigation...
Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Aug 26, 2014

Judge tosses ‘Lovelace’ copyright suit by ‘Deep Throat’ makers

Arrow Productions, which owns the rights to the notorious 1972 movie, filed suit against the makers of a 2013 biopic about its star, Linda Lovelace, last year. The $10 million suit charged the makers of “Lovelace” had copied about five minutes of the...