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Darkening shadow over drug access

21 July 2016 9:59 PM GMT
On the one side is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), a behemoth of an economic bloc that accounts for 40 percent of the world’s GDP and...

Seed revolution that lasted five days

4 July 2016 9:33 PM GMT
For more than a decade now various state governments have tried several ways to control the pricing policy of agri-biotech giant Monsanto on its...

Competitive policies: IPR and the market

30 April 2016 9:29 PM GMT
There is an uneasy interface between competition policy and patent law, an inherent tension between these regulations. While patent laws give the...

Finally, firm no to software patents

29 March 2016 11:23 PM GMT
For years, there has been a guerrilla war on the patenting of software in India. While a clutch of organisations has been fighting against patenting...

Between hype and hope on Zika

17 March 2016 9:38 PM GMT
Between a patent application on a candidate vaccine and its development as a sure-fire antidote to the disease lays a tricky terrain of technological...

Gifts of the non-patenters

5 Feb 2016 9:47 PM GMT
Every time I click on a website, and I do that dozens of times a day, I send a silent thank you to Sir Tim Berners-Lee. He was the scientist who...

A bullet train for traders

14 Jan 2016 8:54 PM GMT
On this score at least, you cannot fault with Narendra Modi. He is fulfilling the election promise made by his party to launch bullet trains in India...

Strangling the RTI ever so neatly

15 Oct 2015 9:27 PM GMT
Where does the right to information (RTI) begin and die? What constitutes public interest and when do privacy issues override them? These questions...

Modi sedates the farmer

21 Sep 2015 10:25 PM GMT
This Independence Day, farmers were singled out for special honour by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. From the ramparts of the Red Fort, he announced...

GOVT sedates the farmer

4 Sep 2015 10:33 PM GMT
This Independence Day, farmers were singled out for special honour by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. From the ramparts of the Red Fort, he announced...

Strangling the Right to Information

6 July 2015 11:44 PM GMT
Where does the right to information (RTI) begin and die? What constitutes public interest and when do privacy issues override them? These questions...

Finally, a US revolt on drug price

4 July 2015 10:12 PM GMT
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