Monthly Archives: April 2013

India wants more information from Walmart over lobbying


10  apr 2013 India wants more information from Walmart over lobbying   New Delhi: A retired judge probing whether Walmart may have bribed Indian officials to gain easier market access said Wednesday he wants to ask the US supermarket giant more … Continue reading

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Rajiv Gandhi may have been middleman for Swedish jet deal: US cable – India


08 apr 2013 Rajiv Gandhi may have been middleman for Swedish jet deal: US cable New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi may have operated as a middleman for a Swedish firm that hoped to sell fighter jets to India, US … Continue reading

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Child taken away from Indian parents in UK, given to care – India


07  apr  2013 Child taken away from Indian parents in UK, given to care London: An Indian couple from Oxford are fighting to regain custody of their five-year-old son after he was taken away by social services over allegations of … Continue reading

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Arvind Kejriwal ends his two-week-long fast – India


07  apr  2013 Arvind Kejriwal ends his two-week-long fast     New Delhi: Activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal ended his two-week-long fast today. Addressing his supporters before he sipped a glass of juice to break his fast, Mr Kejriwal said, “I am diabetic, … Continue reading

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Modi wants to ‘repay debts’ to India; a hint at being PM, say some – India


04  apr 2013 Modi wants to ‘repay debts’ to India; a hint at being PM, say some   Gandhinagar: In Delhi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi told business tycoons that reports of him becoming Prime Minister are “smoke” and irrelevant. In Gandhinagar, … Continue reading

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Punjab Police planted Vijender’s car outside the flat from where heroin was recovered – India


02  apr 2013 Almost a month after the scandal broke out, Dinesh, an Asian Games silver medallist, claimed that Punjab Police planted Vijender’s car outside the flat from where heroin was recovered. Contradicting the Punjab Police version, Dinesh said that … Continue reading

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Patent’s defeat in India is key victory for generic drugs – India


01  apr  2013 Patent’s defeat in India is key victory for generic drugs   New Delhi: The Indian Supreme Court rejected a Swiss drugmaker’s patent application for a major cancer drug on Monday in a landmark ruling that will allow poor … Continue reading

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