PIL prays for CID probe into antibiotic drug scam in Mumbai

A PIL in the Bombay High Court has prayed for a CID probe into an alleged antibiotic drug scam that endangered the lives of patients last month in civic hospitals here. On August 18, patients suffered adverse drug reactions after two antibiotics were administered intravenously by doctors at a civic-run hospital, the PIL filed by […]

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SC dismisses PIL seeking curbs on sale of Ranbaxy drugs

The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed a petition for prohibiting Ranbaxy from producing and marketing its alleged “adulterated” medicines in the Indian market in the wake of reports of the pharma major having sold misbranded drugs in the US. A bench of Justice A.K.Patnaik and Justice Ranjan Gogoi dismissed the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) by advocate M.L. Sharma, asking him […]

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HC directs Maha govt not to destroy seized gutkha, pan masala

The Bombay High Court today directed Maharashtra government not to destroy the gutkha and pan masala packets seized by them pending hearing of petitions filed by several manufacturing companies challenging the ban on sale or manufacture of these tobacco products. The Food and Drug Authority (FDA) had seized gutkha and pan masala worth over Rs […]

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