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Make essential drugs affordable for all: Cipla

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 15:24

Amid US firms' allegations of patent norm violations against Indian pharma companies, leading domestic drug maker Cipla has said that "essential" medicines be made available to people at affordable rates and should not be sold under "monopoly".

Drugs pricing row: HC extends relief to Cipla Ltd till Aug 27

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 19:22

Delhi High Court on Tuesday extended the operation of its earlier order asking the Centre not to take coercive steps against pharma major Cipla Ltd which was told to replace stocks in the market with those carrying reduced prices within 45 days of new price notification.

Patented drug launches could be delayed in India: Deloitte

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 17:51

Launch of patented drugs in India could be delayed due to the government's "thought process on linking patented drug prices to the country's per-capita income", according to a report by consultancy firm Deloitte.

Govt has little role in controlling prices of patented drugs

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 17:54

Patented drugs are mostly imported and companies have protection under the Patents Act, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertiliser Srikant Kumar Jena said during Question Hour.

Regulating drug prices: GoM to meet stakeholders today

Last Updated: Monday, May 14, 2012, 09:27

A ministerial panel, which is examining the issue of regulating prices of 348 drugs, is likely to meet Monday with stakeholders, including companies and civil society, before finalising the new pharma policy.

Regulating drug prices: GoM to meet stakeholders Monday

Last Updated: Sunday, May 13, 2012, 12:30

A ministerial panel, which is examining the issue of regulating prices of 348 drugs, is likely to meet Monday with stakeholders, including companies and civil society, before finalising the new pharma policy.

Concerns over drug prices under FTA raised with EU

Last Updated: Friday, February 10, 2012, 21:18

Apprehensions that prices of cheap medicines will shoot up if India and European Union sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) were on Friday raised with visiting President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy by a representative of HIV-positive patients.

E&Y report warns of hike in drug prices

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 22:33

Drug prices are expected to increase over the next few years in the country, according to a report prepared by the research agency Ernst & Young.