615 drugs under control regime, more steps in offing: Govt

Informing that 615 essential drugs have been brought under price control mechanism, government today told the Lok Sabha that the costs of medicines have reduced over the last six months and more steps are in the offing to check prices.

No increase in prices of essential medicines: Govt

Refuting Opposition's contention, the government on Friday said there had been no increase in the prices of essential drugs in the last six months.

No clear gainers if Pharma FDI is capped

Moreover, Indian pharma industry is pretty fragmented, so it is difficult for few players to control the whole pharma market.

Delhi government`s essential drug list crosses 400

The number of essential drugs that the Delhi government provides free of cost to people is now more than 400, said an official Saturday.

Medicine going beyond reach of common man, price not to be raised: SC

Supreme Court made it clear to the Centre that it should not form a pharma policy which may cause increase in the price of essential drugs.