Adulterated

  • SC notice to Centre, Ranbaxy on plea against adulterated drugs 14-03-2014 02:51 PM

    New Delhi: There is more trouble for pharma giant Ranbaxy. The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the company as well as the Centre on the basis of a petition that has sought a probe against Ranbaxy for allegedly supplying adulterated drugs in the country. The apex court has,...
  • Make milk adulteration punishable with life imprisonment: Supreme Court 05-12-2013 03:25 PM

    The Supreme Court on Thursday urged state governments to make necessary amendments to their laws to make production and marketing of adulterated milk an offence punishable with life imprisonment. The observation by an apex court bench of Justice KS Radhakrishnan and Justice AK Sikri came after taking note of Uttar...
  • Four quintals of adulterated sweets seized ahead of Diwali; two arrested 29-10-2013 12:40 PM

    Two persons were arrested in Muzaffarnagar and four quintals of adulterated sweets seized from them, police said on Tuesday. The police yesterday arrested two persons carrying adulterated sweets in a car from Meerut to Saharanpur to be supplied on Diwali, V S Rai, City Magistrate said. The district administration has...
  • Adulterated drugs: Evidence against Ranbaxy likely to be furnished in SC 12-08-2013 09:00 AM

    New Delhi: Evidence in a case against Ranbaxy is likely to be furnished in the Supreme Court on Monday. Earlier in August, the Supreme Court while replying to a petition seeking cancellation of Ranbaxy's manufacturing licence had said that the petitioner can file the documents to prove that the company...
  • BJP asks Nitish to break silence on mid day meal tragedy 20-07-2013 08:32 PM

    Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday demanded that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar break his silence over the mid day meal tragedy in Saran district that claimed the lives of 23 children. "When the CM is alone claiming success of development of Bihar, he should own responsibility for...
  • Bihar mid day meal tragedy: Principal's property to be attached 20-07-2013 06:25 PM

    Patna: The Bihar government will attach the property of Meena Devi, absconding principal of the government primary school in Saran district where 23 children died after eating contaminated food, an official said. A government inquiry report has blamed her for the deaths of the children who had consumed mid day...
  • Bihar mid day meal deaths: Angry mob destroys school kitchen 17-07-2013 09:14 PM

    Meanwhile, the Bihar Education Minister claimed the school principal's husband was a politician and supplied raw food items for the mid day meal. ...
  • Bihar mid day meal deaths: Govt says pesticide used in oil 17-07-2013 05:56 PM

    Patna: The Bihar government on Wednesday alleged political conspiracy behind the mid day meal tragedy at the government primary school in Dahrmasati Gandawan village at Mashrakh block in Chhapra in which 21 students and one cook has died. Claiming that school principal Meena Kumari's husband was a member of political...
  • Bihar mid day meal deaths: Nitish govt responsible, says BJP 17-07-2013 12:58 PM

    A mid day meal that proved fatal for school children in Chhapra in Bihar has left 20 dead and over 30 hospitalised. The BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has accused Nitish Kumar government for the crisis. ...
  • SC asks state govts to act against sale of adulterated milk 02-07-2013 02:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over the sale of adulterated milk in the country, saying it is a serious issue and action needs to be taken by the state governments to curb it. "It is a very serious issue. There is no doubt that it is...
  • Adulterated drugs: SC dismisses PIL against Ranbaxy 25-06-2013 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL against Ranbaxy. The court in its order said that there is no evidence to show that the pharma giant manufactured substandard drugs. The apex court also said that the petitioner failed to bring in evidence against Ranbaxy. The PIL was...
  • Ranbaxy should improve on compliance: Vikas Dandekar 11-06-2013 04:57 PM

    The Supreme Court will hear a PIL on Tuesday seeking a ban on Ranbaxy drugs. The petitioner cited the pharma giant's case in the US where Ranbaxy USA admitted to selling substandard and adulterated drugs. The pharma giant has been asked to pay a fine of 500 million dollars. Ranbaxy...
  • SC to hear PIL seeking a ban on Ranbaxy drugs today 11-06-2013 08:49 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear a PIL on Tuesday seeking a ban on Ranbaxy drugs. The petitioner cited the pharma giant's case in the US - where Ranbaxy USA admitted to selling substandard and adulterated drugs. The pharma giant was asked to pay a fine of 500 million...
  • Apollo Pharmacy resumes selling Ranbaxy drugs 10-06-2013 01:06 PM

    Mumbai: Apollo Pharmacy started selling Ranbaxy drugs at its stores again on Monday after the company recertified its stocks. Apollo Pharmacy had on Friday issued a cautionary advisory against Ranbaxy drugs and had temporarily suspended their sale. Earlier, Mumbai's Jaslok Hospital had also stopped the use of Ranbaxy drugs. "Our...
  • Hospitals, chemists to wait for regulatory word on Ranbaxy 09-06-2013 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: Drug regulator DGCI is conducting a "focussed scrutiny" of medicines sold by Ranbaxy and some other drugmakers, but says it remains confident of the quality standards of Indian medicines despite concerns raised by US authorities over some of Ranbaxy's products. While the company continues to assert that its...
  • Apollo Pharmacy issues advisory against Ranbaxy drugs 07-06-2013 04:57 PM

    Mumbai: Apollo Pharmacy on Friday issued a cautionary advisory against Ranbaxy drugs and temporarily suspended their sale. Earlier, Mumbai's Jaslok Hospital had stopped the use of Ranbaxy drugs. "Our medical committee, which is a very strong committee within Apollo, has reviewed the matter and recommended, as a cautionary measure, we...
  • Ranbaxy CEO says the pharma company's medicines have always been safe 06-06-2013 08:10 AM

    Under attack for manufacturing spurious drugs, Ranbaxy CEO Arun Sawhney told CNN-IBN that Ranbaxy medicines are completely safe and that his company has resumed supplying medicines to Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai. ...
  • Ranbaxy drugs are 'safe and efficacious': S African regulator 05-06-2013 07:15 PM

    Johannesburg: Generic drugs distributed in South Africa by Indian pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy are "safe" and "efficacious", the country's regulator body said today, days after the beleaguered drug maker paid a fine of USD 500 million in the US for selling adulterated drugs there. "We are confident that drugs currently on...
  • Adulterated drugs: Mumbai hospital stops Ranbaxy products 05-06-2013 07:05 PM

    Mumbai: In more trouble for pharma giant Ranbaxy, one of Mumbai's top hospitals asked its consultants to stop buying its products over the adulterated drugs controversy. Mumbai's Jaslok hospital asked its consultants to stop prescribing Ranbaxy products on Wednesday after the company agreed to pay $ 500 million in settlement...
  • PIL in SC against Ranbaxy for manufacturing adulterated drugs 05-06-2013 09:22 AM

    New Delhi: A Public-interest litigation (PIL) has been moved in the Supreme Court against Ranbaxy Pharma. The PIL is seeking prosecution of all Ranbaxy directors and sealing of its manufacturing units at Paonta Sahib and Devas. This was based on Ranbaxy USA's 500 million dollar settlement with the US for...
  • US: Ranbaxy shares down on $ 500 mn fine 14-05-2013 10:13 AM

    Mumbai: Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd shares were down over 1 per cent in early trade on Tuesday after the generic drugmaker pleaded guilty to US felony charges related to drug safety and will pay $500 million in civil and criminal fines. The settlement is its largest-ever with a generic drugmaker over...
  • Ranbaxy fined $ 500 mn for selling adulterated drugs 14-05-2013 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: Generic drugmaker Ranbaxy has been fined $500 million by the US government after its subsidiary pleaded guilty to sale of adulterated drugs manufactured in India. It is the largest settlement by a generic medicine maker till date. It includes $150 million in payments for a criminal fine and...
  • Crackdown on adulterated sweets, dry fruits ahead of Diwali 12-11-2012 10:00 PM

    Yet again before Diwali, raids across the country have revealed adulteration in sweets. In Delhi alone, samples of sweets and dry fruits were found unsafe. ...
  • Diwali spoiler: Beware of spurious sweets this festive season 11-11-2012 06:41 AM

    New Delhi: With just two days to go before Diwali, a crackdown on spurious sweets has begun across the country. But the fear of adulteration hasn't hampered business. Fifteen quintal spurious mawa seized in Moradabad, 20 quintal adulterated sweets recovered in Jaipur and sweets worth Rs 12 lakh found in...
  • Adulterated packed foods raise concern 21-11-2011 11:11 AM

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Malayali has taken to foreign cuisine like bee to honey. Continental, Thai, Arabic, Italian... every flavour has takers here. The new tastes have expelled many number of desi snacks and recipes out of business. The list is growing by the minute with all kinds of recipes available at the...
  • Beware of spurious sweets this Diwali 25-10-2011 07:07 AM

    New Delhi: With the sale of thousands of kilograms of sweets being sold this Diwali, adulteration is on the rise and is making news. Agencies are carrying out raids across the country in order to avoid the sale of spurious sweets. Lucknow Additional City Magistrate Arun Kumar said, "We have...