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Bhupesh Bhandari: Listen to Dinesh Thakur

Indian pharmaceutical sector, which makes the finest medicine in the world, sells sub-standard stuff to Indians

Bhupesh Bhandari 

Bhupesh Bhandari Dinesh Thakur, the Ranbaxy whistleblower, seems to be waging a lone battle against sub-standard medicine. After the Supreme Court threw out his plea that sought "the creation of a framework for the recall of drugs and a commission to examine faulty drug approvals", Thakur has been diligently uploading information he has collated over the years on his website.

It is an eye opener. There are, in effect, two pharmaceutical industries in India that work in parallel: one compares with the best in the world and the second with the worst. The first sells its produce in large volumes in ...

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First Published: Thu, May 05 2016. 21:48 IST
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