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27-Mar-2013 | Latha Jishnu
Budget outlays will not do much for job creation or readying youth for skilled work
26-Mar-2013 | Latha Jishnu
Novartis is attempting to abuse the patent system to extend its monopoly, say scientists
25-Dec-2012 | Latha Jishnu
The GI craze in India is as inexplicable as the ways in which the Registry grants it
25-Jul-2011 | Latha Jishnu
Cotton has been the biggest success story in Indian agriculture since the Green Revolution. In a country struggling with stagnant yields in most crops, production has soared from 13.6 million bales (each bale is 170 kg) in 2002-03 to 31.2 mb in ...
26-Apr-2011 | Latha Jishnu & Jyotika Sood
The Department of Biotechnology is playing venture capitalist to private companies to push agri research.
24-Jun-2010 | Latha Jishnu
Monsanto's way of calculating royalty on its Bt cotton seeds raises serious questions about how tenable it is
22-Jun-2010 | Latha Jishnu
Science is for people
10-Jun-2010 | Latha Jishnu
India is finally sounding the alarm on a secretive pact by a cabal of rich nations to ramp up IP enforcement measures
28-May-2010 | Latha Jishnu
A quiet but determined battle is being fought in the courts, and outside, by US agricultural biotech giant Monsanto, its Indian affiliates and seed lobbyists to free the prices of genetically modified Bt cotton from state government control. At ...
27-May-2010 | Latha Jishnu
Venter's patent application for his synthetic cell creation has set off a frenzied debate on monopolies in genetic research
19-May-2010 | Latha Jishnu
This is without question one of the scariest books I’ve read in recent times. Ethan Watters, a San Francisco-based journalist and author who explores social trends for publications such as Wired and The New York Times Magazine, has written a ...
13-May-2010 | Latha Jishnu
The Valcyte case is vital as it bars incremental innovation and recognises the right of patient groups to oppose patents
29-Apr-2010 | Latha Jishnu
Ecuador is issuing compulsory licences to bring down the cost of patented medicine. Is India likely to follow suit?
15-Apr-2010 | Latha Jishnu
Tough intellectual property rights sought by the EU in its free trade agreement with India have set off global protests
08-Apr-2010 | Latha Jishnu
The Lafarge mining case has highlighted the appalling weakness of the environmental clearance procedures at all levels
01-Apr-2010 | Latha Jishnu
Monsanto is back in the courts on the issue of royalty or trait fees it charges for its genetically modified Bt cotton
27-Mar-2010 | Latha Jishnu
India needs to be creative to make the most of a dramatic shift in the global LNG market.
19-Mar-2010 | Latha Jishnu
Towards the end of 2009, the state government’s Lanjigarh Area Hospital, in the Lanjigarh block of Orissa’s Kalahandi district, was ‘contracted out’ to Vedanta Alumina Ltd (VAL). This was done under an agreement signed ...
18-Mar-2010 | Latha Jishnu
Brazil plans to break IP rights on American drugs, music, software and movies as retaliation for its cotton subsidies
18-Mar-2010 | Latha Jishnu
Mukesh Kumar, chief operating officer of Vedanta Alumina (VAL), is a worried man. The company’s 1-million tonne refinery in Lanjigarh, which began operations in September 2007, is losing $90 on every tonne of alumina it produces, owing to high ...
17-Mar-2010 | Latha Jishnu
The Dongria Kondh tribe who live in the Niyamgiri Hills of Orissa do not normally go to the top of the bauxite-rich slopes. The hilltop is considered sacred, the place where their presiding deity Niyam Raja (literally, the King of Law), or the ...
11-Mar-2010 | Latha Jishnu
The biotech regulatory Bill gags dissent and takes away the power of states without providing any safeguards to farmers and consumers
04-Mar-2010 | Latha Jishnu
MNC-backed IP summits try to influence sitting judges on patent law enforcement issues pending in Indian courts
01-Mar-2010 | Latha Jishnu
India is among the handful of countries where the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops increased last year. However, in most parts of the world, GM crops faced a setback.
26-Feb-2010 | Latha Jishnu
The poor of the world live with incomes that are very small, irregular and uncertain.