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JAIPUR: Farmers, peasants, pastoralists and activists taking part in an

GUWAHATI, Dec 2: The slow but steady move of some multinational companies to make a foray into the poultry farming industry of Assam, has become a cause of concern for the local poultry farmers.

Addressing a press conference today in Guwahati, Kamrup District Poultry Farmers

President Barack Obama's take on Indo-US agricultural cooperation may have gladdened the hearts of US agro-companies, but has evoked apprehension in the Indian farmers.

Rajasthan signs agreements with seven biotech companies to restructure agriculture. Read this special report on the fundamental shift in the way farming operates in India by giving private companies access to the state’s research facilities to test and market their hybrid seeds and other technologies.

Judgement of the Delhi High Court in the matter of Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare Ltd Vs Heinz India (P) Ltd regarding a disparaging advertisement in respect of Horlicks as against Heinz‟s product Complan dated 12/11/2010.

The fast growth of economy in developing Asian countries has caused various problems on the environment. Corporate environmental management (CEM) is still obviously poor and thus needs to be greatly improved.

Multinational pharma producers are based in rich nations and demand high prices, thus hampering supply of medicine to the developing world. Globally enforced patents serve to protect high prices. At the same time, few new medicines are being developed for the health problems that mostly affect poor countries.

The institution of the sahukar has been thriving in its modern avatar

The little guys are suing energy giants for the effects of climate change

India is, today, the fourth largest producer of drugs in the world and a world class supplier of relatively cheap generic medicines. It is the largest supplier in the world of low-priced anti-retrovirals and exports medicines to over 200 countries. However, major concerns regarding access to medi cines in the country remain.

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