Posts filed in Awareness

Pricing and packing of medicines: MRP on generic medicines allows 400-percent trade-margins!

Posted Monday February 01, 2016 by Madhu Agrawal

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) should look into abnormally high printed ‘Maximum Retail Price’ (MRP) on generic-medicines which allows even upto 400-percent trade margins above their respective ex-factory prices. NPAA...

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Exploring the Dubious Maths Behind Facebook’s Free Basics

Posted Thursday January 28, 2016 by CSLRA India

Last month, Facebook claimed in its newspaper ads, “In India, more than 40% of users coming online for the first time with Free Basics pay for access to the full...

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We’re Still Building Safer Roads for Cars, Not People

Posted Wednesday January 27, 2016 by CSLRA India

India has been upgrading its highways since 2000 and yet deaths due to road accidents continue to rise at the rate of 9-10% each year. Yet another ‘Road Safety Week’,...

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The Supreme Error

Posted Wednesday January 06, 2016 by CSLRA India

Limiting the right to contest panchayat elections has become a legislative trend — Haryana now subjects candidates to the requirements of having a toilet and certain minimum educational qualifications. In...

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Facebook is Misleading Indians With its Full-page Ads About Free Basics

Posted Saturday December 26, 2015 by CSLRA India

Today it has ads around India saying “What net neutrality activists won’t tell you”. I’m a net neutrality activist and I’m happy to tell you anything you’d like to know....

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