India  /  Published 22.07.20

Oxford vaccine to be tested on 1,500 Indians

The candidate vaccine against the new coronavirus disease developed by Oxford researchers and shown as safe and able to induce promising immune responses will be tested in India, among other countries...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.07.20

Database hole in India points to missing patients

Dozens of clinical trials registered on an American database and listing India among their sites for enrolment of patients are missing from India’s own database of trials, a study has revealed, ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 20.10.19

Kin of Dr Deben Dutta want trial fast-tracked

Aparajita Dutta, the widow of Dr Deben Dutta, and her family members on Sunday said they would meet Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal next week to request that the trial of her husband’s Augus...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 28.01.19

NDFB's Daimary convicted in 2008 serial blasts

A special court here on Monday convicted 14 accused, including National Democratic Front of Boroland chairman Ranjan Daimary alias D.R. Nabla, in the serial bomb blasts in Assam that claimed 88 lives ...
By Pankaj Sarma in Guwahati

India  /  Published 16.12.19

Supreme Court forms panel to speed up rape trials

Chief Justice S.A. Bobde on Monday constituted a committee of two judges of the Supreme Court — Justices R.Subhash Reddy and M.R. Shaht — for expediting all pending and future rape trials in the c...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 12.09.19

Car comes to court in MLA trial

Jharia MLA Sanjeev Singh, lodged in Dhanbad jail in connection with the murder of former deputy mayor Niraj Singh, was on Thursday produced in the court of additional district and session judge XIV of...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Health  /  Published 10.05.20

Multiple trials in hunt for Covid cure

Through draws of lots, doctors will this week start offering patients with the new coronavirus disease at the Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, a choice of three medications — a deworming dr...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 26.04.20

Designed to disarm

Arun Ghosh is the Ian P. Rothwell Distinguished Professor for organic and medicinal chemistry at Purdue University, US, and specialises in drug design. He discovered the drug darunavir, the frontline ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.19

When the court is merely a silent spectator

On the eve of India’s 73rd Independence Day, a strange verdict blotted India’s jurisprudential landscape. Rejecting the weak links in the process of collection of evidence during investigations ...
By Teesta Setalvad

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

The 2019 Nobel Prizes reflect our times

The world is going through a morality conundrum. This year’s Nobel Prizes reflect this as well. Consider the 2018 literature prize for Olga Tokarczuk and the 2019 one for Peter Handke. Tokarczuk’s...
By Chirantan Chatterjee


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