WASHINGTON (AP) — A subsidiary of India’s largest pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay a record $500 million in fines and penalties for selling adulterated drugs and lying to federal regulators in a case that is part of an ongoing crackdown on the quality of generic drugs flowing into the U.S. Federal prosecutors said Monday...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Two key Indian ministers resigned late Friday in the latest political and financial scandals to tarnish Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s minority government less than a year before parliamentary elections. The opposition blocked proceedings in Parliament after the scandals came to light more than a week ago, demanding the resignations of the...
BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and India have glossed over a recent standoff along their countries’ disputed border in an apparent sign that the incident will not harm future high-level contacts. China remains committed to a negotiated resolution of the border dispute, Foreign Minister Wang Yi was quoted as telling Indian External...
State election result proves corruption is no obstacle for Indian politicians In March 2003, India’s election commission made it mandatory for all candidates to submit legally sworn testimonies detailing their assets and liabilities along with nomination papers. The order was part of electoral reforms after a sustained campaign to check the role of money power...
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s ruling Congress party, which has been battered by corruption scandals, won a much-needed victory Wednesday in an election in a key southern state. The party wrested power from the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka. The voting was watched as a possible bellwether for next year’s national elections. The...
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