Kejriwal gets SC stay in 2 defamation suits

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed proceedings against Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party Convenor Arvind Kejriwal, in two defamation cases filed against him — one of those filed by Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari.

The court also served a notice on the Centre, on Kejriwal’s plea challenging constitutional validity of penal defamation laws, and tagged this plea with a similar pending case filed earlier by Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy.

At a time when the Delhi chie

Trump’s Canada Drug Import Plan Can’t Happen Without Big Pharma

U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to import cheap Canadian drugs overlooks a crucial fact: it can’t happen without the cooperation of major drugmakers, the very industry he’s trying to undercut.

Even as alarm grows in Canada over the prospect of Americans draining their supply of medicines, there’s little reason to believe the U.S. proposal would worsen the country’s drug shortages. But the fear plays into the hands of the powerful drug companies seeking to protect their U.S. profit margins.