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Johnson & Johnson, Shame Shame

Akhilesh Bhargava

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Johnson & Johnson scandal, of its faulty hip joint implants, which have crippled the lives of thousands of Indians, with unimaginable pain, agony and distress. It yet again proves how Indians are treated as third rate guinea pigs, by a mighty American multinational corporation and how the white skin is at a premium and the brown skin is at a discount. It is yet another instance, where due to the inherent weaknesses of our government and the legal systems, that a giant MNC will go scot-free, despite the pain, agony, suffering and distress, faced by thousands of Indians, whose only fault is that they trusted the Johnson product, the ASR hip joint implant. How is it that a giant MNC escapes the eyes of the administrative authorities? Mr. Akhilesh Bhargava, Business Editor of HW Business and Finance shares the inside story in this exclusive video.

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CBI vs. CBI: No clean chit to Alok Verma, but SC seeks his reply

Smita Sahu

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No clean chit has been given by the Chief Vigilance Commission (CVC) to CBI Director Alok Verma, as the CVC gets more time from the Supreme Court to probe the case further on 16 November. The apex court has also asked Verma to file a report on the matter, which will be done so on Monday.

Verma had filed a plea challenging the government’s order divesting him of his duties and sending him on leave in view of allegations of corruption against him.

The top court had adjourned the hearing on Monday, 12 November, after the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) delayed to submit their inquiry report on Verma. The report was submitted in a sealed cover on Monday morning to the three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.

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59-min loan or 59-minute scam?

Sujit Nair

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With PM Modi’s 59-minute loan out in the open, there is a processing fee that is charged. But that’s not it. There’s more involved to the kind of mismanagement that went on in the whole process. Mr. Sujit Nair, Managing Editor of HW News Network and Mr. Akhilesh Bhargava Business Editor of HW Business and Finance share their insights on the matter.

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Justice Chelameswar goes all out on dissent in democracy and the current discourse on RBI Vs CBI

Anusha Bhattacharya

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In a press conference Justice (retired) Chelameswar said that “”Some amount of manipulation was definitely going on. A couple of cases were withdrawn from some of us. Overnight the matters got disappeared from one bench and appeared on another bench. You can draw whatever inference you want but it can be a possible inference. Inferences can be drawn that these set of judges were not very nice and we can talk about this, but certainly these are questions one needs to answer. Who was the person who the cases withdrawn”

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