‘Dolo tablet makers doled out Rs 1,000 crore in freebies to doctors,’ SC told

Makers of popular paracetamol tablet Dolo-650 have distributed freebies worth about Rs 1,000 crore to doctors as consideration for prescribing the tablet, it has been alleged. Senior advocate Sanjay Parikh, representing an NGO Federation of Medical Sales Representatives Association of India, told the Supreme Court that the Central Board for Direct Taxes (CBDT) has made … Read more

Gautam Thapar cites board approvals, rejects fund misuse allegations

Citing regular board approvals for various inter-corporate loans, former CG Power Industrial Solutions’ non-executive chairman Gautam Thapar has refuted allegations of fund misuse amid alleged governance lapses coming under the regulatory scanner, according to documents submitted by him to the government. In a 36-page submission to the corporate affairs ministry early November, Thapar, who was … Read more

SEBI rejects lenders claims in Karvy matter

Previously, on SEBI instructions the depositories had transferred back securities worth Rs 2000 crore to their rightful owners. The lenders (Bajaj Finance, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, IndusInd Bank) had then approached the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) challenging the transfer as the subject securities were pledged with them by Karvy. SAT further directed the lenders to … Read more