Hyderabad High Court dismisses plea against pharma firm

Initially, M/s Maxchem Pharmaceuticals Private Limited filed a writ petition questioning the action of TSMSIDC in blacklisting the Zinc Sulphate Tablet without considering the representations made by them.

By Author  |  Published: 14th Sep 2018  8:17 pm

A two-judge bench of the High Court at Hyderabad comprising Chief Justice TBN Radhakrishnan and Justice S V Bhatt on Friday dismissed a writ appeal filed by the TS Medical Services and Infrastructure Development Corporation (TSMSIDC) against an order of a single judge in a writ petition filed for blacklisting of Zinc Sulphate Dispersible Tablet. Initially, M/s Maxchem Pharmaceuticals Private Limited filed a writ petition questioning the action of TSMSIDC in blacklisting the Zinc Sulphate Tablet without considering the representations made by them.

A single judge in an interim order directed the TSMSIDC to refer to the Central Drug Laboratory, Calcutta samples of the Tablet Zinc Sulphate supplied by the petitioner for the purpose of testing as to whether the said tablets are of standard quality as per the tests prescribed in pharmacopoeia. Aggrieved by the interim order, the TSMSIDC filed the current appeal. The bench, while dismissing the writ appeal, directed the appellants to send the samples of Tablet to Central Drug Laboratory for testing purpose. The bench also directed the single judge to consider the report of the Central Drug Laboratory at the final hearing stage.

Public hearing: matter adjourned

A two-judge bench of the High Court at Hyderabad comprising Chief Justice TBN Radhakrishnan and Justice S V Bhatt on Friday adjourned a matter pertaining to conducting a public hearing regarding setting up of new Synthetic Organic Chemical bulk drugs and intermediates manufacturing units in Nalgonda district. The bench is dealing with a writ petition filed by C. Santhamma Venkatamma questioning the action of the Environment Engineer, TS Pollution Control Board, Nalgonda in issuing orders for public hearing on September 14 at 2.30 pm regarding the establishment of new units at Veliminedu Village, Chityal Mandal, Nalgonda district. The bench stayed the public hearing and adjourned the matter.

Petition challenging establishment of separate GP

A two-judge bench of the High Court at Hyderabad comprising Chief Justice TBN Radhakrishnan and Justice S V Bhatt on Friday adjourned by two weeks a matter pertaining to establishment of a separate Gram Panchayat for the area of Gandhinagar BC Colony hamlet. The bench is dealing with a writ petition filed by Tallapalli Ashirvadam and others challenging the validity of Section 3 of the Telangana Panchayat Act 2018. The petitioners contend that the provision is ultravires of Article 243 g of the Constitution in establishing separate Gram Panchayat for the area of Gandhinagar BC Colony hamlet of existing Gram Panchayat Manikyapur as separate Gram Panchayat in Bhemdevarapalli revenue mandal of Warangal district.