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Jun 09, 2017
Smriti Irani to Firstpost: Involving weavers in policy implementation the way forward for Indian textilesUnion Textile Minister Smriti Z Irani isn't coy about her image that she maintains. A feisty leader, Irani essays her new assignment after her abrupt exit from the Ministry of Human Resource Development with usual aplomb.
Jun 05, 2017
GST rate: Khadi yarn, Gandhi topi, national flag, most 'puja samagri' exempt; 3% on pearls, imitation jewelleryThe tax department has also put up on its website the list of items which would be exempt from Integrated GST (IGST) under multilateral or bilateral commitments in respect of imports by privileges persons, organisations, authorities and foreigners.
May 29, 2017
Cross defamation cases: Non-bailable warrant issued against Medha PatkarA Delhi court issued non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Narmada Bachao Andolan(NBA) activist Medha Patkar for her failure to appear in cross defamation cases.
May 02, 2017
Khadi sales up 33% to Rs 2,005 cr in FY17; seen crossing Rs 5,000 cr in FY19The khadi and village industries commission (KVIC) said in a statement that it expects to surpass the sales target of Rs5,000 crore in 2018-19
Apr 25, 2017
Union minister Kalraj Mishra says involvement of people in khadi can uproot terrorismUnion minister Kalraj Mishra on Tuesday said that involvement of people through the khadi industry could help uproot terrorism.
Feb 13, 2017
KVIC sends legal notice to Fabindia for using brand name 'Khadi'Khadi India has threatened to sue Fabindia, a chain of ethnic wear retail outlets, for allegedly indulging in "unfair trade practice" by using and selling its cotton products unauthorisedly under its registered brand name "Khadi".
Jan 16, 2017
Khadi calendar row: Modi's singular 'I' instead of collective 'we' doesn't bode well for democracyRecently the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), particularly Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has accelerated its efforts to appropriate historic national icons like Gandhi and Ambedkar.
Jan 16, 2017
KVIC khadi calendar row: Narendra Modi's photograph used without permission, says PMOOfficials from the PMO have said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photograph was used in the KVIC calendar and diary without permission from the PMO.
Jan 14, 2017
Sedition to replace Mahatma Gandhi with Modi, says LaluStating that the act of replacing Mahatma's picture with that of Modi's on calender has made a case of "sedition", Prasad said that people must protest as it insulted Mahatma Gandhi.
Jan 14, 2017
Hitler, Mussolini were also powerful brands: Rahul on Vij's commentSparking a new controversy over the Father of the Nation, Vij said on Saturday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a "bigger brand" than Mahatma Gandhi.