There is a narrative, and it reaches a cacophony of hysteria whenever there are elections in India, because the intent is to rally the faithful against the allegedly fascist BJP
Liberals enthusiastically pick the Munawar Faruqui saga, but remain silent on the lynching of two sadhus by a mob in Maharashtra. This blinkeredness is not serving any true liberal clause in any real sense
Why would any brand want ‘negative goodwill’? Because prime time on the media debates only negative news. Once you are in this negative market, the media discusses it for hours and the brand gets million dollar worth free publicity
Recently, FabIndia has been at the receiving end of a lot of backlash ever since it brought out a Diwali-themed advertisement for a range of clothing collection and named it ‘Jashn-e-Riwaaz’
Outrage against Fabindia's Diwali ad shows there's no longer such thing as 'any publicity is good publicity'
Rather than feel sorry for themselves, brands must understand that they are only belatedly learning, the hard way, that piggybacking cultural moments is easy, but creating your own, especially absorbing its criticisms, is a whole other thing.
A Fabindia spokesperson has said the collection titled ‘Jashn-e-Riwaaz’ is not its Diwali collection. Their Diwali collection, called “Jhilmil si Diwali, is yet to be launched
Fabindia submits undertaking to Bombay High Court, says it will not brand its products with term 'khadi'
The KVIC had approached the high court in June this year against Fabindia for illegally using its trademark "charkha" (spinning wheel) and selling the apparel with the khadi tag. In its suit, the KVIC had sought damages to the tune of Rs 525 crore from Fabindia.
Misuse of khadi mark by Fabindia adversely affects interests of artisans; KVIC has strong case against erring firms
KVIC has a strong case to prevent the misuse of the khadi mark by companies in India, on the ground that KVIC owns the khadi trademark in India.
Four Fabindia staff have been chargesheeted in a court of law here in connection with a 2015 case of snooping after Union minister Smriti Irani made a complaint against it, a police officer said on Sunday.
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".
A Goa court on granted interim anticipatory bail to seven officials of Fabindia, including its CEO and MD, till 23 April in connection with the voyeurism case.
Seven senior officials of Fabindia, including its CEO and MD, have applied for anticipatory bail in a Goa court after being summoned by police.
Goa Police will quiz two top executives of Fabindia on Friday in connection with the trial room camera episode.
All India Congress Committee General Secretary Digvijaya Singh came to the defence of Fabindia management saying the top officials should not be harassed.
The Goa crime branch had summoned the company's Chief Executive Officer Subrata Dutta and Managing Director William Bissel to appear before it at 10 AM today.
Under fire over the voyeurism charge, Fabindia on Monday got the backing of Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar who said the company cannot be blamed for the mischief played by some employees at its store, where Union Minister Smriti Irani spotted a camera facing the trial room.
A district court in Mapusa town near Panaji on Monday granted anticipatory bail to Fabindia's Candolim store manager Chaitrali Sawant in connection with the voyeurism case.
Fabindia has denied that it had placed hidden cameras in any of its stores.
Parsekar, who also holds the state’s Home portfolio, believes that a mountain is being made of a molehill after all.
After Smriti Irani spotted a CCTV camera in the changing room of a Fabindia store in Goa, she registered a complaint claiming the management intentionally focused the camera at the changing room to capture images of those going inside to try on clothes.