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Coronavirus Outbreak: KVIC serves legal notices to business firms, claims damages for selling PPE kits using its brand name
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Coronavirus Outbreak: KVIC serves legal notices to business firms, claims damages for selling PPE kits using its brand name

KVIC maintains that it has, so far, not launched any PPE kits in the market. The kits developed by KVIC made of khadi fabric are at a testing stage.

KVIC mulls legal action against companies selling 'fake' PPE kits using 'Khadi India' brand name; says PSU’s product still under testing
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KVIC mulls legal action against companies selling 'fake' PPE kits using 'Khadi India' brand name; says PSU’s product still under testing

The KVIC clarified that it has, so far, not launched any PPE kits in the market and said fake equipment are being sold in the name of Khadi India product.

Passport dept seeks MEA nod to prosecute activist Medha Patkar for concealing details of pending criminal cases in application
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Passport dept seeks MEA nod to prosecute activist Medha Patkar for concealing details of pending criminal cases in application

The Mumbai Regional Passport Office has sought the external affairs ministry's nod to prosecute Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar for not disclosing criminal cases against her in her passport application

NDA's push for agricultural reforms up against centuries of rural economic decline
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NDA's push for agricultural reforms up against centuries of rural economic decline

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has kick-started its second term by setting the ball rolling for “structural” reforms in agriculture, by announcing a task force under the NITI Aayog.

MSME ministry clears KVIC proposal to increase wages of artisans by over 36 percent
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MSME ministry clears KVIC proposal to increase wages of artisans by over 36 percent

The wage incentives are paid by KVIC directly to the accounts of the artisans through direct benefits transfer.

Fabindia submits undertaking to Bombay High Court, says it will not brand its products with term 'khadi'
India

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.

Delhi court frames defamation charges against Medha Patkar in case filed by KVIC chairman VK Saxena
India

Delhi court frames defamation charges against Medha Patkar in case filed by KVIC chairman VK Saxena

Patkar and Saxena have been embroiled in a legal battle since 2000 after she filed a suit against him for publishing advertisements against her and the Narmada Bachao Andolan

Misuse of khadi mark by Fabindia adversely affects interests of artisans; KVIC has strong case against erring firms
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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.

Gandhi Jayanti: KVIC hands over 'wooden charkha' to India's High Commission in Uganda
India

Gandhi Jayanti: KVIC hands over 'wooden charkha' to India's High Commission in Uganda

Ahead of Gandhi Jayanti, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has handed over a 'wooden charkha' to India's High Commission in Kampala in Uganda as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's significant work in Africa.

Swaraj at 70 Part 11: India needs to heed Deen Dayal Upadhyaya's call for decentralised agro-industry, says Mahesh Sharma
India

Swaraj at 70 Part 11: India needs to heed Deen Dayal Upadhyaya's call for decentralised agro-industry, says Mahesh Sharma

Mahesh Sharma talks about the meaning of Swaraj and the need for decentralisation in the agriculture sector and the need for direct democracy.

Sardar Sarovar dam: Warrant issued against Medha Patkar for failing to appear for cross defamation hearings
India

Sardar Sarovar dam: Warrant issued against Medha Patkar for failing to appear for cross defamation hearings

A Delhi court issued a warrant seeking production of Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar who failed to appear before it in defamation cases filed by her and KVIC Chairman VK Saxena against each other

PMO on RTI query: Can't tell who sought nod to use Narendra Modi's picture in ads
India

PMO on RTI query: Can't tell who sought nod to use Narendra Modi's picture in ads

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has said it cannot divulge information on who has sought permission to use Narendra Modi's photographs in advertisements, saying that such an exercise needs a "thorough search".

KVIC sends legal notice to Fabindia for using brand name 'Khadi'
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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".

Khadi calendar row: Modi's singular 'I' instead of collective 'we' doesn't bode well for democracy
Politics

Khadi calendar row: Modi's singular 'I' instead of collective 'we' doesn't bode well for democracy

Recently the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), particularly Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has accelerated its efforts to appropriate historic national icons like Gandhi and Ambedkar.

KVIC khadi calendar row: Narendra Modi's photograph used without permission, says PMO
India

KVIC khadi calendar row: Narendra Modi's photograph used without permission, says PMO

Officials 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.

Brand Modi row: Gandhi's legacy lives beyond history, diary or calendar
India

Brand Modi row: Gandhi's legacy lives beyond history, diary or calendar

In our pursuit of the controversy surrounding Narendra Modi "replacing Gandhi" in a KVIC calendar, and Haryana minister Anil Vij calling Gandhi a lesser "brand", we are forgetting that here we are talking about a man who lives beyond the pages of history, diaries and calendar.

Khadi calendar row: Gandhi's grandson attacks Modi, says polyester 'model' has stolen charkha
India

Khadi calendar row: Gandhi's grandson attacks Modi, says polyester 'model' has stolen charkha

The great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Tushar A Gandhi, on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) diary-calendar controversy

Shiv Sena MP slams PM Modi over KVIC calendar controversy
Politics

Shiv Sena MP slams PM Modi over KVIC calendar controversy

On Friday, BJP ally Shiv Sena and opposition Congress and NCP reacted sharply to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo in the calendar and the diary of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).

Air India One crew to go local; will wear khadi garments to promote use of fabric
India

Air India One crew to go local; will wear khadi garments to promote use of fabric

The Khadi Gramodyog Bhawan, under the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), has already secured an order for the same.

Friday dress code? Govt to consider proposal to appeal to employees to wear khadi once a week
India

Friday dress code? Govt to consider proposal to appeal to employees to wear khadi once a week

A proposal by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission appeals government employees to wear khadi on Fridays.