Khadi

Mahatma Gandhi’s Khadi back in reckoning

Mahatma Gandhi’s Khadi back in reckoning

Pime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to general public in 2014 to opt for Khadi has helped it's products come into spotlight and the numb...Read More

When Mahatma Gandhi turned 'half-naked fakir' in Tamil Nadu

When Mahatma Gandhi turned 'half-naked fakir' in Tamil Nadu

In Madurai, Gandhi took the drastic decision of forgoing his shirt and cap and be content with khadi dhoti and a shawl.

MP Assembly Elections 2018: Cheaper China Gandhi caps a hot favourite!

MP Assembly Elections 2018: Cheaper China Gandhi caps a hot favourite!

Bhopal: This cap is cheaper than the traditional Gandhi caps. And mind it! These caps aren’t made from Khadi material. The cloth used to ...Read More

Mahatma Gandhi’s letter about spinning wheel may fetch USD 5,000 at auction

Mahatma Gandhi’s letter about spinning wheel may fetch USD 5,000 at auction

Boston: An undated letter written by Mahatma Gandhi, stressing on the importance of the spinning wheel, is expected to sell for USD 5,000...Read More

Mumbai: KVIC takes Fabindia to court over use of ‘khadi’ trademark, seeks damages worth Rs 5 billion

Mumbai: KVIC takes Fabindia to court over use of ‘khadi’ trademark, seeks damages worth Rs 5 billion

Mumbai: The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has petitioned the Bombay High Court against Fabindia for “illegally” using it...Read More

The charkha has come full circle

The charkha has come full circle

The charkha has come full circle. Traditional Indian fabrics, decimated first by brute force and then by manmade fibres, may be the best ...Read More

This Diwali season, go desi with Khadi

This Diwali season, go desi with Khadi

Khadi is now a fabric to live for thanks to PM Modi’s support to the humble cloth. Sapna Sarfare finds out more about this Indian fabric ...Read More

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Bhopal: Khadi fails to attract customers, sales down by 40%

Bhopal: Even as Khadi has been exempted from GST, its sale has fallen by almost 40% since the implementation of the new tax regime. Khadi...Read More

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Tax on Khadi products doubles post GST implementation

New Delhi : Tax on various products of the Khadi and village industries has almost doubled since imposition of the Goods and Services Tax...Read More

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Govt to push khadi for military uniform

Those in the Army say promotion of khadi is always welcome but the khadi uniforms will be difficult to maintain, particularly when the fo...Read More

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Khadi may sue Fabindia for using brand name      

New Delhi: Khadi India has threatened to sue Fabindia, a chain of ethnic wear retail outlets, for allegedly indulging in “unfair trade pr...Read More

Bid to replace Gandhi is marketing ploy: Tharoor

Bid to replace Gandhi is marketing ploy: Tharoor

Kolkata : Terming replacement of Mahatma Gandhi’s picture from the 2017 calendar and diary of the Khadi Village Industries Commission (KV...Read More

It’s sedition to replace  Bapu with PM: Lalu

It’s sedition to replace Bapu with PM: Lalu

Patna : Replacing Mahatma Gandhi’s picture with that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Khadi and Village Industries Commission’s (KVIC) ...Read More

Shiv Sena, opposition criticise PM Modi for removal of Gandhi pic

Shiv Sena, opposition criticise PM Modi for removal of Gandhi pic

Mumbai: The ruling ally at the Centre and in the state, the Shiv Sena and the opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party on Frida...Read More

Bhopal: Interest in Khadi up, sales down

Bhopal: Interest in Khadi up, sales down

BHOPAL: To promote Khadi, a eleven-day-long-exhibition-cum sale ‘Rashtriye Khadi Utsav 2017’ is underway at Bhopal Haat. It has been orga...Read More

Bhopal: Wear Khadi once a week, Government tells staffers

Bhopal: Wear Khadi once a week, Government tells staffers

BHOPAL: The state government, in an effort to promote Khadi, has appealed to its officers and employees to wear Khadi at least one day a ...Read More

Railway employees to have new uniforms designed by Ritu Beri

Railway employees to have new uniforms designed by Ritu Beri

New Delhi:  Five lakh railway employees comprising front office staff, TTEs, guards, drivers and catering personnel will soon don new uni...Read More

Ramdev aiming to test waters in dairy, baby-care products

Ramdev aiming to test waters in dairy, baby-care products

Haridwar: Yoga guru Ramdev is now aiming to test waters in dairy and baby-care products to expand Patanjali’s ‘swadeshi’ consumer product...Read More

Ritu Beri becomes advisor for Khadi promotion

Ritu Beri becomes advisor for Khadi promotion

New Delhi : Ace fashion designer Ritu Beri has said that as an advisor for Khadi promotion, she will do her best to make Khadi “a global ...Read More

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Solar power to spin khadi?

New Delhi : Prime Minister Modi has given a go-ahead to launch use of solar energy to produce eco-friendly khadi and market it worldwide ...Read More

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