06 Feb 2018
Khadi wars: KVIC sues Fabindia for Rs. 525cr
After warning Fabindia for using the registered 'khadi' trademark earlier, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has sued the retail chain for Rs. 525cr for continuing to do so.
30 Oct 2017
Modi's role behind rise of khadi sales to Rs. 814cr
Khadi sales have risen spectacularly in the last years. In his latest broadcast on 'Mann Ki Baat', PM Narendra Modi lauded the 89% rise in sales from April-September'16 (Rs. 430cr) to the same period this year (Rs. 814cr).
14 Jan 2017
Haryana ministers disrespects Gandhi, takes it back
BJP leader (from Haryana) Anil Vij's comment that Khadi deteriorated after being associated with Gandhi and that Modi is a bigger brand name than Gandhi was widely critiqued by all parties.
14 Jan 2017
Modi replaces Gandhi on Khadi calendars, stirs controversy
Khadi and village industries commission's (KVIC) move to publish Modi's photo instead of Gandhi's on its 2017 calendar and table diary stirred a fresh controversy with the opposition critiquing the move.
13 Jan 2017
Modi 'replaces' Gandhiji in Khadi Udyog calendar, workers protest
Mahatma Gandhi has been 'replaced' by PM Narendra Modi in the Khadi Village Industries Commission's (KVIC) 2017 wall calendar and table diary.