'Modi jacket becoming popular in India as well as in foreign countries'

'Modi Jacket', a half sleeve coat often worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has become "very popular" among the people in India as well as in some foreign countries, Union Minister Kalraj Mishra said on Monday.

Dec 21, 2015, 14:50 PM IST

Salman, Sonam promote khadi, laud 'Huts To High Street' concept

He is one of Bollywood's most known and loved faces and this was evident as Salman walked the ramp with his "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo" co-star Sonam Kapoor at the IIM campus here to promote khadi as a part of Fashion Design Council of India's 'Huts to High Street' initiative.

Oct 31, 2015, 10:36 AM IST

'Modi Kurta' for IAFS leaders will promote khadi: Nathwani

Rajya Sabha MP Piramal Nathwani has praised Ministry of External Affairs' (MEA) initiative to get 'Modi Kurta' stitched for global leaders attending the 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) in New Delhi and said the step will boost sale of Khadi.

Oct 08, 2015, 21:18 PM IST

One year of Mann Ki Baat has been extremely enriching, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that a year of Mann Ki Baat radio programme had been very enriching for him.

Sep 20, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Khadi's new avatar: Popularity of khadi items on the rise

Watch this report on how Khadi is again becoming popular and setting new trends!

Aug 26, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Bihar govt to make wearing khadi mandatory for employees

Bihar government has ordered to make wearing khadi clothes mandatory at least twice a week for government employees to encourage greater use of the hand-spun fabric and to boost production and employment among youths.

Jun 19, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

Khadi denim: Latest trendsetter for India's youth

In a bid to popularise indigenous products among India's youth and generate new employment opportunities in remote areas, the Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is taking new measures to promote khadi wear in India in the form of denims for both men and women.

Jun 17, 2015, 20:17 PM IST

Sonam Kapoor promotes khadi in style!

B-Town fashionista Sonam Kapoor is known in the industry to do everything in style.

Jan 18, 2015, 16:44 PM IST

Khadi board reconstituted

 Sudha Ravi and Jegada Rajappa, experts in the field of textiles design, have been included in the reconstituted board of trustees of Gandhigram, Khadi and Village Industries Public Charitable Trust with effect from November 1.

Nov 16, 2014, 17:55 PM IST

Germany, Spain trademark India's Khadi; govt to take up issue with European authorities

India in April last year joined the Madrid Protocol which will enable domestic companies and entrepreneurs to obtain cost effective global trademark registration.

Nov 04, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

WIFW: Kavita Bhartia pays tribute to 'karigars'

The spring summer 2015 edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) is different as it focuses on handloom and maintaining the theme ace designer Kavita Bhartia showcased a collection which, she said, was "an ode to master artisans and karigars".

Oct 10, 2014, 09:09 AM IST

IITF: Khadi`s fashion show massy, classy

Audiences cheered and applauded when models dressed in saris, suits and gowns made of khadi cotton, silk, and woollen woven by over 700 master craftsmen from across the country.

Nov 27, 2013, 17:17 PM IST

Designer duo to revive khadi at fashion week

Designer duo Kanika Seth and Mehak Pruthi, who have a Delhi- based clothing brand Threesome, are soon going to revive Indian fabric khadi through their collection to be showcased during upcoming Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2013.

Aug 17, 2013, 12:44 PM IST

Villagers keep alive `swadeshi` spirit; use only khadi

To keep alive the `swadeshi` spirit of father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi, people in three villages of Nilgiris district still use `Khadi`.

Jul 17, 2013, 12:34 PM IST

From huts to high streets: Khadi comes of age

Once a symbol of India`s independence movement, handspun khadi has got a makeover and become a style statement.

Oct 01, 2011, 10:03 AM IST

Use a khadi postal stamp, exhibit `Gandhigiri`

As Father of the Nation Mahatma
Gandhi observed, "khadi is not a cloth, khadi is a thought",
the postal department now allows you to share the idea with
your loved ones by using a stamp made of the fabric.

Feb 12, 2011, 17:22 PM IST

Minister wants every Minister, MP to wear khadi

Making a strong pitch for khadi,
Union Minister Dinsha Patel on Tuesday asked Lok Sabha members to
at least wear clothes made from the handspun fabric.

Mar 16, 2010, 14:40 PM IST

Khadi`s move to save animals: Bans slingshot sale in outlets

Following opposition from animal
welfare activists, Khadi and Village Industries Commission has
banned the sale and display of catapults at its outlets across
the country due to its potential use for killing birds and

Oct 30, 2009, 21:11 PM IST

Khaki to khadi -- Ex-cop in running in Wadala: Hindustan Times

A retired policeman from Thane plans to contest the state election, with police reforms as his main agenda.

Oct 02, 2009, 09:47 AM IST