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Thursday, December 02, 2021



Govt school teachers in Vadodara told to purchase Khadi products

October 24, 2021 12:41 am

A teacher of a government school in Vadodara said that the principals had also been instructed to ask teachers to click selfies of their khadi purchase and submit it on individual Whatsapp groups.

Kamal Haasan to launch own fashion brand?

October 23, 2021 3:25 pm

Kamal Haasan tweeted he will be launching a fashion brand in November

World's largest khadi national flag in Leh took 1.5 months to make; details here

October 02, 2021 12:26 pm

The flag has been made by Khadi Dyers and Printers, a flag store in Mumbai

This was not Gandhi’s idea of khadi

October 03, 2021 1:16 pm

Jaya Jaitly writes: The cloth was something to be freely made and proudly worn by all citizens. Instead, its production has been put in a straitjacket by rules and acts.

Lok Sabha shares a light moment over Khadi Watches; here's everything you need to know about them

March 12, 2020 4:50 pm

The watch sports a silver dial displaying the Charkha with the handwoven signature fabric in the background and on the straps. 

Explained: Khadi gets HS code; but what does that mean?

November 10, 2019 8:37 pm

The Harmonised System, or simply ‘HS’, is a six-digit identification code developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO).

Celebs who recently wore khadi, and some styling tips

June 05, 2020 3:21 pm

Khadi has become one of the most sought-after fabrics and come a long way from just making a political statement to a stylish one. This underrated fabric already paving a future for itself ever since evrybody is realizing it's unique strength.

Know your fabric: Why ‘freedom’ weave khadi is becoming a millennial pick

October 02, 2019 2:31 pm

The cotton weave makes it breathable, though the cloth may also include silk or wool, which are all spun into yarn on a spinning wheel called a charkha, something that was famously used by Gandhi to weave his dhoti.

Gandhi Jayanti: Mahatma Gandhi on the birth of khadi

October 01, 2018 5:48 pm

Gandhi Jayanti: "We could get neither a spinning wheel nor a spinner to teach us how to spin. I asked every chance visitor to the Ashram, who was likely to possess some information about hand-spinning, about the art."

150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi: Promotion of khadi clothes, mobile app, training centre in the pipeline

September 21, 2018 3:41 am

An official said the Union government had planned national and international-level celebrations to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhiji.