Headlines Tagged with Bidis — 264 headlines found
The bidis outsell their filtered, paper-bound rivals by eight to one, giving the industry's bosses a financial and political clout that critics say accounts for the recent shelving of plans for larger health warnings...more than 70 percent of the workers
Apr 19, 2015 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:28
“Cong spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi appeared for a gutka manufacturer in Del HC to oppose the ban on cheweable tobacco. Cong stand unknown”, an AAP government spokesperson tweeted.
Apr 10, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 17:28
Amid the controversy over the BJP’s Lok Sabha MP from Allahabad Shyama Charan Gupta, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday that it was expected that conflicts of interest are declared in accordance with rules.
Apr 6, 2015 Indian Express
added Apr 6, 2015 17:02
'Beedi' baron Shyama Charan Gupta, whose membership of a parliamentary committee on tobacco has kicked up a row over conflict of interest, was not present at a meeting of the panel today during which members raised concerns over the issue.
Apr 6, 2015 Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 15:02
[Asia, India] Pro-tobacco MPs Shyam Charan Gupta, Dilip Gandhi and Ram Prasad Sarmah may be axed from panel
Faced with public outrage over the delay in notifying bigger health warnings on tobacco products and statements of some BJP members, including a "beedi baron", suggesting there is little evidence of a link between tobacco consumption and occurance of canc
Apr 5, 2015 The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 6, 2015 14:44
The parliamentary committee's observations and leniency towards the tobacco industry stakeholders does not bode well for the health of our nation and public health advocates strongly demand that health warnings should be enforced without any further dela
Apr 6, 2015 Deccan Herald (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 06:00
[Asia, India] 'Double standard' BJP wrong to demand more time on tobacco consumption decision: Sibal
Congress leader Kapil Sibal said on Thursday that it reflected the BJP's double standards. "They have (Charan) their own 'beedi business' and obviously the sale of beedi will have to be increased. And, Modi ji will continue with his silence," he said.
Apr 2, 2015 Business Standard (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:29
A parliamentary panel that has asked the health ministry to keep in abeyance a plan to expand the size of pictorial warnings against tobacco includes a BJP member of parliament who has financial stakes in the beediindustry.
Apr 2, 2015 The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Apr 5, 2015 14:33
CHAWLA: But for Gupta, Gandhi and Sarmah, no indigenous evidence exists linking cancer with tobacco use. It is evident that this putrid perception arises from their business activities, since two of them are in the tobacco industry. It begs the ethical qu
Apr 5, 2015 New Indian Express (in)
added Apr 5, 2015 13:28
New Delhi, April 3: The presence of an MP with financial interests in the tobacco industry on a parliamentary panel examining tobacco regulations is unethical and unacceptable, a Supreme Court lawyer said today.
Apr 3, 2015 The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Apr 4, 2015 13:21