Headlines Tagged with Bidis — 336 headlines found
Notwithstanding concerns over members with conflicting interests being part of parliamentary panels, bidi baron Shyama Charan Gupta has been nominated to the reconstituted panel looking into the issue of increasing size of pictorial warnings on tobacco pr
Sep 8, 2015 The Economic Times (India)
added Sep 8, 2015 11:11
Union Health Minister JP Nadda said, "Bedi smoking is no less hazardous than cigarette smoking. A bedi contains about one-fourth the quantity of tobacco as a cigarette, yet it delivers a higher amount of tar and nicotine."
Jul 24, 2015 PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:27
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 (in)
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