AMUL

  • Gujarat: Police batoncharge milk producers at Anand plant June 10, 2014

    Anand: Police batoncharged farmers at the Kheda District Milk Producers' Union plant on Tuesday after they created a ruckus alleging disparity in the payment of price difference by the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) to its constituent dairies. GCMMF markets its products under the brand name 'Amul'. The...
  • Delhi BJP demands roll back of hike in milk prices May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday demanded an immediate roll back of the hike in milk prices by Mother Dairy and Amul, terming it is "unnecessary". "Mother Dairy, which is Governmentrun Company, has also increased the milk price by 2 per litre after Amul increased price. Increase in the price of...
  • Adani funding Modi's marketing campaign: Rahul Gandhi April 26, 2014

    Amreli: Stepping up his offensive against Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that there is a "partnership" between the BJP PM candidate and Adani and accused the industrialist of "funding" the Modi marketing blitz to return "favours". Rahul also attacked the Gujarat development model by saying that Modi is claiming...
  • Whatsapplied to bread! Amul's response to the Facebook-WhatsApp deal February 26, 2014

    Amul, as expected, this time has poked fun at both WhatsApp and Facebook in its new topical. This topical comes on the heels of Facebook's announcement that it will buy popular messsaging app WhatsApp for $19 billion. The tag line "Amul. WhatsApplied to bread!" in the latest topical implies that...
  • Gujarat: Just like ATM, Amul launches 'Any Time Milk' machine in Anand January 25, 2014

    Anand: A 'Any Time Milk' machine has been installed at Anand's Amul Dairy in Gujarat and plans are underway to replicate the model across major cities of India as well. The machine dispenses a 300ml pouch of fresh milk for Rs 10. Anand resident Karan Sood said, "Our milk vendor is...
  • 'Kya Se Kya Kho Gaya': The Amul topical on Tarun Tejpal November 26, 2013

    As is customary, Amul published a topical on the Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case. ...
  • Amul mocks Ishant Sharma, asks 'sharm hai kya' in its advertisement October 22, 2013

    New Delhi: India's dairy product major Amul has taken a dig at Indian pacer Ishant Sharma after his horror show in the last onedayer against Australia on Saturday. In its latest advertisement, Amul came up with the hoarding which read "Ishant, Sharm hai kya? (Ishant, aren't u ashamed?)"The 25yearold pacer,...
  • News briefs: Snake bites haunt security personnel at Taj Mahal July 31, 2013

    In the last one month, four security personnel protecting Taj Mahal have become victims of snake bites. Timely medical care helped save their life. But now they are always scared, looking for possible areas where the enemy could be hiding to attack them. Snakes have managed to find their targets...
  • Modi concerned over malnutrition problem in Gujarat June 15, 2013

    Anand: Expressing concern over malnutrition in Gujarat, Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked the people to give attention to the health of their children to tackle the menace. Modi was speaking at a Shala Praveshotsav (school enrollment) function at Megalpur village in Sojitra taluka in the district in Anand....
  • 'Bigg Boss 6': Who is Sana Khan? October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: When actress and model Sana Khan entered the 'Bigg Boss' house, she introduced herself to Navjot Singh Siddhu - the first contestant there - as having featured in a controversial Amul underwear advertisement. You immediate make the connection. The ad is banned in India but Sana's risqué act...
  • Amul (1967 2012): 20 utterly butterly best ads September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The father of 'white revolution' Dr Verghese Kurien, who transformed India from a milkdeficient country to the world's largest milk producer and the founder of Amul, passed away on Sunday. An icon of the sorts of modern India, the utterly butterly deliciously witty, Amul Girl, an integral part...
  • Remembering Verghese Kurien, the Milkman of India September 9, 2012

    Anand: Everyday at the crack of dawn, more than 10 million dairy farmers in Gujarat begin a journey that has given them economic independence. Verghese Kurien was 28 when he came to Anand in 1949 and was soon working hard to help a budding cooperative to grow. For him, the...
  • Delhi: Mother Dairy milk prices hiked by up to Rs 2 September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Pay more for your daily does of calcium now. Milk has become dearer by Rs 2 in the national capital. This is the first hike of the year. A litre of fullcream Mother Dairy milk will now cost Rs 39. Toned milk will cost Rs 31. Mother Dairy has attributed...
  • Mother Dairy hikes milk prices in Delhi September 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Mother Dairy on Friday announced an increase of up to Rs 2 a litre in milk prices in the DelhiNCR region with effect from September 8. Full cream milk will be dearer by Rs 2 per litre, while other variants will be costlier by Re 1 a litre. One...
  • Would an Amul boy be cuter than the Amul girl? July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Would an Amul boy have outwitted the cute girl in polka dotted dress and with a blue hair bun? Never, say her creators. "The Amul girl is far cuter than an Amul boy. She has far greater appeal," says Rahul DaCunha, Managing Director and Creative Head, DaCunha ...
  • An Amul girl image made up of 1432 Amul ads June 16, 2012

    The loveable Amul girl in her red polkadotted frock has been holding a satirical mirror to current events from hoardings in about 90 locations across India for the last 46 years. There have been over 4,000 Amul Butter ads created by daCunha Communications since 1966 and we have created an...
  • 'Utterly butterly delicious' Amul girl turns 50 June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: An icon of the sorts of modern India, the utterly butterly deliciously witty, Amul Girl has turned 50. The girl wearing a polkadot frock, famous for poking fun at national events and personalities, first made an appearance in 1967. Some of her best spoofs will be featured in...
  • Milk to be dearer by Rs 2 in Delhi, NCR from today April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Milk prices in the national capital and adjoining areas will rise by up to Rs 2 per litre from Monday with two leading suppliers hiking rates, but largest seller Mother Dairy is not increasing rates just yet. Amul and Quality Dairy will increase milk...
  • Soon, Amul milk likely to get costlier April 7, 2012

    Anand: The prices of milk under brand 'Amul' are set to rise ranging from Rs 1 to Rs 2 per litre from Tuesday in Gujarat and the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation will soon take a call on hiking the same in rest of the country, a senior official said. GCMMF,...
  • 30 Minutes: The Milkman of India November 27, 2011

    Dr Verghese Kurien, the man behind India's White Revolution turned 10 million farmers into a legendary cooperative. ...
  • Milk man of India Dr Verghese Kurien turns 90 November 26, 2011

    Anand (Gujarat): The father of India's white revolution, Dr Verghese Kurien, who turned 10 million farmers into a legendary cooperative, turned 90 on Saturday. Everyday at the crack of dawn, more than 10 million dairy farmers in Gujarat begin a journey that has given them economic independence. Kurien was 28 when he...
  • Everyone wants a piece of the Formula 1 pie October 18, 2011

    Sports greatest travelling circus the Formula One comes to India. Here's Some news from the ringside: 1. Everyone wants a piece of the Formula 1 pie: For instance, Amul. It signed up with the Sauber Formula One team. Amul claims the branding association works for its image because Amul, like everything...
  • Utterly Delicious Refuel System: Amul's UDRS ad June 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Keeping with its tradition of social commentary through its intelligent advertisements, Amul on Thursday released a witty new ad on the controversial Umpires Decisions Review System (UDRS) that set the Indian cricket board on a headlong collision course with the International Cricket Council. The Amul ad rechristened the...
  • Amul spreads it for Delhi Belly's DK Bose June 22, 2011

    New Delhi: The utterly butterly Amul gets inspired by Delhi Belly. The photo of the latest Amul ad, says, 'Kha Kha Amul Roz, Amul Roz, Kha!' with sketches of the cast of Imran Khan's upcoming film 'Delhi Belly' and a caption calling them the 'The Big Bose of Butter'. The bold,...
  • Amul pays utterly butterly tribute to J Dey June 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Amul butter paid a touching tribute to slain journalist Jyotirmoy Dey on Wednesday with an ad that said "Karo sahi, daro nahin" (do not be afraid to do the right thing). The photo of the 'utterly butterly' Amul ad, put up by the MidDay tabloid on their Twitter page,...
  • VS's 'Amul baby' dig at Rahul, now an Amul ad April 14, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Kerala Chief Minister VS Achutanandan may have come under attack for calling Rahul Gandhi a 'Amul baby' but a leading dairy producer known for catchy ad campaigns has lapped it up with a new advertisement whose punchline is 'They both are Amul Babies!'. Achutanandan had recently hit back at Rahul...
  • 'Amul Baby' sparks Twitter wisecracks on celebs April 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Veerappan was a 'Mysore Sandal' kid. Dhoni is the 'Calm Sutra' man. Anil Kapoor was a 'Hairtel' kid. Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan has inspired, albeit unwittingly, a hilarious Twitter trend after his remark that Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi is an "Amul Baby", was improvised upon...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 11, 2011

    Watch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Trilochan Sastry gets to the heart of the matter January 21, 2011

    Makkajipalle is a village in Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh, about 200 km north of Bangalore. Anantapur is home to one of Indias bestknown citizens Sri Satya Sai Baba, who has a thriving ashram in Puttaparthi, not far from Makkajipalle. Anantapur is also famous for receiving Indias second lowest...
  • Hike in milk prices across Delhi December 19, 2010

    New Delhi: Delhiites will have to dole out one rupee more for a litre of milk, as the region's biggest supplier Mother Dairy raised milk prices from Sunday, December 19 in Delhi and the adjoining areas to offset its increased procurement costs. "Producer price (procurement cost)...