MILK

  • SC asks Centre to consider amending law: Milk adulteration November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming the issue of adulteration in milk and milk products as "very serious", the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to consider amending the Food Safety and Standards Act in the coming winter session of Parliament and make it an offence punishable with life imprisonment. "We hope and...
  • Subramanian Swamy seeks central law to ban cow slaughter November 9, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Seeking a complete ban on cow slaughter in the country, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said he would urge the Union government to bring a central legislation for the purpose so that all states can follow it. "I am surprised to find that a large number of cattle...
  • Tamil Nadu government government hikes milk prices by Rs 10 a litre October 25, 2014

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday announced a rise in milk prices by Rs 10 a litre, following demands from milk producers to increase the procurement price. The state government had increased milk prices three years ago. "There should not be any disruption in the payments made to milk producers...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Chaos in Vizag, locals loot essential supplies, water costs Rs 250 per litre, milk Rs 100 October 14, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: As Visakhapatnam tries to limp back to normalcy after the destruction caused by Cyclone Hudhud, there is a mad scramble for food, water and fuel in the affected areas. The situation is tense with people stopping trucks, mobbing relief officers and looting supplies. The police have been resorting to...
  • Farmers form cooperative committee for milk production, dairy business August 20, 2014

    Farmers and livestockmen of Chhattisgarh's naxalhit Dantewada district have formed a cooperative committee to take up a project for milk production and dairy business. "In retaliation to the socalled 'red revolution' of naxalites, farmers and stockmen of the tribal district have introduced a unique model 'Kshirsagar Project', which will enhance the...
  • Government scraps incentive on milk powder exports to check prices July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: With milk prices shooting up, the government on Wednesday decided to scrap the incentive on export of skimmed milk powder (SMP) to boost domestic supply and cool prices. With possibility of shortage of fodder in view of deficient monsoon affecting milk production, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)...
  • Import ban on milk items from China extended by one year June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has again extended the ban on imports of milk and its products from China for one more year till June 2015. "Prohibition on import of milk and milk products(including chocolates and chocolate products and candies/ confectionery/ food preparations with milk or milk solids as an ingredient) from...
  • Karnataka CM gives Rs 2 extra subsidy to SC, ST milk producers, angers many June 17, 2014

    Bangalore: It seems Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah does not think that all farmers and villagers are equal. He thinks that poor among some castes are more equal than the others. Siddaramaiah, who openly practises the AHINDA (minorities, other backward classes and Dalits) brand of politics, has gone a step further....
  • Government should fix price of the milk we sell: Haryana dairy farmers June 17, 2014

    As the Narendra Modi government came to power with a huge mandate, there are high expectation of the people from the maiden Budget of the NDA government which will be tabled in July. Dairy farmers in Haryana says, "We don't get the right price for the milk we sell. When...
  • 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...
  • Success story of Bihar's Sudha cooperative finds place in NCERT book June 10, 2014

    The success story of Bihar's Sudha milk cooperative, which markets its products under the label "Sudha Dairy", has found place in the NCERT textbooks, officials on Tuesday said. Bihar State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation (COMPFED) managing director Harjot Kaur said Sudha's success story has been published by the National Council of...
  • Pig DNA found in Cadbury products, Indonesia carries out tests May 31, 2014

    Jakarta: Indonesian authorities are carrying out tests on Cadbury chocolate after pig DNA was found in some of its products in Malaysia, an official in the world's most populous Muslim nation said on Friday. Cadbury pulled its Dairy Milk hazelnut and Dairy Milk roast almond products from shelves in Malaysia earlier...
  • Milkfed Punjab hikes curd, cheese prices May 31, 2014

    Chandigarh: Consumers in Punjab will have to pay more for milk products as stateowned dairy federation Milkfed has decided to raise rates of curd and cheese by up to 40 per cent from June 1. However, retail milk prices have not been revised. "The prices of curd and cheese have been...
  • Delhi HC dismisses plea on milk adulteration and price hike May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking direction to the city government to take immediate steps to prevent supply of adulterated milk in the capital and to not hike the price of milk further. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and RS Endlaw rejected social...
  • Mother Dairy's Deputy Manager jailed in food adulteration case May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A deputy manager of a dairy major has been awarded six months in jail by a Delhi court for supplying adulterated low fat cream to a hotel in 2006. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gaurav Rao also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Mother Dairy's deputy manager Dr...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's milk industry March 29, 2014

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the milk industry. ...
  • Milk Music: Samsung introduces free streaming radio service March 8, 2014

    New York: Samsung on Friday unveiled a new free music service for its phones that it touts as a significant improvement from the apps already on the market. The South Korean gadget maker's Milk Music service, which launched in the US on Friday, includes over 200 stations and 13 million songs....
  • Congress to counter NaMo tea with RaGa milk: Report February 20, 2014

    The Congress is seeking to counter NaMo chai with RaGa (Rahul Gandhi) milk, says a report.A week after BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi held a 'Chai Chaupal' and interacted with people at 1,000 places in the country, Congress leaders in Uttar Pradesh have begun to sell milk in an...
  • Mother Dairy raises milk price by Rs 2 January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Mother Dairy, a major distributor of milk in Delhi and its adjoining areas, announced an increase of Rs 2 a litre in prices of its milk with effect from Saturday. Mother Dairy's full cream milk (poly pack) will now cost Rs 46 a litre against the existing Rs 44,...
  • NCP leader apologises for 'milk bath' to purify him after ink attack December 29, 2013

    Mumbai: In a public display of blind faith, NCP workers bathed Maharashtra Labour minister and party leader Hasan Mushrif in milk to 'purify' him from an ink attack by a fellow worker. The incident in Kolhapur on Friday ironically occurred in a state which is the first in the country to...
  • Make milk adulteration punishable with life imprisonment: Supreme Court December 5, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Thursday urged state governments to make necessary amendments to their laws to make production and marketing of adulterated milk an offence punishable with life imprisonment. The observation by an apex court bench of Justice KS Radhakrishnan and Justice AK Sikri came after taking note of Uttar Pradesh,...
  • Bangalore: Milk, curd price to go up after Ganesha Chathurthi September 3, 2013

    Bangalore: The milk and curd are likely to cost Rs 2 more from September 11. According to sources, the Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF) has decided to increase the price of milk and curd by Rs 2 per Kilo after the Ganesh Chathurthi festival. The KMF is the second largest cooperative...
  • First public sector breast milk bank in Kolkata inaugurated August 7, 2013

    Kolkata: A modern and sophisticated breast milk bank, stated to be the first in India in the public sector, was on Wednesday inaugurated here at the premier staterun SSKM hospital by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. "This is a novel scheme to cater to the basic needs of a child who is...
  • SC asks state govts to act against sale of adulterated milk July 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over the sale of adulterated milk in the country, saying it is a serious issue and action needs to be taken by the state governments to curb it. "It is a very serious issue. There is no doubt that it is...
  • Delhi BJP demands roll back of hike in milk prices May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi unit of BJP on Monday demanded an immediate roll back of the hike in milk prices by Mother Dairy, expressing apprehension that the Delhi Milk Scheme and other vendors will follow suit. "The residents of Delhi have already been reeling under the pressure of price rise....
  • Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by upto Rs 3 per litre May 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Mother Dairy on Sunday announced an increase of up to Rs 3 per litre in milk prices in DelhiNCR region from Monday, citing rise in input costs. Full cream milk will be dearer by Rs 3 per litre, while other variants will be costlier by Rs 2 per...
  • UP: Man uses hot milk to massage himself and a boy April 17, 2013

    Chandauli: A strange case of superstition was seen in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli. A man poured and massaged his body with hot milk in front of a huge crowd which included many children. After massaging his body with the hot milk, the man caught hold of child and poured hot milk on...
  • Vasundhara Raje demands apology from RBI governor April 9, 2013

    Jaipur: BJP Rajasthan president Vasundhara Raje on Monday demanded apology from RBI Governor D Subbarao for his comment on the rise in food inflation. The RBI Governor by saying that rural people's shift to protein and eating more of egg, milk and fruits is causing food inflation is an insult...
  • 68 pc milk in India nonconforming to FSSAI standard: Govt October 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Over 68 per cent of milk in the country does not conform to the standards set by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the Centre has told the Supreme Court on a plea for checking sale of synthetic and adulterated milk and various dairy products....