Verghese Kurien

  • 19 people we will miss January 5, 2013

    1. Gore Vidal, 86 An American author, playwright, essayist and an occasional actor, who also aspired to be the President. Few litterateurs have made their presence felt in public life as Vidal. He was witty and acerbic and his penchant for sharp, incisive statements put him at loggerheads with his contemporaries...
  • Narendra Modi is Gujarat's newsmaker in 2012 December 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: An eventful year in Gujarat saw Narendra Modi convincingly retaining power and emerging as a strong contender for BJP's prime ministerial candidate in the 2014 general elections besides a slew of judgements in the post-Godhra riot cases that convicted many, including former minister Maya Kodnani. The year proved to...
  • 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 milk-deficient 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...
  • Verghese Kurien an epitome of dedication: Modi September 10, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Dr Verghese Kurien was an epitome of dedication and commitment, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said while expressing grief over demise of the father of 'white revolution' Ahmedabad on Sunday. "His life was the perfect example of 'one life one mission' and I, on behalf of the government and...
  • Kurien is a perfect example of one life one mission: Modi September 9, 2012

    Hundreds of people are lining up to pay their last respects to Verghese Kurien, the father of milk revolution. ...
  • 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...
  • Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien dead September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Verghese Kurien, father of White Revolution, passed away in Nadiad, Gujarat on Sunday. Kurien, who turned 10 million farmers into a legendary cooperative, was 90-years-old. "Kurien died a natural death due to his age," The MD of the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (GCMMF) said. Kurien's body will...
  • Anna is the CNN-IBN 'Indian Of The Year 2011' December 17, 2011

    New Delhi: A star-studded ceremony at the CNN-IBN 'Indian of the Year' awards function where politicians, entertainers, sportspersons and extraordinary citizens were felicitated on Friday night. Social activist Anna Hazare was named 'Indian Of The Year' for the year 2011 for bringing the grave issue of corruption to the forefront in...
  • Anna named CNN-IBN 'Indian Of The Year 2011' December 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare was named CNN-IBN 'Indian Of The Year' for the year 2011 for bringing the grave issue of corruption to the forefront in the country. "I don't have any money in the bank but I have taken six cabinet wickets. Bring Lokpal by December 22, I...
  • 30 Minutes: The Milkman of India September 9, 2012

    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...
  • No more perk for Dr Verghese Kurien: Modi govt January 31, 2009

    New Delhi: ‘A gift for someone you love’ - This may have been the tagline for Amul Chocolates ad for years, but Gujarat government's recent gift to Vergehese Kurien is not what you give someone you love. Three years after Kurien, the author of the milk cooperative revolution in India...
  • No more perk for Dr Verghese Kurien: Modi govt January 30, 2009

    Vadodra: The Gujarat government wants all perks enjoyed by Dr Verghese Kurien, fondly known and the milk man withdrawn. This after three years since Kurien resigned from the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation. Gujarat government's registrar of cooperatives had written a letter to the milk federation last year seeking withdrawal...