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PepsiCo sues four Indian farmers for using its patented Lay's potatoes

Apr 26 2019

AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI PepsiCo Inc has sued four Indian farmers for cultivating a potato variety that the snack food and drinks maker claims infringes its patent, the company and the growers said on Friday.

PepsiCo sues four Indian farmers for using its patented Lay's potatoes

Apr 26 2019

AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI, April 25 PepsiCo Inc has sued four Indian farmers for cultivating a potato variety that the snack food and drinks maker claims infringes its patent, the company and the growers said on Friday.

Main Indian opposition pivots back to jobs after Modi gets boost on security issues

Mar 12 2019

GANDHINAGAR, India/NEW DELHI India's main opposition Congress party switched its campaign focus back to economic and social issues such as jobs on Tuesday as pollsters said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's re-election bid has been boosted by hostilities with neighboring Pakistan.

Military saris in vogue as India parades patriotism to Pakistan

Mar 08 2019

SURAT, India Indian sari manufacturers are cashing in on a wave of patriotism over a dispute with arch-foe Pakistan to create military-emblazoned versions of the traditional woman's drape.

Hair of the dogfighter: Indian pilot's moustache all the fashion

Mar 05 2019

AHMEDABAD Men across India, stirred into patriotic passion by an air force pilot shot down in a dogfight with arch-rival Pakistan, are copying the facial hair of their new hero.

India inaugurates world's tallest statue to celebrate independence hero

Oct 31 2018

KEVADIA, India India on Wednesday inaugurated the world's tallest statue, a $400-million effigy of independence hero Vallabhbhai Patel that towers nearly twice the height of New York's Statue of Liberty. | Video

Work stalls in many small factories in Indian PM's home state after attacks on migrants

Oct 09 2018

AHMEDABAD/MUMBAI Mukesh Patel's factory making decorative lights sits eerily silent during what should be one of its busiest times of the year.

With China in mind, Japan, India agree to deepen defense

Sep 14 2017

GANDHINAGAR, India The leaders of India and Japan agreed on Thursday to deepen defense ties and push for more cooperation with Australia and the United States, as they seek to counter growing Chinese influence across Asia.

Floods kill 120 in India's Gujarat, with industry, cotton hit

Jul 28 2017

AHMEDABAD, India Widespread flooding in India's western industrial state of Gujarat has killed more than 120 people and paralyzed infrastructure, officials said on Friday, with tens of thousands of cotton farmers also suffering heavy damage.

Rescuers on war footing as flooding hits western, eastern India

Jul 26 2017

AHMEDABAD, India Floods and relentless rain in India's western state of Gujarat have killed at least 75 people and displaced over 25,000 over the past three weeks, officials said on Wednesday.

World News

Brexit day of reckoning: PM Johnson battles further delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson appealed to lawmakers to back his last-minute Brexit deal in an extraordinary sitting of the British parliament on Saturday after his plans were plunged into chaos by his opponents' moves to derail the legislation.