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Maggi Noodles off Big Bazaar shelves, all states to conduct tests

Maggi noodles are turning out to be noose for brand Nestle. Latest to join the issue is Big Bazaar. The Big Bazaar on Wednesday removed Maggi noodles from its stores. This comes after the Delhi gov

Mumbai stores keep out Maggi as Delhi puts others brands under scrutiny

Even while Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan was taking credit for suo moto action of the government (for the first time after independence) in a matter like Maggi noodles, one Mumbai retailers` organ

Govt to test all noodle brands, UK puts Maggi under lenses

India’s food safety regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has ordered state governments to check all noodle products made in the country. The FSSAI tests on Maggi fou

Maggi row: Processed food is rarely tested for contamination in govt labs

Processed food is rarely tested in government laboratories in India. Instead they test milk, milk products, edible oil and water for adulteration and that is the reason why Maggi and other processe

Karnataka cement factory furnaces to feed on Maggi noodles

The Karnataka government is going to feed Maggi noodles to cement factory. As per the June 12 directive of the centre, Karnataka’s department of food safety will destroy hundre

Maggi is India’s soul-searching moment

Everyone is a suspect. Everything is a suspect. That is India for you and me. The food that we consume is adulterated, the air we breathe is foul and our rulers (politicians) cannot

Why govt cannot escape dangers of junk food

The government has not learnt anything even after Maggi controversy. It is equipped to do but the will is lacking. The union government has shamelessly admitted today that it has not defined what c

Morning briefing: Indirect tax mopup surges 36.7% in August to Rs 54,396 crore

Indirect tax collection maintained its bumper pace in August, supporting the view that the economy can do better than the below expectation 7 per cent growth recorded in the first quarter of the cu

Maggi noodles is being singled out, Nestle tells court

Nestle India has told the national consumer court that it did not want any further tests of Maggi as the high court was hearing the case against the ban its noodles. Hearing the argu

Morning briefing: Ghulam Ali invited by Delhi after Mumbai concert is cancelled

The Arvind Kejriwal government has invited Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali to perform in the national capital after his concert in Mumbai was cancelled due to Shiv Sena protests, saying "music has

Morning briefing: Judicial commission on judges appointments declared unconstitutional by SC

Supreme court has declared today the national judicial appointments commission act (NJAC Act) meant to replace the two-decade old collegium system of judges appointing judges in higher judiciary as

Evening digest: Relief for Manmohan in coal scam case

A special court on Friday dismissed the plea of ex-Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda seeking to summon former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as an additional accused in a coal scam case. “Th

Evening digest: Relief for Manmohan in coal scam case

A special court on Friday dismissed the plea of ex-Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda seeking to summon former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as an additional accused in a coal scam case. “Th

Evening digest: After storming BCCI office, Sena threatens Pak umpire to leave India

Shiv Sena threatened Pakistani cricket umpire Aleem Dar on Monday to quit the current series between India and South Africa, shortly after storming BCCI’s Mumbai office to protest a planned m

Morning briefing: Massive cyclone likely to hit TN, Puducherry today

The Meteorological Department has sounded a high alert as a massive cyclone is likely to hit Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and adjoining areas on Monday night triggering heavy rainfall. The state authorit

Food regulator faces Ramdev’s noodle challenge

This is food for debate about finer points of law and the power of regulators in India. While Nestle went to court on Maggi noodles ban, yoga guru Ramdev is challenging the authorities in media.

Maggi is back, minister favours monitoring job for FSSAI and not licensing

While fighting battle on many fronts, Nestle India has resumed production of Maggi noodles at all five facilities in India. Nestle manufacturers Maggi noodles at its plants in Nanjangud (Karnataka)

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