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Representational image | A worker sorts fried crinkle-cut potato chips at a factory in UP | Prashanth Vishwanathan | Bloomberg

PepsiCo withdraws lawsuit against Gujarat potato farmers in patent case

PepsiCo sued four farmers for cultivating a potato variety grown exclusively for its popular Lay's potato chips.
Potato farmers in Uttar Pradesh

The potato that’s caught in a row between PepsiCo and Gujarat farmers

With the political controversy around PepsiCo’s lawsuit snowballing, ThePrint looks at the potato that’s in the middle of the legal row.
Representational image | A worker sorts fried crinkle-cut potato chips at a factory in UP | Prashanth Vishwanathan | Bloomberg

To help Indian farmers, we have to support PepsiCo in its fight for the potato

The PPVFR Act, under which PepsiCo registered its potato variant, might be imperfect but we should still condemn its violation.
Workers carry sacks of potatoes inside a cold storage unit at the Fryo Foods Pvt factory in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Monday

PepsiCo agrees to settle potato cultivation case with 4 farmers

PepsiCo offered to settle the dispute if farmers gave an undertaking to purchase this specific variety of seeds from it.
Indra Nooyi

White House considering Indra Nooyi for post of World Bank president: Report

The New York Times said that Nooyi has been courted as an administration ally by Ivanka Trump, who is playing a role in the selection of a nominee.
Indra Nooyi

Lot of fuel still left in my tank, says Pepsico’s outgoing CEO Indra Nooyi

Nooyi has stepped down after 12 years at the helm of the global beverage giant.
Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi: When a woman CEO steps down, there’s often a man waiting to fill her shoes

Even the biggest companies have failed to elevate the position of women in their organisations, who hold only about 5 per cent of CEO positions.
Indra Nooyi

As Indra Nooyi leaves Pepsi, she will take with her a powerful force against corporate change

Her departure also reveals that despite corporate America's claims, efforts to include women in top leadership positions is "distressingly inadequate".
Indra Nooyi | Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Pepsi’s Indra Nooyi Ends 12-Year Run as Company’s First Female CEO

Nooyi will be replaced by current president of the company Ramon Laguarta. 
Kurkure

Delhi HC does not find Kurkure ‘plastic’ jokes funny, orders social media giants to erase them

PepsiCo filed a Rs 2 crore defamation suit against Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

On Camera

aap

Is AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal also guilty of treating Muslims as an unthinking votebank?

Days after Delhi voted in the Lok Sabha elections, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the Muslim vote “shifted” to the Congress at the last minute.

Defence

A Rafale fighter jet, manufactured by Dassault Aviation SA

Break-in at IAF’s Paris office handling Rafale procurement, cops probe espionage angle

The IAF's office in Paris houses the team that coordinates with Dassault Aviation on manufacture of Rafale jets and the weapons package onboard the aircraft.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.