Participating in a recent discussion, Rahul Gandhi said, "Poverty is just a state of mind. It does not mean the scarcity of food, money or material things. If one possesses self-confidence, then one can overcome poverty."
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or BMC had plans of filling the potholes in the city before US Vice President Joe Biden arrived. However, Tuesday's heavy rains played spoilsport with their plans and Amul was quick to turn the opportunity into one of its savoury, satirical advertisements.
In yet another cheeky ad, Amul comments on Supreme Court's ruling, which bared jailed politicians from contesting polls.
Amul's take on UK's pilot scheme under which citizens from at least six 'high risk' countries, including India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Ghana, will have to give a cash bond of Rs 2.75 lakh for a six-month visa. The cash bond will be reportedly forfeited if they overstay in Britain.
The 160-year old telegram, once the bearer of urgent news - good or bad, will no longer be in existence. The last telegram will be sent on July 15.
The latest Amul advertisement features Infosys founder Narayana Murthy's return as executive chairman of the firm, two years after he retired in August 2011.
A few days after Ratan Tata retired as the Chairman of the Tata Group, Amul has come up with another brilliant ad that celebrates the visionary.
Amul, extremely prompt with their ad campaigns, never misses out on something contemporary. The issue might be serious but Amul's way of expressing it does bring a smile, doesn't it?The ad features Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's controversial comment that 70 per cent of youth in Punjab have drug problems.
Amul's latest ad takes a dig at businessman and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's controversial post on his Facebook account - "mango people in a banana republic."MrVadra has been in the eye of the storm with activist-turned-politician ArvindKejriwal calling his business transactions with real estate giant DLF illegal.
With a bandh observed across the entire country by the opposition and Left parties over the hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders per household and FDI in retail, Amul reminds everyone that it is still affordable.
Amul's take on CAG report that states nearly 150 coal fields were allotted to private and state-run firms without transparency and objectivity between 2005 and 2009. This led to a loss of Rs. 1, 80,000 crore to exchequer.
Amul, known for coming up with out-of-the-box advertisements, has taken a dig at the political controversy created after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was dubbed as an "underachiever" by Time magazine. The magazine says he appears "unwilling to stick his neck out" on reforms that will put the country back on growth path.
The CBI on Wednesday finally filed its chargesheet in the multi-croreAdarsh Housing Society scam which names former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan along with 12 others. MrChavan, along with two other former chief ministers of Maharashtra - Sushil Kumar Shinde and VilasraoDeshmukh - are being questioned by the judicial panel in connection with the scam.The cartoon mocks the former chief ministers blaming each other and the bureaucrats.
The latest Amul advertisement is inspired by the race to the Presidency between PranabMukherjee and PA Sangma. MrMukherjee, the ruling UPA's candidate for next month's Presidential elections, resigned today as the Finance Minister.MrSangma, a former Congressman, is a senior leader of the NCP, which is a UPA ally. His own party has disowned his candidacy. But Pro-bun or Sangmaska, India is unanimous in choosing Amul.
This Amul advertisement is inspired by the pairing of MamataBanerjee and Mulayam Singh Yadav over the presidential polls. The duo had held a joint press briefing and came out with their options for the presidential candidate - sending the government into a huddle.Ms Banerjee may have rejected Finance Minister PranabMukherjee as the candidate for president, but MrYadav's party, extended their support for MrMukherjee, moments after he was declared the UPA's candidate.
The Jagan Mohan Reddy assets controversy found place in the Amul ads with the company adding a twist to the whole saga with its tagline "Reddy! Get Asset! Go!"The Kadapa MP was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on May 27, and is under judicial remand and lodged at Chanchalguda jail.The CBI, it its chargesheets, has accused Jagan of getting investments of several crore rupees from firms into his own businesses as part of quid-pro-quo, when his father late YS Rajseskhara Reddy was the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh.
A new Amul ad, inspired by the recent rave party busted by cops in Mumbai, reads: "Banned Baaja Bar Raat".Television actors and real life couple, Apurva and ShilpaAgnihotri, and IPL cricketers Wayne Parnell and Rahul Sharma were among the celebrities at the party.
Shah Rukh Khan's controversial brawl at Wankhede Stadium has grabbed an Amul spot. The new ad reads: "Na.one is allowed". SRK faces a ban following an altercation with the stadium security guards.
Salman Rushdie, January 2012: The latest Amul ad brings out the poignancy in the controversy over the invitation extended to author Salman Rushdie to attend the Jaipur Literature Festival that begins this Friday.In the ad, Rushdie is shown on a magic carpet with the tagline: "No Salaam Rusdhie". The writer's visit was thrown into doubt due to security concerns caused by protests from Islamic seminary Darul-uloomDeoband, which says that the Man Booker prize-winner should not be allowed to enter India.
Amul baby, April, 2011: VS Achutanandan, the grand old man from Kerala, called Rahul Gandhi an "Amul Baby" in a political exchange during the state elections in 2011. Admittedly, the youthful Rahul started it with a comment on Achutanandan's advanced age. Amul were quick to capitalise on the name calling.
Osama Bun Laden, May 2011: Osama Bin Laden also found a place in the Amul ads when he was killed in May last year. Amul added a tasty twist to the world's most-wanted terrorist. "Bun laden with makhan! Most wanted," said Amul
Comedy of Terrors, May 2011: The hugely embarrassing error in the list of India's most wanted terrorists sent to Pakistan was also highlighted by Amul. Opposition parties in India derided the episode as a fiasco, even as Amul added customary humour with its ad.
Portugalti, February 2011: External Affairs Minister S M Krishna inadvertently read out the speech of Portuguese minister at the UN Security Council meeting in February last. Amul was quick to convert it into an ad.