'My collection for LFW is all about Indianness.'Fashion designer Soumodeep Datta quit computer science to pursue his dream. IMAGE: 'My collection,' says Soumodeep Datta, ' is about an Indian women with a modern lifestyle, without imitating the West.'Photograph: Kind courtesy Soumodeep Dutta/Facebook In less than two weeks, Soumodeep Datta will make his debut as a GenNext designer at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017. Quiz him on his excitement levels and he says, "When I heard that our ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
In the main bazaar of Pilkhuwa, the textile town in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, Haji Ubedullah sits idle, soaking in the winter sun. "Wednesdays are otherwise busy days, since they are the designated day for the weekly market. This road is full of traders who come ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
IMAGE: Inside a power loom in Bhiwandi. About 70 percent of the 1.2 million power looms here have had to down their shutters post demonetization and if things continue as they are, the rest will close down soon. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters. Cottage industries across India have suffered heavily because of the note ban. In the second of a six-part series, Sanjay Jog travels to Bhiwandi to examine how the power loom industry here is coping five weeks on. Till November 8, power ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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