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Opinion: 'Suit-boot' or 'Jhola'? That Debate's a Trap

Opinion: 'Suit-boot' or 'Jhola'? That Debate's a Trap

ut of poverty or has a vested interest in keeping the poor in poverty (perhaps to attract NGO funds!). Any mention of growth or reform, and you are likely to be called neo-liberal or free-marketeer or to paraphrase a recent political slogan, a suit-bootwalla ... NDTV, 1 week ago
Deccan Chronicle

Gussadi dance gets Baahubali boost

Adilabad: The well-known dance Gussadi of the Adivasis has got recognition in the blockbuster movie Baahubali directed by S.S. Rajamouli. The Gussadi dance has been filmed for the first time. Adivasis perform the Gussadi dance wearing hats made of ...
 Deccan Chronicle16 hours ago

12 stops, 50 markets

Markets embody living traditions—they are windows to local culture and markers of a point or two in history, but they are also constantly evolving. Old markets are often built around landmarks—think Chandni Chowk near Red Fort in Delhi—or ...
 Livemint.com1 day ago

Legal omission

KATHMANDU, JUL 29 - The April 25 earthquake and its aftershocks left scores of people homeless. Many managed to escape death from fallen objects with nothing but a shirt on their backs. However, in the aftermath, many adolescent girls and women, ...
 Kathmandu Post3 days ago
Mid Day

Chor Bazaar meets jungle jive

Kulture Shop, an artist collective that sells lifestyle products has been catching our attention every month since their launch in February, 2014. Monkey Business art print. Cost: Rs 1,500 onwards As a part of the enterprise, different ...
 Mid Day6 days ago

A market for the enterprising

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Women shopping for home decor at the Purnam's Summer Exhibition.— Photo: Erum Gour Various NGOs and women entrepreneurs participated in a lifestyle exhibition on July 22, which was conceptualized to ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
Asian Lite

Kabuliwala is back in town!

When did you tell a story to the little one? Do you remember the days of Kabuliwala… A campaign is gathering momentum in India to revive the lost culture of telling tales …writes Bhavana Akella Many old timers today recall fond memories of ...
 Asian Lite1 week ago
Millennium Post

Reviving the lost culture of telling tales (Social Feature)

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Many old timers today recall fond memories of being drawn to the streets by snake charmers and madaaris (conjurers) and being told stories alas, what is now a lost practice. But for renowned theatre artist Kamal Pruthi, a ...
 Can India News2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Meet the modern day madaari, Kamal Pruthi!

Clad in a green kurta-pajama with a pagdi (turban), this 33-year old 'Kabuliwala' is a favourite with children across the country every time they see him with his vibrant jhola (cloth bag), which they know is full of stories. We are talking ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago

Why Chhattisgarh's tribals are living in misery

Dasai Nag may not know or even care about her exact age but she is certain of who killed her husband Pandu Nag, former sarpanch [village head] of Koleng village in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. "It was them, the Naxalis," she said bitterly. "My ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago Why Chhattisgarh's tribals are afraid of not only Naxals, but also the government  Economic Times2 weeks ago
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