Former politician has given the country's handlooms and handicrafts industry the respect they deserve but the battle, she says, is far from over It could be Napoleon but, in a nutshell, it is also the history and fabled wealth of crafts from India, ... Gulf News, 3 weeks ago
Vimor, in the comfort of a bungalow, has a fine collection of handloom sarees making it a treasure trove
This store is almost heritage. Vimor, at 40, is known not only for its delectable earthy, temple silk sarees but also its founders, the late Chimy Nanjappa aka the grand old lady of handloom, and her daughter Pavithra Muddaya. Started in 1974, Vimor ...Bangalore Mirror, 1 month ago
The death of Jawaharlal Nehru signalled an end to an era of open-mindedness. It remains to be seen if India will ever recover a Nehruvian self-confidence and recreate institutions, which in their heydays brimmed with brilliant ideas On May 28, ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
By deeming October 31, Sardar Vallabhai Patel’s birthday as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, the BJP has rightly made amends for the short shrift that the great leader received at the hands of the Congress. By the same token, the BJP cannot be seen as being petty towards Indira, a leader who despite her flaws, did render yeoman service to the nation, says Vivek Gumaste. Dusk was setting in along India’s extensive western border with Pakistan -- from the picturesque foothills of the Himalayas ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
"Later, when we were alone, we spoke of her marriage to Feroze Gandhi. I asked her 'When you were 16 or 17 years old, didn't you feel the desire to be admired?' 'Pupul, I was so sure that I had nothing in me to be admired.' She then recalled that the first time she had been openly admired was at Shantiniketan, and how she responded in anger, feeling that she was being made fun of. 'Even with Feroze, it was not at all sex. I tried to explain to him that I wanted children and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
By: Kunal Ray Guest Appearance - Jaya Jaitly She's been spearheading the crafts revival movement for decades, and Jaya Jaitly is now bringing her initiative to the city. A pioneer of the handicrafts movement in the country, Jaya Jaitly has ...Pune Mirror, 1 month ago
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