September 05, 2020 12:43 pm
Government says the focus is now on creating links between stakeholders and allowing field officers to reach out to weavers
August 08, 2020 5:31 pm
A recent order from the Ministry of Textiles has thrown up questions of its validity and the road ahead for handloom weavers
August 07, 2020 3:50 pm
National Handloom Day 2020: India’s soft power has long been endorsed by the handloom and handicraft space, in addition to other symbols of cultural power in the field of arts and crafts
April 25, 2020 10:53 am
Just like migrant workers, artisans are also daily workers, and since all markets are shut, they can neither buy raw material, nor sell finished goods. They don’t even have a safety net like provident fund,” says Delhi-based craft revivalist Laila Tyabji of Dastkar.
August 08, 2019 5:10 pm
The panellists included the doyen of the style world, Ritu Kumar, sari historian Rta Kapur Chishti, designers David Abraham and Madhu Jain and master-printer Ramkishore Chippa Derawala, who discussed the topic ‘Can our Handloom Heritage of the Past by a Springboard to the Future?’
March 16, 2019 10:52 am
With sustainability as its prime focus, The Handmade Collective is offering everything that is organic and recyclable.
January 12, 2019 5:03 pm
In an interview to indianexpress.com, fashion designer and textile revivalist Gaurang Shah takes us through his journey of pulling out fabrics and designs from the past, bringing it into the present and finding a way to sustain it in the future.
October 15, 2017 9:15 pm
In the earlier tax regime, handwoven carpets were tax-free. People associated with the industry maintain that keeping carpets in exemption list of GST is the only way to keep this centuries-old craft alive.
October 07, 2014 5:02 pm
From new trends to business opportunities, the 24th edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) spring-summer 2015, will have it all.
July 13, 2014 11:19 am
Power loom users argue that they have got registration from the industries department for spinning wool.