August 07, 2022 4:20 pm
The prime minister has been promoting local, regional attire on many occasions, and has also been vocal about Indian handloom and handicrafts whose legacy, according to the ministry, is "centuries old"
August 07, 2022 12:54 pm
Supported by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), the project spells out love for tigers and the conservation efforts to support the thriving population of the majestic animal
August 08, 2022 8:49 am
This year the handloom celebratory week coincides with the government's 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign, an initiative under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav encouraging people to hoist flags at their homes and contribute to nation-building in the 75th year of Independence
August 02, 2022 10:26 am
The state government has tied up with Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India for 'Nethanna Beema' scheme and designated the state department of handlooms and textiles as the nodal agency for its implementation.
August 07, 2021 3:02 pm
Handloom and cloth masks with Madhubani and Mithila paintings became an instant hit in the pandemic
August 07, 2021 9:57 am
From Madhya Pradesh’s Maheshwari handloom to Karnataka’s Ilkal fabric, these places should definitely be on your bucketlist
August 21, 2020 9:19 am
Jaya Jaitly writes: In the case of the textiles sector, what happened to the Satyam and Ajai Shankar committee reports? What about the inputs from the few meetings that were held before COVID-19 arrived?
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 7:50 pm
National Handloom Day: In 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first National Handloom Day. It was a salute to weavers and others in the industry to promote the handmade and the handwoven.
August 07, 2020 4:20 pm
Your favourite actors love traditional handloom saris; which one would you pick for your next special occasion?
August 07, 2022 12:34 pm
“The techniques of cultivating organic cotton, preparatory processes for weaving, the intricacy of weaving styles, use of natural dyes in dyeing fabric and printing techniques are all inspired by culture and region. We want the art form to survive,” said Ramesh, a weaver from a distant town, with a diploma in textile design
August 07, 2018 1:44 pm
Sari can be hailed as the most versatile garment and if draped well can completely metamorphose the look of a woman. India is a treasure trove of different kinds of saris and if delved deep enough, you will be completely spoilt for choice. Take a look at these saris and then you will no longer doubt us.