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, 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
August 07, 2020 2:50 pm
National Handloom Day 2020: Celebrities took to social media to post pictures of themselves in Indian textiles, promoting the importance of traditional weaves
August 07, 2019 2:51 pm
On 5th National Handloom Day, we bring you a list of clothing lines that make sustainable, handwoven outfits for children, such as Jayati Bose's Choto Golpo and Arun Kumar's Ambaram. These are eco-friendly and comfortable for your child's skin.
August 07, 2019 12:44 pm
From north to south, east to west, India has rich handlooms and traditions defining the country’s cultural capital, woven with organic deftness.
August 08, 2018 1:20 am
A documentary sheds light on the dying art of weaving in Varanasi- how the practicing artisans took pride in it, and now with the passage of time, the looms, neatly kept, lie untouched.
August 08, 2018 10:42 am
Why the need for National Handloom Day? When seen as instruments of soft diplomacy; handlooms and crafts empower cottage industries and showcase the multiple identities present in a country.
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.