The writer is former president of the Samata Party.
Anushka Sharma's Sabyasachi Banarasi at her Delhi reception started a conversation around the heritage weave. But the weavers have little reason to rejoice.
The voice of craftspeople must not be silenced in the transition to GST
A collection of writings offers a rare insight into the life of one of India’s most eminent but little remembered public activists
The government needs to distinguish between crooked NGOs and genuine ones.
Her detractors don’t see the obvious: The textiles sector can benefit enormously from her affinity for action.
Prime Minister Modi’s Iran trip also yielded a significant cultural pact
Gossip, half-facts and some fiction cannot masquerade as history.
Removing sari from handlooms reservation act would ill serve weavers and a shared heritage.
Can we devise spaces in city that allow experiments like Dilli Haat to take off and endure, asks Jaya Jaitly.
Now, people of J&K praise army for their rescue and curse the media for publicising it.
What Varanasi’s weavers want from their Lok Sabha representative.
Nitish Kumar should reveal the real reasons for his walkout from the NDA
Salman Khurshid,like any other accused,has the right to present his side of the story
Examining the multiple meanings of the Ramayana is essential for an intellectual politics
Dear Anna,widen your team,and your horizons,or India will be the worse for it.
The rules governing sting operations need to be written up....
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.