The hastkari series


  • Apr
    07
    By Jyoti Patil

    Dressed impeccably in a green kurta, white pyjama and a skull cap so typical of the muslim community, master Mohammad Tughlaq, an octogenarian, was known more for his eccentricities than

  • Apr
    01
    By Päivi Marjanen, Eila Lindfo & Koumudi Patil

    Question may be asked how intelligence can be developed through the takli or the spinning wheel. It can to a marvellous degree if it is not taught merely mechanically

  • Mar
    17
    By Manali Chakrabarti

    On 15 August, 2014, prime minister Narendra Modi made a significant announcement “I would like to call people of the world to ‘come, make in India.’

  • Mar
    03
    By Mini Chandran

    Ethnic is in today. Ethnic is the esoteric affiliation you wish to flaunt as a mark of your organic relationship with the environment you inhabit

  • Feb
    25
    By Amrita Ravimohan

    Historically Meghalaya has had a rich variety of handwoven textiles, with unique characteristics that reflect the state and its skilled artisans. The three varieties of silk produced in Meghalaya

  • Feb
    18
    By Jyotindra Jain

    The significance of a traditional Indian art object is usually far more profound than its visual form would indicate. Its interpretation is valid only if the artefact is examined

  • Feb
    11
    By Koumudi Patil

    Every morning after taking a bath in the Ganga, Shyamsundar Vishwakarma worships the image of Lord Vishwarkarma in his karkhana before starting the day’s work. On the day of

  • The lion bristles as the ‘Make in India’ week prepares to roar from February 13th. Will this mega event showcase with equal flourish what