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Apr 15, 2019
Fashioning the dancing body: Tracing the evolution of the Bharatanatyam costume, from Devadasis to modern timesThroughout history, Bharatanatyam costumes have walked a tightrope between revealing and hiding the female form, reflecting the underlying conflict between the sensual and the spiritual as it evolved
Mar 31, 2018
Sari story: How its 108 wearing styles represent India, its people — and their many mutiniesThe sari — pudava in Kerala, seere or bond in Karnataka, lugda or kapad or sado in Goa, jote or pata in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, and bhaaj in West Bengal — has as many regional variations in wearing styles, folding systems, inner end-pieces, and end fringes, as its colloquial names
Mar 12, 2018
How the sari wove together Indira Gandhi's politics, Jayalalithaa's power and Mother Teresa's compassionIn the cases of Indira Gandhi, Jayalalithaa and Mother Teresa, the sari was more a proclamation of intent than style | #FirstCulture
Feb 26, 2018
Sari story: Satyam Shivam Sundaram to Mr India, how the nine yards reflected Bollywood's favourite tropesFrom the quintessential mother played by Nirupa Roy to the sensuous yet virginal Zeenat Aman in Satyam Shivam Sundaram, the sari has come to represent several attributes, from modesty to mischief | #FirstCulture
Jun 10, 2017
Raveena Tandon's sari tweet: Why politicise a garment that's so inclusive?The sari can mean what you want it to, and that is what makes it such an iconic garment. This is what makes Raveena Tandon's remark so limited and unnecessarily politicised.
Aug 02, 2016
Smriti Irani's #IWearHandloom campaign is the latest effort to revive India's textile heritageSmriti Irani's #IWearHandloom campaign, in the run up to National Handloom Day on 7 August, is a great supplement to the efforts by designers and regular citizens to revive Indian hand-woven textiles
Aug 22, 2015
Nine-yard poll ad: Bihari workers in Surat to send home saris with Modi picturesIn a bid to woo voters, Bihari workers in Gujarat are sending five lakh sarees with a Modi image on them back home, ahead of elections in the eastern state.
Apr 17, 2015
Battling saree ignorance: The #100SareePact can be a great champion for the nine yardsThe saree, in the middle class Bengali home I grew up in, was both a necessity and a luxury, both functional and fancy.
Jun 05, 2014
Sharif expresses his gratitude, sends a sari for Modi's motherModi, who received the present, expressed his gratitude to Sharif, and said he would hand it over to his mother soon.
Nov 06, 2013
She pleats to conquer: Samantha Cameron's sari triumphAt a time when hardly any Bollywood star shows up at any function in a sari anymore, Samantha Cameron, the British First Lady, is all over the front pages of media in the UK in a burgundy Banarasi. And it helps her husband out of an awkward situation.