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COVID-19 in Karnataka: Shortage of PPE kits, unequal distribution of resources put health workers in line of fire
India

COVID-19 in Karnataka: Shortage of PPE kits, unequal distribution of resources put health workers in line of fire

Doctors at St John's Medical College and Hospital is the lack of safety gear-- PPE kits, the fear of running out of N95 masks and gloves and the disproportionate distribution of the kits, masks and gloves by the government.

Fashioning the dancing body: Tracing the evolution of the Bharatanatyam costume, from Devadasis to modern times
Fashion & Trends

Fashioning the dancing body: Tracing the evolution of the Bharatanatyam costume, from Devadasis to modern times

Throughout 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

Sari story: How its 108 wearing styles represent India, its people — and their many mutinies
Life

Sari story: How its 108 wearing styles represent India, its people — and their many mutinies

The 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

How the sari wove together Indira Gandhi's politics, Jayalalithaa's power and Mother Teresa's compassion
Life

How the sari wove together Indira Gandhi's politics, Jayalalithaa's power and Mother Teresa's compassion

In the cases of Indira Gandhi, Jayalalithaa and Mother Teresa, the sari was more a proclamation of intent than style | #FirstCulture

Sari story: Satyam Shivam Sundaram to Mr India, how the nine yards reflected Bollywood's favourite tropes
Life

Sari story: Satyam Shivam Sundaram to Mr India, how the nine yards reflected Bollywood's favourite tropes

From 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

Raveena Tandon's sari tweet: Why politicise a garment that's so inclusive?
Bollywood

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.

Smriti Irani's #IWearHandloom campaign is the latest effort to revive India's textile heritage
Life

Smriti Irani's #IWearHandloom campaign is the latest effort to revive India's textile heritage

Smriti 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

Nine-yard poll ad: Bihari workers in Surat to send home saris with Modi pictures
India

Nine-yard poll ad: Bihari workers in Surat to send home saris with Modi pictures

In 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.

Battling saree ignorance: The #100SareePact can be a great champion for the nine yards
Life

Battling saree ignorance: The #100SareePact can be a great champion for the nine yards

The saree, in the middle class Bengali home I grew up in, was both a necessity and a luxury, both functional and fancy.

Sharif expresses his gratitude, sends a sari for Modi's mother
India

Sharif expresses his gratitude, sends a sari for Modi's mother

Modi, who received the present, expressed his gratitude to Sharif, and said he would hand it over to his mother soon.

She pleats to conquer: Samantha Cameron's sari triumph
World

She pleats to conquer: Samantha Cameron's sari triumph

At 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.

Rs 40 lakh and 8kg: Chennai Silk's Guinness record sari
Life

Rs 40 lakh and 8kg: Chennai Silk's Guinness record sari

Navratna stones, gold embroidery, platinum and silver -- Chennai Silks used all that and more to weave the 'Vivaah Patu', the most expensive silk sari in the world at Rs.40 lakh and entered the Guinness World Records.

Dear Lady Gaga, the sari doesn't need you!
Life

Dear Lady Gaga, the sari doesn't need you!

No one told thousands of Indian women this but the sari is in grave danger of extinction. But it turns out Lady Gaga and our hotshot designers are rushing into the rescue. The new-age sari, the bikini sari, how many ways can you say sari?

'Will you replace Sasikala in my heart?'
Politics

'Will you replace Sasikala in my heart?'

We asked you to caption a picture of the PM's meeting with Jayalalithaa on Twitter. These are our top ten picks.

Mamata saris the rage in Kolkata this Durga Puja
Life

Mamata saris the rage in Kolkata this Durga Puja

Didi has reintroduced the Bengali woman to the traditional Bangla sari, the taat.

WWDC 2011: We're There, Are You With Us?
News & Analysis

WWDC 2011: We're There, Are You With Us?

App-a-holic Siddhartha Banerjee is in sunny California, reporting for us.

An Exclusive Preview of Sari, the App
Reviews

An Exclusive Preview of Sari, the App

This app is a guide to wrapping saris and is strategically out around Women's Day.