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
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
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
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
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
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, 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
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.
The saree, in the middle class Bengali home I grew up in, was both a necessity and a luxury, both functional and fancy.
Modi, who received the present, expressed his gratitude to Sharif, and said he would hand it over to his mother soon.
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.
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.