Style  /  Published 16.07.20

An old fabric craft

Rogan, a 300-year-old craft tradition that once flourished in Gujarat’s Kutch region, today rests in the hands of Abdul Gafur Khatri’s family in Nirona village in the area. A fabric painti...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.11.19

Online launch pad for tribal artisans

There is a story behind every tribal handicraft that needs to be told, but not to a limited few. This was the idea that drove Tata Steel to handhold tribal artisans in setting up online business. Samv...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.19

Carpenter chisels idol out of tree trunk

He makes his living making khadam (wooden slippers) and Gour-Nitai dolls for disciples visiting Mayapur and Nabadwip. This Puja, he surprised himself and enchanted visitors with an intricately carved ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 23.09.19

An artful welcome to Goddess Durga

Kantha revivalist Shamlu Dudeja and daughter Malika Varma put together an evening of music, dance and fashion walk called Agomoni at ITC Royal Bengal on September 8 to welcome Goddess Durga. The event...
By Priyanka Roy in

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.10.18

Artisans bet on Sunday sale

They have come all the way from Bengal’s Santiniketan hoping to sell their wares at the five-day Diwali Mela here. Three days on, response is dismal. The two artisans from the Bengal town are, howev...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

World  /  Published 09.10.18

Yemeni smiths beat missiles into knives

Sometimes, the raw material of Ali Ghomari's work comes screaming from the sky.Missiles fired by Saudi-led coalition jets rain down on militiamen and civilians alike, killing and maiming thousands. Ch...
By AP in


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