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Kerala handloom gets a fashionable upgrade

Kerala: Handloom gets dash of fashion with fresh designer pieces.

10 Sep 2019 9:22 AM

Suta sends handwoven love from looms to both mothers and daughters

Brainchild of Su-Sujata and Ta-Taniya, Suta was born when duo realised they were bent towards entrepreneurship.

20 Dec 2018 12:17 PM

Protecting an age-old craft

Kerala fashion designers and handloom lovers have united to help the weavers of vidya nair.

10 Sep 2018 12:07 AM

Need to bridge art and crafts schism

India’s nearly 49 million craftspersons and weavers live in easily identifiable pockets.

21 Jun 2018 7:29 AM

Bengali mango mela draws crowds to Janpath

A slice of each variety of the king of fruit is being given out to customers for sampling, allowing them to choose their favourite variant.

21 Jun 2018 4:52 AM


Our handloom is threatened with extinction. Govt must act

Weaving in India dates to 500 B.C. and flourished during the Mughal period from the early 16th to mid-18th centuries.

14 Mar 2018 1:54 AM

India can become one-stop sourcing destination for ASEAN: Smriti Irani

She said there exists an opportunity for India to attract textile manufacturers of ASEAN nations to invest in manufacturing in India.

23 Jan 2018 4:52 PM

Leaving her ‘impresa’ in handloom industry

The embarrassment touched the sky when she started selling handloom products.

05 Nov 2017 12:15 AM

Khadi faces dark days: Handloom’s GST blow

Handloom is not merely an economic activity. It’s an art that its practitioners dedicate their lives to learn.

11 Oct 2017 1:04 AM

Telangana handloom weavers to sell products directly on Amazon

Amazon India signed an MoU with Telangana Handloom department to encourage weavers to sell their products on Amazon.

08 Aug 2017 2:21 PM


A classic check mate

Checks isn’t restricted to a board game, floor tiles or a picnic blanket anymore.

19 Jul 2017 12:38 AM

The handloom queen

Homemaker turned entrepreneur Rajini Yarlagadda has dedicated her life to promoting handlooms.

12 Jul 2017 12:13 AM

Handloom gets new spin

26 fashion designers and craftsmen have joined hands with the Ministry of Textile to celebrate the heritage and glory of Indian handlooms.

20 Apr 2017 12:18 AM

Khadi gets a new spin

Designers are introducing an urban sensitivity to handspun and hand-woven khadi.

05 Feb 2017 12:15 AM