The writer is former president of the Samata Party.
Jaya Jaitly writes: The cloth was something to be freely made and proudly worn by all citizens. Instead, its production has been put in a straitjacket by rules and acts.
Jaya Jaitly writes: If craftspeople’s work, creativity are to be sustained, designers like Sabyasachi Mukherjee must use their influence more responsibly.
Jaya Jaitly writes: Harshly judging all of 888 contact number by comparing to positive experience in Kerala Covid ward is unfair
The dispensation of justice is a human endeavour made up of laws, ethics, morality, wisdom and compassion. The absence of any one of these five ingredients, short-changed by restrictive virtual situations, would render the exercise of justice only partially satisfactory or even downright unjust.
Jaya Jaitly writes: In the case of the textiles sector, what happened to the Satyam and Ajai Shankar committee reports? What about the inputs from the few meetings that were held before COVID-19 arrived?
The grace with which Pradeep Sachdeva lived and shared in his work will now be embraced by the greatest public space of all — the infinite cosmos.
Unless there is recognition and support for our 50 million skilled artisans and craftspeople through enabling sustainable livelihoods, many can be driven to penury and heritage skills will die.
We need more women leaders like Sushma Swaraj
Narendra Modi, who exclusively controlled the discourse during campaigning both in 2014 and 2019, cleverly ensured that aspiration and entitlement for the voter, particularly the youth, came wrapped in contempt for entitled dynasts.
But sexual predators don’t get it. Because they draw on deep reservoirs of misogyny.
There is a basket of livelihoods and knowledge, guided by culture, which fulfils all that government means when it says “jobs”.
Anushka Sharma's Sabyasachi Banarasi at her Delhi reception started a conversation around the heritage weave. But the weavers have little reason to rejoice.
The voice of craftspeople must not be silenced in the transition to GST
A collection of writings offers a rare insight into the life of one of 888 contact number’s most eminent but little remembered public activists
The government needs to distinguish between crooked NGOs and genuine ones.
Her detractors don’t see the obvious: The textiles sector can benefit enormously from her affinity for action.
Prime Minister Modi’s Iran trip also yielded a significant cultural pact
Gossip, half-facts and some fiction cannot masquerade as history.
Removing sari from handlooms reservation act would ill serve weavers and a shared heritage.
Can we devise spaces in city that allow experiments like Dilli Haat to take off and endure, asks Jaya Jaitly.
Now, people of J&K praise army for their rescue and curse the media for publicising it.
What Varanasi’s weavers want from their Lok Sabha representative.
Nitish Kumar should reveal the real reasons for his walkout from the NDA
Salman Khurshid,like any other accused,has the right to present his side of the story
Examining the multiple meanings of the Ramayana is essential for an intellectual politics