Tilfi: When these young Banarasis returned to their roots

Once while having a conversation with a weaver in the cold winters of 2013,  three youngsters found themselves questioning the weaver about why his sons weren’t taking up weaving and…

Meet the incredibles: Vivek of Kalavilasa & Dhurries

This is a story of someone who graduated from the best Engineering institution in the country, and  then spent over two decades in the corporate world.  But then, drudgery and…

Meet the Maker: Tousif Ansari, a Maheshwari Sari Weaver

It’s almost summer and it’s time for your hand-woven beauties to surface again. Little do we realize that when we drape a hand-woven sari, we share a part of our…

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Halloween treats – not for the faint hearted

Since this is the time to greet and meet the ghosts and the witches of this universe and perhaps visitors from another universe too, the food served has to be…

Halloween….here already?

October 31st, a night when it is believed that ghosts, witches and fairies are very, very active and are generally on the move within our planet. When did it get popular…