When the Kalahandi collector is asked whether there is a caste angle to the matter, she denies it, offering instead that caste has vanished with developmentRead More >
The cruel twist of irony is that few politicians, health experts and others talk about the dismal condition of deprived people in states like Odisha.Read More >
By bringing the family of the planters to the tea gardens, the British Empire tactfully bonded the labourer to the gardens.Read More >
I discovered Ravenshaw University’s draconian and sexist hostel rules when I went there to present a paper in February 2014.Read More >
This article gives an insight into the 4000-years-old art called Dokra craft of the West
Bengal tribe, Dhokra Damar and explains the procedure of Cire Perdue: for casting metal into the craft.
Puri has also been a victim of the breaking away of the coastline. In 2007, a stretch of 1.5 km was engulfed by the Bay of Bengal and the area has been declared as hazardous.Read More >
There have been major discussions on why these weavers arenâ€™t being given their due. Suicidal reports are on an all time rise. The wages of weavers do not change for decades but price rise keeps hitting them, trapping into the vicious cycle of raw material crunch due to lack of money for not having sold the previous work.Read More >