Jaya Jaitly
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English   |   Bangla

Former Samata Party president, craft activist.

ART & CULTURE

 |   3-minute read

Jaya Jaitly on how George Fernandes changed her life forever

[Book extract] The former Samta Party president has recently released her memoir, Life Among The Scorpions.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Why India lacks a proper policy for textile industry

What will hundreds of artisans do as they grapple with varying turnovers, computer facilities and literacy levels?

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

#NehruSnooped: Truth behind Netaji files

What is clear is that the misappropriation of these historic treasures blatantly ignored by the former prime minister.

POLITICS

 |   2-minute read

#NehruSnooped: An open letter to Modi

Jaya Jaitly tells the PM that the BJP government should declassify files on Subhas Chandra Bose's treasure and place them in the national archives.

ART & CULTURE

 |   4-minute read

How Banarasi textile traditions are being shredded apart

Computers, digital automation and electronic data production have flown completely over the heads of all but half-a-dozen weavers in Varanasi.