The warped state of Handlooms in India

I was surprised to read a few days back that Flipkart has signed an MoU with the Indian Textile Ministry to provide an online marketing platform to handloom weavers and their products. Through online marketing platform, Flipkart is also supposed…

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The One Person Satyagraha

2001 In 2001, in the first month of my first job, after wading through knee-deep rain water and slush, I boarded a rather random, crowded bus to Motihari, in the Champaran district of Bihar and famously, the birthplace of George…

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The R4 philosophy

Do I have to work hard to be sustainable? This is the question that people have been asking since the dawn of time or in my case for the last few years. The short answer: it depends The long answer:…

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