Bilal Bagh’s ‘Aman Ki Chadar’: Modern Quilt Artists Survive and Thrive

Do you still use quilts as blankets? Several women artists have woven their way to fame and have transformed old-style quilts into something new, creative, and thought-provoking. By Shalu Chowrasia, Bengaluru: About 40-50 women at Bilal Bagh are weaving a quilt to send it to Shaheen Bagh. The women call it ‘Aman Ki Chadar’ and […]

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City swings to the film festival’s tunes

Bengalureans have been waiting eagerly for the Bangalore International Film Festival (BIFFES). This year, it is also going green with almost zero plastic usage and an interesting theme of music to bind the festival together. Playback singer Sonu Nigam will perform at the inauguration following the theme. By Sanchari Ghatak February 25, 2020 The 12th […]

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Protest graffiti fills Bengaluru’s downtown; accused out on bail

By Ishika Dangayach The two college students, who wrote abusive graffiti in protest over the police crackdown on live music and pubs violating norms, are now out on bail. They were in judicial custody at Cubbon Park police station for four days. Bharat B, Station House Officer (SHO), said, “We have filed a chargesheet against […]

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Banashankari temple vendors to be evicted

Construction of new skywalk will displace about 2510 vendors who earn their living by selling their commodities near the Banashankari Temple. Rajeshwari, who has been selling temple articles outside the Banashankari Temple forpast 15 years might not be able to continue her earning because of the construction of new skywalk. “Soon just a few among […]

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