Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: Fashion

Shalwar qameez and Kaptaan chappals: How Imran Khan is wearing his politics on his sleeves

The man who once wooed the world in blue jeans and sunglasses, has now religiously taken to the simple white ‘shalwar-qameez’

A black model closed Chanel’s autumn fashion show, but don’t celebrate yet

A black model is still considered an adventurous, and not a normal, choice by most top fashion houses. 

Behind India’s glamour industry: Anorexia, Size Zero and the elephant in the room

While loudly denying anorexia exists in Indian modelling scene, many agree that misconceptions around being thin affect today's younger generation.

Supreme Court judge Indu Malhotra to women lawyers: No palazzo pants, dress professionally

Newest judge of the top court says palazzos and 3/4th trousers are not ‘professional attire’. Senior women advocates agree but some juniors don’t.

TalkPoint: Is Justin Trudeau’s fashion diplomacy working in India?

Experts weigh in on Justin Trudeau's first tour of India where there has been more talk about his fashion than his politics.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.