One of India’s best-known fashion designers passed away in his home at the age of 59. We offer a brief profile of Rodricks and why his death is an immense loss to both the fashion industry and gay community.
The Supreme Court has bought the BJP another 48 hours in the ongoing political tamasha in Maharashtra. Also in The Pop Up’s ‘Fashion Meets Tradition’ edition: The storied history of the turban; would you wear an ayurvedic sari?
An Israeli-made malware program was used to infiltrate the phones of human rights lawyers and journalists in India. Indian tigers are stressed by unbridled tourism. Also in the Informer: A lifesaving list of clothing rentals.
A US military operation in Syria has resulted in the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but it may not spell the end of ISIS itself. Also in The Pop Up: two excellent guides on how to live more sustainably every day.
On the final day of Supreme Court hearings in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case, there were suspicious rumours of a settlement. Also, in The Pop Up: the era of the ‘it’ handbag is over; say goodbye to the power suit.
Andhra Pradesh signals a new trend in Indian politics: throwing the Opposition in jail on the grounds of preserving law and order. Also in The Pop Up: the joy of going braless; the high price of women’s shoes.
NaMo TV has been on air for over a week without any license. The media and the opposition is crying foul. Also: Gandhis named in a defence corruption case, sneakers that are perfect for summer dresses.