Makar Sankranti

Til Gur Laddoo Udi Patang, Sankranti ki hui Umang Shiwali Sethiya There is perpetuity of celebrations in Indian aestheticism and no wonder the onset of the New Year at India is also not deprived of delights a...

Gopal Das ‘Neeraj’

A Wizard of Words Manideepa Sekhar Sarkar Uttar Pradesh has always been a land, which has given us numerous talented artists in diverse fields. On 4th January 1925, a gem was born in Puravali near Mahewa of E...

The Lucknow Pact

The Ambassador of Hindu-Muslim Unity The pact represents a major milestone in the history of India struggling to free herself from the clutches of the British raj. In the race of finding her own identity, came...

Rauza-e Kazmain

The Nawab's Architectonic Gift Arpit Saxena Kazmain Rauza, built in chowk area in the city of Lucknow by Gulam Raza Khan has been a symbol of communal harmony in the city for centuries. It is said to be an ex...

Do not try to be “Harish Chandra”

A Non-Cooperative Approach of an Additional Municipal Commissioner "A clean India would be the best tribute India could pay to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150 birth anniversary in 2019." - Prime Minister, Shri Naren...

Manoj Bhargava

A Man with a Vision Chandan Goswami Often we have seen or heard about many great people. Many of us get inspired by them to do other good deeds. Many of us see them as messiah and a lot more to go on and on. ...

Salma Mirza Beg

A Sparkling Smile Assuring Well-being Saumitra Shankar A cherubic effervescent smile greets you at Malhaur Railway station when you ask this 22-year girl if she is the one all over news and Internet being the...

Suryashashthi

The Fast and the Festivity Shiwali Sethiya All the cultures have been worshipping Sun since life came into existence. Every community has celebrated and adulated the life gifting forces of Sun. And in Indian ...

Jugal Kishore

Curtains on The Life of Theatre Siddhant Agarwal Well versed as an artist, director, poet and writer Jugal Kishore was actively associated with theatre from more than two decades. A graduate of Lucknow Univer...

Travel Writers Conclave

"Travelling - it makes you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller" Nikita Gupta The beauty of writing flushed with the truth and inspiration of travelling makes for a writer's ultimate bonanza and it i...