Lucknow College of Arts and Crafts

The Deteriorating Ruins of Art Kapil Pal Lucknow Arts College was established in the year 1911 by the then ruling British government. Mr. Nathenial Herd was the first principal of this college. He especially ...

Dhanteras

The Prelude of Prosperity Shiwali Sethiya In a country where there is a medley of festivity, every day is celebrated with its solitary essence. Diwali being one of the most eminent festival, has got a very ch...

Ali Sardar Jafri

A Poetic Master with a Rebel Mind Shaheer A. Mirza "Aise Deewane Phir Na Aayenge Dekh Lo Humko Bemisaal Hain Hum" Born in 1913 to an aristocratic family in Balrampur, district Gonda, Ali Sardar Jafri w...

The Cricket fever

Rise and fall of the sport in Lucknow Arpit Saxena The dates were approaching so there was beginning of the prayers and chanting in every nook and corner of the country. It was not the board exams of the kids...

The Origin of “Bazaar”

and Revisiting Some Fascinating Ones Dr. Sehba Ali The idea of a bazaar, as a fixed and permanent place for buying and selling goods in villages, towns and cities, originated in ancient Islamic civilization. ...

Lakhauri Bricks

The Building Blocks of Lucknow Manideepa Sarkar Lucknow monuments are trademarks of 17-18th century Awadhi architecture of Northern India, which are a kind of masonry structure of grand proportions. Before In...

Allama Tafazzul Hussain Khan

The Prime Minister of Awadh with a difference Rubina Jawed Murtaza Allama Tafazzul Hussain Khan (1727 - 1800) was popularly known as 'Khan-e-Allama'. The title of 'Allama' was conferred by 'darbar-e-shahi' on...

Samina Bano

Wings to a Thousand Distant Dreams Samina Bano, a seemingly ordinary girl, worked day and night to make the dream of education for all a reality. With the Right to Education listed in our Fundamental Rights, o...

Muharram

Rituals and Carnivalesque Sehar Siddiqui In one of the Hadith, Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, was asked about which prayer was most excellent after the prescri...

Dussehra

The Virtue of Integrity Shiwali Sethiya In India, the unity in diversity is on the full display during Dussehra celebrations. Every state, city, region has its own celebration of the festival, each unique in ...