All Saint Garrison Church

Belief Instilled Amidst the Guns Siddhant Agarwal All Saints Garrison Church is situated in Lucknow Cantonment on 209, Mahatma Gandhi Road. This church was built in 1860 but at that time it was small compared...

Rifa-e-aam

Progressive Writing, Regressive Caretaking Prashant Nigam On 10th of April 1936, in this very place in Lucknow the historic Progressive Writers Movement was set up under the leadership of Syed Sajjad Zahir an...

Niharika Bhatt

I Always Dreamt of Serving My Nation Saurabh Mishra In the recent UPSC 2015 results, all India rank 146 - Niharika Bhatt talks to us about her journey to get hold of one of the most prestigious jobs in our co...

Shankar Dayal Sharma

A President Forged in Fire Nikita Gupta Shankar Dayal Sharma, the ninth President of our country, was an exemplary leader and statesman and his long and varied political and scholarly career is a series of co...

Dr. Nitya Anand

The Forerunner of Drug Research in India Akansha Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) is one of the forty laboratories under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, an autonomous registered socie...

G.P.O Ke Thande Dahi Bade

The Tangy Taste of G.P.O Jay Deep Ghosh Besides being multicultural and home to people with different dialects and languages, Lucknow is also a myriad of cuisines one wishes to taste and explore. Alongside th...

The Shining Blades

The Cutting Edge Mascot of Awadhi Culture Gauri Bharadwaj Lucknow, the 'city of nawabs', well it wouldn't be wrong to call it the 'heart of Uttar Pradesh'. The city has offerings for everyone. Not only the la...

Bonds of Love

Overcoming Traditions, Overcoming Religions Nikita Gupta The morning wait in shining new clothes, hands adorned with henna holding lit and ritual thalis, the day of rakshabandhan begins thus but its preparati...

The Binding Words

Chain Letters Across the Divided Borders Farida Jamal In the early 1950s, most people took the over land route when travelling from Uttar Pradesh to East Pakistan. The journey to Dhaka via Kolkata involved se...

Friends from the Other Side

Hardships Faced in Unison Dr. Sehba Ali The partition of India in 1947 was, perhaps, the most excruciating pain that Mother India endured when her children senselessly massacred one another in the name of rel...