Culture

Pehle Aap

You is more precious than me Mohsina Mirza tells you why she is so appreciative of the aap and janaab culture of the city It is rightly said that the culture of a place is reflected by the people living t...

Thumri makes Radha a complete nayika

By Kumud Diwan, thumri exponent par excellence writes about the extreme beauty of her art The way a thumri is able to embellish love between Radha and Krishna impressed Wajid Ali Shah so much that at the cou...

Gorgeous Ghararas of Lucknow

Nishita Banerjee on the making of a chattapati gharara Lucknow has been a hub of high culture and tradition for long. Amongst other traditions, the city is famous for donning the flared and elegant looking g...
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Ganga Snan Mela

A reflection of Ganga Jamuni Tehzeeb On the day of Kartik Purnima, hundreds of devotees prepare to take the holy dip in the Ganges, but for more than 500 years indigenous businessmen and handicraft workers hea...