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. Diwa...

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 aristocr...

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 c...

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, to...

Lakhauri Bricks

The Building Blocks of Lucknow Manideepa Sarkar Lucknow monuments are trademarks of 17-18th century Awadhi architecture of Northern India, which are...

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'...

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. Wit...

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 a...

Dussehra

The Virtue of Integrity Shiwali Sethiya In India, the unity in diversity is on the full display during Dussehra celebrations. Every state, city, reg...