The world waits with bated breath for January 22 when the convicts in the Dec 16 gangrape will be hanged to death for violating Nirbhaya, a girl who shock the collective conscience of this nation, when she was brutally violated. As the clock ticks on for that moment when the perpetrators are hanged, the hangman Pawan Jallad has been trending for a rather interesting story. … Continue reading Nirbhaya convicts executer Hangman Pawan trying desperately to get going with life
Lucknow continues to reign hearts as its modern day avatar matches steps with its past Lucknow has over the years seen monumental change when it comes to old monuments rubbing shoulders with new structures that give Lucknow a new look and feel, retaining the old Nawabi era identity of a city steeped with culture and history. Entering Lucknow city from the outskirts with a welcome … Continue reading Blending of modernity and pristine grandeur adds new zing to Lucknow
लखनऊ में हर प्रांत, हर जाती, पंथ और समुदाये के लोग रहते हैं. ऐसे शहर में जब भी कोई त्योहार आता है तो लाज़मी है की हर एक साथ मिलकर मनाते हैं. तो ज़ाहिर है की क्रिस्मस भी इससे अछूता नही रहेगा. लखनऊ में ईसाई धर्म के लोगों से कदम से कदम मिलाकर चलने वालों में से मुस्लिम भाई भी हैं. तैय्यारियाँ घरों में तो … Continue reading लखनऊ में येशू के जन्मोत्सव को गुलज़ार बनाते अल्लाह के नेक बंदे
Mental health is an issue that is often spoken of in hushed tones. But an organization in Lucknow has been working on the subject in a different way. A small social organization, Ketli in the city is trying to take baby steps so as to bring mental health patients back to the mainstream by providing livelihood opportunities. The organization aims at giving back to society … Continue reading Ketli, healing mental health issues through a teacup
Christmas adds to the joyous winter mood in all its hues and one of the aspects that makes the festival special is the decorations at home, especially the Christmas tree. A symbol of Jesus and fire, the Christmas tree is now a regular feature in homes across all communities Lucknow is known for its Ganga Jamuni tehzeeb. In a city where people of different … Continue reading Cohesive Lucknow Yuletide spirit shrinking religious barriers
The good thing about thinkers, scholars, artists and the creative lot is that they entertain, inform, inspire and bring a certain thought to the table but often live in their own peaceful space, without the glare of the media. For Padmashri Ranveer Singh Bisht there was nothing different when it came to his association with creative arts. As art enthusiasts have been recalling his contributions … Continue reading Late Padma Shri Ranveer Singh Bisht’s Midas touch continues to inspire
In a direct fight between the two key players in Indian politics, the Indian National Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party are taking on each other in the fight for Lucknow Cantonment. Cantonment constituency comprising of the Dilkusha Garden, Charbagh, NRI Colony and narrow lanes of Old City are seeing a top BJP face and two political greenhorns try their luck. With the election of … Continue reading Will Brahmins continue to hold sway in Lucknow Cantonment?