Frush aiming to give India its biggest food truck business

It is nothing short of a Bollywood movie. Karan Sharma was a passout from Lovely Professional University, Abhinav Chanda and Himanshu Sharma were passouts of Amity University, Jaipur. While Abhinav was a hardcore foodie who was of the 2016 batch, Himanshu was a B. Tech Mechanical student of Amity Jaipur who was an entrepreneur in the making. The duo of Karan and Himanshu has finally … Continue reading Frush aiming to give India its biggest food truck business

Killer garbage rings death knell for Lucknow’s cows

Everytime you hear the sounds of Kesariya Baalam Aawo ji Padharo Maro Des, you are automatically transported to the state of Rajasthan – a land of folklore, traditional might and monuments steeped with history. Off late the state has gained notoriety for mob lynchings and cow vigilantism. Such has been the case since the current dispensation came to power since 2013 in the state. Not … Continue reading Killer garbage rings death knell for Lucknow’s cows

Uncle Shivpal giving nephew Akhilesh a run for his money

SP veteran Shivpal Yadav for quite sometime has been blowing hot and cold. In an ever unpredictable political scenario in UP, Shivpal Yadav, a key player in the Samajwadi Party has carved out his own separate political front, ahead of the runup to 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Shivpal calls it the Samajwadi Secular Morcha. All this even as speculations are rife that the split in … Continue reading Uncle Shivpal giving nephew Akhilesh a run for his money

A street play named Dastak

The woman of today is headstrong. She walks shoulder to shoulder with men. She is more in your face. She likes to enjoy life and bask in merriment. She is her own queen. That could be one way of seeing things in the modern day scenario. The flipside still remains that the sacrifice of the many Damini’s, Gudiya’s and Chhoti’s who fell prey to perverts … Continue reading A street play named Dastak

“Atal Behari Vajpayee was a realist not an opportunist ”

By ANIL KUMAR GHOSH As a common man if I were to say that I knew the ex PM Atal Behari Vajpayee, it would be too much to say. The truth is that I did get a chance to be a part of RSS drills under the supervision of the late leader in the late 40s. Kurmi Pathshaala now known as Ramadhin Singh Inter College … Continue reading “Atal Behari Vajpayee was a realist not an opportunist ”

Independent India’s flag bearing angels

Gudiya is barely 10. At an age when books should be her priority and friends her partners in fun and games, she is busy selling flags on the streets of Lucknow. Sporting an unkempt look, uncombed hair, dusty clothes and a look that fills you with pity, while the nation gears up for I Day, she has just one thing on her mind. Heaped with … Continue reading Independent India’s flag bearing angels

Memory of Durga Bhabhi, Bhagat Singh’s confidante eludes Modern Day Lucknow

A school is considered a temple of learning and it sows the seeds of our future torchbearers, but a school in Lucknow has got caught in an ugly turf war. Lucknow Montessori School, the brainchild of the revolutionary freedom fighter Durga Bhabhi is fast sinking into oblivion. Like minded people in the city have been rallying for the past several months to ensure that the … Continue reading Memory of Durga Bhabhi, Bhagat Singh’s confidante eludes Modern Day Lucknow