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?
When TMC supremo and West Bengal CM, Mamata Banerjee launched her war cry against the Left regime she had famously said that Bodla Noye Bodol Chayi. Something that loosely translates to I want change not revenge. The fall of the Left after 34 years of rule marked a turning point in the politics of West Bengal. It also in some ways spelt out the future … Continue reading Will the Phoenix Rise: A century on, Communist Party hopes for revival
बीते शुक्रवार को चीन के राष्ट्रपति शी जिनपिंग दूसरी बार अनौपचारिक दौरे के तौर पर तमिलनाडु पहुंचे। उनके आगमन पर तमिलनाडु एयरपोर्ट पर उनका स्वागत करने के लिए तमिलनाडु के मुख्यमंत्री ई के पलानीस्वामी, राज्यपाल बनवारीलाल पुरोहित और तमिलनाडु विधानसभा के अध्यक्ष पी धनपाल पहुंचे। जिसके बाद पीएम मोदी ने जिनपिंग को समद्र किनारे बसे पुरातनकालीन तटीय शहर महाबलीपुरम का भ्रमण कराया। इस दौरान पीएम … Continue reading स्वर्ग से आया भगवान श्री कृष्णा का रहस्यमयी प्रतीक जो धरती पर उतरा और वहीं का हो के रह गया
Born as Ajay Singh Deol on 19 October 1956, Sunny Deol has always been known for his larger than life macho persona that he has very accurately portrayed on screen. Taking to celluloid, Dharmendra like many others launched his son in Bollywood in the early 80s. Garam Dharam’s son Sunny entered the film circuit with the film ‘Betaab’ (1983). Modelling himself on greats like Sylvester … Continue reading Bollywood’s John Rambo who Pakistani girls considered only male hero in India
Produced by Aditya Chopra and directed by Siddharth Anand, WAR typically does not give you the RAW is WAR feel but the makers have turned this film into a heady cocktail of ISIS, uber cool women and speeding bikes and cars packed with stunts, so that you stay glued to the edge of your seat till the time the film finally winds up. Opening with … Continue reading Siddharth Anand’s War: Two patriotic men and their Magnificent mean machines
Even as Durga Puja festivities wound up in the city of Lucknow, Bengalis have been facing rather trying times to ensure this Durga Puja went off like any other year. The two headed demon of inclement weather and economic slowdown have hit the average Bengali revellers badly. The Bengali Bhadralok has been trying desperately to keep the festivities going with least dumbing down of what … Continue reading Economic gloom, rains & evil all conquered at one shot this Durgotsava