A loyal Modi lookalike turned turncoat takes on BJP

From Bhakt to rival: Modi’s Lakshmana like lookalike sharpening swords ahead of 2019 Any person watching him from a short distance, sporting a close cropped grey beard, rimless spectacles, a half sleeve kurta and a Nehru jacket will consider him the man occupying 7 Lok Kalyan Marg. Such is his aura that one sight of him is enough to elicit a request for autographs and … Continue reading A loyal Modi lookalike turned turncoat takes on BJP

Meet Democratic Republic of Congo’s Dr Miracle, Denis Mukwege

Across India, the heinous act of rape has been a constant factor in news bulletins. Post the Dec 16 gangrape, the country came together to agitate against this ghastly act. At a time when sexual exploitation of women has been a raging debate subject be it the rape of Catholic nuns in Kerala, allegations levelled by Tanushree Dutta against Nana Patekar, a Padma Lakshmi story … Continue reading Meet Democratic Republic of Congo’s Dr Miracle, Denis Mukwege

हंसते हुए चाँद को क्यूँ देखना गणेश चतुर्थी पे पढ़ता है भारी?

गणेश को लोग विगनहर्ता के रूप में जानते हैं. लोग उन्हे सबसे पहले पूजते हैं पर उनका एक विकराल रूप भी है. कहानी उस गणेश की जिसने खुद चंद्रमा को श्राप दे दिया था की वो कभी दिखेंगे ही नही. तो क्या है किस्सा आइए जानते हैं. खानेके बेहद शौकीन और लड्डू और मोदक पे जान छिड़कने वाले गणेश को एक बार एक भोज पे … Continue reading हंसते हुए चाँद को क्यूँ देखना गणेश चतुर्थी पे पढ़ता है भारी?

Only hope keeps these women going

  Life is never that easy for women who have faced the rough and tumble of life. Both NazneenBano, 35 and Ganga Devi, 45+ have faced bitter experiences in marriage. While Nazneen Bano at each step has been told that she will not get a big pay because she is illiterate, Ganga Devi has faced the wrath of her husband who broke her sewing machine, … Continue reading Only hope keeps these women going

Nandita Das helmed Manto is about a thought you cannot kill

Nandita Das directorial Manto is not about a man it is more about a thought. It is about someone who wants to break free. Speak what he wishes to. Rise above the shrill rhetoric and prove that his voice is crucial in an age when voices are being suppressed. It is about living life on your own terms and seeing life beyond the usual black … Continue reading Nandita Das helmed Manto is about a thought you cannot kill

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