Uttar Pradesh – the land of gods, creativity, love & power

Kavita Srivastava takes us on a spellbound journey to her home state Uttar Pradesh. It is more to what meets the eye for someone who may have visited the state a few times. Hailing from Bhadohi, the ‘City of Carpets’, Kavita sheds new light and a perspective on Uttar Pradesh, a land known for its epics, festivals, culture, food, creativity, love and power.

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Women Achievers – Small Town, Big Dreams

What do places like Palakkad, Kumardhubi, Barwani, Bokaro, Dehradun and Baroda have in common? They may not feature in the list of being a metro, but these are the places where strong-willed and courageously beautiful women come from, and they’re not afraid to step out of their comfort zones to achieve their dreams. Here is a story of six different women from various parts of India who have carved a niche for themselves be it in the field of education, accounting or arts!

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What does Republic Day mean to me

As India celebrated its 72nd Republic Day, have we as citizens pondered what it actually means? The date 26th January, is more than just a sale at a mall or a long weekend. Amrita Paul, a Senior Programme Officer with the Prison Reforms Programme, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, shares her personal experiences around this date, which makes us realise how every Indian should realise, internalise and practice what we ourselves gave to us in this country.

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6 traditional Indian artforms you should know

Aarya Menon shares unique facets about six traditional Indian folk & tribal art forms, which will not only make you feel proud of our country’s rich heritage but will urge you to patronize these artforms which are purely handmade, natural, sustainable and Made in India.

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