Vidhan Sabha’s golden hour
Satya Pal Dang
is one of the few developing countries in which the parliamentary
democracy has not only survived but has also developed strong roots.
We have the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha for the country as a whole
and Assemblies in all the states. In some states — the bigger ones
— the legislature consists of the Vidhan Sabha and the Vidhan
Parishad, while in the remaining ones it consists only of the Vidhan
made in this haven
IT the love of the place and its people or the need to undertake some spiritual
quest or the irresistible lure of drugs that attracts many foreigners to settle
down in Kulu-Manali?
Use attar to
make romance bloom
Firoz Bakht Ahmed
it is known for melting the coldness of a maid and the sternness of a saint! The
centuries-old desi perfume, attar is now making waves in the
international fashion scene. Recently Naomi Campbell, the bewitching model, was
seen trying out mehndi and attar. Few know that Andhra Chief
Minister Chandrababu Naidu has a weakness for attar khus.
An outlet for
soon-to-be-mom Twinkle Khanna which role appeals to her the most — that of a
star daughter, actress, interior designer, businesswoman or Akshay Kumar's wife
— and she is quick to respond, "The role of a liberated woman appeals to
A new tourist
may have kept records of prominent invasions into Punjab but there were many
which went unrecorded. From the great civilisation of Harappan and Mohenjadaro
to the Mughal rulers who conquered the interior of Punjab, the region saw the
rise and fall of a number of empires.