Mayor and Opposition leader lock horns
Controversy over Rs 18-cr MC administrative complex project
BSERVERS of local politics are working overtime these days. The controversy between the Mayor of the local Municipal Corporation (MC) Surinder Mahey and the Leader of Opposition and senior BJP leader Kishan Dev Bhandari is providing enough grist for gossip in political circles. Both leaders have locked horns over the controversial Rs 18-crore MC administrative complex project.
Cinema theatres leave film-lovers fuming
LANNING a day out with your friends, spouse or your family somewhere in the city? Visit any hang-out but avoid watching a movie in a theatre.
Sitting beneath a tinder-box
A canopy of transformers poses fire risk in Rainak
T is like a tinder-box beneath which they stand and work the whole day. Unmindful of the risk it involves, sellers are busy preparing tikkis, bhallas and samosas underneath two huge transformers at the centre of the narrow, busy lanes of the Rainak Bazaar here.
Women's Cell: Striving for marital patch-ups
THEY try to bring squabbling spouses together. You can hear them extol the virtues of a "happy married life". No, they are not family therapists; they are women in khaki. These policewomen, 'manning' the Women's Cell here, have one self-professed goal - to save marriages that are on the brink of breakdown.
People wait for their turn for counselling outside the police station
It's 'bumper-to-bumper' earning for these boys from South
HESE boys are a familiar sight near the BMC Chowk here. Whenever a car passes from the BMC Chowk towards the district administrative complex, these boys take a good look at it. Their eyes rest on the car's bumper. The moment they see broken edges of a bumper, they cluster around the car driver, trying to convince the latter to get the bumper repaired from them.
When youngsters switched over to philosophic mode…
T was an interaction of a different kind at Apeejay College of Fine Arts here. Youngsters, all braced up for the occasion, had switched over to philosophic mode. Some of them were inquisitive about the "riddle" called life, while others, more in tune with pragmatism, delved diligently on their aims and ambitions.
Tickle your taste buds at Prithvi’s Planet
T'S a gourmet's delight. You have an amazing variety of cuisines, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian, at the Prithvi's Planet here.
Those with a yen for the Continental fare can start with starters
(cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, cream of tomato
soup, minestrone soup) and saunter to the mouthwatering main
course - chicken steak sizzler, grilled lamb chop, baked
vegetable, cheese finger and much more.
Photo by S. S.Chopra