1. Play on Mayawati not allowed

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    Uttar Pradesh elections do not cease to surprise. Now the District Magistrate of Lucknow, Anil Sagar has disallowed permission to stage a play `My sandals’ since according to him, it has references to the chief minister, Mayawati and her party’s symbol, the elephant. This he says, is a violation of...
  2. London, as safe or unsafe as Lucknow or Karachi

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    By T S Sudhir “Aren’t you guys surprised that this is happening in a First world country like ours?” asked our Professor, shaking his head. None of us reacted. But the expression on our faces conveyed that none of us liked that `put down’ tone of the comment. This was...