Fading Colours of Colonial Townships

BY ZOHRA FATHIMA Subsequent to the British era, Richmond Town in Bangalore stood monumental in bridging the gap between the Indians and the British. Named after Thomas Richmond, a philanthropist and an Anglo-Indian barrister in the British government who also happened to own a bungalow there, it is one of the prime localities of the city. The area has many by lanes like Wellington Street, … Continue reading Fading Colours of Colonial Townships

Interview With Jyotsna Kaur Habibullah

Country Squire India’s (CSI) Kaustav Bhattacharya interviews Jyotsna Kaur Habibullah, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist, about her start-up Lucknow Farmers Market. CEO at Lucknow Farmers Market, Jyotsna Kaur Habibullah created India’s first Sustainable Platform & Community, connecting the largest number of conscious consumers with Farmers, start-ups & Artisans. She is also the founder of FICCI FLO UP, the most widespread Ecosystem for start-ups, rural, and … Continue reading Interview With Jyotsna Kaur Habibullah

A Fine Library in Madras

CSM STAFF WRITER The BBC reported in 2016 that the 204-year-old Madras Literary Society in Chennai was getting a new lease of life, thanks to youthful volunteers and a social media campaign. The library is a national treasure. The sight takes your breath away. As you step in, you encounter bookshelf after bookshelf rising up from the floor to the ceiling. It is as though … Continue reading A Fine Library in Madras