Delhi 101: #10 Hidden treasures and a thousand pillared palace –...

If you are willing to overlook the surroundings, a visit to the Begumpur village is an eye-opener. The greatest surprise waiting is the mosque –...

Delhi 101: #21 The Gates of Delhi – These Don’t Lead...

The city of Shahjahanabad, now old Delhi, was fortified by walls running all around, with 14 heavily guarded gates to allow passage of people...

Delhi 101: #24 They all rest in peace here – Nicholson’s...

The Nicholson’s Cemetery is one of the earliest British cemeteries in India, named after General John Nicholson who died in the Great Revolt of...

Delhi: Enjoy the weekly Qawwalis at Nizamuddin Dargah

Chand Nizami, Shadab Nizami and their group of Qawwals have a special gift from God, or Allah. When the start singing their Qawwalis, the...

Strolling the Aravallis with Club Kunzum + Geck & Co Adventurers

Club Kunzum and Geck & Co Adventurers, bring you a chance to explore the natural beauty of the forest cover the capital once boasted...

Delhi 101: #22 Safdarjung’s Tomb – Famous for his tomb, not...

Politicians can get away with a lot. In the past, and in the present. The unofficial immunity they enjoy is a tad unfair. This post...

Delhi 101: #23 The Northern Ridge – History in One Sweep

Head out to the ridge, a hill area as it is called, near Delhi University, for a 360 degree view of the city below....

Flower Market in Delhi at dawn

If you are up even before dawn in Delhi, you may want to go for a run along the city’s many green belts. Or...

Dussehra procession in Old Delhi: One make-up man for scores of...

The actors in the Dussehra procession have no fancy green rooms with teams of make-up and costume artists. They set up base in a...

Delhi 101: #9 A history reminder, a walk in the Jahanpanah...

The Jahanpanah Forest is one of Delhi’s best kept secrets, known mostly to those in its neigbourhood. Step inside and don’t be surprised to be...