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: #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 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: #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....

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...

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...

Delhi 101: #11 The fifth city of Delhi – Firoz Shah...

Firoz Shah was the first ruler of Delhi who stayed away from sounding battle cries at the slightest provocation, choosing to focus on public...