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...

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: A City of a Thousand Images

A character sketch of Delhi is made up of a thousand heads. And they all jostle on a dynamic canvas. In the process, some pop...

Photo of the Day: Steam Engine at National Rail Museum, Delhi

Symmetrical designs, kaleidoscopic in nature, dominate the front face of beautifully preserved Steam Engines at the National Rail Museum located at Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri,...

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...

Delhi 101: #6 Making an example of thieves. Ouch! Chor Minar

If you were a thief during the reign of Alauddin Khilji (A.D. 1296-1316), good luck to you! Things would be fine as long as one...

Old Delhi: A procession to celebrate Dussehra

No other festival in India is celebrated the way Dussehra is. It is celebrated in most parts of the country, and stretches to 10-12...

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...

Old Delhi: Make me famous, I am getting married soon

When you walk with a camera, people automatically tend to ask you the newspaper or channel you represent. And many will try to find...

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...