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...

Delhi 101: Welcome to Delhi…or is it Dihli, Daidala, Dilli or...

What is in a name? A lot if it is a matter of identity and history. Leading to the toponymy of the city being full of...

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...

Delhi 101: #1 And history changed forever…Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque

The Delhi we know today had its foundations laid in A.D.1191-92 when Mohammed Ghori of Ghazni in central- east Afghanistan defeated Prithviraj Chauhan, the...

Photo of the Day: Paan (Betel Leaf) Seller in Old Delhi

This image of Panna Lal, the Paan Seller was taken near Jama Masjid at the corner of Dariba Kalan in the Chandni Chowk area...

Delhi 101: #16 Humayun’s Tomb – For husband, with love!

The fifth Mughal emperor Shahjahan may be a hero to every romantic for building the Taj Mahal in the memory of his wife Mumtaz...

Delhi 101: #15 Purana Qila (Old Fort) – Where Emperors take...

Three different rulers (one mythological, two real) zeroed in on the site of the present day Purana Qila (Old Fort) as their seat of...

Delhi 101: #3 The Iron Pillar – Go figure its dimensions!

The wonders around Qutab Minar (itself a wonder) never cease. Take the case of the Iron Pillar located in the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque compound. This...

Delhi 101: #28 Kinari Bazaar – Where colours change with seasons

Most of what glitters is not gold here, but this is where you go to jazz up for any occasion. Royally. Shopkeepers trace Kinari Bazaar...