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: #14 Lodi Gardens – Say Hello to the Pashtuns...

Cows are no longer allowed to graze in Lodi Gardens but it was their domain until 1936. Lady Willingdon, wife of the then British...

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...

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...

Qutab Minar, Islam’s first outpost in the region

Islam established its first formal foothold in India when a mosque was constructed in what is known as the the Qutab Minar complex, a...

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...

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...

Ramadan beggars: No more begging after marriage

The holy month of Ramadan is the time when beggars can laugh all the way to their piggy banks. The benevolence of people draws...

Delhi 101: #26 Bet no one tells you this one –...

Right, you would never guess this place exists. 99 percent of Delhites would not know of it either. And it is right behind the...

Old Delhi: Volunteering to act for the Dussehra procession

Who are the actors and organizers participating in the Dussehra processions? And what motivates them to be a part of it? Click on any image...