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: #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...

Delhi 101: #18 Khan-i-Khanan’s Tomb – General and Poet, Leader of...

This may seem complicated but bear with it. Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar was forced to come to the throne as a young boy when his...

Kunzum TV – Delhi, India: World Music Day, Hauz Khas Village,...

June 21 is celebrated as World Music day all over the world, and Delhi joined in the festive spirit with its very own celebration...

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: #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 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...

Photo of the Day: Shoe Seller in Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi

This photo was taken near Jama Masjid in the Chandni Chowk area of Old Delhi. It was taken during Ramadan (Ramzan) when shops are...

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 –...