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...

Photo of the Day: Unsweetened Jalebis from Old Delhi

Jalebis are a popular dessert in north India - they are deep fried, sweetened, high calorie, finger licking and best had hot. However, you...

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...

Dussehra Celebrations in Old Delhi: 100,000 plates of food gone every...

Any celebration in India has to be accompanied with food. Period. Everything else is incidental. Take the Dussehra celebrations in Subhash Park, also known as...

Heritage Walks in Delhi in October by INTACH

Would you like to participate in any of the excellent heritage walks conducted by INTACH's Delhi Chapter in October 2009? Here is a calendar...

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...

Dussehra procession in Old Delhi: The changes over 30 years

I used to go to watch the Dussehra procession in Old Delhi as child; I must have last gone 25-30 years back. And when...

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...

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...

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...