Pic-A-Day Project: Concrete Jungle

You’ve seen a picture of the millenium city Gurgaon already, so how could Noida be far behind? Here’s an amazing picture of the Noida skyline at night, courtesy Priyadarshi Dutta. Noida and Gurgaon are only two of the many adjoining areas mushrooming around Delhi. As the capital bursts at its seams with a never-ending inflow…

Pic-A-Day Project: Homeward Bound

Not hard to believe that the┬áNational Capital Region now has over 11 million vehicles and growing! This is a picture of a sea of traffic at the Gurgaon-Delhi toll plaza on National Highway 8, making their way home on a Friday evening. Thanks to Bipasha Sarkar for this (almost) bird’s eye view of the city!…

Pic-A-Day Project: The joys of Sunday shopping!

A Delhi belle looks through the array of jewellery on display at Dilli Haat, the city’s hot spot for all things fashionable, ethnic, and earthy.One of Delhi Tourism’s most successful ventures, this food-and-crafts bazaar has charmed city folk since ’94. It has already been replicated at Pitampura, and other clones are planned soon at Janakpuri…

Forgotten mosque | Madhi Masjid, Delhi

Today is World Heritage Day, or more formally, the International Monuments and Sites Day, a day dedicated to raise public awareness about the natural and cultural heritage of the world. What an apt opportunity for me to share with you some pictures of a beautiful old mosque that I came upon recently!

Onion City

My romance with Delhi began precisely a year back. Before that, I hated the place. When I came here almost 4 years ago, all I knew about the area were the great infrastructure, the swanky malls, the office spaces and the food courts in Noida and Gurgaon. Life revolved around getting to office and back…punctuated…