Photo Essay: The Love Birds of Lodhi Garden

Spying on Delhi ‘couples’ in the historic Lodhi Garden – with a discreet digicam. [Text and photographs by Mayank Austen Soofi] Once declared by Time Magazine as the Best Urban Oasis of Asia, Lodhi Garden is a public park in…

Picture Essay – Poverty Pornography in Sarojini Nagar

Mother India looking sexy in poverty pornography. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Following a Beggar in Sarojini Nagar Market (S N), One of Delhi’s Busiest Bargain Bazaars India is now more than just a the flavor of the…

Photo Essay: Reading Past and Present in Humayun’s Tomb, India’s Most Melancholic Monument

Walking and talking history at a world heritage site that inspired the Taj Mahal. [Pictures and text by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Fall It was a cold winter night but the sky in Delhi was unusually clear and devoid of…

Photo Essay: Veils, Beards, and Eid Desserts in the Exotic Streets of Old Delhi

A heritage walk with an American in the Muslim quarter of India’s capital. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] The night sky twinkled with its stars. The crowded street glittered with its decorated electric bulbs. We were sitting on…

Photo Moment: Dead Man Waiting in a Bus Stop!

[Picture by Mayank Austen Soofi] Place: South Extension Market, Part IITime: 2:14 PMDay: Saturday, November 4, 2006.