City Monument – Renovated Baoli, Nizamuddin Basti

A 700-year-old monument gets its first full makeover. [Text and picture by Mayank Austen Soofi] Add one more attraction in the historic Nizamuddin Basti, apart from its dargah and the famed Thursday qawwali sessions. The ancient baoli, or step-well, built…

City Landmark – Timeless Art Book Studio, Kotla Mubarakpur

Delhi’s best coffee-table bookshop gets a second life. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] While the world is reeling under the global economic meltdown, a new bookshop in Kotla Mubarakpur village is hoping that slump-hit Delhiwallas will come to…