City Library - Somini Sengupta's Books, Nizamuddin East

City Library – Somini Sengupta’s Books, Nizamuddin East

A vanishing world. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] One cold afternoon The Delhi Walla knocked at the door of Somini Sengupta, the former South Asia bureau chief of The New York Times. Ms Sengupta, 43, is working on…

City Hangout - The New Landmarks, Connaught Place

City Hangout – The New Landmarks, Connaught Place

Four hours in Delhi’s premier shopping district. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Connaught Place, aka CP, Delhi’s Colonial-era shopping district, is changing rapidly. Old landmarks are giving way to new. Under extensive renovation in 2010, CP is returning…

January 1, 2011 - Letter from The Delhi Walla

January 1, 2011 – Letter from The Delhi Walla

The New Year resolutions. [Pictures by Aanchal Malhotra; text by Mayank Austen Soofi] Greetings. In 2010, my life’s first books – the four-volume The Delhi Walla series – were published. But my life didn’t change. I wasn’t invited to the…