Photo Essay – Time Out Lajpat Nagar

Non-stop shoppping in one of Delhi’s busiest bazaars. [Story and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] The sandals are pretty but expensive so Mrs. Sarla Nigam is arguing with the sandal walla to come down from Rs 300 to Rs 200…

Photo Essay: A Queer Dance

Something went wrong at a wedding in Mahipalpur. [By Mayank Austen Soofi] Somebody was getting married in Mahipalpur, an urban village near Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. The excitement had burst out into the afternoon alley. The white mare which…

Photo Essay: To Delhi or Not To Delhi, That is The Question

A Dutch diplomat calls Delhi filthy, but an American scholar seems more riveted than repulsed. Mr. James Mutti is a holder of a Master’s degree in South Asian Studies. Mr Mutti has made three trips to India. He talked to…

Photo Essay: A Short Walk in Connaught Place

[Pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi. They cannot be used without his permission.] The official name of Connaught Place is Rajiv Chowk, named after India’s late Prime Minister. However, it is usually called CP by Delhi Wallas. Its colonial design, built…

Photo Essay: How does a Delhi Walla Commute in the Times of Terrorism?

[Pictues by Mayank Austen Soofi] 8:15 AM: On Way to Office; Bomb Warning in a Delhi Transport Corporation Bus! 8:16 AM: Lurking Fear – Could This Man be a Bomber? THE END

Photo Essay: Delhi Shining – The Metropolis Flaunts its Metro

Courtesy: Amsterdam-based Laurent Clère, who very kindly submitted this photograph to be published in The Delhi Walla.

Photo Essay: Loitering in Daryaganj’s Sunday Book Bazaar

Picture by San Francisco-based Raymond Lee

Photo Essay: A Melancholic Dusk in Humayun’s Tomb

[Photograph by San Franciso-based Raymond Lee]

Photo Essay: One Sunday in Daryaganj’s Book Bazaar

[Photograph by San Franciso-based Raymond Lee]