Reflective getaway from the city’s chaos and confusion. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] First I went to the Jewish graveyard, Delhi’s only Jewish graveyard. Then I walked out, strolled straight to the left, and turned left again. The…

Here’s why Delhi Chief Minister would rather walk than board a city bus. [Text by Mayank Austen Soofi; picture by Mukesh Aggarwal] Mrs. Sheila Dikshit is no Marie Antoinette. In the recent commuting crisis following a spate of fatal traffic…

The leafy Nelson Mandela Marg is being sacrificed to Shining India. [Text and picture by Pearl Toppo; she runs the blogsite Journey Called Life.] Memories of the Past My favourite road in the city has to be the Nelson Mandela…

Is Delhi faking its bustling art scene? [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Delhites go to art galleries to be seen and not to see. This was re-confirmed when I recently attended a painting exhibition in one of the…

Checking out a new multiplex in town. [By Meenakshi Chauhan; she owns the blog Love It or Leave it; picture by Satyam Cineplexes] Loyalty has no bounds! Since my boss’s son worked on the film Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, panned in…

A legendary showroom patronised by Maharajas and Prime Ministers. [Text and the picture by Mayank Austen Soofi] They sell such stuff as dreams are made on. Tulips and Hibiscus, bracelets and key-chains, liqueur tankers and cruet sets – all in…

How not to let the city’s perverts snatch away your freedom to explore and have fun. [By Pearl Toppo; picture by Mayank Austen Soofi] No, I’m not paranoid. I just live in Delhi! Born and brought up here, I know…

[Weekly list, from June 25 to July 2, compiled by Khan Market’s Bahri Bookshop; some of the comments might be in response to older lists; picture by Mayank Austen Soofi] Dalrymple falls, Hillary Clinton rises and Khaled Hosseini rules. NON-FICTION…

Dining in the thin air. [Text by Mayank Austen Soofi; picture by Ville Miettinen] If a revolving salon is judged by its views and height, then Parikrama (rotation for Hindi), 240 feet above Connaught Place in Antriskh Bhawan, scores an…

Conversations with a Delhi writer on her first personal blog. [Ms. Manika Dhama works in media. She is also a writer for The Delhi Walla; interview and picture by Mayank Austen Soofi] Ms. Dhama, what prompted you to start your…