GO STRAIGHT TO CITY CLASSIFIEDS & CITY EVENTSGO STRAIGHT TO MORE STORIESContact mayankaustensoofi@gmail.com for ad enquiries. On St Stephen’s, Delhi’s most prestigious college. [By Shashi Tharoor; the picture was taken when Mr Tharoor had just won the elections for the…

GO STRAIGHT TO CITY CLASSIFIEDS & CITY EVENTSGO STRAIGHT TO MORE STORIESContact mayankaustensoofi@gmail.com for ad enquiries. The city’s Parsi population is struggling to survive. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] On the breezy evening of August 19th, 2008, around…

Holy night in the Dargah. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Sunday, August 17. Shab-e-Baraat, the night of destiny when one’s sins are pardoned and the fate sealed for the coming year. Scene: in the Dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin…

GO STRAIGHT TO CITY CLASSIFIEDS & CITY EVENTSGO STRAIGHT TO MORE STORIESContact mayankaustensoofi@gmail.com for ad enquiries. A south Delhi girls runs off with a doodhwaala. [Text by Mayank Austen Soofi; picture by Sonu Mehta] It is a truth universally acknowledged…

GO STRAIGHT TO CITY CLASSIFIEDS & CITY EVENTSGO STRAIGHT TO MORE STORIESContact mayankaustensoofi@gmail.com for ad enquiries. India’s most famous beauty expert copes with the whims of an evolving city. [By Shahnaz Husain; the author’s picture was taken during 1971] I…

GO STRAIGHT TO CITY CLASSIFIEDS & CITY EVENTSGO STRAIGHT TO MORE STORIESContact mayankaustensoofi@gmail.com for ad enquiries. Confronting, fighting and surviving odds. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] He has no job, no laptop. His resume shows no fancy school,…

GO STRAIGHT TO CITY CLASSIFIEDS & CITY EVENTSGO STRAIGHT TO MORE STORIESContact mayankaustensoofi@gmail.com for ad enquiries. Living a Happy India life in South Delhi. [Pictures and text by Mayank Austen Soofi] My address has changed. I’m now the Shah of…

Yanks play their politics in the Indian capital. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] On his overseas trip to Paris, Berlin, London, Baghdad and Kabul in July, 2008, Barack Obama didn’t find time to visit Delhi. Is he aware…

GO STRAIGHT TO CITY CLASSIFIEDS & CITY EVENTSGO STRAIGHT TO MORE STORIESContact mayankaustensoofi@gmail.com for ad enquiries. The blog’s intentions are good, the execution clumsy. [Text by Bina Shah; Picture by Muhammad Zaheer Mohsin] Pakistan’s eminent novelist Bina Shah reviews Pakistan…

GO STRAIGHT TO CITY CLASSIFIEDS & CITY EVENTSGO STRAIGHT TO MORE STORIESContact mayankaustensoofi@gmail.com for ad enquiries. A Pakistani blogger-author is writing a travelogue on Delhi. [Text by Lahore-based Raza Rumi; picture of the author at Hazrat Nizamuddin dargah by Mayank…