Photo Essay – Turkish Delight in Delhi

GO STRAIGHT TO CITY CLASSIFIEDS & CITY EVENTSGO STRAIGHT TO MORE STORIESContact mayankaustensoofi@gmail.com for ad enquiries. When Konya’s whirling dervishes came to town. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Sufis of Delhi get their high through qawwalis. In Turkey,…

Special Report – New Stars in Delhi Theater

GO STRAIGHT TO CITY CLASSIFIEDS & CITY EVENTSGO STRAIGHT TO MORE STORIESContact mayankaustensoofi@gmail.com for ad enquiries. [Clockwise from left: Aditee Biswas, Rudra Deep Chakrabarti, Amitesh Grover and Sankar Venkateswaran] The emerging heroes of Mandi House. [Text and picture by Mayank…

Diary – A Karachi Walla in Delhi

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Table for One – Nehru Memorial Canteen, Teen Murti Bhawan

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City Secret – Anjali Book World, Lajpat Nagar

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Delhi for Children – National Rail Museum

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Delhi Diary – Star Gazing in Khan Market

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City Landmark – Akshardham Temple, Noida Modh

Hindu kitsch in times of unprecedented prosperity. [Text by Gaurav Sood; picture by Akshardham temple authority] The huge red sandstone and marble monument, visible from the nearby highway, stands alone, proud, and out of place. The local road abutting the…

Sex Life in IIT Delhi – Never Been Plucked

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City Secrets – Mountain Melodies in Smoggy Delhi

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