Atget’s Corner – 626-630, Delhi Photos

Atget’s Corner – 626-630, Delhi Photos

The visible city. [By Mayank Austen Soofi] Delhi is a voyeur’s paradise and The Delhi Walla also makes pictures. I take photos of people, streets, flowers, eateries, drawing rooms, tombs, landscapes, buses, colleges, Sufi shrines, trees, animals, autos, libraries, birds,…

Delhi Archives - City Lingo, Around Town

Delhi Archives – City Lingo, Around Town

[Digging out old stories from The Delhi Walla] News flash on a website: 2G:BJP demands probe against PM, PC. The meaning of the cuss word Chutium Sulphate, explained in an online dictionary: “Complete moron, as in, That chutium sulphate can’t…

Atget’s Corner – 621-625, Delhi Photos

Atget’s Corner – 621-625, Delhi Photos

The visible city. [By Mayank Austen Soofi] Delhi is a voyeur’s paradise and The Delhi Walla also makes pictures. I take photos of people, streets, flowers, eateries, drawing rooms, tombs, landscapes, buses, colleges, Sufi shrines, trees, animals, autos, libraries, birds,…

City Faith – Sufi Christmas, Hazrat Nizamuddin’s Dargah

City Faith – Sufi Christmas, Hazrat Nizamuddin’s Dargah

The night of Ghusal Sharif. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] Delhi’s most serene piece of architecture is the dome of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya’s dargah. The devotees of the 14th century sufi saint find this bulbous shape suffused with…

Atget’s Corner – 616-620, Delhi Photos

Atget’s Corner – 616-620, Delhi Photos

The visible city. [By Mayank Austen Soofi] Delhi is a voyeur’s paradise and The Delhi Walla also makes pictures. I take photos of people, streets, flowers, eateries, drawing rooms, tombs, landscapes, buses, colleges, Sufi shrines, trees, animals, autos, libraries, birds,…

Mission Delhi - Ronald Vivian Smith, Vatika Apartments

Mission Delhi – Ronald Vivian Smith, Vatika Apartments

One of the one percent in 13 million. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] Heaps of musty newspapers are piled up everywhere. Even the sofa has not been spared. As Ronald Vivian Smith digs out his typewriter from under…

Atget’s Corner – 611-615, Delhi Photos

Atget’s Corner – 611-615, Delhi Photos

The visible city. [By Mayank Austen Soofi] Delhi is a voyeur’s paradise and The Delhi Walla also makes pictures. I take photos of people, streets, flowers, eateries, drawing rooms, tombs, landscapes, buses, colleges, Sufi shrines, trees, animals, autos, libraries, birds,…

City Moment - Two Daughters, Mayapuri

City Moment – Two Daughters, Mayapuri

The remarkable Delhi instant. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] The young woman in the blue saree was lifting bricks one by one from the ground, and keeping the whole pile on her head. The Delhi Walla meets the…

Letter from Montreal - Unpartitioned Things, Delhi & Lahore

Letter from Montreal – Unpartitioned Things, Delhi & Lahore

Old objects in a post-partition world. [Text and photos by Aanchal Malhotra] When I was young I never thought about the past; it barely ever weighed down on me. In fact, back then it was all about the now. The…

Atget’s Corner – 606-610, Delhi Photos

Atget’s Corner – 606-610, Delhi Photos

The visible city. [By Mayank Austen Soofi] Delhi is a voyeur’s paradise and The Delhi Walla also makes pictures. I take photos of people, streets, flowers, eateries, drawing rooms, tombs, landscapes, buses, colleges, Sufi shrines, trees, animals, autos, libraries, birds,…