On a hot and humid day of July, a band of amateur and professional photographers set off to discover a colorful part of their city. This part of the city is “hidden” in plain sight. It’s a known secret that many, myself included, have overlooked primarily because we […]
Situated in the state of Uttarakhand, Mussoorie was initially a haven for the British during the scorching India summer months. While the British are long gone, the popularity of this hill-station getaway, especially for people from cities like New Delhi and Chandigarh, has continued to the extent that […]
Sitting cross-legged amidst his confectioneries he was starting to get impatient. “Aap rehne he do, nahi bechni aur kachori aapko” (leave it now, I don’t want to sell any more kachoris to you) he said with slight irritation. There was no anger in his words, only his speech […]
Nestled in a quiet corner of South Delhi, towering over the surrounding landscape, is New Delhi’s most recognizable monument, the Qutub Minar. Standing at a height of 72.5 meters, this minaret was built by Qutab-ud-din-Albak sometime in the 1190s. Now, a World Heritage Site, the Qutub Minar remains […]
What makes Taj Mahal a “wonder” is that it isn’t simply architecturally magnificent – and one of a kind – but as a monument it holds a lot of emotions; that of tragedy, death, and most importantly love – the real reason for its existence. It is this bond that forms between religion, architecture, and human nature that makes the Taj Mahal remarkable and in a league of its own.
For a few days every year people from across the world head over to two small villages in Uttar Pradesh, India to witness and experience a spectacle that never ceases to amaze. Over the years this celebration with colours has especially enticed photographers, enough for them to risk […]
Someone’s running. There’s always someone running at the station. As I sat down on an empty orange bench, late one night at Platform 16 of New Delhi Railway Station, a different world emerged in front of my eyes. A world where there was no cast or creed. People […]