A walk down the museum, however, reveals that it is not “only about Nehru”. Its exhibits paint a holistic portrait of how the country wrought its freedom.
Click here to read my story on a special mosque at Delhi’s Nizamuddin railway station which is run by coolies.
The “Free School: Under the Bridge” –as christened by its creator Rajesh Kumar Sharma — teaches hundreds of poor children who live in shacks and hutments dotting the banks of the Yamuna.
Djinns live in the heart of Delhi: they are spirits tending to the faithful seeking help. On Thursdays, they are busy when thousands turn up with letters for them.
Welcome to the ruins of Feroz Shah Kotla fort: it was built by Sultan Feroz Shah Tughlaq in the fourteenth century and now nestles between a cricket stadium and Delhi’s Ring Road. In the niches and alcoves of its stone walls, believers pray, light candles and diyas, and write letters to djinns, supernatural creatures of Islamic mythology made of fire rather than clay as humans are.
By Abhishek Saha, Hindustan Times Soon after Maqsood was mauled to death inside the white tiger enclosure in Delhi zoo, photographs and a video of the horrific incident, clicked and recorded by onlookers, came into the public domain. Blurring certain parts of the frame, the video was put up by most media organisations and soon…
Every time I walk to the Jama Masjid from the Chawri Bazaar metro station, what amazes me most is the unanticipated appearance of the mosque’s grand dome at the precise moment when the road bends right for the first time. And before that right, strikingly enough, no first-timer can ever predict that less than a…