City of Djinns – Book Review

In this enlightening travelogue, William Dalrymple, whom I consider more Indian than a Scot, has succeeded in unraveling the various facets of the history of the ancient-modern city of Delhi starting from the contemporary Lutyen’s Delhi moving towards Pandava’s Indraprastha. Continue reading City of Djinns – Book Review

Things to Look Out for at Republic Day 2016

India, world’s largest democracy, is about to witness its annual ceremonial Republic Day parade at the majestic ‘Rajpath’ on January 26, 2016. This time, the French president Francois Hollande will be the chief guest on our 67th Republic Day. The Republic Day marks the date on which the Constitution of India came into force, i.e.,  26 January … Continue reading Things to Look Out for at Republic Day 2016

2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,200 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 20 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … Continue reading 2015 in review