The minar in the name of the medieval thieves

We indeed have a monkey mind that sub consciously tries to co-relate everything that is happening around. Right now there is a protest between the ‘Right’ and the ‘Left’ in the country, and sometime back there was a protest about Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next film Padmavati, which reportedly shows the fictional account of Delhi sultanate…

Life in a Delhi local

 Every city has its lifelines. If Mumbai has local trains and the famous dabbawalas, Kolkata has its metro rail since the 70s and 80s, and Delhi has its famous Ring Road and the DTC buses. By the way, Delhi also got metro rail some years back, and it rapidly became the National Capital’s lifeline. Have…

A Tughlaq-era hunting lodge in the heart of Delhi

Pardon me for the language, but “Delhi is littered with monuments”. I say littered because there are many monuments lying in shambles across Delhi. Perhaps not feasible and possible for the governmental agencies to restore or take proper care of them. A large section of the population is not sensitized about them, and a common…