The little trains to nowhere

The little trains to nowhere

Over the last decade or so, India has accelerated the pace of replacing its narrow and meter gauge railways with…

Dharakhoh

Dharakhoh

There is a place on this planet which you probably would have never heard of, had you not been reading…

The Ghost of Telan Pacheri

The Ghost of Telan Pacheri

Deep in the heart of Ranthambhore, lies Telan Pacheri. A dark, wooded part of the forest surrounded by towering cliffs,…

Aero India 2017

Aero India 2017

Images from Aero India 2017 – India’s premier aerospace exhibition held at the Yelahanka Air Force Base on the outskirts…

The Broad Gauge is Coming

The Broad Gauge is Coming

The indigo sky is tainted by the first strokes of orange as the Satpura Express leaves the ugly sprawl of…

Tigerscape

Tigerscape

Rajbagh – is a tiger lovers’ paradise. A man made lake set amidst a bowl ringed by tall hills. Countless…

Shaadi Ke Laddoo – Redux

Shaadi Ke Laddoo – Redux

0345 hrs and Nizamuddin Railway station resembles a zombie movie set. It is mostly dark, a few sputtering streetlights barely…

Rajdhani

Rajdhani

What a jerk! The invective directed towards the idiot who has piled a mountain of luggage in the aisle. And…

Two feet are a world apart

Two feet are a world apart

Note: This account was a result of a piece meant for the Mint Newspaper. A slightly edited version of it…