A “cracker” of a ban

We came to Delhi in Aug 1997 and learnt about smog for the first time… the air was thick and there was fog+smoke, smog in the months of Dec and Jan. Then came the ban on “jugaad” rickshaws. These were people carriers that used a modified “motorbike” and used kerosene and other polluting fuel. Everyone … Read more

Metro, the lifeline of Delhi…. and anything for Jalebis!!

Yesterday we had a meeting at Ansari Road, Daryaganj for ShikshaDaan. Initially we thought we will use the metro and then take an auto from the Chandni Chowk station, but at 2 pm the heat was unbearable and I chickened out. We took an Uber and reached our meeting venue almost 45 minutes ahead of … Read more

Dilli Darshan – Touched something made 5000 years back 

On September 1st, Krishnan and I visited the National Museum. Where else will history buffs start ? :). The National Museum is spread over three floors and it will take you nearly three days to truly see every artefact on display. The ground floor has artefacts from the Indus Valley civilisation, sculptures from the medieval … Read more