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28 October 2018

Rajdhani Express, moving on


Watching the world go by from the window of a moving train is quite an experience. People going about their lives in the middle of nowhere, out on the fields of a village whose name you don't know and would probably never know, as you would have moved on in the next few seconds.

27 October 2018

Homes on the outskirts of Kolkata


It is pointless to look at Indian cities in black and white. More than any other country India has the most vibrant colours for flaneurs to enjoy.

23 October 2018

Kolkata-Burdwan highway and a bit of Grand Trunk Road


There are many vehicles in India that cannot be put under any category of automobiles, such as this one. They are found everywhere, from city streets to the highways.

19 October 2018

Durga Puja at closing time at Delhi's Chittaranjan Park


On Navami, a night before the idols of Goddess Durga are to be taken for immersion in a symbolic farewell, the rush to take selfies for the year 2018 is visible on the faces of people who have come to the Durga Puja pandals at Delhi's Chittaranjan Park, a Bengali neighbourhood. 

18 October 2018

Durga Puja sideshow at Delhi's Chittaranjan Park


People stand in a long queue to enter a Durga Puja pandal at Chittaranjan Park, or CR Park, in New Delhi.

5 October 2018

Rajdhani Express - An observation


Few people have time to travel by train these days. Those who do, especially younger millennials and even the not-so-young ones, would be seen taking a train only because they have no other choice.

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