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Taj Lit Fest: get ready to meet Mir and Ghalib

February is known as the month of love and togetherness and what better way to sign it off in the city of love, Agra. We know Taj Mahal is itself a reason enough to visit this city but there is another one as well, the Taj Literature Festival. A 3-day literary extravaganza is set to host writers, authors, celebrities, speakers and all book lovers from February 26 to 28. The third edition of the festival was officially announced in New Delhi

In the bylanes of old Delhi

On the occasion of World Photography Day, we take you on a tour through the bylanes of old Delhi. We all know this part of the capital because of Paranthe wali gali, Ballimaran, Chandni Chowk and Chawri Bazaar but there is much more to Shahjahanabad, as it was known earlier. The deep lanes can create intrigue at every step and hold many fascinating stories in them. To listen to them, you need to go very close and carefully observe the rich heritage. The

Visiting the abode of Mirza Ghalib

Manoeuvring past the hustle bustle of Chandni Chowk and reminiscing over the Mughal magnificence and splendour that was once Shahjahanabad, I am reminded of the 19th century poet Mirza Ghalib. Though there have been numerous shopping and eating trips to Chandni Chowk but these never extended beyond Nai Sarak. This time keen to visit the abode of Ghalib, with his couplet in heart, “Woh aaye ghar mein hamaare khuda ki kudrat hai, Kabhee hum unko, kabhee apne ghar ko dekhte