Delhi

Killing the golden goose, Uber/Ola strike

Killing the golden goose, Uber/Ola strike

For the past few days, drivers err… driving partners of Uber and Ola have gone on a strike, complaining about reducing incentives and low fare charged by these app based taxi aggregators. This has led to severe shortage of cabs in Delhi, resulting in an almost persistent surge pricing and […]

February 14, 2017
India Art Festival

India Art Festival

Yesterday I went to India Art Festival being held at Thayagraj Stadium. While I have been to art exhibitions earlier, this is the first time I went to an Art Festival. And I wasn’t disappointed! We went to the India Art Festival on the last day and that too in […]

January 23, 2017
PVR Logix Noida, the IMAX Experience

PVR Logix Noida, the IMAX Experience

A couple of days ago, I was looking for a movie to watch and had zeroed in on “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”. I was planning to watch this movie at PVR Logix in Noida and saw that it was also available in their IMAX theater. I hadn’t watched any […]

October 27, 2016

Uber, party over?

I have been using Uber for past couple of years on a regular basis. Its service has been mostly satisfying, though at times downright frustrating. However, for the price, Uber’s taxi service has been worth it or rather, a real value for money. However, Uber revised prices of its service […]

October 13, 2016
A rainy day

A rainy day

Few droplets fell on windscreen, as my cab climbed Naraina Flyover and when I looked out the window, all I could see on the horizon were dark clouds. I made the mistake of not checking the sky before booking my cab, worse still; since I booked a shared cab, I […]

August 2, 2016
Kinbuck 2, Connaught Place, Review

Kinbuck 2, Connaught Place, Review

On the evening before my birthday, we decided to have dinner in Connaught Place and while roaming around and checking out various options, decided to dine at Kinbuck 2, which is located in the outer circle, right next to McDonalds. Initially we had gone to Caffe 9, but due to […]

December 22, 2015
Durga Pooja 2014

Durga Pooja 2014

Durga Puja is one of the most important festivals for Bengalis and each year during Navratri, it is celebrated with religious fervor across India. Sadly this year I could only attend Durga Puja organized by Mayapuri Matri Mandir and missed out on visiting other pandals. Here are a few photographs […]

October 4, 2014
Raahgiri Day, New Delhi

Raahgiri Day, New Delhi

Blocking off roads, just so people can go ahead and play and reclaim the roads meant for vehicular traffic? Well, that seems apt for places like Gurgaon, where there aren’t many parks and where this idea initially originated from. But for a city like Delhi, with plenty of public parks […]

September 1, 2014
Muhammad Shah’s Tomb, shot with Canon 60D and Tamron 17-50 f2.8 at f7.1, 1/25, 17mm and ISO640.

An evening photowalk

Yesterday evening, Siddhartha and I went for an evening photowalk. Initially we were supposed to visit Dilli Haat, but eventually we also paid a visit to Safdarjung’s Tomb and Lodi Garden. Initially we had thought about visiting Qutab Minar, however I decided to change the venue, since I have just […]

July 7, 2014
Quick Cabs Review

Quick Cabs Review

I recently hired a taxi from Quick Cabs for a few hours; here is my review of them. Booking Experience Quick Cabs has the facility of booking taxis online and over the phone. I booked the taxi by calling their customer care (011 – 67676767, 45333333). While booking over the […]

July 2, 2014