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An 1860s’ photograph of Chandni Chowk, the principal street of Shahjahanabad. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Escape of the Begum

9 min read . 14 Oct 2016
Rachna Jain at her home in the Moongey Wali Haveli. Photographs by Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

The Purani Dilli courtyard

6 min read . 11 Apr 2016
Take a taste of Old Delhi’s historic past by savouring it’s renowned chai<br />

A hot cuppa in Old Delhi

2 min read . 11 Sep 2013
Gali Kuen Wali, near Chitli Qabar Chowk, got its name from a well that no longer exists. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint.<br />

Heritage | The Old Delhi dictionary

4 min read . 03 Mar 2013
<br />Rangila’s revelry: Rangila celebrating Holi, by Bhupal Singh, c. 1737. Photographs courtesy Asia Society Museum<br />

The merrymaker&#8217;s Shahjahanabad

4 min read . 18 May 2012
<br />The panorama of Mughal Delhi by topographical artist Mazhar Ali Khan. Courtesy Roli Books<br />

The decline of Shahjahanabad

2 min read . 03 Dec 2011
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