Set against the unlikely backdrop of Kumartuli, Amit Ranjan Karmakar's little shop is easy to miss. In his mid-60s, the 'radio man' of Kumartuli sits surrounded by radio sets of all sizes and vintages. (Text written by Yajnaseni Chakraborty)
Every Sunday, for the past 54 years, the Daryaganj Sunday book market has been catering to book-lovers of all kinds — be it school students, university professors, or students preparing for competitive examinations.
Let the road to Kohima — infamous for its gaping potholes — not be a sign of things to come. Brush aside the dust and wander around the hilly capital of Nagaland to find walls that pop with graffiti, cafes with dreamy decor, markets that sell frogs and the latest in Korean fashion side by side — with oodles of style, all peppered with a bit of history.
Anant Chaturthi, the festival which marks the end of the 10-day long Ganesha Festival, draws a huge crowd of devotees. Mumbai is popular for hosting some of the most famous Ganpati festivals and mandals.
Apart from the car shed for Metro line 3, a part of the Aarey Milk Colony -- which adjoins Sanjay Gandhi National Park -- will also be used to create Metro Bhavan, the nerve-centre for the 337-km network which is under construction.