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Surbhi Gupta


Nowhere to Ride
Fri, Apr 03, 2020

With most restaurants closed, delivery riders are finding it hard to make ends meet

New order for e-retailers will be out soon: Delhi Police
Fri, Mar 27, 2020

A day after Delhi Police held a meeting with representatives of several e-commerce companies and assured them that their delivery staff will be allowed to travel easily in the city, the order was withdrawn Thursday afternoon.

Delhi: After complaints, police say will make e-retailers’ life easier
Thu, Mar 26, 2020

The move comes a day after major confusion was seen on the streets, with online retailers such as Grofers, FreshToHome and 1mg telling The Indian Express that their staff were harassed and their warehouses sealed.

Lockdown in Delhi: Grocery e-tailers resume ops, say ‘expect slow services’
Thu, Mar 26, 2020

While early Wednesday, e-commerce company Flipkart announced in a blog post that it had suspended operations, Group CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy later in the evening said they will resume grocery and essentials service.

Trucks stuck, rail staff stopped, online delivery staff assaulted: Essential supplies hit hurdle
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Coronavirus lockdown: While goods trains fall in the exempted category, freight services too were hit as states did not mention ‘Railways’ as essential service in their respective orders.

Coronavirus: How food and grocery delivery services are following social distancing
Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Food and grocery aggregators are bracing for the lockdown by turning to contactless deliveries and cashless transactions.

Author Gunjan Veda on her latest book and documenting the art and music of Dalit communities
Thu, Mar 19, 2020

She also speaks on need to reclaim lost traditions

‘I wanted to create a non-Western-centric post-apocalyptic world,’ says Sophia Khan
Mon, Mar 16, 2020

Sophia Khan's book The Flight of the Arconaut, was shortlisted for the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize and the Karachi Literature Festival Getz Pharma Fiction Prize.

The surprising Bengali connection of a Braj sweet shop in Delhi’s Kamla Nagar
Fri, Mar 13, 2020

Lala Ram Prasad, the founder of Shri Banke Bihari Brijwasi Rasgulle Waale, trained at the legendary KC Das in Kolkata.

Back to the Roots
Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Patrick Fitzsimons, founder of US-based band, The Bluegrass Journeymen, on Indian music and how bluegrass is about a sense of community

The Red Carpet
Mon, Mar 09, 2020

Conversations around India’s hotel industry dominated the book launch of From Oberoi to Oyo.

Tales that Transport
Tue, Mar 03, 2020

Writer Bhakti Mathur on the need to discuss religion with children.

Families in Food: An eatery in Delhi serves chhole bhature with a secret spice mix
Sun, Mar 01, 2020

Chache Di Hatti in G-block market, close to Kirori Mal College, has been a favourite haunt for several generations of students.

Phantom of the Forest
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

In a new film, wildlife filmmaker Shaaz Jung follows the only black panther in Kabini

Phantom of the Forest
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

In a new film, wildlife filmmaker Shaaz Jung follows the only blank panther in Kabini

Families in Food: A 70-year-old shop in Delhi remains true to its Peshawari roots
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

Peshwar Sweet Bhandar at Shankar Road, famous for its gulab jamun, recreates many recipes of its founder Chunni Lal Sahni, who had landed in Delhi as part of the sea of refugees flooding Delhi in 1947.

A Brush with Identity
Mon, Feb 10, 2020

As many as 50 artists come together to draw upon 70 years of the Constitution.

Stories of a Land
Wed, Feb 05, 2020

Writer-anthropologist Onaiza Drabu retells popular folk tales from Kashmir in her new book

Why the rare white carrot halwa remains an Old Delhi favourite
Sun, Feb 02, 2020

Sheeren Bhawan also boasts of other unusual halwa varieties like aloe vera and gond.

Saving the King
Tue, Jan 28, 2020

A documentary series revisits the time when a deadly virus killed the lions of the Gir National Park.