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Sunday, October 24, 2021

Sohail Hashmi

Writer-filmmaker Sohail Hashmi is also a history buff

At the heart of CAA protests, Jama Masjid: Mosque from where one can see the world
Sun, Dec 29, 2019

Because it was placed in the heart of the more densely populated western half of Shahjahanabad, Jama or Masjid-e-Jahan Numa (a mosque from where one can see the world) was thronged by people the whole day and well into the night.

Will Red Fort Become Dalmia Red Fort?
Mon, Apr 30, 2018

Heritage conservation is too serious an issue to be handed over to generalist bureaucrats and those out to sell everything to the highest bidder.

The Eternal City
Sat, Jan 06, 2018

A valuable addition to the enriching resources available on Shahjahanabad, this time in translation of a nearly two centuries old Persian account.

To Market, To Market: How Connaught Place has changed over the years
Sun, Mar 19, 2017

A brief history of the sometimes-crumbling, always bustling Connaught Place in Delhi.

Eye 2016
Spirited away: Haunted monuments of Delhi
Sun, Jan 31, 2016

Before Delhi launches a tour of its haunted monuments, perhaps, it might be useful to preserve all that has not fallen to ruin.