Magnificent yours, Mysore

The erstwhile princely city-state of Mysore came into being with the establishment of the Wodeyar dynasty early 15th century and continued for another 450 years until Independence, albeit with a few significant interruptions during the wars between Tipu Sultan and Lord Wellesley during the latter half of the 18th century. More of a pleasant, stately…

The restoration story of UNESCO awarded Haveli Dharampura

Written by Vidyun Goel On a lazy Sunday afternoon, part of our frequent ritual, my father and I were on an umpteenth visit to the heart of Delhi –Dharampura, Chandni Chowk. Even though I have made peace with the sorry state of Old Delhi ruins, I cannot help but think about wonder about the glorious…