The Capital never seemed to have a problem of lacking green spaces to play on until quite recently. Here are a few of those grounds that used to keep the public engaged with sport. K Datta
The Roshanara Club, built in 1922, is among the few centres where domestic cricket matches take place in the aura of the old-world. Shalabh Manocha
Christmas rush was not something Wengers was always accustomed to. After it was opened in 1926 by a Swiss couple, Wengers got very few orders for Christmas cakes. In 1945, it was taken over by the Tandon family that currently runs it. Mallica Joshi
It was on this day, 100 years ago, that an event changed the course of Delhi's history forever. The Delhi Durbar on December 12, 1911 was marked as a celebration of the coronation of King Emperor George V. See special
The birth of New Delhi was announced on December 11, 1911. Exactly a hundred years later, through essays and luxurious images, Delhi: Red Fort To Raisina charts the journey of India’s pre-Mughal and Mughal capital to the British Raj’s new capital that would become the city that it is today.
From a city bereft of chemistry, New Delhi is now a melting pot of cultures and has acquired a cosmopolitan profile. Manoj Sharma
While there has been a lot of debate as to whether the huge expenditure in organising the Commonwealth Games in the Capital was worth it, no one can deny that the Games were a boon as far as the city's infrastructure is concerned. Manoj Sharma
Gurgaon has been an integral part of the fascinating story of the Capital in the past decade. Sanjeev K Ahuja
The makeover that the city received before the Asian Games accelerated its development by at least a decade. Sidhartha Roy writes.
The 1970s was a time when the city’s skyline started changing, colonies came into their own, the fast food revolution began and the sartorial sense of Delhiites saw a shift...Manoj Sharma reports.
Change: New Delhi in the 1950s and ’60s was a Capital in a hurry to grow up. And so the additions continued — a university here, a milk plant there, a civic centre, a supermarket, a cinema hall, a Golf Club...
From hospitals to museums to educational institutions to a zoo - New Delhi witnessed the emergence of several landmark institutions in the first two decades after Independence. These soon became icons of national importance.
Before Independence, New Delhi was far from being the cultural capital of the country that it is today. Manoj Sharma
Roughly two decades after the British-built New Delhi was unveiled to the world in 1931, the Capital witnessed another slew of hectic construction activity. The public buildings and mass housing projects that came up in the first decade after India got independence, gave shape to the Delhi we know today. | New Delhi Icons
| That 50s and 60s feeling
Tremors of Partition were felt across the subcontinent, but the shock jolted Delhi. Rudely shaken out of its slumber, the idyllic capital reinvented itself, for good.