Delhi witnessed the earliest linguistic and cultural encounter between East and West, between English and the languages of the Orient, informs Rakhshanda Jalil.
It’s not just sex and rock ’n roll that the city’s school going youngsters are experimenting with; experts say kids as young as 13 and 14 are indulging in substance abuse. Rajesh Ahuja and Damini Purkayastha report.
While Paris Hilton may be getting a mansion built for her babies (read dogs), Delhiites are not far behind when it comes to pampering their pooches, informs Namya Sinha.
You might know Delhi’s best shopping and dining hotspots, but do you know its amazing birdlife? Bharati Chaturvedi examines...
This is one purpose you never thought Delhi's high-end malls would serve: turning NCR's Swarovsky-crystal-hounds into art lovers.
HT City’s series on regional communities that give the Capital its cosmopolitan character.
Known for its British colonial architecture, Lutyen's Delhi will soon see modern artwork in the area.
They are empowered to stop any vehicle for traffic violations, but drivers sometimes make catcalls and indecent gestures to them. Jatin Anand reports.
The more things change, the more they remain the same. The unique quirks, characteristics and problems that we associate with New Delhi today, were very much present even 100 years ago.
Delhiites of every generation have had a rather curious way of appreciating grand architecture — by spitting on the walls and throwing around filth.
Overcharging, not going by the meter; rude; declining to go to a destination — sounds like an autowallah in Delhi? We are actually talking about the taxi drivers of the Capital of 1920s.
Before the declaration of the shifting of the Capital from Calcutta, Delhi was just a provincial town of some commercial interest. The police force was also adequate only for a provincial town.
Think of a pleasant sunny day with light breeze. Now think of a large open space in the heart of the city with lush green lawns for a family outing. The India Gate lawns? That was exactly the hangout area for Delhiites three generations ago.
Planning a shopping spree with your friends over the week? This time, make it an arty affair. Tucked away in different parts of the town are quirky art shops with cool things on sale — mugs, miniatures, bags, paintings, prints and even coasters.
Proving Pablo Picasso's famous words right that "all children are artists", Kaleidoscope-2011, the annual on-the-spot painting competition organised by Hindustan Times Pace, attracted more than 1,000 students from over 250 Delhi/ NCR schools on Wednesday.