Posts by: VIVEK SHUKLA

The writer is a Delhi-based senior journalist and author of two books ‘Gandhi's Delhi: April 12, 1915-January 30, 1948 and Beyond’ and ‘Dilli Ka Pehla Pyar - Connaught Place’

-June 12, 2024

The 1982 Oscar-winning film, which was in the news recently due to PM Narendra Modi’s comments, was shot in various locations of the city

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-May 27, 2024

The most traditional form of laddoo, made of boondi pearls, is the most popular sweet distributed in offices of victorious political parties

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-May 24, 2024

Come May 25, many people of foreign origins, who have made Delhi-NCR their home, will also exercise their franchise

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-May 22, 2024

Recalling Bollywood’s strong connection with Delhi, where the municipality has decided to reduce shooting fees at locations in the Capital to attract filmmakers

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-May 19, 2024

Lok Sabha elections have always been heralded by impactful slogans that resonate with people across the country; however, there’s a dearth of memorable slogans

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-May 13, 2024

As the mango season unfolds, it is time to remember poet Mirza Ghalib’s love for mangoes; but there was one variety he may not have tasted due to its shortage in Delhi

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-May 5, 2024

Vajpayee contested the prestigious New Delhi seat on a Janata Party ticket, as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had not yet been formed then. Political observers were of the view that Vajpayee would be easily elected from the New Delhi seat

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-May 4, 2024

Late Rajesh Khanna’s win in the 1992 Lok Sabha by-election for the New Delhi constituency revealed his popularity among Delhiites; it, however, also impacted his friendship with co-star and BJP rival Shatrughan Sinha

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