हौज़ ई शमशी

I’ve been writing on the history of Delhi’s water infrastructures recently and a friend passed me this great article by…

केदारनाथ सिंह – बाज़ार

बाज़ार – केदारनाथ सिंह ‘आओ बाज़ार चलें’ उसने कहा ‘बाज़ार में क्या है’? मैंने पूछा ‘बाज़ार में धूल है’ उसने हंसते…

Word Clouds

  “The conception of thought as a gaseous medium.” (Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations, 47e)   If, like me, you are thinking…

Old maps!

(above) A Topographical Survey of a Portion of Dihlee District Showing the Principle Basins of Drainage and the Positions of…

तितली, गांधीजी, दुआ – तीन उदय प्रकाश से

उदय प्रकाश, अबूतर कबूतर, २००५, स्वर्ण जयंती, दिल्ली तितली सरकार एक तितली पकड़ना चाहती है, उसे चाहिए एक फूल बैजयन्ती…

Water Regimes Questioned from the South

Oooh – exciting!!!  Water Regimes Conference Proceedings featuring the lovely: Remi de Bercegol, Jochen Monstadt, Marie-Hélène Zérah, Philippie Cullet, Karen…

PDFs

Too busy to write here recently – sorry about that!  Here are some nice books you could read instead though……

Israil Camp demolitions

400 houses recently demolished at Israil Camp in Vasant Kunj leaving around 2000 people homeless.  Detailed and disturbing article below. …

Right to the City India

Right to the City Campaign Promoting just and inclusive cities Invitation for Launch Event of Right To The City Campaign…

Hawk vs Mongoose

Mongoose, ferret, ‘land squirrel’ – probably not.  I don’t know what they are but they look like a squirrel that…

लू Haze

The Loo (Hindi: लू, Urdu: لو, Punjabi: ਲੂ) is a strong, hot and dry summer afternoonwind from the west which blows over the western Indo-Gangetic Plain region…