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Chikankari: A lucknawi Tradition

By | June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Beyond the beaten track, Creative Scape, Read Alert|Tags: , , , , , |

Did You know that Nur Jahan brought the art of "Chikankari" to India in the 15th Century ? Did you know that Chikankari made its way to India all the way from Persia ? Did [...]

In the Shadow of the Devi, Kumaon | Niyogi Books

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Beyond the beaten track, Creative Scape|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The untamed beauty of the Himalayas immediately captures our collective imagination with visions of serenity, natural splendour and mysticism. But these mountains also dictate the lives of those who live by its laws—the resilient hill [...]

The Sacred Sorrow of Sparrows | OUT NOW

By | May 29th, 2017|Categories: Creative Scape|

Across lives, cities, and continents, melancholy and its tentacles inhabit spaces that are often left unexplored.Through ten stories and ten main protagonists, this book paints a portrait of the universal emotion that strikes the deepest [...]

When Mother means the world to us | Niyogi Books

By | May 14th, 2017|Categories: Read Alert|Tags: , , |

                                 Mother’s Day is a celebration of the unique role of mothers in the lives of families and nations around [...]

Book Streets across India, which we would love to explore | Niyogi Books

By | April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Beyond the beaten track, Creative Scape, Read Alert|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.” —Erasmus Every book lover’s dream would be to visit these streets where they can browse [...]

Conservation of World Heritage Sites | A City Keeping its Character

By | April 17th, 2017|Categories: Beyond the beaten track, Monuments of Delhi, Read Alert|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Today, over half of the world’s population resides in cities as a result of which cities are evolving and developing at a faster pace. It is incumbent on us to know how to manage these [...]