Delhi Hit by Severe Air Pollution

My colleagues reported last night on the severe air pollution that has enveloped Delhi: NEW DELHI—India’s capital ordered the city’s schools closed for three days starting Monday, as authorities moved to combat the effects of thick smog that has choked residents and prompted public outcry. Some public elementary schools in New Delhi had been shut […]

Delhi Snapshot: Goat Eating a Paratha

Came across this fellow here in Delhi yesterday. He (or she) was eating a paratha.  Given his/her interesting colouring, neck adornment, and hoof bling, I was wondering if it might be an auspicious goat, kept and fed by people nearby in the neighborhood.  So I asked some guys hanging out nearby. They kept repeating a […]

Delhi Snapshot: ‘Selfie Garlic Bread’

Spotted here in Delhi: a brochure for an Italian restaurant promoting free “selfie garlic bread.” I have no idea what it has to do with selfies. And who is the guy in the photo? It’s a distinct possibility that I’m overthinking all of this. 

Snapshot from Delhi: Enterprising Street Dog

Spotted recently in Connaught Place, downtown Delhi: an opportunistic street dog drinking pooled water, after a rainstorm, from atop a parked car.  He looked at me as if to say, what’s so strange about this, and why the hell are you taking my picture? 

Recent Stories: Google CEO Visits India

I was in India recently covering the first offiical visit Google CEO Sundar Pichai has made to his home country. In the scene–setter, I wrote about the importance of India to Google — and other big U.S. tech companies, like Facebook: NEW DELHI— Alphabet Inc.’s Google became a global technology titan serving developed-world consumers on their […]