Horn Please – Trucking in India

If you have ever been to India you must know what ‘Horn Please’ means as it is carefully written on the back of all the trucks in the subcontinent as an advice for the driver who intends to go past them. We thought this would make the perfect name for a book about Indian trucks. […]

India’s shopping mall generation

With the new economy and the influence of globalization, a new generation is emerging in India. People who are more fashion conscious and are more aware of materialistic indulgence. They wear branded cloths, have mobile phones, go to clubs and have a completely new attitude that comes across in the way they walk, talk and […]

Farewell to Dharavi slum

Asia’s largest slum, Dharavi, lies on prime property right in the middle of India’s financial capital, Mumbai (Bombay). It is home to more than a million people. Many are second-generation residents, whose parents moved in years ago. A city within a city, it is one unending stretch of narrow dirty lanes, open sewers and cramped […]