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Mumbai's monsoon made artsy

Mumbai's monsoon made artsy

Artist Ananta Mandal paints Mumbai's lifeline -- urban transportation -- in monsoon watercolors for an upcoming exhibition
JJ Valaya comes out as a photographer

JJ Valaya comes out as a photographer

Fashion designer JJ Valaya's first book is a paen to Delhi, in which he dresses and photographs contemporary characters in royal costume
Homes, livelihoods and an Oscar destroyed by Mumbai's Garib Nagar blaze

Homes, livelihoods and an Oscar destroyed by Mumbai's Garib Nagar blaze

Relief pours in after "Slumdog Millionaire" actress Rubina Ali and 2,000 neighbors lost their all
Pixel: Tata's new pocket-sized concept car

Pixel: Tata's new pocket-sized concept car

Tata Nano's newborn cousin is three meters long, gives 29 kilometers per liter, has four full-sized seats and can turn around in as much space as your office cubicle. And it's too cute to boot
Hunting for vintage cameras in Jaipur

Hunting for vintage cameras in Jaipur

In Jaipur's old quarters, photojournalist Divya Dugar scores an 1880 Carl Zeiss box camera and meets the last remaining practitioners of instant street photography
Taj calendar 2011 tries to be too fashionable

Taj calendar 2011 tries to be too fashionable

A dozen leading Indian fashion designers are given 12 Taj hotel resorts and palaces in 12 cities. The result -- some exquisite dresses, but no travel headrush
Madh Island gives up its prettiest secrets

Madh Island gives up its prettiest secrets

"You really couldn’t imagine that something so beautiful exists within the confines of Mumbai," says CNNGo reader Gaurang Menon
A short history of fashion pour homme, in India

A short history of fashion pour homme, in India

CNNGo reader Karun Arya shares his view on contemporary men's fashion in India, through conversations with Arjun Khanna, a Mumbai-based leading menswear couturier
Tour the Starck-designed yoopune homes

Tour the Starck-designed yoopune homes

How jealous is Mumbai? Pune is to get 228 Philippe Starck designer apartments by 2014
NH7 Weekender: How a music festival should be

NH7 Weekender: How a music festival should be

A well-organized event, happy people and plenty of music are enough to make this the best indie music festival ever held in India
All Souls' Day at Mumbai's biggest Christian cemetery

All Souls' Day at Mumbai's biggest Christian cemetery

Once only for Europeans, Mumbai's Sewri cemetery provides an enlightening, if chaotic, visit on All Souls' Day
Sachin's fried prawns: Mumbai's number one prawn dish?

Sachin's fried prawns: Mumbai's number one prawn dish?

This small 40-year-old Mumbai seafood bhojanalay serves substance over style
In search of Bishtis, Mumbai's vanishing water tribe

In search of Bishtis, Mumbai's vanishing water tribe

From 'Gunga Din' to modern construction sites, India's ancient water bearers have quenched the thirst of a nation. Now they may need some life-saving relief of their own
Mumbai's eastern shorefront: Mangrove's last sigh?

Mumbai's eastern shorefront: Mangrove's last sigh?

The Bombay Port Trust Road may soon be the fastest route out of the city. But can Mumbai preserve part of its vital natural landscape as it speeds forward?
A newcomer's photo diary of Mumbai

A newcomer's photo diary of Mumbai

Photographer Kainaz Amaria helps us see our city through new eyes in an exhibition she calls "Dream Mumbai"
Ladakh gallery: Gompas, goats and killer treks

Ladakh gallery: Gompas, goats and killer treks

As winter approaches India's Himalayan outback, CNNGo reader Erin D. Yard submits this visual tribute
Best Mumbai jewelers: 1 day itinerary

Best Mumbai jewelers: 1 day itinerary

Warning! Using this guide will ensure you end your jewelry hunt with a fistful of bangles, rings and earrings
Eat, pray, buy: 23 cheap thrills at the Bandra Fair

Eat, pray, buy: 23 cheap thrills at the Bandra Fair

Miley Cyrus vs. Mother Mary, Christian bride Barbie, wax body parts and frightening Ferris Wheels -- all on this photo tour of Mumbai's Mount Mary street fair
Can a six-year-old girl comment on politics? You 'butter' believe it

Can a six-year-old girl comment on politics? You 'butter' believe it

Dairy company Amul's ad girl satirizes Mumbai's biggest political issues. She's been doing it since the 1960s, and finally, the dress comes off
Taj Palace hotel reopening in Mumbai: Fortress for a week, landmark forever

Taj Palace hotel reopening in Mumbai: Fortress for a week, landmark forever

A survivor of the terrorist attacks on the Taj Mahal Palace hotel pays homage to the building that saved his life as its heritage wing reopens
Bed, breakfast and Buddha in Kolkata

Bed, breakfast and Buddha in Kolkata

CNNGo reader Uttara Gangopadhyay explores two unusual B&Bs in Kolkata, replete with quirky characters and settings right out of a Wes Anderson movie