Contemporary

WhatSap Are You?

WhatsApp has become a fairly integral part of my life. As with many of you, I am a member of several groups and sometimes, it is hard for me to keep up with all of them. I had planned to write a blog on how WhatsApp has brought people together, has allowed me to reconnect with long lost friends, exchange…

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Mirza Ghalib
History

Ghalib’s Favorite Whisky

The finest Mughal food served in the court of Patiala owed its origin to a brand of whisky favored by Mirza Ghalib. ┬áPatiala, the erstwhile Sikh kingdom, is now known for its one time larger than life ruler – Maharajah Bhupinder Singh and its larger than the normal measure of alcohol – the “Patiala peg”. In the past, Patiala was…

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