In pics: India before independence
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In pics: India before independence

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Neetole Mitra25th Jan, 2017
The First Republic Day After Independence

The First Republic Day After Independence

President Sukarno of Indonesia was the first ever Chief Guest of the Republic Day Parade in 1950 in India. Not only was he a freedom fighter, his ideology also closely aligned with that of Nehru's.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

Can you believe that this is how Delhi gate used to be!? India clearly has o respect for its past. What a shame. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

Professional Dancing (Nautch) girls in the streets of Old Delhi - India 1906. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

Did you know that Delhi had a running tram from 1908 to 1963? That too in the old Dekhi area of Shahjahanabad. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

The Round Temple of Mumbai is also known as the Gol Dewal. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

A busy street in old Delhi. Check out the old havelis. Look at the intricate work on them. Clicked in 1908, it's been more then 50 years since Delhi was plundered by the British. Imagine what Delhi would have looked like before 1857! Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

Imagine a time without cars. Here's an Ekka. In the hot Delhi summer of 1908. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

Qutub Munar now comes with a side serving of numerous buildings in the background and the metro line in the foreground. But this is how it looked in 1908. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

Lutyen's Delhi. The Rashtrapati Bhawan. Of course back then it housed the viceroy not the rashtrapati. It still looks almost the same. Whereas the rest of Delhi has transformed so drastically. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

The war on Islam and Delhi that followed the 1857 Mutiny, left the Kashmiri Gate very badly damaged. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

A village scene from Madura - clicked somewhere around 1860s. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

The view of Delhi from Jama Masjid - Clicked 1860. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

The Harbor from the Yacht Club - Bombay. Clicked in 1860. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

An image of 1975! This is a spice market. Haldi and jeera didn't come in plastic packets back then! Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

A Ship harbour in Old Calcutta. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

Rabindranath Tagore with Brahmacharyashrama boys - Santiniketan 1903 Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

The Qutub complex. I think I was born at the wrong time. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

A scene probably from West Bengal. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

In pics: India before independence

In pics: India before independence

A scene probably from West Bengal. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Bizarre India
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Bizarre India

Anything is possible in India. And even if something can't be, Indians are quite capable of making it happen - by all means. These funny and bizarre pics would truly show you the Real Face of India. Proud to be an Indian!!!
Nina S2nd Feb, 2017
Funniest And Most Bizarre Names Of Indian Cities
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Funniest And Most Bizarre Names Of Indian Cities

Check out these super funny names of Indian cities that you will not believe exist.
Bizarre Foods That Indians Eat
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Bizarre Foods That Indians Eat

If you thought that weird food habits only exist in the West, think again! We Indians also have bizarre food items as our cuisines, but it is unknown to many of us. Check out 10 of the most bizarre food items that Indians eat.
MS Dhoni - The Making Of A Star!
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MS Dhoni - The Making Of A Star!

Get to know many more lesser-known facts about Team India's captain cool. Check out the rare photos of M.S. Dhoni depicting his journey in life.

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Monika Rawal20th Jan, 2017
Virat Kohli - The rockstar
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Virat Kohli - The rockstar

No one would have thought that this middle order batsman would record some of the best victories for Team India. Take a look at Virat Kohli's rarest photos with friends and family.

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Anjum Seth6th Jan, 2017
Om Puri's Life In Pics
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Om Puri's Life In Pics

Om Puri's personal life has always hogged limelight for wrong reasons. Flip through the album to check out his controversial life.

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Madhavi Jain6th Jan, 2017
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