India Insight

Women still feel unsafe in India’s rape capital

September 8, 2013

Assurances from the police and a new anti-rape law have done little to make the streets of New Delhi safer for women, especially for those using public transport, interviews conducted by the Reuters India Insight team show.

Women and New Delhi: the views of travellers

By Reuters Staff
September 8, 2013

By Aditya Kalra and Anuja Jaiman

Assurances from the police and a new anti-rape law have done little to make the streets of New Delhi safer for women, especially for those using public transport, interviews conducted by the India Insight team show.

Pricey dollar puts South Africa, Australia on Indian tourists’ maps

August 29, 2013

When Aparupa Ganguly visited South Africa in 2007, the country’s topography and wildlife made such an impression on the communications professional that she couldn’t wait to come back. Ganguly got her wish six years later – thanks to a stable rand.

Rupee spoils holidays abroad for Indians, but not for all

July 12, 2013

With the rupee hovering near a record low, Indian tourists would be tempted to give foreign shores a miss this year. But staying home is not an option for Harsh Chadha, a multinational executive just back from a three-week family vacation in the UK.

The Mongol Rally: Siberia

August 21, 2010

The Mongol Rally: SiberiaThe morning brought good news. We were closer to Semey, a large town near the Russian border than we thought. There was still the issue of how to get our half-broken-down car there.

All set for the Mongol Rally

July 23, 2010

The League of Adventurists, a UK company that organises extreme travel expeditions, will launch its annual off-road motor adventure: The Mongol Rally on July 24.

The Ugly Indian

August 17, 2009

– Jason Overdorf writes for the GlobalPost, where this article first appeared. –

Indian dilemma — To Nano or not to Nano

March 18, 2009

I was stuck in a traffic jam on one of New Delhi’s busiest roads, taking in the sights and smells of vehicles idling in all directions, when my cab driver turned to me and asked — “Are you going to buy the Tata Nano?”

India’s dream of ‘world-class’ airports and why I can’t afford it

October 23, 2008

After a two-hour flight sitting a few feet away from four boisterous children who made enough noise to put a marching band to shame, emerging at Hyderabad’s swanky new airport for my first visit to the city proved very soothing for my frayed nerves.

Taking the red bus home: a joyride in New Delhi

October 15, 2008

Riding home in the air-conditioned comfort of a gleaming red bus, I find it hard to believe I am travelling in New Delhi.