It was all very cloak and dagger. One winter morning last year, I was told by an anonymous male voice on the phone to be outside a certain abandoned movie theatre in Delhi’s Old City at a certain time. I was to come alone. “We will be watching.” I did… Continue reading
Most of the subplot in The Case of the Love Commandos (Vish Puri #4) takes place at the site of one of the biggest Hindu pilgrimages in India, the shrine of Vaishno Devi. The shrine sits high up in the hills north of the city of Jammu in the northern… Continue reading
‘An unparalleled parallel system.’ That’s how Vish Puri refers to the informal courier service that transports most of the world’s diamonds back and forth between Bombay and Surat, capital of the world’s cutting and polishing industry.
Known as ‘Angadias’, the diamond couriers blend in with the general population, travelling on… Continue reading