No longer a supporting actor to Mumbai, New Delhi is abuzz with new buildings, new energy, and new money. Well-heeled locals frequent art galleries and restaurants while iconic Ambassador taxis jostle with motorized rickshaws on the broad boulevards—and monkeys cavort on the sidewalks. This is clearly a city pushing beyond its old limits. Get here soon to experience the capital’s comeback. —Jocelyn C. Zuckerman
This appeared in the November/December 2011 issue.