Different View of India:
Pictures of Indian cities you don't see in overseas media.
In the western media, we often see only one type of Indian image. Crowded, dirty and polluted.
The pictures would be often taken from random sewage canals and slums. The problem is
that those underbellies exist in every part of the world. Shanghai can be
This is not to deny that Shanghai and other great world cities have nicer infrastructure than
the Indian metropolises. It is just that we are seeing things in binary instead of shades of gray.
Indian cities sure have more than their share of dirtiness. Those are the reality and so are
the ones below. The problem is that if only one type of pictures are shown it totally distorts the reality.
Here is the other side.
Driving through Mumbai's marine drive.
A few kilometers north, Bandra-Worli sealink that connects traditional Mumbai city with its suburbs:
The serene Sabarmati river running through Ahmedabad
Jaipur: The land of palaces - now getting modern
The heart of Bengaluru: Vidhan Soudha
Mysore: Bangalore's royal cousin
Heart of New Delhi during the parade
Heart of Chennai in lush greenery
Chennai's iconic Marina beach
Chennai's southern skyline -
not as good as other Indian metropolis but getting better
Hyderabad center around the Char Minar
Rapidly growing skyline of Hyderabad:
Kolkata - the old capital of India
Kolkata's Vidaysagar Setu
Heart of India's former summer capital - Shimla
Chandigarh: One of India's most planned cities
Gangtok: The serene northeastern city
Jodhpur: India's blue city
Chennai's Anna Memorial
New Delhi's Lotus Temple
The Yamuna Expressway to Agra.
New 8-laned expressways of Hyderabad
Chennai's Kathipara junction
India's new highways.