The annular solar eclipse passed over India Friday, creating a 'ring of fire' that brought the world's largest and noisiest religious festival to silence.
Migrant laborers have been hit hard since the city's construction boom came to a screeching halt.
A renowned photo agency celebrates its 60th anniversary.
Some see a government hand in the fanatical Hindu anger against a minority and its converts.
Readers remember the pen pals they found through the Monitor's old Mail Bag column.
States scramble to protect themselves from skyrocketing energy costs, but measures such as government subsidies are proving ineffective.