Train dreams: scenes from the Visakha Express, India – in pictures

A hint of Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train and lush landscapes captured Madhu Kalyan’s eye in our weekly look at people’s travels through three Instagram images

Chadar, India: The end of the Ice Road – in pictures

A project to document communities undergoing irreversible change took these authors to the frozen Zanskar river, which connects Ladakh and Zanskar in northern India.

The city Le Corbusier built: inside Chandigarh – in pictures

In 1950, India’s prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru invited the architect Le Corbusier to design a modernist city that broke with the country’s colonial past. Shaun Fynn explored the world heritage site

Indian retreat where Beatles learned to meditate opened to public

Ashram where Fab Four spent time in 1960s became derelict after band fell out with guru – now it has been reopened with walking trails and gardens