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VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Restaurants, Ramps, Public Spaces, Disabled-friendly

Why I decided to #RampMyCity and make it accessible for wheelchair users like me

The differently-abled need social lives, just like everyone else. For this, restaurants, etc., must respond. My appeal to eateries and civil society has turned into a full-fledged campaign for understanding.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Delhi, Public Spaces, Tughlaq sultanate, History

Of sarais and Sultanates: What the remains of two centuries-old inns in Delhi tell us

Spaces of public use have changed a lot since the medieval times, but some things remain the same.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Public Spaces, Gurgaon, Namaz, Gyms for rss

Haryana government wants gyms-cum-RSS shakhas, but has no place for Muslims to pray?

This is not the first time that a BJP government is unabashedly trying to expand the RSS footprint.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Racial discrimination, Malls, Kolkata, Public Spaces

Denied entry to Kolkata mall in dhoti: Filmmaker Ashish Avikunthak on 'public space'

'This is unequivocally class profiling. Here, unspoken stereotypes are employed to suspect or target an individual based on what they wear.'

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Public Spaces, Women's safety, Delhi, Journalist attacked

Dilli, meri jaan: How I survived a brutal attack in a public park

The sound, and the feeling, and the taste of continuous bleeding and retching has stayed with me.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Public Spaces, Women's safety, Delhi, Journalist attacked

Attack on woman journalist in a park is another grim reminder of how unsafe Delhi is

We hope Aparna Kalra will pull through and fight back, not just for herself but for all women who work, walk and dare to live.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Cities, Public Spaces, Urban development

Why we need lush, green parks for our children to play

You will encourage a natural 'nationalist' in the process.

ART & CULTURE

 |  11-minute read
Public Spaces, Artchitecture, Zaha Hadid

In her own words: Zaha Hadid

The celebrated British-Iraqi architect, who died on Thursday, stood for a radical understanding of space as a fluid, public art.