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 |  5-minute read
Covid-19, Urban Planning, Aatmanirbhar bharat, Slumrehabilitation

Why slum rehabilitation should be part of Aatmanirbhar Bharat

The pandemic has been an eyeopener for the policymakers that business as usual in the slum rehabilitation and urban planning is not the way forward.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Urban Planning, MCD, Delhi Government

Why every top authority is cheating Delhi of development

For decades now, we have not been able to decide whether a city can go vertical or not.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Urbanisation, Smart cities, Urban Planning, Cities

Let's make India's cities vibrant, not just smart

The ultimate reality is that they are all about people and not about fancy architecture.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Monsoon, Bangalore, Gurugram, Urban Planning

Why Indian cities like Gurugram are drowning during rains

While climate change is a complex subject, there are several issues that are crippling our cities when it comes to deluge.

POLITICS

 |  Macro Matters  |  4-minute read
Urban Planning, Development, Narendra Modi, Smart city

Why smart city mission will only lead to pockets of development

Although focus is largely on transportation, there will be improvement in other amenities too.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Environment, Cities, Urban Planning

Why boundaries drive me up the wall

A hedge of one foot of bougainvillea, six inches of a thorny bush and another six inches of cactus will serve the same purpose.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Bangalore, Urban Planning, Sarjapur Road

Why Bangalore's Sarjapur Road is a tragedy of commons

How will neighbourhoods in such places evolve?

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Ganga, Transportation, Akhilesh Yadav, Varanasi

Why Banaras is better off without a Metro

In planning to start Metro services in Banaras, the UP government seems to be disregarding the nature of the city.