urban india caught up in parking muddle

India with low car ownership of 22 cars per 1000 inhabitants is expected to touch 35 cars per 1000 inhabitants...
March 14, 2021

reimaging a world where all children can ‘play’: the adda experiment

Children and playground complement each other. However, a majority of children in India never get an opportunity to play in a...
November 20, 2020

civic sense for civic bodies for pedestrian needs is urgent

Walking has always been the primary means of human locomotion. Pedestrianism (walking) was a popular spectator sport just as horse...
November 14, 2020

public health: a far cry for rural india during covid19

Maya (name changed) a contractual labourer serving a family of four, travels more than five miles each day, sometimes in...
October 31, 2020

libraries as community spaces: my love story with the indian institute of world culture

In the words of Neil Gaiman, I believe that the future depends on libraries. This conviction comes from the fact...
October 5, 2020

electric buses making inroad in cities in india

The urban mobility sector in India is presently facing various challenges such as increasing private vehicle ownership, degrading air quality,...
October 3, 2020

urban planning in india need ‘rethinking’ & ‘retrofitting’ in covid19

COVID19 has come in our lives as a blizzard unaware. In the last six months of the year 2020, we...
October 2, 2020

the end of megacities as we know in covid 19

From Rome to Pataliputra, cities have been engines of economic growth for ages. However, over the last couple of centuries,...
September 16, 2020

india’s ‘indigenous peoples’ in urgent need of climate justice

India is a large country with interspersed legacy and identity largely driven out of its people and their natural habitats....
September 14, 2020

the indigenous coastal communities of mumbai in lurch

People settled on coasts to take advantage of the amenities the oceans offer; food supply, source of transport, defensible positions...
August 23, 2020