migrants population lining up to leave for native places
From Rome to Pataliputra, cities have been engines of economic growth for ages. However, over the last couple of centuries, we’ve seen the emergence of a new animal - the megacity. Megacities...
The recent rise of civic activism in India for local and national issues exposes key challenge – Citizens are unhappy & anguished. They are discovering what they care about. They...
City Architecture of Mumbai- Dharavi
The world is negotiating extremely troubled times. Everyone seems confused, anxious, possibly afraid, perhaps trying to make sense of the perpetual uncertainty of what has just...
Bhopal
The next twelve months will be crucial from a governance point of view in Madhya Pradesh, India. An adaptive response that relies on a multi-level governance framework (centre-state-local government) will be crucial...
Fire Fighters fighting Australia Bushfire
We have seen enough of what has been happening in forests of Amazon, US state of California and more significantly recently in Australian bushfire episode. All through these...
Ahmedabad Electric Bus
The urban mobility sector in India is presently facing various challenges such as increasing private vehicle ownership, degrading air quality, severe congestion, growing GHG emissions and road accidents.
COVID19 has come in our lives as a blizzard unaware. In the last six months of the year 2020, we have seen a disruption in urban living, businesses and technology.
Climate change is real, and we all feel its effects. It is heartening to see a lot of individual action and small changes around us in the way we live and work...
Young reader at 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 that everything I am today comes from the books I’ve read, and...
World Bicycle day in India
Regular physical activity of moderate intensity – such as walking, cycling, or doing sports – has significant benefits for health. At all ages, the benefits of being physically active outweigh potential harm, for example...