The country has come a long way in the fight to protect these bodies of water, but much more needs to be done
Revamping Delhi's 'Gramin Seva' service
Census 2021: India's Urban-rural conundrum
The deficient design of India's streets
What Nigerian cities can learn from the rest of the world
The rapid rate of urban population growth, fuelled by massive rural to urban migration, has overwhelmed public sector resources ...
What commuters want
Rather than a top-bottom framework which assumes what people need, a bottom-up framework involving user perceptions will help in ...
Norwegian Embassy: A case of treading lighter on nature’s resources
A combination of low-capital initiatives by the management, maintenance policies and a clear vision that have made the Norwegian ...
Will Indian cities again drown this monsoon?
Even moderate rainfall can lead to major flooding in well-planned urban areas despite the presence of storm water drainage ...
Go for inclusive growth
As much as the government works to formalise the Indian economy, conditions force people into illegal and informal business
India needs a new approach to fire safety
In addition the codes governing fire safety and governance, we should have guidelines and framework to conduct a comprehensive ...
The push to drive indigenous people out of forests
Life of a Dongria Kondh tribal offers insights on Indian government’s reckless interventions into the lives of indigenous people
How the Centre is diluting green clearance norms
In the name of streamlining process to get environmental clearances, the Centre has turned these rules into mere formality
How Delhi’s draft e-vehicle policy stands out
Here’s a lowdown on what the policy offers to meet its aim of 25 per cent new vehicle registrations ...
A bad example from the US
A public sector technology transfer bill focuses exclusively on patenting
Fascism on the internet
The US seizure of domain names on the web is ostensibly a crackdown on online piracy but it could ...
Balding the urban landscape through shortsighted fiscal policies
Denial of the rural
Urban growth model needs reality check
The battle of the Indian bulge -- II
Incompetence at its best
Look what our neighbour is up to!
Myanmar has not sqandered its natural resources in an attempt to ape the West
Now it is floods
The legendary Gandhian
Pakistani social scientist Akhtar Hameed Khan, is remembered, on his first death anniversary, for his achievements in the field ...