The pressure on land threatens the vivid and spectacular biodiversity of these hills
Road to chaos
The link between blood pressure and suicides
Why excreta matters
Farms in cities
A case for urban agriculture in India
No land to farm
With urbanisation of rural areas, space for food production in India is decreasing
If only cities can see wetlands
It is time we realised that a water body is not an ornamental luxury or a wasted land
Neither the city nor the sea will relent
As a result of climate change and uneven development, fishing communities in Chennai are caught between a seaward moving ...
Urban development agenda 2015
So far, smart cities have been all talks and no action. Will 2015 be any different? A quick account ...
Structural safety: preparing for the big one
Implementing seismic codes while constructing buildings will help save several lives in our earthquake-prone cities
Nepal earthquake: reminder for India on structural safety
It is not enough to have codes for making buildings earthquake-resistant, these have to be enforced on ground
India’s smart cities will need smart transport
With many Indian cities set to become larger than most countries, both in terms of GDP and population, mobility ...
We need smart governance to make smart cities a success
The smart city scheme treats every city as a living laboratory. Indian cities are, however, not at a stage ...
Politicising public mobility can decongest Delhi’s roads
The occupation of footpaths and public spaces in the capital by illegally-parked cars has put pedestrains at jeopardy
Are vendors only encroachers of Delhi’s footpaths?
The authorities must consider removing illegally parked vehicles first and allot designated spaces on roads to street vendors
Delhi needs buses in off-peak hours too
The green tribunal had recently said that buses were a cause of environmental pollution in Delhi
Slums and the story of India's housing crisis
The rate at which informal housing is being destroyed probably far exceeds the rate at which formal housing is ...
A landmark judgment for environmental jurisprudence
Sunil Kumar Chugh v. Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi expands the right to life of citizens ...
Jostling for jhuggi land
The Shakur Basti eviction drive calls for a thorough review of the railways’ mandate, politics of urban land and housing ...
Unreal in pampered India
With NDMC winning the smart city challenge, the contrast between where the government lives and where the rest of ...
Why this 'Transit-Oriented Debacle'?
Amendments proposed by DDA threaten to go back to exclusionary planning, congestion-inducing street management and urban-scape without enough open green ...
January 2, 2017, is the 15th death anniversary of Anil Agarwal, founder of the Centre for Science and Environment ...
Positive message from Minister's open urination incident
Without providing toilet facilities, how can the idea of SBM be enforced?