When cities were Nature’s haven: a tale from Bangalore

When Bangalore shattered its local loop of dependence by importing water, people forgot the importance of their local sources of water.

Avoiding Airpocalypse: It's Time to Move Beyond Quick Fixes and Tackle the Root Cause of Crisis

The fixation on economic growth indicators has blinded our decision-makers to the enormous social and ecological damage such growth causes.

Mumbai group spends 5 Sundays clearing 1.47-lakh kg garbage from Poisar river

“We used all our resources to gather like-minded people and started cleaning it.”

Make cities maker-centric

Cities everywhere are combining craft, creativity, technology and marketing by promoting mixed-use neighbourhoods

Diversity in Mumbai

The common thread that weaves different religious groups is culture - diverse and inclusive culture.

A city is for all its citizens

Public institutions must be held to their core promise: to build cities whose horizons are defined by the equality of opportunity for all

Delhi needs a more environmentally ambitious budget

The priorities and focus of the government expressed in the budget allocations in various sectors are compared with Sustainable Development Goals.

India’s unseen foods

The surprise that people would throw away or not notice edible, tasty and nutritious plants echoes from Punjab to Bihar to Assam, if you talk to lo...

The Garden of My Childhood

We can and must conserve our natural legacies, and become the guardians of so many values, so many little sovereignties and stolen afternoons ...

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