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Delhi's unauthorised colonies Is Centre's regularisation action plan a political gimmick?

Aug 21, 2014

Delhi's unauthorised colonies Is Centre's regularisation action plan a political gimmick?

While there is consensus across party lines on the need to regularise, the handling of the process by successive governments has raised serious doubts about the political and administrative commitment to clean up the mess. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Sheila Dikshit #Delhi #PoliticsDecoder #States #Urban Development Ministry #unauthorised colonies
The urchin at the traffic light An unexpected postcard from #FreeIndia

Aug 15, 2014

The urchin at the traffic light An unexpected postcard from #FreeIndia

Stuck at a traffic light in Mumbai a management consultant gets an unexpected glimpse of both the price and the rewards of #FreeIndia. #Mumbai #UrbanPostcard #Independence Day #FreeIndia
Last Tango in Kolkata: Football-mad city split over Argentina and Brazil

Jul 09, 2014

Last Tango in Kolkata: Football-mad city split over Argentina and Brazil

Once Kolkata was known for its grand passionate rivalry between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan. But this World Cup has seen that passion go international and the city is torn between Brazil and Argentina. But there are limits. #Brazil #John Abraham #football #Lionel Messi #Pele #Diego Maradona #Argentina #UrbanPostcard #Mohun Bagan #2014 Brazil World Cup #Chirag Paul

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Delhi polls: Will urban voter apathy be the undoing of AAP?

Dec 03, 2013

Delhi polls: Will urban voter apathy be the undoing of AAP?

However, the worst enemy the AAP can find is people like us who vent ire and grief but do not walk to the polling booths #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Arvind Kejriwal #AAP #Urban voters #Delhi Election 2013
Urbanism: What makes Shivaji Park more accessible than Oval Maidan

Nov 21, 2011

Urbanism: What makes Shivaji Park more accessible than Oval Maidan

Walls, railings and boundaries make Mumbai's public spaces less accessible than they could be. #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #urbanism #Shivaji park #Jane Jacobs

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Urbanism: What makes Shivaji Park more accessible than Oval Maidan

Aug 22, 2014

Spiders get bigger, multiply faster in cities: Australian study

Researchers at the University of Sydney found that golden orb weaver spiders, which are found in both urban and rural areas, are more likely to be bigger, more fertile, and better fed in cities than in outside areas...
Urbanism: What makes Shivaji Park more accessible than Oval Maidan

Aug 20, 2014

New Urban Legends: Kids proving that pastime not past its prime in big cities

When Major League Baseball’s next commissioner arrives at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. Wednesday, he will throw out the ceremonial first pitch, and maybe even get to meet the baseball supernova on the cover of this week’s Sport... #Major League Baseball #Sports Illustrated #Williamsport, PA
Urbanism: What makes Shivaji Park more accessible than Oval Maidan

Aug 20, 2014

New Urban Legends: Kids proving that pastime not past its prime in big cities

When Major League Baseball’s next commissioner arrives at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. Wednesday, he will throw out the ceremonial first pitch, and maybe even get to meet the baseball supernova on the cover of this week’s Sport... #Major League Baseball #Sports Illustrated #Williamsport, PA