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Polluted cities: India's Coronavirus lockdown yields fresher air to breath, cleaner rivers
India

Polluted cities: India's Coronavirus lockdown yields fresher air to breath, cleaner rivers

India accounts for the highest pollution-related deaths in the world with more than two million people every year, according to a December 2019 report.

Fixing India’s cities needs cutting the Gordian Knot: Failure, inaction are roadblocks to leveraging urbanisation for good
India

Fixing India’s cities needs cutting the Gordian Knot: Failure, inaction are roadblocks to leveraging urbanisation for good

The Government of India needs to build whole-of-system capacity for urban transformation, ensuring that all urban actors learn about complexity and understand the city as a ‘system of systems’. It is imperative that we work collectively to cut the Gordian Knot – abandon the dogmas that confuse and confound us – and secure a sustainable, just and equitable urban future for all.

Delhi Air Quality Index hits the 'poor' mark; Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata see relatively better air
India

Delhi Air Quality Index hits the 'poor' mark; Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata see relatively better air

Haryana reported a slight decrease in number of stubble burning incidents but Punjab had a massive increase of 45 percent.

Still charging: India's EV market is far from thriving despite policies encouraging e-mobility
science

Still charging: India's EV market is far from thriving despite policies encouraging e-mobility

Electric vehicles can be a sustainable solution for reducing air pollution in Indian cities and bring down India’s oil import bill.

World luxury residential prices grow at snail’s pace in Q1; Delhi ranks 7th, Mumbai 31st on global list: Report
India

World luxury residential prices grow at snail’s pace in Q1; Delhi ranks 7th, Mumbai 31st on global list: Report

Three Indian cities make the cut in the Index. Delhi ranks seventh as prime property price grew by 5.8 percent on 12-month and 4.4 percent on a 3-month basis.

No country for playful children: Why Indian cities need to get serious about play time
Life

No country for playful children: Why Indian cities need to get serious about play time

Until spaces are designated for children — including those who live on the streets or in urban slums — to play, menacing places like railway tracks or riverbeds will continue to serve as playgrounds.

How to build a queer city: Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru could take a cue from mid-19th century Berlin
Life

How to build a queer city: Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru could take a cue from mid-19th century Berlin

In India, where Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code criminalises gay sex, a thwarted community has managed to survive, protest with a song and dance, throw parties, and crawl under the sheets whenever it pleases

Open spaces in Indian cities must be viewed as essential community resources, not a luxury
Life

Open spaces in Indian cities must be viewed as essential community resources, not a luxury

Open or public spaces — a city’s streets, parks, waterfronts, squares, maidans, chowks — are necessary breathers which provide vibrant locations for public encounter, and facilitate a civic culture

Five most promising Indian tier II cities you should invest in
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Five most promising Indian tier II cities you should invest in

These five Indian cities are the top thriving places to invest in if you are looking to buy properties.

Marwari City: Stories of Kolkata's heritage often exclude its prominent community
Life

Marwari City: Stories of Kolkata's heritage often exclude its prominent community

Stories about Kolkata ’s cosmopolitan heritage rarely include the Marwaris, invoking instead its vanishing Jews and its fading Armenians

Mumbai, Delhi among 30 most powerful cities globally, says study
India

Mumbai, Delhi among 30 most powerful cities globally, says study

Two Indian cities -- Delhi and Mumbai -- have made it to a top-30 list of the world's most powerful, productive and connected cities.

AP panel to visit and study model state capitals before developing Vijaywada
India

AP panel to visit and study model state capitals before developing Vijaywada

AP municipal administration minister P Narayana is undertaking visits to different state capitals known for their planned development.

Chandrababu Naidu charts grandiose plans to realise his vision for Andhra Pradesh
India

Chandrababu Naidu charts grandiose plans to realise his vision for Andhra Pradesh

The Naidu government has drawn up ambitious plans to transform AP into a "bustling" state and place it among the top three states in the country by 2022.

Chandigarh's population will hit 1.6 million in next 20 years: city planners
India

Chandigarh's population will hit 1.6 million in next 20 years: city planners

Originally built for 5,00,000 people, Chandigarh's planners have capped its population at 1.6 million in the next two decades

Home Ministry suggests Municipal police forces for major cities
India

Home Ministry suggests Municipal police forces for major cities

Indian cities with population of more than one million may have a Municipal Police Service if state governments approve Home Ministry's proposal.