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Apr 12, 2014
From a Delhi jhuggi : Politicians want to remove poor people, not povertyIn a small jhuggi in the shadow of giant new towers, a few hundred people, dispossessed of their homes by the Metro, wonder if the elections will bring them anything at all. Perhaps blankets.
Apr 01, 2014
For the Mumbai poor: Why Medha Patkar's perseverance might pay offThe depth of support for Medha Patkar is not just from the urban poor in slums. The diverse middle classes, increasingly finding that the state does not function for them, are turning to civil society groups.
Mar 30, 2014
Mumbai North: Cong's Sanjay Nirupam could face tough contestAnti-incumbency and a three-cornered battle with a popular BJP candidate, an AAP candidate could make this a tough election for Sanjay Nirupam. The MNS has not fielded a candidate yet.
Mar 02, 2014
Cong decision to protect Mumbai slums is votebank politics: ExpertsOn Friday, the Legislative Assembly amended the Maharashtra Slum Areas (Improvement, Clearance and Redevelopment) Act, 1971 to regularize illegal slums that come up before 2000.
Jan 03, 2014
AAP's porta cabins may not be the best solution for Delhi's homelessThe demolition carried out by the Railways took place on 26 December and according to the residents they were given no prior warning about the demolition.
Sep 30, 2013
Mumbai's building collapses and the debris of housing policiesThe problem of dilapidated buildings and building collapses cannot be seen as divorced from the larger challenge of housing in Mumbai.
Sep 28, 2013
Two internal surveys down, here are AAP's prospects for Delhi 2013According to their internal numbers, AAP will get 27 per cent of the vote share and 41 per cent voters prefer Arvind Kejriwal as the next chief minister.
Jul 09, 2013
Delhi polls 2013: Why making Delhi kerosene-free may not help CongressThe Congress tried to phase out kerosene from the slums of Delhi but it may not get them the goodwill they anticipate.
Jul 04, 2013
Why Delhi continues to legalise settlements despite land grabbingIf Dikshit genuinely wants political parties to stop using poor housing facilities as an election issue, she should remove legalisation of such colonies from her agenda of assembly elections scheduled later this year, say experts.
Jun 28, 2013
Shanties in Delhi pose ecological threat: Sheila Dikshit"What happened in Uttarakhand, people are now saying that it is a man-made disaster because of the several unplanned constructions there. We need to get rid of the jhuggis (shanties) and unauthorised settlements," Sheila Dikshit said.