Bringing sustainability to Mumbai's urban planning starts with ensuring fair access to basic infrastructure
Mumbai's annual flooding problem is directly linked to the kind of city imagined and created, reflected in the city policy and planning.
Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 a grim reminder for govts to improve sanitation, housing in cities to prevent pandemics; science won't be enough
The ability to quickly overpower disease outbreaks through the use of science, innovation and technology had led governments to neglect their role in effective prevention of such epidemics.
Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur Municipal Corporation to open 'Garbage Cafe', collect plastic in exchange for food
AMC will open 'Garbage Cafe' within few days under which poor people and rag pickers will get free food in exchange for one kilogram of plastic. The initiative, however, drew harsh criticism from opposition parties. But locals are of the view that the city would become cleaner after the initiative is in place.
As fire at Bhalswa landfill adds to Delhi’s smog, experts push for segregating waste at source, formalising garbage collection
Delhi is all set to turn into a gas chamber once again and the methane from landfills like Bhalswa will only add to its woes. Experts suggest NCR needs a long-term solution, and segregating waste could be good place to start with
'You say you are Superman, but you don't do anything': SC slams Delhi L-G over garbage woes in capital
The bench directed the office of the LG to file an affidavit by 16 July indicating the time frame on the steps it is supposed to take to deal with the situation.
Bengaluru conservancy workers remain unpaid for 5 months; civic officials claim all authorised employees received wages
Distressed by the non-payment of wages for over five months, a 37-year-old conservancy worker consumed poison and killed himself in Bengaluru's Guttahalli area on Sunday
Ghazipur landfill collapse: Mere shifting of site won't end air pollution, diseases; scientific disposal only way out
The locality where breathing is always a struggle and life only means a fight against deadly diseases.
Around 1,100 towns and cities in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala and Telangana are set to be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2 October, the day the Centre launched the ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' in 2014.
With India littering its waste without sufficient treatment, it needs to set aside about 88 sq. km of precious land—the size of New Delhi — for landfills by 2050, industry association Assocham said on Sunday, citing its study.
The Deonar dumping ground fire in Mumbai has not just exposed the fast deteriorating living conditions in India’s financial capital but also rung the alarm bells for the most notoriously polluted city of India — Delhi.
Goa, one of the world's most popular beach tourism destinations, does not have a single efficiently functioning solid waste management plant