June 23, 2019 6:00 am
The revival of lakes and tanks is bringing water back into the public realm.
February 05, 2018 7:39 am
China has been expanding its cities rapidly and building new urbanised centres in rural regions in a bid to modernise its countryside and address wide income disparities. Urbanisation is also a key part of its strategy to boost domestic demand.
May 19, 2017 12:24 am
Rapid urbanisation brings with it enormous challenges. The Modi government has framed the agenda to meet them
February 17, 2016 12:05 am
Public service delivery improved only in cities where state governments provided an enabling environment for innovation and better governance.
June 27, 2015 6:36 am
By 2025, 69 metropolitan cities in India are expected to have 78% of the urban population.
April 06, 2015 12:12 am
Our engagement with cities must not be only about problem solving.
March 21, 2015 2:30 am
The urban housing shortage is around 18.78 mn dwelling units for the 12th Plan period.
January 16, 2015 12:50 am
Vantage points in the city nowadays offer only a sad sight — concrete eating into the green
December 30, 2014 4:44 am
The researchers took up a specific urban case study— comparing Mumbai and Alibaug.
November 22, 2014 7:45 am
Dressing it up with technology won’t be enough
June 22, 2020 6:12 pm
Ahead of World Cities Day on October 31, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned that, “such rapid urbanisation can strain local capacities, contributing to increased risk from natural and human made disasters”.