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Jasmine Shah

The writer works with the Delhi government and is a Fulbright-Nehru Fellow.

Report on Delhi’s water quality employs faulty methodology, appears politically motivated
Sat, Nov 30, 2019

Even in a best case scenario, the sampling sought out areas with the worst water complaints in Delhi, and tried to make them representative of all of Delhi.

Free rides for women in public transport is part of Delhi govt’s push to make city safe
Sat, Jun 15, 2019

Free rides for women in public transport is a part of Delhi government’s push to make the city safe, inclusive.

Puri defies economists, says Delhi metro woes not due to fares
Wed, Nov 29, 2017

DMRC and Union minister for urban development Hardeep Singh Puri are right that the daily ridership of Delhi metro hasn’t declined by 3 lakhs due to fare hike. It has declined by 4.8 lakhs.

An unequal passage
Wed, Nov 01, 2017

Delhi metro’s fare increase prices out the poor. Those arguing against offering subsidies ignore the multiplier effect of an affordable mass transit system.

Outcomes, Not Slogans
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

Delhi government’s Outcome Budget is a unique effort towards accountability

Neighbour Power
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Mohalla sabhas could have been the first line of defence in Delhi’s health crisis.

Begin with a rigorous study
Sat, Jan 23, 2016

Delhi’s odd-even trial was brave, but policy needs good research at design stage.

The NITI gritty
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

New body must encourage policy based on evidence, not intuition and ideology.