Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu rechristened the Chowk as ‘Teen Murti-Haifa Chowk’ in a ceremony today.
A journalist’s immersive look at modern relationships in the metropolis throws light on dark corners.
We cannot let 1.8 billion people wander in the world without introducing some global regulations on how to limit the negative aspects of tourism.
Women can become invisible subjects in a context where the city is a political territory for making citizenship. That is why women often have to build their citizenship by taking risks.
Year after year, people are dying in incidents that are termed ‘accidents’ but are actually man-made disasters.
In central Mumbai’s metamorphosis from an old working-class area to a rich people’s playground, zoning laws and safety regulations have been ignored.
At least 14 people died and 16 were injured in a late night fire at a multi-storey building in Kamala Mills compound in the Lower Parel area of Mumbai.
While Paharganj is full of neon signage, Gole market is abundant with hand-painted lettering.
In the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, PM2.5 levels decreased by 27% between 2013 and 2016.
Chicanes, steep verges, bollards, decorative planters, bus shelters, signs, statues, water features and high kerbs are all examples of design features that can be used to slow down an oncoming vehicle.
The blaze erupted in a shop at Makaria Compound early morning following which the structure collapsed.
Even if an artist’s work is deeply embedded in fantasies and dreamscapes, fragments from their contemporaneous, real life will find their way into their work, just as they will into their fantasies and dreams.
In ‘Delhi’s Qutb Complex’, Catherine B. Asher goes beyond Mehrauli and Delhi to look at the afterlife of the iconic tower that is the Qutb Minar.
Mumbai took no time to swing back to action after the attacks. However, the marks of bullets on walls and the pile of bodies will never be forgotten.
The NCR must seize the possibilities of reclaiming Badarpur as a public space by shutting down NTPC’s worst power plant in terms of meeting emissions standards.
Zafar Sureshwala, the Muslim face of the BJP, sees a Congress plot to spread fear but his brother was among those who alerted the police about the markings that were placed soon after posters warning of Paldi becoming another ‘Juhapura’ appeared.
Blaming the smog in Delhi on a global challenge such as climate change allows local – municipal, provincial and national – leaders to escape responsibility.
Along with the fate of the creek and that of the users, keepers and makers of Ennore’s place-words, lies our fate. Our language and our gaze make them invisible to us.
The system is expected to go online by February next year.
After years of resistance against the disputed redevelopment project announced in 2009, Delhi Development Authority evicted the residents of the colony, flattening 400 houses.
The devastating floods of June 2013 highlighted the need for sound planning and construction in the high-altitude terrain of the Himalayas. That lesson and concerns of geologists, however, are being ignored in its reconstruction.
Residents of the slum colony, located outside the Bandra railway station in western Mumbai, blame the civic body for reneging on its assurance that they had 48 hours to vacate their shanties.
Ecological history of Bangalore can help understand why nature in the city is not just important for the metropolis’s past, but also essential for its resilient future.
Uttaran Das Gupta’s Visceral Metropolis is relentless in its pursuit to look at a city through nostalgia, love, revulsion, progress, climate change, and through everything, hope.
If residential patterns and urban areas vary, so too must the story of gentrification.
Public awareness on sex attacks in Delhi has surged since the Delhi bus attack and thrown a global spotlight on gender violence.
In an attempt to make the city ‘open defecation free’, families who had paid for toilets and were midway through construction allege that their houses were destroyed before surveyors came around.
Why Elphinstone Road and nearby Mumbai railway stations are congested – and dangerous.
The American Historical Association cited the park as a good example of preserving historical artefacts. They probably wouldn’t have said that if they’d been there.
Artists without professional training are exhibiting their talents across the city – from the imaginative pandals to the lively performances.
Poor shelter, lack of sanitation and hygiene in slums, and insufficient family and community support further compound the problems of the urban poor.
The Ayotzinapa case was one of the first difficulties faced by President Peña and his administration, but was soon followed by countless scandals.
Recalling the iconoclasm of Varanasi’s ordinary citizens, the wisdom of its scholars and the dreams of its failed kings who sought to make an empire of a republic.
For IS militants, unlike Socrates, only an “unexamined life” is worth living.
For megacities, it’s time to start planning for a disrupted future.
A back-of-the-envelope calculation suggests that it will cost Rs 12.5 crore per city per year for 10 years to report air pollution and its severity in real time.
For the residents of this city of nearly two million, ‘informality’ is an all-encompassing, defining feature of everyday life in the capital.
This week: Are city-states in the middle of the ocean of our future, the inner lives of nannies and cab-drivers in NYC and ‘A Poem for Gauri’.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath had jointly inaugurated the maiden run of the Lucknow Metro with Union home minister Rajnath Singh yesterday.
The tragedy struck barely two days after torrential rain that brought the city to its knees by crippling road, rail and air services, inundating homes and leaving at least 10 people dead.