A peaceful strike gone wrong has changed nearly everyone’s life in the village
With the Congress and BJP trading charges over selective enforcement of official housing rules, it is now up to the High Court to adjudicate the matter
Peeyush Sekhsaria interviews a family who lived in a middle-class complex for over 15 years without ever having heard of its architect, Charles Correa, but who had always ‘wondered about the person who paid so much attention to small things.’
While Beijing may have a better grip on air pollution control than New Delhi and other India cities do, its problems are indicative of a more fundamental problem with the process of urbanisation
He produced unique architectural expressions by responding to living patterns, energy issues, and the nature of changes in society.
The integration of ‘housing for the poor’ and ‘housing for the rich’ is the only proposition that will produce ‘housing for all’ and direct the occupants of both to a common goal, and a lifestyle that gains from each other’s proximity.
The eleventh hour withdrawal of a UNESCO bid to consider Delhi as a heritage city smacks of arbitrariness and prejudice
For those of us who have grown up in the Ahmedabad before the collapse of the mills, before the advent of the nouveau riche who now guide or bully the city, Amrita Shah’s lyrical book only reflects the changing tides of the last four decades.
Correa was the master of the meaningful paradox who thought of the big space, without losing sight of the small detail
New Delhi: It’s been nearly 15 months since the Supreme Court held the Ansal brothers — Sushil and Gopal — guilty of negligence in the 1997 Uphaar theatre fire tragedy. But with the judges differing on the quantum of sentence and referring the matter to a three-judge bench, […]
Article 15(2) can become a crucial remedy to combat private discrimination across a range of arms-length economic transactions including, potentially, housing covenants and employment contracts
New models of development in this once democratic city are edging out those from underprivileged sections of society
Following the Bombay High Court’s order to put an end to the city’s Victorias, carriage owners in other cities too are worried.
The signature scheme is marred by ill-conceived projects and confusing directions. Urban bodies across India would do well to stay away from the Smart City initiative for now.
India needs a new national legislation outlawing discrimination in access to housing.
Juhapura is perhaps India’s only Muslim ghetto, a place where involuntary resettlement, spatial confinement and the denial of public services have produced a unique economy and culture of exclusion and disenfranchisement.
Central Pollution Control Board to review controversial Okhla plant even as city government seeks to commission second one.
It used to be an article of faith in Bombay that, on its streets, a lone, bejeweled woman could return home after a wedding at midnight, safe and unmolested. This is because people still sleep on Mumbai’s streets