There’s space for everyone on Mumbai’s footpaths, except pedestrians

Mumbai is a city of pedestrians. Still, there is no place to walk in this city. Footpaths are occupied by vendors, encroachments, and in some places, aren’t functional. According to a national survey on urban walkability, it is harder to walk in Mumbai than in cities such as Delhi and Chandigarh. As a planning and … More There’s space for everyone on Mumbai’s footpaths, except pedestrians

BMC Election 2017: Your vote matters more for Mumbai than you think

For a city that flouts the tag of richest Municipal Corporation in the country, it is baffling that its populace has shown little interest in its politics. In the last civic body elections, Mumbai saw a voter turnout of just about 40 percent (exact turnout was 44.75 percent but we normalise the number, given 15-20 … More BMC Election 2017: Your vote matters more for Mumbai than you think

Why Proving Your Patriotism Is Crucial Right Now

Patriotism means defending and protecting one’s country, even if it means protecting it from its own government and its people As the Supreme Court made its announcement, making it compulsory for cinema halls across the country to play the national anthem before screening the movie, I sat in absolute bewilderment about the enforcement of yet … More Why Proving Your Patriotism Is Crucial Right Now