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Indian cities have shown resilience in overcoming challenges. Yet, resilience has not always resulted in improving urban governance and improving lives of urban poor.
The work-from-home template offers a way for India to re-imagine its model of urbanisation. For that, it must stop aping Western cities’ models from a century ago.
Rapid urbanisation in many developing countries has meant that informal settlements have begun to sprout near cemeteries.
To study the spread of coronavirus, we have to look beyond airports to the European automobile and parts industry in central China and transport hubs like Wuhan.
Modern cities have come to produce tremendous quantities of data. Understanding this data will give India a new level of understanding of the urban ecology.
Africa is urbanised, and its future in joining the global economy rests on the success or failure of cities, not rural communities.
The IITs at Bhubaneswar and Kharagpur, and Southampton University analysed satellite data on land use, land cover as well as temperature across Odisha to understand why it was getting hotter.
Census towns and other rurban areas bridge the gap between India’s large cities and rural areas, and supply goods and services to the hinterland.
India’s urban policy attributes the messiness to migrants, slums and poverty, and its preferred antidote is a Chandigarh-like order.
Unlike villages, search for partners in cities shifts its focus from family and caste networks to friends and professional networks.
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