Civic

Zumba on the streets: A new trend in Indian cities?

September 18, 2017 Navya P K 1

From Mumbai to Chennai and Gurugram to Kochi, many Indian cities are hosting car free days when streets or stretches are closed to motorised vehicles and become a stage for recreational events. Here’s a look at these and the thought behind them. »

Government

Subsidised canteens gain ground in Indian cities

August 29, 2017 Navya P K 0

Across India, a number of state as well as non-governmental initiatives are providing low-cost or free meals to the unemployed, the daily wage earner, migrant labour and other sections of the urban poor. How do these function and do they really help the cause? »