When we talk about a cadre of municipal professionals for smart cities and urban local bodies, it would be good for such professionals to be a part of respective trade guilds created by due legislation, says Anirban Choudhury.
Open green spaces in the heart of an urban sprawl provide the much needed lung space for its citizens. Most Indian cities, however, have a long way to go before they catch up with global cities on that count, finds Navya P K.
The recent large-scale protests against a proposed steel flyover in Bengaluru has been in the news nationally. Could this large scale mobilisation of people in the cause of sustainable urban mobility be a trend-setter?