In Delhi and other cities in the north, the homeless suffer the most as temperatures plummet while in the eastern metropolis of Kolkata, clean air remains elusive. News from these and other cities in this week’s edition of City Buzz.
Delhi to take steps to curtail food wastage at weddings, Hyderabad grapples with record rainfall, Punekars win fight to save bird sanctuary … all this and more news from cities across the country. Stay informed.
Roads made out of plastic waste have been touted as a solution to the mounting plastic crisis in the country. What has been the experience of Indian states and cities with this approach so far? And what are the primary challenges?
Which will be India’s fastest growing city in the next few years? Why is Kolkata gasping for breath? What’s the latest on the planned rapid transit system in the National Capital Region? Read about all this and more in our weekly capsule of city news.
Scores of cities in the country have been renamed, or proposed to be renamed, over the decades. The recent revival of this spree focuses attention yet again on the relevance and rationale of such exercises.
Why are farmers marching to Parliament? What’s behind the astronomical power bills of Mumbai consumers? How is Pune planning to increase the share of public transport usage? Catch all this and more in this week’s buzz.
Most public bus units in our cities have run into huge losses. Yet, fare increase would make buses unaffordable for the ones who need them the most. Can the state step in and find a way for them to be accessible as well as economically viable?
Did the SC order have any impact on Diwali pollution? Which are the other cities that may see a name change after the renaming of Faizabad to Ayodhya? What’s special about Delhi’s new Signature Bridge? All this and more news from our cities in our weekly recap.
Where will India’s first Justice City be? Which city in the country has been ranked on top in terms of public transport options? Why is Mumbai reeling under water crisis? That and more buzz from cities in our weekly news recap.
Notification of the revised Delhi land pooling policy is a welcome step, but is the government ready to implement it? Effective application would require coordination between different stakeholders and ramping up of institutional capacities and resources.