Construction over lake beds, blocking of stormwater drains have aggravated flooding in the city. Not much has changed over the last 20 years in terms of its preparedness to mitigate extreme climate events.
A traders’ market in Kolkata is reduced to ashes. Delhi’s parking policy could mean costlier vehicles. Hyderabad gets a new city action force, while the urban affairs ministry eyes new plans to tackle flooding in cities. Catch all this and more in our weekly round up of city news.