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Indian municipal debt faces steep learning curve as Mumbai frets
Fri, Apr 10 2015. 01 25 PM

Indian municipal debt faces steep learning curve as Mumbai frets

The sale and listing of notes by municipalities was approved by Sebi last month, allowing them to issue bonds to fund urbanization projects
Zameen Ki Baat
Mon, Mar 23 2015. 11 58 PM

Zameen Ki Baat

The 2013 bill struck fine balance between industrialization, urbanization and farmers’ interests but amendments to it disturb tilt it in favour of the govt and private entities
Middle-income countries such as India key to reducing global hunger: report
Thu, Mar 19 2015. 01 02 AM

Middle-income countries such as India key to reducing global hunger: report

Number of people afflicted in these countries is 363 million and govts need to redraw existing food systems to effectively combat it, says IFPRI report
Unplanned urbanization
Wed, Mar 04 2015. 05 12 PM

Unplanned urbanization

Urbanization doesn’t look at the future or the past, it’s not bothered about human beings or the environment
Indian investors trade farms for cities on Narendra Modi’s urbanization push
Thu, Feb 26 2015. 10 55 AM

Indian investors trade farms for cities on Narendra Modi’s urbanization push

India’s rural consumers are losing their appeal to equity investors as Modi shifts funding from farm subsidies to urban infrastructure
Craftsmanship in urban planning
Wed, Jan 14 2015. 02 21 PM

Craftsmanship in urban planning

Richard Sennett of LSE says politicians around the world do not seem to appreciate the value of craftsmanship when it comes to building cities
Why and how cities succeed
Wed, Jan 14 2015. 02 20 PM

Why and how cities succeed

For economic success, cities need to track and train smart people, and then get out of their way, according to Havard University’s Edward Glaeser
Who owns the city?
Wed, Jan 14 2015. 02 20 PM

Who owns the city?

Most urban Indians would consider a high-rise residential gated community to be a dream home, but sociologist Saskia Sassen find this form of architecture deeply problematic
The connection between economic and spatial growth
Wed, Jan 14 2015. 02 18 PM

The connection between economic and spatial growth

This first article in a new series on urbanization highlights the problems and the mismatch between market forces and politics
Why West Bengal is like Canada, and Bihar like Swaziland
Thu, Dec 25 2014. 03 37 PM

Why West Bengal is like Canada, and Bihar like Swaziland

Fertility rates vary dramatically across the country

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