June 24, 2016
Cities Need Good Systems
Amitabh Kant says: "Show us the blueprint: For our cities to deliver growth and jobs, we need to deliver good systems for our cities".
June 20, 2016
On Fixing India's Urban Growth
Ruchir Sharma writes that India has a big problem, and it’s got to do with small cities.
June 16, 2016
Reclassification of Urban
Skewed projections of non-rural populations have affected economic planning.
June 10, 2016
The New Urban Agenda must Recognize the Importance of Intermediary Cities
The story of the coming urban explosion is one of the rise of medium-sized cities. But the world’s planners and authorities have yet to accept this fact.
May 13, 2016
The Great Leap Upward: China's Pearl River Delta, Then and Now
Guardian Cities poignantly documents the transformation of the Pearl River Delta, the world's largest continuous urban region, from 1979 to now.
May 04, 2016
Harvest Of Misery And The Perpetual Drought Politics
System and policy discourse on drought management focus on consequences rather than causatives.
April 11, 2016
How Successful Smart Cities Become Is A Function Of Who’s In-Charge
Pritika Hingorani and Komal Hiranandani write in Swarajya: "The way we choose to finance and structure the Smart Cities initiative has direct implications for governance and who holds power in our cities....
April 08, 2016
Ashwin Mahesh on Managing India's Urbanisation
Watch Ashwin Mahesh, National Vice President of Loksatta Party, discuss urbanisation, governance, and innovative solutions.
March 11, 2016
Getting Urbanization Right for Better Jobs in India
IDFC Institute's Vaidehi Tandel and Komal Hiranandani write for the World Bank's "Jobs and Development" blog
December 03, 2015
Inclusive Cities. Or Not?
Beyond the maximum: cities may be booming, but who's invited to the party?