Context is decisive. It all depends on how you look at an issue, that provides the solutions that it throws up. Sharing with you one anecdotal example in the context of malnutrition among children below five years of age in a South East Asian country. A certain development professional was […]

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Without inclusive growth, that includes the poor, the rich cannot survive in a city. Thank you for appreciating the development and environment combination of the blog. Your time is precious and I appreciate you making it available to comment on the Blog. There is a dominant tendency on our part […]

Following is an excerpt from City Improbable writing on Delhi, a Delhi anthology edited by Khushwant Singh. The book is a complete rendezvous with Delhi, its historical as well as recent past and its present and is aptly reviewed by the Telegraph as, “Anyone who has ever had anything to […]

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The Taj Mahal: A resource curse in the ‘heart’ of India? Mention or lack of mention of just one word makes a difference. Thank you for appreciating the film review with ‘Beautiful.’ I had the privilege of being present in an awesome event in Agra. Empirical facts indicated that of […]

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Delhi Greens and the Center for Climate Justice & Equity (CCJE) recently came together at Dilli Haat to take forward the Untied Nations-led Seal the Deal Campaign aiming to galvanize political will and public support for reaching a comprehensive global climate agreement in Copenhagen in December. On December 7, 2009, […]

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Dastkar is celebrating the Annual Craft and Environmental Fair NATURE BAZAAR – India’s largest crafts fair – with 200 stalls and participants from all over India…selling handicrafted products in a myriad different materials and techniques. Also to be checked out, music, dance and folk performances throughout the day. And a […]

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The 14th of November, also known as Bal Divas, is the birthday of Chacha Nehru–our first Prime Minister and to put it in the current context–Rahul Gandhi’s great grand father. Continuity, complexity of relationships and interrelatedness to the web of life is the celebration. A beautifully done film festival called CMS […]

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When we say ‘Our Delhi’ we mean it is our city, the city belongs to us and not to all those ‘others’ who are coming to the city in search of jobs or higher education. Therefore we have some preconceived notions about who we consider as outsiders, migrants. The popular […]

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