Tag: Bengaluru

Your Corporator: The Elected Representative You Forget to Vote For

Corporators have the agency and opportunity to attend to, if not solve, the most immediate and proximate woes of an urban citizen. Yet, municipal elections continue to be one of the most ignored aspects of Indian democracy, with local politics playing subordinate to state and national politics.

Life in Traffic, Not Fantastic: Why Are Bengaluru’s Roads So Bad?

The poor condition of Bengaluru's roads are well-documented and have been groaned about since time immemorial. Roads are laid in the city only to be dug up again, leaving commuters stuck in traffic for hours on end. But why are Bengaluru's roads so bad? Who is responsible for them? And why is this such a persistent problem?

School Uniforms are Meant to Equalise Students, So Why Enforce Gendered...

“I remember how much I used to love wearing my uniform as a kid. But when I got older, I started to feel more...

From Bans to Monitoring, Why Are Schools Policing Teenagers’ Social Media...

From Twitter to Tik Tok, social media has become an integral platform for students’ lives, be it for social, political, or educational reasons. As...

In Her Opinion: Dr. Veena Srinivasan on the Rural and Urban...

Today, the water crisis is one of the leading causes of worry in the environment sector. Funds are diverted towards the issue, research on...

The Green Frontier: Sustainable Housing in India

Written by Arnab Chakraborty The conversations around climate change and greenhouse gas emissions have gained momentum in the last few years. So, let’s test your...