The abuse, mistreatment and erasure of the residents of Khori Gaon in the name of forest conservation is emblematic of the challenges that marginalised residents (being termed as ‘encroachers’) face across the country.
While experts have called this project “largely successful,” farmers in the region have questions about how the pilot—and scaling it to other parts—might compromise their long-term farming productivity.
As ‘encroachers’ are evicted to ‘beautify’ the riverbank under different development initiatives, ultimately, the Yamuna remains as polluted as ever.
India needs to develop a contextualised framework for Social and Emotional Learning to address the pandemic's mental impacts on students and caregivers.
Given only two non-working days to reopen, public schools in New Delhi are struggling to resume offline classes that meet health and safety requirements.
What roles can doctors play in communicating the ill effects of air pollution to patients, and can their role go beyond hospitals?
As the Delhi Government pushes the Pusa decomposer as a successful alternative to stubble burning, New Delhi's farmers highlight its hits and misses.
There has been a phenomenal growth in the number of metro rail projects across Indian cities in the last decade, despite hard evidence that...
While Delhi's Master Plan 2041 proposes green belts and parks along the Yamuna, it excludes those dependent on its resources: like Delhi’s 2,500 fishers.
Aside from low-income "encroachers" of common land, there are much larger players in Delhi who must also share the blame of worsening Delhi’s land scarcity.