Long before the Indian government responded to the threat of COVID-19 with a lockdown, residents of Shivaji Nagar, with the support of a local NGO, were protecting and helping one another.
When the 1918 influenza pandemic struck India, the death toll was highest among the poor.
‘Hotel Mumbai,’ which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, is an ‘anthem of resistance;’ a film that highlights the things ordinary people can do in extraordinary circumstances.
Staying at home puts women at greater risk of health problems – cities need to change to encourage them to go outside.
Wild leopards that live in an Indian city park like to dine on stray dogs, which new research says may help reduce the number of potentially deadly dog bites on people.
Flooding in India’s main financial hub is a reminder that urban growth has to work with nature.