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A push for 100 ‘smart’ cities is neglecting needs for basic services and putting India’s poorest at risk of eviction, a report says.
Patralekha Chatterjee August 21, 2017

Antiquated rules that stem from British rule of India limit the authority of mayors in ways that could undermine the new prime minister’s vision for urban development, Bloomberg reports. 

September 24, 2014

Urbanist Sanjeev Sanyal writes in India Today that smart cities must contain “smart slums” that enable social and financial mobility for the poor. 

September 16, 2014

The Japanese government will fund projects designed to improve the transit, energy and infrastructure of Indian cities, the Economic Times and India Today report.  

September 11, 2014

From the slums of Delhi to poor rural villages, lack of indoor plumbing creates health hazards and safety risks for Indians, The Economist reports. 

July 23, 2014

India’s new prime minister is pursuing a two-pronged urbanization strategy that involves building new cities and improving existing ones, the Economic Times reports. 

June 23, 2014

Narendra Modi brought electricity and investment to Gujurat, but failed to get a planned city built, the Washington Post reports. 

May 27, 2014
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