Comment & Analysis

A Digital Archive By TISS Examines The Issue Of Caste In Mumbai

CasteMopolitan Mumbai has documentaries, poetry, videos and interviews put together by students of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences ...
Sex, Morality and Censorship

Cutting The Edge Off Art: How Theatrewallahs Have To Deal With Censorship

Actor Amol Palekar's recent petition in the Bombay High Court has revived the debate over censoring performance ...

New Ground: View Proposed Makeovers Of August Kranti Maidan and Azad Maidan

Comment & Analysis
A look at the Observer Research Foundation's recently-released plans to upgrade the maidans, both of which were important sites in India's freedom struggle ...

Mumbai Has 99 Problems But A Penguin Isn’t One

Comment & Analysis
From homeless shelters to women's toilets, the Rs45 crore the state government will spend on exotic fauna could be put to much better use ...
Aarey Milk Colony

Wrong Turn: Major Errors In The Revised Development Plan

Comment & Analysis
The BMC's second draft of the plan, which will serve as the blueprint for the development of the city, is another hack job ...

Under The Bridge: Matunga’s New Flyover Garden Is Pure Urban Jugaad

The garden is the latest example of how Mumbaikars tackle the lack of open spaces in the city ...