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Why I make the journey back to 'My Mumbai'

Over 22 years ago, I read the words Urbs Prima in Indis at the Gateway of India. I was visiting Mumbai as part of a school trip, which eventually led me to move to the city for college. Once in......

The politics of 'other'ness

As the political battle for the future of Maharashtra's political future nears its electoral conclusion, Shreekant Sambrani looks at the intertwining nature of national and regional interests......

Mumbai, no longer a citizen's city

Mahesh Vijapurkar laments the decay and decline of India's premier city. The chaos that Mumbai experienced in the first three days of this monsoon speaks volumes about how the city is run, or put......

Mumbai runs because of its people, not rulers

If the city runs, it is thanks to the people who brave every odd. The city has to thank the people, not its governors for its survival, says Mahesh Vijapurkar. When the grand building to house......

Why Mumbai needs citizens contesting civic polls

Mumbai city, overcrowded, run down, filthy, gasping, is far too precious a city to continue to remain in the clutches of the professional politicians who owe nothing to themselves and have made......
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By 2025, Mumbai's infrastructure will be comparable with the global best

In 1864, the planners for Mumbai city, intended Mumbai to be "Urbs Prima in Indis" (The First City in India). But Mumbai has not lived up to this... ...

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Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap - cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power...
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