All stories by Alison Saldanha
DeMo@Ground Zero: 'No savings, no profits, only losses'Rediff.com16 Nov 2017
'After household expenses, we are left with nothing...' 'Sometimes I think it is better to shut the store...'
Inside the miserable world of India's domestic workersRediff.com31 Jul 2017
'We eat first, they later; we sit on chairs and they on the floor; we call them by their names and they address us by titles,' writes Tripti Lahiri, author of Maid in India.
Delhi is the world's most polluted megacity!Rediff.com4 Oct 2016
In 2012, with one million deaths, China reported the highest toll from PM2.5 and PM10 pollution. At the time, India followed, reporting 621,138 deaths, nearly 10 per cent of the global toll associated with outdoor and indoor air pollution
Disaster risks grow, as India's cities flounderRediff.com15 Jan 2016
Poor land-use planning, indiscriminate approvals of building plans and the absence of disaster-risk assessment in urban design have resulted in what experts term concentrated concretization, predisposing cities to disaster risks