Last week, The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, signed on the proposal to keep intact the Biodiversity Park (BDP) reservation on the hill tops and hill slopes in the New DP for Pune’s fringe areas. While, acknowledging the fact that there are many small time landowners......

As a part of the Paud Road Mohalla Committee, 25 Paud Road residents have been initiating clean up action at one stretch of the Sutardara Nala, which crosses Paud Road at Shivtirtha nagar. The local corporator has proposed a garden along this nala, providing a......

The first approval for the Pune Riverfront Development was in January 2016. Since then, numerous accounts and questions have appeared in the media. Right from claiming that such massive grand projects are merely ‘election promises’ by the BJP government to the usual cynical Puneri comments......

. . . And that is the classic question that Punekars have been asking since the last 10 years. Frankly, I have been unable to take either side. At one end I know that the remaining ‘open’ space will disappear surely if permissions are given......

Creating successful riverfront or waterfront development in cities is a challenging task. It may seem like an easy task of just cleaning up the banks and giving public access to it, but its much more complex and there are numerous underlying issues. Cities across the......