Urban planning needs to go beyond megacities
To what do we pay greatest allegiance? Family, language group, country, gender? Religion, race? And if none of these matter, are we urbane, cosmopolitan, or simply lonely?
On the sari as a message of competence, maturity, professionalism and a new cosmopolitanism
Dreams have a habit of dissolving under scrutiny. Which other city can boast of Bal Thackeray as its patron saint? Mumbai always succumbs to chauvinism, unfailingly. It’s its defining feature