A view of the Netravathi river near Valachil in Mangalore. – H.S.MANJUNATH
The Hindu, Chennai A view of the Netravathi river near Valachil in Mangalore. – H.S.MANJUNATH

River-linking: bad science or good economics?


“Atalji's dream of linking rivers is our dream as well. This can strengthen the efforts of our ha... »

Taking the lead, slow and steady

Sand lorries at the Palar’s dry bed in Kancheepuram. - M KARUNAKARAN

R Balaji

“I have seen the Palar in its heyday, the river full from bank to bank during the monsoon and... »

‘Altering nature is not sustainable’

Aditi Nigam

The decade-old effort by Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Government to push the river-interlinking pro... »

Caught between hope and protest

Interlinking the Netravati (seen here near Tokkottu, Mangalore) is unfailingly mentioned in every State Budget. HS MANJUNATH

AJ Vinayak

Netravati is one of Karnataka’s west-flowing rivers. Born in the Western Ghats, it journeys t... »

Making the city smart

Thomas K Thomas

This Diwali, if you happen to drive into Bangalore’s Electronics City, you may be automatically g... »


Lavasa: first-mover advantage lost

Alka Kshirsagar

That first movers don’t always have an advantage is something Lavasa Corp has painfully disco... »


Kochi: a lesson on how not to do it

KPM Basheer

SmartCity Kochi, the most hyped, politically exploited and delayed project in Kerala, will ha... »


Hurdle Farmers protesting the Special Investment Region Act, in Ahmedabad

A tale of two Gujarati cities - Dholera

Rutam Vora

At a time, when living in urban India means traffic snarls, crowded streets, long queues for... »
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