Anil Singh

Stories By Anil Singh

Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil can start by making police more accountable to the public, writes Anil Singh

Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil can start by making police more accountable to the public, writes Anil Singh

The priorities of the state's new home minister include implementation of the Shakti Act for perpetrators of crimes against women and chi...Read More

How many lives must we sacrifice before we start taking fire safety seriously, asks Anil Singh

How many lives must we sacrifice before we start taking fire safety seriously, asks Anil Singh

Researchers for the International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health examined 33 fires during 2010-’20 in Indian hospitals w...Read More

Mumbai Police, once compared to the Scotland Yard, are market yard, writes Anil Singh

Mumbai Police, once compared to the Scotland Yard, are market yard, writes Anil Singh

The IPS volcano truly erupted on March 20, with former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh releasing a letter that singed the MVA ...Read More

By 2050, prolonged flooding is predicted in Mumbai’s low-lying areas in the monsoon. However, work on the coastal road project is in full swing

Protecting the planet should begin with protecting Mumbai first, says Anil Singh

In 2018, a Gurugram schoolboy noticed the plethora of single-use plastic items in posh eateries. These disposables, such as straws, spoon...Read More

Most of our cities are turning into urban heat islands, day in and day 
out, writes Anil Singh

Most of our cities are turning into urban heat islands, day in and day out, writes Anil Singh

Greenbelts around cities, for wind paths, would allow the passage of exhaust heat from urban air conditioners and automobiles. However, e...Read More

Navi Mumbai should be the yardstick for livable cities, says Anil Singh

Navi Mumbai should be the yardstick for livable cities, says Anil Singh

The satellite city is in a class of its own, being the largest planned city in India. Flanked by the forested Parsik range and a thick st...Read More

We must make politicians walk the talk when it comes to footpaths, says Anil Singh

We must make politicians walk the talk when it comes to footpaths, says Anil Singh

‘Super footpaths’ were in the offing in Mumbai when the pandemic struck; the first of these was to be a six-metre-wide walkway from Siddh...Read More

We seem to have moved on, from urban Naxals to ‘andolan jeevis’, notes Anil Singh

We seem to have moved on, from urban Naxals to ‘andolan jeevis’, notes Anil Singh

The PM’s speech targeting dissidents also assumes significance in the light of the fact that the Union Home Ministry plans to invite citi...Read More

The ‘religious sentiments’ ruse is part 
of the divisive politics being practised 
in our country, says Anil Singh

The ‘religious sentiments’ ruse is part of the divisive politics being practised in our country, says Anil Singh

It is time to ask how someone sold the majority community the idea that a religion that has withstood the onslaught of Buddhism, Islam an...Read More

Mumbai is facing a biodiversity crisis because of its choice of avenue trees, writes Anil Singh

Mumbai is facing a biodiversity crisis because of its choice of avenue trees, writes Anil Singh

At the beginning of every year, Mumbai goes gaga over the magical rosy hue along the Eastern Express Highway at Vikhroli, thanks to a row...Read More

Was affluenza behind the New Year-eve party murder, asks Anil Singh

Was affluenza behind the New Year-eve party murder, asks Anil Singh

Children need and want to be told right from wrong and learn responsibility and the consequences of their actions. However, parents tend ...Read More

Why does the fuss over the demolition of some dormitories in IIM Ahmedabad matter? Anil Singh explains

Why does the fuss over the demolition of some dormitories in IIM Ahmedabad matter? Anil Singh explains

The red-brick campus, with its spartan residential dorms with a play of light and shade, mass and void, the built and the open have been ...Read More

Election rally in Bihar

We are marking the end of an Orwellian year, in which the absurd became the new normal, writes Anil Singh

The Government that promised deliverance from 'bhay, bhookh aur bhrashtachar’ said it had no data on the number of migrant workers who ha...Read More

Farmers' protest: Instead of battling farmers, Modi Govt should be fighting their battles, writes Anil Singh

Farmers' protest: Instead of battling farmers, Modi Govt should be fighting their battles, writes Anil Singh

The farmers need to realise the inevitability of reforms and the government needs to realise that everything can't be achieved through st...Read More

Fadnavis or Fad-novice? 
Time alone will tell

Fadnavis or Fad-novice? Time alone will tell

Erstwhile Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's flagship project, the Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan, did little to tackle drought and increase grou...Read More

Corona and the accidental chief minister

Corona and the accidental chief minister

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray believes in plainspeak. He neither hypes nor hides anything in his daily briefings, stating the facts wit...Read More

Is your TV smarter than you?

Is your TV smarter than you?

On World Television Day, let's examine if it is worth watching

Navi Mumbai: Waiting for take-off

Navi Mumbai: Waiting for take-off

The new city was projected to gain two million residents and 7.5 lakh jobs from the 1970s through the 1990s. However, it was unable to at...Read More

Richie Rich and the philanthropy itch

Richie Rich and the philanthropy itch

Indians have the mentality of hoarding for the next seven generations. This is what Wipro’s Azim Premji, one of our true philanthropists,...Read More

A slap on the face of traffic police

A slap on the face of traffic police

No one cares for these foot soldiers. Cops at busy junctions should get oxygen cylinders to clear their lungs and masseurs for their tire...Read More

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