The Cost of an Airport

Navashree Nandini Tucked away inside a small clearing, on the edge of a narrow dusty road in what is left of Ulwe village, Pallavi Jadhav fills a large aluminum pot with water, from a cracked pipeline.  The pipeline has all the hallmarks of a makeshift supply – a bit of rubber hose stuck to a … Continue reading The Cost of an Airport

Keeping it Clean DOTTED throughout Bangalore are hundreds of Dhobi ghats. Forests of sheets, towels, shirts and pants, nestled in pockets of suburbia. The hanging laundry billows in the wind, and the madiwala – traditional washermen – can be found slipping between these rows of linen, weaving their way through it, bundles of clothes in their arms. In … Continue reading Keeping it Clean