Radio taxis vs App-based taxis

November 12, 2019 students 0

Before April 2014, Mumbai had 13,752 tourist taxis and 43,976 conventional ones. However, in January 2017 the number of tourist taxis running in the city was 55,760 against 55,256 number of yellow-black taxis.

The rise of the Local vs Migrant Divide in Labour

November 7, 2019 students 0

Sharma lives in a corner of Mambakkam apparently segregated for migrant labourers. He lives with 20 others like him in a rented house. “The locals don’t like us especially since the mass firings began. They don’t like the fact that we are employed while they aren’t.”

Jantar Mantar turns 25

November 6, 2019 students 0

“Today, there are barely any people in the state who can write a decent scientific article in Tamil,” lamented Dr Ramanujan. “This is why we started Jantar Mantar. It’s an effort to make science friendlier to children. So that they know that there’s more to the subject than just medicine and engineering.”