It was just another evening in Heaven. Mohandas Gandhi was out on his evening walk again, which the residents affectionately referred to as ‘Dandi with a Danda.’ He had walked a few miles when he came across two men at the side of the road.
If you are standing up at this moment in time, sit down. If you suffer from a heart ailment, stop reading. We begin The Filter today with sensational breaking news.
Mumbai is one of the most expensive cities in the world, and one of the reasons is that there is too little land and too much sky. Alex Tabarrok joins Amit Varma in Episode 11 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss Mumbai’s insanely low Floor Space Index (FSI), a key reason why real estate here is at such a premium.
We dig out the best links on the internet so you don’t have to. Politics, economics and rap videos.
Welcome to Brainstorm, Pragati’s attempt to create a space where diverse minds can discuss big issues in a respectful way. Every month, we will gather together five thinkers (and one moderator) who will discuss one big subject in a thoughtful, unhurried manner.
Every Monday, in this section called The Filter, Pragati will provide a roundup of what we find to be the most interesting stories of the week. Trenchant commentary. Jaw-dropping feature stories. Perspectives and insights. And if you’re lucky, a limerick or two.