Joyride in the Mumbai Metro train

It took almost a century for the whole of India to have a railway system after it was first introduced from Bombay (now Mumbai) to Thane. This train ran on a steam engine. Modern trains in cities like Mumbai now work on electricity and long-journey trains on diesel. The ones that run on electricity have aContinue reading “Joyride in the Mumbai Metro train”

A case of ecological illiteracy: Mumbai flood

I was 15 when Mumbai submerged. It was just another rainy day for us until we saw the sewage had started to overflow and the land in front of our house was nowhere to be seen. It happened so quickly that soon water was everywhere. We lived in a two-storey house. We moved our precious belongingsContinue reading “A case of ecological illiteracy: Mumbai flood”