Ashish Malhotra is a freelance journalist based in New Delhi. He works as a correspondent for Deutsche Welle and The Times of London. You can also find his work in CityLab. He has previously held positions at Al Jazeera English and The Hindustan Times.
Inside Bangladesh’s Balukhali-Kutupalong refugee camp, resources are scarce and potential flooding and landslides could be just around the corner. Will the settlement be prepared for the upcoming cyclone season?
In early November, there was no escaping the fact New Delhi was facing a public health crisis. The city’s Air Quality Index, by some readings, soared as high as the maximum, 999. Schools were closed, questions of governmental competency were raised and high-level meetings were convened. Conditions have improved, but remain far from healthy. But you wouldn’t know it by observing daily life.