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Mumbai's reckoning: Can crumbling city reclaim place among great metros?

Mumbai administrators have launched futuristic projects while its existing infrastructure imperils lives every day

Imaging: Ajaya Mohanty
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Imaging: Ajaya Mohanty

Ranjita Ganesan
Not buying bananas might have saved Pinkle Naik’s life one recent Thursday in Mumbai. The copy editor at a newspaper often picked up the healthy snack on the footbridge between the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway station and her office because her team tended to get hungry on the evening shift. But that day there had been a small crowd of buyers around the hawker and Naik was already running late. As she walked into the newsroom at half past seven, colleagues said there had just been a crash. Naik returned to the scene to find bloodied people being

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First Published: Mar 29 2019 | 8:13 PM IST

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