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Manish Pandey

  • Citizens need to be mature, following traffic rules is the simplest way to reduce traffic

    Manish Pande is a neo-Punekar and is amused by the unique traffic etiquettes of the city. Manish is a social media strategist and will be writing about his experiences on Pune roads. His Twitter handle is @join2manish

    Friday, 18 July 2014 - 11:57am
  • What it is to be a traffic cop in Pune

    Before I write about any other issue that we as citizens have with the traffic and roads in the city I decided to talk to those who have the duty of managing this mammoth of a task. Only fair isn’t it? I walked around a bit in trying to ask those on the other side of the road of traffic rules to...

    Friday, 4 July 2014 - 8:30am
  • Sorry but Pune is not for pedestrians

    Not so long back I heard that Pune will not make it to the 50 best walking cities in the world. The revelation was a survey by the International Podiatric Medical Association. It came as no surprise to me as it might not for many Punekars. Now, why would anyone list Pune as one of the best cities...

    Friday, 27 June 2014 - 7:57am
  • The pollution in our heads is making our roads dirty

    How often have we heard people coming back from Singapore and Dubai and telling us how amazingly clean the roads are and how pollution free the air there is. I believe they have forgotten how clean and beautiful Pune used to be.

    Friday, 20 June 2014 - 12:45pm
  • A take on the traffic etiquettes of Pune

    After living here for a little more than six years, I have come to realise that there is something about Pune’s traffic that no adjective in the dictionary can describe. Mumbai is full of lousy Sunday drivers on a Sunday, while Pune is full of such Sunday drivers everyday. There are no traffic...

    Friday, 13 June 2014 - 1:13pm

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