Charukesi Ramadurai

Charukesi Ramadurai is a freelance journalist from Bangalore whose work has previously appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, BBC Travel, and Forbes India, among others.

Pedestrians with rain coats and umbrellas stand on a staircase above a flooded street

Mumbai's Floods: A Perfect Storm of Poor Planning

New construction, shoddy drainage, and sluggish action from officials conspire to create deadly conditions during monsoon season.

Documenting the Art Deco Riches of Mumbai

There’s a little-known trove of Deco buildings hiding in the Indian megacity, and local preservationists are hunting them down.