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Slum dwellers squeezed out of India's ambitious Smart Cities plan, activists say

BHUBANESWAR/MUMBAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Once known as Temple City for its ancient Hindu temples, Bhubaneswar in the eastern Indian state of Odisha aims to reposition itself as a hub for technology and healthcare with funding from a government program to modernize cities.
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