Chennai City News (Madras)

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  1. Govt. caught napping when disaster struck, stoking fishermen anger

    From failure to providing early warning to not working closely with the community in rescue operations, the performance of the State has been heavily criticised
  2. Adrift and rudderless in Kanniyakumari

    The trail of devastation that Ockhi left in Kanniyakumari district has been unprecedented. While the district will take a while to get back to normalcy, it is the fishing community that seems to be the worst hit, losing near and dear and breadwinners, as well as the tools of its trade — the boats and the nets.
  3. Sad case of missing migrants

    While the plight of fishermen and farmers has occupied the attention of the government, albeit after a delay, there is no word on migrant workers from West Bengal, Jharkhand, Assam and Odisha, who al...
  4. The forgotten ‘Indian 12’ on Seaman Guard Ohio

    Unlike the British seamen, considered heroes, Indian crew on the ship had little support, were termed terrorists and face loss of livelihood
  5. A stubborn problem

    Every monsoon, sewage overflow assumes an almost unmanageable proportion in Udhayam Nagar Extension
  6. An impending danger?

    A damaged drainage pit near Thirumullavoyal junction puts motorists at risk for accidents
  7. Electronic items enter the scene

    Residents of neighbourhoods in and around Anna Nagar have started a community initiative for responsible disposal of e-waste
  8. ‘Place barricades at the sharp curve’

    Motorists want the traffic police to take steps to prevent accidents on a section of Santhome High Road
  9. A silent letter for help

    A review of an initiative by the Mylapore police to help girl students report sexual harassment without fear of reprisal
  10. ‘Lay speed-breakers with reflectors’

    Speeding and lane indiscipline are rampant on the service lane of the busy Velachery Main Road flyover that connects East and West Tambaram
  11. Federation distributes cloth bags to residents

    In an effort to discourage people from using non-recyclable plastic bags, office-bearers and members of the Federation of South Madipakkam Residents’ Welfare Association (FSMRWA) are distributing clot...
  12. A picture of neglect

    Residents of Nemilichery, Nanmangalam and Chromepet Radha Nagar can’t do without this link road, which needs to be improved upon considerably
  13. ‘We want to work closely with RWAs’

    Mageshwari C., DCP Traffic (East), on her plans for 2018
  14. Elders get smart

    The Senior Citizen’s Support Forum has started running free workshops to help them use basic applications on smartphones
  15. Burial or dumping ground?

    All kinds of refuse are found here and there is no space to perform last rites
  16. Gifts wrapped in altruism

    Joygive is an online donation-based gift registry that enables people to celebrate special occasions by supporting various social causes through NGOs
  17. NRIs restore auditorium at Ashok Nagar school

    The facility was damaged in the 2015 floods and had been waiting long for a facelift
  18. Music, dance, comedy on the move

    As Shweta Prachande began a bharatanatyam piece to Shruthi Ravali Manda’s singing, it marked the beginning of a journey filled with a series of performances for the passengers of an MTC bus plying on...