Laasya Shekhar
About Laasya Shekhar 104 Articles
Laasya Shekhar is Senior Reporter at Citizen Matters Chennai. She tweets at @plaasya.
About News Desk 48 Articles
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About Aruna Natarajan 41 Articles
Aruna is a staff reporter at Citizen Matters Chennai. Apart from writing, she enjoys watching football. She tweets at Aruna_n29.
About Bhavani Prabhakar 35 Articles
Bhavani Prabhakar is a freelance writer based in Chennai, currently interning at Citizen Matters Chennai.
About Sandhya Raju 28 Articles
Sandhya Raju is an integrated communication professional, corporate film maker and content strategist with a passion for writing.
About Meenakshi Ramesh 26 Articles
Meenakshi Ramesh is involved in civic initiatives in Chennai and anchors the Chennai edition of Citizen Matters. She has also worked with Pratham. She can be reached at meenakshi@citizenmatters.in
About Nileena MS 23 Articles
Nileena is an alumnus of Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. She has a deep and abiding interest in civic and development issues. Nileena can be reached at nileenams@gmail.com
About Mahesh Kumar S T 11 Articles
Mahesh Kumar S T is a prolific writer on citizen issues, particularly with respect to the election process and voter education. He can be reached at stmaheshkumar@gmail.com
Akshatha M
About Akshatha M 11 Articles
Akshatha M was a Staff Journalist at Citizen Matters. She tweets at @akshata1.
About Seetha Gopalakrishnan 11 Articles
Seetha Gopalakrishnan is a freelance writer based in Chennai. A history and heritage enthusiast, she mostly writes on water, environment and civic issues.
About V Sriram 10 Articles
V Sriram is an entrepreneur, columnist, music historian and heritage activist who is known for his books on the history of Chennai, Carnatic music and Chennai theatre. He is also known for his blog on Chennai heritage, and is the Editor of Madras Musings.
About Lavanya Donthamshetty 6 Articles
Lavanya Donthamshetty is a freelance writer based in Chennai.
About G Ananthakrishnan 5 Articles
G Ananthakrishnan is a journalist who blogs at Straphangers United [https://straphanger.wordpress.com/]. Posts here are republished from his blog with permission.
About Meera K 5 Articles
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About Prashanth Goutham 4 Articles
Prashanth Goutham has been an active champion of many causes, including children's education, rehabilitation of Sri Lankan kids, anti corruption (IAC). He is currently working to strengthen civic rights in Tamilnadu by volunteering with Arappor Iyakkam. He also volunteers on green initiatives for Nizhal.
About Jagadheeswaran D 4 Articles
Jagadheeswaran D is a software engineer turned social worker, currently concentrating on solving issues in his municipal ward.
About A Bala 3 Articles
The writer is a Chennai citizen, who has recently discovered the joy of writing, as a means of expressing one's feelings.
About Aarti Madhusudan 3 Articles
An alumnus of Stella Maris College and Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Aarti Madhusudan is the founder of Governance Counts , an initiative that helps strengthen Boards of NGOs. She also volunteers to promote Daan Utsav - India's festival of giving. She can be reached at governancecounts@gmail.com
About Visalakshi Palaniappan 0 Articles
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About Raghukumar Choodamani 3 Articles
Is a resident of Chennai and like's to write about his observations in Chennai.
About Kameswari Padmanabhan 2 Articles
Kameswari Padmanabhan, 29, is a postgraduate in radio-diagnosis, who has written for various publications in the past and wants to continue to do so, exploring her passion for human interest stories. She can be reached at kameswarip87@gmail.com
About Balaji Pattabiraman 2 Articles
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About Ranga Prasad 2 Articles
Ranga Prasad is with Satta Panchayat Iyyakam, a Chennai-based NGO fighting to protect the fundamental rights of the people by ending corruption in government.
About Dharshini Ramanaa 2 Articles
Dharshini Ramanaa is a student of journalism with a passion to write on civic issues.
About Jency Samuel 0 Articles
Jency Samuel is a civil engineer and a freelance journalist.
About Deepa Seshadri 2 Articles
Deepa Seshadri is a Chartered Accountant by training, but an activist at heart. She volunteers with Arappor Iyakkam and several other initiatives, and can be reached at deep.seshadri@gmail.com
About Satarupa Sen Bhattacharya 2 Articles
Satarupa is Consulting Editor at Oorvani Media and an eternal seeker of good stories from anywhere!
About Monali Bala 1 Article
Monali Bala is a multi genre musician based in Besant Nagar, Chennai. She can be reached at monali.rbala@gmail.com
About Mallika Kumar 0 Articles
13-year-old Mallika Kumar is an active participant in several social initiatives. She loves books and enjoys dancing, baking, hiking and trekking.
About Narendran Mohan 1 Article
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About Jotsna Iyer 1 Article
Jotsna is a runner, trekker and lover of all things natural and organic. She is an active participant and volunteer in the events organised by Chennai Trekking Club.
About Aruna Subramaniam 1 Article
Aruna Subramaniam is a management consultant and Trustee at Bhoomika Trust and the Mahesh Memorial Trust. She is also a core member at the Naam Foundation. As a concerned citizen, Aruna believes that the government needs to work with a transparent and participatory approach to solving civic issues. She can be reached at aruna2605@gmail.com
About Gayathri V 1 Article
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About Dr Rifa Tazyeem Khan 1 Article
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About Ganga Sridhar 1 Article
Ganga Sridhar is an active volunteer for SWM Initiatives in Chennai, and a member of Kapaleecharam.
About Alladi Mahadevan 0 Articles
Alladi Mahadevan is an organic farmer and nature lover, based in Chennai.
About Meera Rajagopalan 1 Article
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About Navaneethan Santhanam 1 Article
Navaneethan Santhanam is a citizen of Chennai, deeply interested in civic issues and very active in his neighbourhood of Gandhi Nagar.
About Tara Krishnaswamy 1 Article
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About Geeta Padmanabhan 0 Articles
Geeta Padmanabhan is a freelance writer based in Chennai. She is also a committed civic activist, interested in improving living conditions in the area she lives in.
About Hema Vijay 1 Article
Hema Vijay is a journalist from Chennai with over 20 years of experience in media. She writes on sustainability issues and solutions, urban farming, health, heritage and assistive technology among other topics.
About Sabina Narayan 1 Article
Sabina Narayan is a founding member of the Harrington Road Residents Association and an active volunteer in several civic initiatives across Chennai.
About Santhosh Lakshmi 0 Articles
Santhosh Lakshmi is a volunteer with the Chennai chapter of Bhumi, one of India’s largest independent and youth volunteer non-profit organisations.
About Jayanthi Jacob 1 Article
Jayanthi Jacob holds a Doctorate in Chemistry and is a global citizen. She owns a home in Padur and is one of the petitioners on Change.org. She can be reached at jayanthijacob@hotmail.com
About Vignesh Mahadevan 1 Article
Vignesh Mahadevan, still in his teens, is an ardent animal lover and runs an animal adoption centre, the Almighty Animal Care Trust. To know more about him, read: http://chennai.citizenmatters.in/vignesh-mahadevan-chennais-16-year-old-animal-rescue-activist-2328
About Padma Viswanathan 1 Article
Padma Viswanathan lives in New York but remains a Chennaivasi at heart. She writes for scientific journals, and is passionate about civic issues
About Sonal Kellogg 1 Article
Sonal Kellogg is a survivor of long term Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) and has launched a website, http://sabfree.org/, which provides an ecosystem for survivors of CSA to deal with their pain and trauma.
About Karthikeyan Hemalatha 1 Article
Karthikeyan is a freelance journalist based in Bangalore. He covers issues relating to the environment, climate change, agriculture and marine ecology. He was selected as a fellow with the Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists in 2015 to cover the UN General Assembly and international politics.
About ITDP India 1 Article
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About Archita S 0 Articles
A freelance journalist and architect who enjoys writing and reading about cities and neighbourhoods and the changing urbanscape that challenges us every day. Archita can be reached at archita.narayanan@gmail.com
About S Chandramouli 1 Article
S Chandramouli works with Amazon and in his free time, engages with all issues that would interest citizens.
About Athher Ahmed 1 Article
Athher Ahmed is a former IT professional. He helps the city-bred get into farming activities through cooperative farming, through Chennai Urban Farms. The author may be contacted at athher@gmail.com
About Akilan R 0 Articles
Akilan R is a software engineer and a member of the policy research team at Satta Panchayat Iyakkam, an NGO working for the promotion of good governance in Tamil Nadu.
About Varun Jain 1 Article
Hailing from Nagpur, Varun Jain is a Dual MS & PhD Scholar at the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He is passionate about photography and likes to capture nature and candid moments. He can be reached at varunjain.vj.5@gmail.com
About Naren M V 1 Article
Naren M V is a Chennai-based entrepreneur, who is also interested in social work.
About Saradha 1 Article
Saradha Krishnamoorthy, a marketing enthusiast, is also an IVolunteer - Daan Utsav fellow. she can be reached at saradha1593@gmail.com
About Vidya Ragu 1 Article
Vidya is a learning and development specialist and psychologist. She works extensively with top corporates and educational institutions to make learning innovative and effective.
About V Shivkumar 1 Article
Shivkumar is a Mechanical Engineer, who did his post graduation from IIT-Bombay. Passionate about promoting arts and culture, he is a cofounder of Karam Korpom - SAPS
About C Ramakrishnan 1 Article
C Ramakrishnan is Secretary, Federation of Adyar Residents Association (FEDARA). FEDARA is an umbrella organisation of residents welfare associations in the Adyar area, which aims to raise a collective voice on behalf of over 30 RWAs. They may be reached at adyarfederation@gmail.com
About Elloise Neale 1 Article
Elloise Neale works as a researcher with the Citizen consumer and civic Action Group in Chennai.
About Debjeet Dey 1 Article
Debjeet Dey is a trainee reporter with Citizen Matters Chennai. He can be reached at debjeetdey70@gmail.com
About priyaramasubban 0 Articles
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About Yuvaraj Loganathan 0 Articles
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About Shobha Menon 1 Article
Shobha is a founder member of Nizhal and a founder volunteer of Kotturpuram Tree Park.
About David Manohar 1 Article
David Manohar is an active volunteer of Arappor Iyakkam. He can be reached at ace4david@yahoo.co.in
About Navya P K 1 Article
Navya P K is a former senior staff journalist at Citizen Matters, and a freelance journalist based in Kerala.
About Keith Schneider 1 Article
Keith Schneider is senior editor and chief correspondent at Circle of Blue [http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/]. A two-time winner of the George Polk Award and other honours for his work, he also reports on energy, agriculture, the environment, and policy for The New York Times, where he has served as a national correspondent and contributor since 1981.
About P Viswanathan 1 Article
P Viswanathan is the convenor of the Chitlapakkam Residents Associations Coordination Committee.
About Kalyani S 1 Article
Kalyani S is a student at the Asian College of Journalism, Taramani
About R Venkatasubramanian 1 Article
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About Pradeep Chakravarthy 1 Article
The writer is a behaviourist who uses learning from Indian history to change behaviour in the corporate world. He has been writing on Tamil Nadu's history and art for more than a decade, and has written five books on the topic. Know more about him on his website, www.mysticalpalmyra.com
About Balaji Srinivasan 1 Article
As a citizen of Chennai, Balaji Srinivasan is deeply concerned about the rapid deterioration of its air, land and water resources. He volunteers for various green initiatives with Nizhal, Arappor Iyakkam and the Chennai Trekking Club. He also actively champions the cause of municipal solid waste segregation in his neighbourhood.
About K Adithyan 0 Articles
Adithyan is 'Technical Architect' in a software company developing Java-based telecom network management applications. As an individual, he is deeply interested in issues that affect the common man's growth and the development of Tamil Nadu as a whole.
About siddharthsaravanan 1 Article
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About Durgaprasadh Naharajhan 1 Article
Durgaprasadh Naharajhan is a Chennai citizen, working at a private firm in the city.
About Bhuvana Rajaram 1 Article
Bhuvana Rajaram is a writer based at Chennai and who owns a lifestyle magazine called Beautiful Times (http://beautifultimes.in). She is passionate about feeding the homeless and protecting animals. She can be reached at bhuvanarajaram9@gmail.com
About Kripa Ramachandran 1 Article
Kripa Ramachandran is Researcher (Government Outreach and Advisory) at Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG), Chennai.
About Kalyan N Arun 0 Articles
K N Arun is a Professor at the Asian College of Journalism in Chennai.
About Nagaraj M V 1 Article
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About Peter Van Geit 1 Article
Peter Van Geit is the founder of Chennai Trekking Club.
About Vinu Dev Sachin 1 Article
Vinu Dev Sachin is Assistant Security Commissioner, Crime Intelligence Branch, RPF Southern Railway and a Commonwealth Professional fellow. He was also Investigating Officer at the National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi.
About Harsha Koda 0 Articles
Prabha and Harsha Koda are web-technologists and start-up designers based out of Chennai. Their passion to drive has taken them over 6,50,000 kms all over India - either on work or on holiday. When not at work they enjoy a simple 'chai-biskoot' while sitting on their terrace garden. Harsha is also the Co-ordinator of the Federation of OMR Resident Associations (FOMRRA) and the current Secretary at Sabari Terrace.
About V Sivagurunathan 0 Articles
V Sivagurunathan is a volunteer with the Chennai Trekking Club and has actively participated in the 8th Chennai Coastal Cleanup.
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About Shree D N 0 Articles
Shree D N is an Associate Editor with Citizen Matters. She believes good journalism can change the world for better.
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