The water train from Jolarpettai has brought hope to water-starved Chennai. How much water will it bring? From where? How much money will this entire exercise involve? And will water transported in wagons be safe for consumption? Here’s all you wanted to know about this train.
Do you want greater participation in civic issues and creation of common resources? Would you like greater accountability for the spending of tax-payer money by the local government? A petition that demands greater say for citizens aims to push for these rights in urban local governance!
Statistics from the UNHCR indicate that at least 11 Rohingyas have migrated from the camp at Kelambakkam over the past eight months. This video looks into what is driving them away from Chennai, a city where they feel safe and at home.
June 30th marked the end of Pride Month, and the city celebrated it with the 11th Chennai Pride March. A citizen journalist captures moments of pride and solidarity that raise hopes of greater sensitivity and inclusion in the future.
The MTC’s small bus service could have provided the much needed last mile connectivity for rail, metro and bus interchanges and yet it proved to be a failure, with the authorities withdrawing them from quite a few routes. Why?