Cattle owners continue to bribe officials to prevent their wandering cattle from being impounded, while the Chennai Corporation is yet to adopt a firm strategy to curb stray cattle menace on its streets.
The ongoing eviction drive at the Thideer Nagar slum and their rehabilitation in far-off Perumbakkam creates grave difficulty for slum residents, who work in the neighbourhood and send their children to school here.
Effective harvesting of rain water can significantly reduce dependence on tankers and prevent floods, but only 2% of households having RWH infrastructure are doing it as instructed by the state guidelines.
The spate of killings and violence perpetrated by spurned lovers leads one to wonder if our men have indeed forgotten how to deal with rejection. Sandhya Raju explores both the clinical and social implications.
Senior citizen members of the Besant Nagar Government Officials Cooperative Housing Society reclaimed the Society’s empty, misused plots to create a public park, setting an example in community action.
Inefficient solid waste management results in piles of garbage that aggravate urban flooding in cities like Chennai. While most citizens blame civic authorities for the lapse, are they doing their bit?