In an interview with Citizen Matters, Corporation Commissioner G Prakash talks about the plan to decentralise the handling and management of 100% of wet waste generated in the city, and the efforts under way to implement the same.
Meet A G Mourya, retired IPS officer and Makkal Needhi Maiam candidate from Chennai North. In this interview, he talks about the changing scene of politics in Tamil Nadu and the opportunities that this throws up.
Alagaapuram R Mohanraj, former deputy opposition leader, is contesting elections from Chennai North constituency on a DMDK ticket. In this interview, he discusses his plans for the constituency and the role played by Vijayakanth in the party.
In a little more than a week, Chennai goes to polls. What should your ideal candidate be like? What can he do for you and the constituency? Prashanth Goutham of Arappor Iyakkam has a few pointers for prospective voters.
Art, tradition, community and environmental responsibility — this heady mix came alive in Chennai recently, when the first ever India Quilt Festival showcased the practice of quilting and its many forms. Citizen Matters in conversation with one of the organizers of the festival.
Every winter, hundreds of birds arrive in Chennai and set up haunts around its marshlands and waterbodies. An avid bird watcher shares his insights on the trends, habits and the observations this year.
How will the ongoing pedestrianisation project in T Nagar under the Chennai Smart City mission impact the area and the lives of residents and visitors? Will it address the current concerns shared by citizens and traders? Can it hold lessons for other neighbourhoods?