Not even threats to personal safety can thwart him off his chosen path of saving animals. Meet Chennai’s 16-year-old animal rescuer who imparts strong lessons in compassion in an increasingly cruel world. »
Private sewage lorries illegally dump the entire raw sewage water that they collect from various residential complexes on to open fields, lake beds and storm water drains, while both CMWSSB and police look the other way. »
A lake that once spanned 83.89 acre is now just 33.95 acre, thanks to rampant encroachment. Added to that is the problem of dumping and contamination. Bhavani Prabhakar presents a stark look at the state of Chitlapakkam Lake today. »
CSCL, formed to execute the Chennai Smart City Mission, has both area-specific and pan-city projects on its immediate agenda. Mahesh Kumar S T provides an overview of the CSCL mission and the potential challenges on its path. »
Ahead of the long-awaited local body elections for the state, citizens of Zone 13 under the Corporation of Chennai have come together to create an urban ward manifesto that will make governance transparent and effective.
Breaking the silence around child sexual abuse and teaching students, parents and teachers how to prevent it – that is the main objective of the Project Masoom sessions. You, too, could be a part of it! »
The protest by TN farmers in Delhi brought into focus the discussion about State vs Central subjects. Activist and Citizen Journalist Yuvaraj writes about the Model Assembly session organised by SPI to help youth understand the difference. »