A remote EB office, tardy redress of complaints, dangerous placement of junction boxes — these are just some of the issues that Adyar residents have been fighting, especially after the office was moved to Thiruvanmiyur.
Affidavit filed by official shows that the state transport unit suffered a loss of Rs 2981.57 crores in 2016-17. No wonder MTC workers have been left in the lurch over wage revisions and pension payments.
Lack of coordination between government departments is at the root of many civic problems, most notably the condition of roads. An angry citizen calls for action by the people to get such issues solved.
If you live in Mylapore, you must have passed C R Balaji on his bike at least once, clicking pictures to highlight civic problems in the area. Bhavani Prabhakar speaks to the man, an inspiration for every Chennaiite.
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.