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.
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.
Citizens’ group Naam Virumbum Thamizhagam seeks redress for local problems by registering online complaints on the Chennai Corporation website. Their experience carries useful insights for all Chennaiites.
The Real Estate Regulatory Authority proposed by the Union legislation on real estate development and regulation is lofty in ideal, but some of the draft state rules appear to dilute its efficacy in protecting buyers’ interests.