Want to use the powerful Right to Information Act to get some answers? Make sure you don’t make these common mistakes that many citizens do, leading to their application being returned without the information sought.
A concerned citizen accompanies an official on his visit to the Navalur Padappai slum resettlement colonies, and comes back saddened, not only by the pathetic living conditions and lack of facilities there, but also the extreme apathy of the government.
These are among the several ways to reach the city once you’ve arrived at the Chennai airport. But thanks to obscure signage, they may not be easy to locate for the first-time traveller. Here’s a quick guide.
Subsidies offered by the central government and state to encourage renewable energy has reduced the cost of going solar. But what does it take for the ordinary citizen in Chennai to get a rooftop solar installation?
From parking space to bike shortcuts to trading stalls — footpaths in Chennai seem to be for everything apart from what they are meant to facilitate, that is, walking. As pavement construction continues, a look at the sad reality on the ground.
In an exclusive interview with Citizen Matters, Uma Maheswari, Project Director of Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project, talks about the new goals and plans of the 108 ambulance service in the state, and what could make it more effective.
Chennai Metro continues to have poor traffic numbers, thanks to absolutely no effort from MTC to integrate its small buses services to the train network and provide last mile connectivity from the stations. MTC is also losing heavily to the illegal share autos, but doing nothing about it!
Roads to be monsoon-ready, trash pick up to be chargeable, city’s canals choking with plastic!Did you catch all the news about Chennai last week? A quick look at the civic stories that made the headlines.