What if you were invited to dine and interact with a group of citizens that you would never have met in the usual course? Aarti Madhusudan gets new perspectives on inclusion and empathy after such an evening in Shollinganallur.
Contrary to what many believe, rainwater harvesting has significant monetary as well as environmental benefits. So if you are still unsure of why and how you should go about it, here’s a quick overview.
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.
There are many ways to make a city safer for women, and one of them is to inculcate gender equity in every domain. Bhavani Prabhakar reports from a recent conference hosted by Chennai-based NGOs, AWARE and Bhumi.
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.
The ongoing eviction drive at the Thideer Nagar slum and their rehabilitation in far-off Perumbakkam creates grave difficulty for slum residents, who work in the neighbourhood and send their children to school here.