Vehicular emissions are among the chief sources of pollutants in Chennai’s air. But how many people know that they can check the environmental performance of their vehicle at the time of buying, by looking at a document that the dealer is mandated by law to provide to every customer?
போக்குவரத்து காவல் துறை Vs குடிமக்கள் : பொறுப்பு மற்றும் உரிமை சமீபத்தில் போக்குவரத்து காவல் அதிகாரி லஞ்சம் கேட்டு ஒரு இளைஞரை அடித்த சம்பவம் சமூக வலைத்தளத்தில் பரவலாக பகிரப்பட்டு அதன் தொடர்ச்சியாக காவல்துறை ஆணையர் பாதிக்கப்பட்டவரை சந்தித்து ஆறுதல் கூறியது அனைவரும் அறிந்ததே. போக்குவரத்து
Chennai Corporation has seized a total of 7912 vehicles so far from various spots in the city, some unclaimed since the floods of 2015! Another list is expected shortly from the ongoing drive. What is the plan for these vehicles?
Accounts of recent confrontations where cops stopped and accosted motorists have been widely circulated on social media. Avoid ugly altercations. Know your rights when you are pulled up, as also what you must abide by as a responsible driver and citizen.
Delayed responses, inability to furnish the information asked for, and often deliberate avoidance by Public Information Officers — RTI activists in Chennai relate how the very purpose of the law is being defeated in the state.
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.
Way past the initial deadline and several reprimands by Courts, Tamil Nadu has still not constituted the Lokayukta. Now, as it stares at a new deadline, it’s a good time to recall the Model bill framed by NGO Arappor Iyakkam.
With Bengaluru and Mumbai Police taking Twitter by storm, how much longer before Chennai Police take to this important communication channel? It can be very useful in spreading awareness about law and order issues and changing public perception about the police.
In response to a PIL filed by a Chitlapakkam resident activist, the court directed the Town Panchayat to mandate milling while relaying roads. This applies to the entire state of Tamil Nadu, including the Greater Chennai Corporation.
Chennai has welcomed the speedy verdict by a local court in the Hasini rape and murder case, but over 80% of child rape cases in the state continue to languish in courts due to inefficiencies and delays in the judicial system.