Statistics from the UNHCR indicate that at least 11 Rohingyas have migrated from the camp at Kelambakkam over the past eight months. This video looks into what is driving them away from Chennai, a city where they feel safe and at home.
Chennai’s beaches are a popular draw, often used for conducting events to sensitise the general public about various issues. This one sought to promote conservation of an endangered species. But was the run posing a larger threat to the environment and ecosystem at large?
Several conflicts have arisen as land acquisition for Phase 2 of Chennai Metro gets underway. Residences, shops and even a school that could become ‘collateral damage’ in the exercise have raised their voices against the move. Will their interests be considered?
A survey by IRCDUC on homeless children has revealed that only 54% access services by the anganwadi centres in the city. Many suffer habitually from fever, cough, wheezing and diarrhoea as a result of their rough living conditions.