Editorial: Cutout culture

Almost every other political party in the State are involved in banner culture. This cutout culture is not new to Tamilnadu. It is a straight offshoot of politics-film nexus. Not just politicians and film stars, even for small weddings in remote villages, these banners and hoardings are put up at will. Continue Reading

Chennaiites want Moovarasampet lake rejuvenated

Residents of Moovarasampet want the bunds of the lake strengthened and fenced before the monsoon starts. They also opined that it would be a great help, if the Corporation cleans the surrounding area, repair the gate of the lake and reconstruct the walls around it, as people pollute it and use it as a place for anti-social activities. Continue Reading

Corpn officials fence walls around open canal in Chennai

The height of walls constructed on both sides of the open canal that runs through Ambattur Industrial Estate, Mugappair East and West was only two feet above the ground level. Hence, some residents threw garbage in the canal. Now, the Corporation has taken steps to do fencing work to avoid dumping waste. Continue Reading

Chennaiite wants OSR lands allotted for parking vehicles

Pedestrians and motorists of Collector Nagar and JJ Nagar find it difficult to move on narrow stretches like Bazaar Road, Valaiyapathy Salai and Pari Salai. Parking vehicles on both sides of these roads create problems. Continue Reading

Gutters placed in dangerous position at Mugappair, rue residents

Gutters on main roads and inner streets of Mugappair, Chennai, are in a dangerous position. Alleging that the contractors who installed them were not bothered about motorists and pedestrians, residents of Mugappair want them to be re-installed at road level. Continue Reading

Velacheri residents revive rain water harvesting facilities

Entire Velacheri is experiencing acute water shortage, but instead of taking a back seat, residents and the civic body have started a campaign to revive Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) facilities in the neighbourhood. Continue Reading

Corporation ward office in Mylapore has a composting pit, garden

To highlight the importance of composting bio-degradable waste and also to make people realise the need to grow plants, the officials of the Ward 124 have started using the space opposite to their office in Kutchery Road for composting waste and also to grow organic vegetables. Continue Reading