Metro Rail, inter-district bus and trian services start in TN after 170 days

After an unprecedented gap of 170 days, Tamilnadu resumed public transportation today with the operations of Metro Rail in Chennai and inter-district bus and train services. Continue Reading

India to freeze tomorrow in fight against coronavirus

The whole nation is expected to come to a standstill tomorrow for the Janta curfew announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Continue Reading

Train of thoughts

Metro Rail is certainly a matter for great celebration for Chennaiites. But Metro Rail is also a miserable metaphor for the laggard, leisurely, laboured pace at which our cherished city is struggling to become a real, well, metro. As we rejoice at the latest locomotive landmark, we can’t also avoid rueing the missed and messed opportunities. The hoot that heralded the first Metro Rail was also a wake-up call. Continue Reading