S V Krishna Chaitanya

Raze 821 illegal buildings on Nilgiris elephant corridor: Amicus curiae

Pertaining to 27 common buildings illegally constructed in the notified corridor, which includes schools, public toilets, water tanks, etc, the report recommended sealing and demolition.

10 Mar 2019

Recycle and reuse: Plan to convert 260 MLD sewage into fresh water

With groundwater levels hitting rock bottom and monsoon failing almost every alternative year, city’s water woes could only worsen.

17 Feb 2019

Ecological scare: Pallikaranai marsh emitting 8.4 gigatonnes of methane every year

On the World Wetland Day on Saturday, the State government, forest officials and the environmental experts, have emphasised the need to restore Pallikaranai wetland.

03 Feb 2019

Row over separate entrances and utensils for veg, non-veg students at IIT Madras mess

The new system is introduced in RR North Indian mess on the second floor and one of the staff there told Express that the instructions were issued by the mess monitoring committee.

14 Dec 2018

Mekedatu row: No relief for Tamil Nadu as Cauvery authority refuses to withdraw permission to Karnataka

CWMA Chairman Syed Masood Husain said Karnataka cannot be stopped from preparing a DPR. However, while considering the DPR the concerns raised by TN will be taken into account.

04 Dec 2018

ISRO's 'Bahubali' puts communication satellite GSAT-29 in orbit; Mission Moon next

The 43.4-metre rocket weighing about 640 tonne rushed to the blue skies with thick orange flame at its rear.

15 Nov 2018

Sterlite submits 45000 letters of support from Thoothukudi before NGT panel

However, a group of pro-Sterlite members said the anti-group was  provoking and thereby trying to create problems.

25 Sep 2018

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board denies RTI applicant information on Thoothukudi Sterlite plant

The TNPCB has withheld information to an RTI applicant on Vedanta Limited’s Sterlite operations in Thoothukudi without giving proper justification.

29 Apr 2018

Chennai: Wildlife deaths at IIT-Madras hit new high

Nation’s premier educational institute saw a staggering 99 deaths last year, including 82 deer and four blackbucks

27 Apr 2018

Stop moral policing and harassment, say IIT Madras students

Students of IIT Madras on Monday observed a symbolic silent and peaceful ‘Hug Day’,  protesting what they termed as increasing moral policing and sexual harassment on the campus.

24 Apr 2018

Is Centre bending rules to push India-based Neutrino Observatory project?

INO project director says MoEF may not insist on EIA, public hearing

06 Jan 2018