Sleepless fearing the roof over their heads will fall over

As government scheme fall short of expectations and funds are hard to come by, tribals of Kandivazhi settlement continue to make do with MGR-era houses.

published on : 23rd October 2019

Muslim parties reject Sunni board’s ‘proposal’

They said the mediation process itself has been rendered infructuous in the eyes of the law because it did not involve all Hindu and Muslim parties.

published on : 19th October 2019

Need Ayodhya settlement, not judgement: Sunni Waqf Board

Advocate Shahid Rizvi, speaking on behalf of Waqf Board Chairman insisted that the dispute of this nature does not need judgement and that a settlement is the best resolution.

published on : 17th October 2019

State likely to relocate 1,700 families to pave way for elevated corridor project in Chennai

According to the revised plan, the corridor will have six lanes instead of four and an extra Rs 1845 crores have been allocated for the project that will connect Maduravoyal to Chennai Port.

published on : 14th October 2019

Hyderabadis to get money from Yahoo due to security breach?

In August 2013, malicious actors were able to gain access to Yahoo’s user database, and take records from all existing Yahoo accounts.

published on : 25th September 2019

Kochi Corporation suspends destitute home officer for thrashing elderly woman

Anwar Hussain was suspended after the video of his unruly behaviour against Karthyayani Amma, who came to meet her 38-year-old mentally unstable daughter, went viral.

published on : 24th September 2019

Kerala destitute home officer beats up elderly mother, video goes viral

The Superintendent of the Palluruthy Relief Settlement centre, beat up  Karthyayani Amma when she questioned him about her daughter being allegedly forced to work at his house.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Residents of Perumbakkam resettlement colony in Chennai suffer without water 

Water crisis for over 200 families who live in the tail end blocks of Perumbakkam resettlement colony is far from over as each get an average of only four pots of water once in two days.  

published on : 18th September 2019

Tibetan refugees’ land lease cancellation sought by Adivasi Adhikar Manch

In the 1960s, Odisha Government had leased around 2,250-acre land for resettlement of 2,500 Tibetan refugees. 

published on : 15th September 2019

Yamaha signs 3-year wage settlement pact with Chennai plant workers

The company had faced massive labour unrest last year and has since been working to sign a wage settlement agreement.

published on : 12th September 2019

Mega rehabilitation package for Puri makeover

If affected parties still do not agree with the provisions of the scheme, they can approach Puri Collector for reconsideration and revaluation.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Thushar Vellappally cheque bounce case: Dud cheque talks fail as BDJS chief refuses to pay

While complainant Nazil Abdullah demanded AED 3 million (Rs 5.87 crore), Thushar said that since there is no personal contract with him, the case will continue in court.

published on : 27th August 2019

Once upon a time in Pulicat near Chennai

Flipping through the forgotten pages of history, Professor Xavier Benedict talks  about the spurring of forced labour and shipping of human cargo by the Dutch in the 1600s.

published on : 24th August 2019

Resettled families in Chennai's Perumbakkam struggle for public healthcare

With just two doctors three hours a day, a lone primary health care centre is not enough for 13,000 families.

published on : 24th August 2019

Compensation hike for Vedanta oustees  

The meeting, presided over by RDC (south division) T Ao, was attended by project displaced persons of Bandhguda, Rengopali and Kothdwar villages. 

published on : 10th August 2019
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