Chennai: 18 years a convict, artiste a lifetime

The 44-year-old found his purpose as a theatre artiste and a member of the Tamil Nadu Pazhangudi Sangam that helps the tribal people find hope.

01 May 2022

Chennai: Radial road cries in dark, seeks light 

Residents say it is very difficult for them to travel even in the late evenings due to fear of accidents.

01 May 2022

Plan to raze library in Villivakkam draws ire

A plan to demolish the Villivakkam full-time government library for the Metro Rail project has triggered outrage among users and academics.

29 Apr 2022

Sewage on Cooks Road raises stink, poses risk to motorists

Sewage stagnation has affected commute on Cooks Road during the morning rush hour, apart from posing a health hazard to residents.

27 Apr 2022

Tambaram corpn seeks Rs 49 cr for LED streetlights

The Tambaram corporation has sought Rs 49 crore from the Municipal Administration department to convert the old streelights into LED lights.

25 Apr 2022

Reconstitution of school management panels from Apr 23

SMCs can monitor how funds are spent, ensure there are no dropouts, and even report child marriages, apart from planning schools’ infrastructure.

17 Apr 2022

Prepare DPR for us, Tambaram Corp tells Chennai Metro Water

Of these, the laying of underground drainage pipeline is in different stages only in four areas - Tambaram, Pallavapuram, Pammal and Anakapuththur.

16 Apr 2022

Dilapidated ESIC quarters turns hub for anti-socials?

While RAMO office is in the one corner, the rest of the premises is in a very bad state,” said CR Gunasekaran, retired SBI officer.

14 Apr 2022

Ex-bonded labourers from TN get chance to rebuild lives brick by brick

We were not able to send our first two children to school as we were employed in a brick kiln. My next two children, a boy and a girl, are now studying in Class 10 and Class 9,” a beneficiary said.

14 Apr 2022

Pleas for public toilets in North Chennai's Ernavoor fall on deaf ears

The public toilet complex with seven seats each for men and women was closed as the motor was damaged a year ago.

04 Apr 2022

Chennai Corp to get Rs 1,750 crore revenue a year from tax hike

In 2019, the government had increased the tax rates by up to 50 per cent for residential buildings and 100 per cent for commercial buildings.

03 Apr 2022

TN women panel to get app, website to receive plaints

TN commission wants to help people file complaints & get their issues resolved swiftly

30 Mar 2022

Lost pet reunites with family after PTR, social media take up search

Deepu and family left Ruby at a boarding centre on OMR in Chennai on February 10 before heading to Rajasthan.

28 Mar 2022

Promising end to youth’s perilous journey

Dropping out of Class 10, he went to Cuddalore to apprentice under a goldsmith, cultivating his craftsmanship over several years.

27 Mar 2022

7 years on, TN transwoman embraces her identity, gets job back

As I wanted to start working early to support my mother, I joined as panchayat secretary of Annambedu at 19.

26 Mar 2022