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Slum dwellers, homeless voice impact of floods on their lives
Times of India

Slum dwellers, homeless voice impact of floods on their lives

CHENNAI: Kasi, a sweeper in a private company had to move from her home in Surya Nagar and live inside the Anna University campus with her family last December until the flood waters receded. "Government officials did nothing after that. They have ... Times of India, 2 months ago

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Slum dwellers get money exchanged at doorsteps

Chennai : Residents of a sleepy slum near the Tamil Nadu Housing Board colony in Saidapet are a happy lot even in the times of demonetisation though all of them had invalid Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currencies. Thanks to Equitas Holdings, a small ...
 Deccan Chronicle3 weeks ago

Mosquitoes engulf Saidapet settlement along Adyar

Chennai: Rapid breeding of mosquitoes following the onset of northeast monsoon has left slum dwellers along the Adyar in Saidapet scurrying for cover. The Slum Clearance Board settlements at Godhamedu and Ambedkar Nagar are the worst hit due to ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Dial or WhatsApp for marijuana

Chennai: If you thought ganja is an upper used only by college students, slum dwellers and auto drivers, think again. Even those who are in higher social strata, be it writers, software professionals or artists, too, like to use it. Online ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
The Hindu

Fishermen object to resettlement site

Fishermen of Nalla Thaneer Odai Kuppam (NTO Kuppam) on the busy Ennore Expressway in north Chennai say relocating to Slum Board tenements will mean the loss of their livelihood. NTO Kuppam is the only fishing hamlet that needs to be relocated to complete the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Herald Malaysia Online

St. Teresa the mother of Madras slums too

Chennai: A Catholic priest in Chennai is compiling personal recollections of people including slum dwellers who met Mother Teresa during her visit to the city in 1995. Fr. Vincent Chinnadurai, the parish priest of the Holy Trinity Church in ...
 UCAN India1 month ago

It's still a swell of woes for city slum-dwellers

CHENNAI: Her father's body lay in her home in Saidapet for two days until Maragatham managed to wade through the floodwaters to find a graveyard during the December 2015 floods. The 34-year-old housewife says the local councillor did not come to her ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Slum Clearance Board to build affordable homes

CHENNAI: Though befuddled by document confusion, the CMDA has decided to handover nearly 20 acres of land to the Slum Clearance Board free of cost to build affordable homes for weaker sections in Manali New Town. Manali New Town project was ...
 New Indian Express2 months ago
Times of India

Chennai patrol: Kodungaiyur dump yard tops heap of problems

A bridge across the Kodungaiyur canal connects the slum located behind north Chennai's toxic landfill. Garbage flows through the canal, further down a line of trucks dump trash col trucks dump trash collected from across the city . Though burning of ...
 Times of India2 months ago

‘Not a single slum officially recognised in Chennai since 1985’

Despite hundreds of slums cropping up in the city, not a single slum has been officially recognised since 1985 by the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board, said a report released by Information and Resource Centre for the Deprived Urban Communities (IRCDUC). After ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
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