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People Refuse to Budge, Cite Horrors of Past Relocations

CHENNAI: With the imminent threat of eviction from a place which has been their home for decades, slum dwellers living on the six-acre Defence land opposite Island Grounds are refusing to move even an inch. They are haunted by the horrors of ... New Indian Express, 5 hours ago

Builder goes to police against residents

CHENNAI: A builder has sought the help of the city police saying a group of thugs and some residents of slum tenements at B S Murthy Nagar in Pulianthope on Tuesday prevented the construction of a compound wall on the periphery of their complex. ...
 Times of India12 hours ago

Stop Evicting Slum Dwellers, Says Patkar

CHENNAI: Activist-turned-politician Medha Patkar, who was in the city to address a seminar on Right to live and livelihood of slum and pavement dwellers said that successive governments in Tamil Nadu have failed in the rehabilitation of slum ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago

Slum board set to give Nochi Kuppam seafront a facelift

CHENNAI: Nochi Kuppam seafront in Foreshore Estate is set to look a tad better with the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB) taking up redevelopment of 534 dilapidated tenements. Demolition of the 42-year-old building started after shifting ...
 Times of India6 days ago
New Indian Express

Armed with 200 Policemen, Corporation Begins Slum Clearance

CHENNAI: The Chennai Corporation began removal of settlements near Otteri Nullah on Konnur High Road on Monday, even as an attempt by slum dwellers to stage a road roko was thwarted by police. Express had earlier reported about the civic body's ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago Corporation Set to Evict 177 Hutments from Konnur Road  New Indian Express3 weeks ago

Children describe the City of their Dreams: World Cities Day observed by UN-Habitat and World Vision India

Chennai: Im waiting for the day my city would be safe for me and my friends, says Sadhna, a 17-year-old girl from a slum in the outskirts of New Delhi. She was expressing her dream for her city through a poem she wrote in an event organised by ...
 APN News3 weeks ago

Slum-dwellers rehab PIL dismissed

Chennai: The Madras high court has expressed hope that the state government would make all endeavour towards their objective to have a slum-free city with rehabilitation by 2023. Disposing of a public interest litigation from A. Narayanan, a ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago Court Refuses to Restrain State from Implementing Amended Goondas Act  New Indian Express2 months ago

Two construction workers killed as wall collapses in Chennai

The workers were digging the ground to construct a new building for the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board when the accident happened.
 Times of India2 months ago Two die in wall collapse in Chennai  Deccan Chronicle2 months ago Two Migrant Workers Killed in Wall Collapse at Chetpet  New Indian Express2 months ago Two workers killed as wall collapses at building site  Times of India2 months ago

Rs 3,147cr spent on projects in 3 years: Corporation reply to TOI

CHENNAI: Chennai Corporation has spent an "unprecedented" Rs 3,147 crore on capital works in the past three years, which is more than seven times its annual capital expenditure in the earlier years, the civic body has said in response to a TOI ...
 Times of India12 hours ago Rs 5,000 crore stormwater drain projects languish  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
Yahoo! India

Remember This Much. The Sea Will Eat You

It's been 10 years since the South Asian tsunami devastated Chennai. It's been only a few weeks since Cyclone Hudhud devastated Visakhapatnam. We learn to fear the sea when it comes to destroy us, and then happily continue wrecking our shores. Our ...
 Yahoo! India1 day ago
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