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One-rupee idly to hit Chennai in Corporation's canteen scheme


Chennai: Setting in motion to provide the popular South Indian dish, idly, and other items at affordable rates, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today launched a series of budget canteens in th

Residents flay civic body’s apathy


Residents of Pattinam­pkkam-lighthouse link road accuse Chennai corporation of indifference to their civic problems.

Moreover, residents believe that their economic vulnerability is taken as a reaso

Rs 10,000 worth food items seized from popular store

Chennai corporation and the food safety department have cautioned the public to be alert while purchasing meat and food products, as unhealthy and expired food items are being sold in departmental sto

Ramky wants to wind up operations in Chennai

The blame game between the Chennai corporation and Ramky Enviro Engineers has intensified and the city is all set to stink as the private firm plans to wind up its operations.

Soaring fuel price, la

Ugly posters, rain ruin city wall paintings


When former mayor M. Subramanian commissioned the delightful wall paintings to add colour and character to the cityscape, he announced that the civic body was taking great pains to beautify Chennai.

Bin shortage puts civic body in spot

The garbage piles continue to haunt the Chennai corporation and the latest headache to the civic body is acute shortage of bins to collect and translocate the solid waste.

Most of the wards in the c

Chennai councillors play name game

While cases of dengue and cholera are being reported due to unhygienic conditions and garbage mounds in the city, elected representatives of the city corporation are busy playing petty politics.


Stormwater may be drained into lake


Chennai mayor Saidai Duraisamy has said the top brass of the corporation would review water-logging at Guindy, Maduvankarai and Alandur areas to ensure that the localities do not suffer inundation dur

Ex-mayor’s pet project shelved

All is not well with the garbage shed enclosure project, a brainchild of Chennai mayor Saidai S. Duraisamy launched this April.

The corporation has so far spent above Rs 3 crore for installing the g

Councillors unite when it comes to ‘cut’

Despite the state government and city corporation sanctioning over Rs 100 crore for the development of Ambattur, which was recently merged with Chennai corporation, a majority of the funds remain unut

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