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VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Chennai Floods, Coastal erosion, Environment, Ecology

Why the coastlines in India need a Gandhi to fight for their 'swaraj'

A walk along a Chennai beach made me realise that the sea is not a resource, it is a way of life.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Chembarambakkam reservoir, Cag report, Chennai Rains, Chennai Floods

Why there is little hope that Tamil Nadu government will act despite CAG rap on Chennai flooding

Minsters are trying to play down the report, which calls the 2015 floods a man-made disaster.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Chennai Floods, Environment, Delhi-NCR smog, Delhi

To live through smog and flood, we need to recapture the spirit of ‘smart’ living

It’s about living with nature.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Chennai Floods, Ennore Oil Spill, Chennai

As if oil spill and floods weren't enough, Chennai now faces a far bigger crisis

Ennore Creek, an important component of Chennai’s infrastructure for flood protection and water security, is facing a major threat.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
COP-21, Chennai Floods, #NGT, Environment

How Modi sarkar can give environment achhe din

We must continue to question this feral expansion.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Chennai Floods, #NGT, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, World Culture Festival

What Sri Sri did to Yamuna is why India's seeing environmental disasters

Indiscriminate destruction of the natural ecosystem that existed on floodplains has led to a major imbalance.

HUMOUR

 |  5-minute read
Chennai Floods, Moral Policing, Odd-Even Formula, TheDailyToast

#TheDailyToast: Let them eat flowers, a state of the nation 2016

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa, Chennai Floods

What Tamil Nadu can learn from Amma stickers and Chennai floods

Chennai's history tells us that sycophancy in politics is a deeper disease that a few posts on social media will not cure.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Chennai Floods, Lokmat, Islam, ISIS

Attacking Lokmat for 'insulting' Islam will not rescue Muslims from ISIS

It is impossible to suggest that we show respect to such a flag, even if it contains symbols that are dear to many believers.

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |  5-minute read
Rajdeep Sardesai, TV News, Indian media, Chennai Floods

National media biggest loser if it ignores stories like Chennai floods

A story's merit doesn't lie in geographical location but in its ability to shake the conscience of a nation.