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 |  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

 |  4-minute read
Chennai Rains, Amma Stickers, Chennai Floods

How Chennai drowned sticker politics and saved the city

The metro has neutered the government’s response that is used to operate on a 'propaganda is work' approach.

POLITICS

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Chennaiites, Chennai Rains, Social Media, Chennai Floods

Why Chennai’s floods are its milestone moment

It brought the people together.

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |  2-minute read
J Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu, Chennai Rains

Chennai has put north Indian culture of mai-baap politician to shame

The people haven't waited for their leaders to act: they have set the pace and risen to occasion.

VARIETY

 |  1-minute read
Tamil Nadu, Chennai Floods, Chennai Rains

#ChennaiFloods: IAF Cheetah rescues pregnant woman from rooftop

The rescue team airlifted a seven month pregnant woman and her child from an area in spate in the city.

J Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu, Chennai Floods, Chennai Rains

Aerial shots of #ChennaiFloods as the city limps back to normalcy

Flight services resume, meanwhile some train services too have been restored.

J Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu, Chennai Floods, Chennai Rains

Seven big challenges Chennai is facing due to floods

A large part of the city remains submerged, trapping people on rooftops with no communication.

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 |  3-minute read
Chennai Rains, TASMAC, Chennai Floods

Chennai struggles with flood relief, Amma government busy selling booze

Social media says #CloseTasmacDuringReliefWork after drunk men harass citizens outside state-authorised liquor outlet.

POLITICS

 |  Sour Grapes  |  5-minute read
Chennai Floods, Tamil Nadu, Chennai Rains

#ChennaiRains: Why didn't they fix the drains for all these years?

The city needed a massive drain expansion in the end-1990s and should have consciously kept away from the lakebeds.

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Disaster management, Chennai Floods, Chennai Rains

10 aerial shots capture devastation of Chennai floods

The situation remains grim even as the PM has announced assistance.