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Moving on in Chennai

The city must look beyond the flood relief spectacle and reinvent the idea of citizenship.

Post-flood, schools, colleges reopen in Tamil Nadu

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to postpone the civil services examinations scheduled from December 18 to 23


Tamil Nadu Opposition join forces, seek probe over water release

Government continued relief work, inclusive of holding medical camps and ministers distributing assistance.

Chennai Flood: Madras HC concerned over lack of coordination among agencies

Unless micro-level flood relief committees were formed in flood affected areas, relief workers may not be able to move freely to distribute material to people in their hour of crisis.

Rs 200 cr central aid to be sought for floods: Puducherry CM

"Relief work was being undertaken on a war footing and officials were preparing a flood damage assessment report which would soon be submitted to the central government," said CM.

A tale of two cities: The similar story of Mumbai and Chennai floods

Both the 2005 Mumbai floods and the Chennai deluge tell a similar story: of urbanisation and encroachments, of clogged drains and ignored warnings.


A tale of two cities: Kashmir, 2014- No report, no funds, no concrete plans

Among the other measures the government has been considering are constructing mini-dams on the tributaries of Jhelum.

Chennai hospital tragedy: Power failure caused deaths, say kin

The relatives of those who died in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Chennai’s Madras Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (MIOT) alleged on Friday that the tragedy was caused by a power failure due to flooding of the generator room that snapped oxygen supply and other life support systems. READ | Full coverage of Chennai […]

Ripples in Paris after devastating floods in Chennai

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who is presiding over the conference, issued a statement expressing his country’s solidarity with the affected people of Chennai.

Chennai under water: NDRF, Army, IAF deployed for relief and rescue ops, Centre reviews damage

The Cabinet Secretary assured the Chief Secretary that all required flood relief materials will be provided to the state government.

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Chennai floods: Shah Rukh Khan, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Dhanush, Mahesh Babu donate funds for rain-affected

Leading actors including Shah Rukh Khan, superstar Rajinikanth, his son-in-law Dhanush, Hrithik Roshan, Kamal Haasan, actor Suriya and Telugu actors Allu Arjun, Mahesh Babu and others have announced contribution for relief in flood-hit Chennai city and Tamil Nadu. Here's a look at other actors who have contributed for the flood-hit people. <br /><br /> Incessant rainfall in Chennai has cut off more than three million people from basic services and disrupted power supplies, with the authorities under fire for slow relief and rescue operations. Volunteers and companies have responded by using online tools such as Google documents and social networks like Facebook and Twitter to organise their own crisis response, with some setting up dedicated online resources to help others in need.

For Chennai, a mammoth rehabilitation task looms ahead after raging floods

Chennai floods hit normal life, Army and Navy called in for rescue efforts.


Chennai flood Videos

Residents Fight For Food In Chennai

On Monday, CM Jayalalithaa announced a flood relief of Rs 10,000, 10 kg of rice, a sari and a dhoti for those who lost their huts in the floods. People who live in permanent houses that were affected will receive Rs 5,000, 10 kg of rice, a sari and a dhoti. Read Here  

PIB Regrets PM Modi's 'Chennai Rains' Photo

The government on Friday expressed regret for releasing a doctored photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducting an aerial survey of flood-hit areas in Tamil Nadu. “Out of the seven pictures released, one picture used the technique of merging two pictures,” said the Information & Broadcasting Ministry. Read Here