December 29, 2015 12:00 am
The city must look beyond the flood relief spectacle and reinvent the idea of citizenship.
December 14, 2015 11:50 am
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to postpone the civil services examinations scheduled from December 18 to 23
December 11, 2015 9:05 pm
Government continued relief work, inclusive of holding medical camps and ministers distributing assistance.
December 11, 2015 3:58 pm
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.
December 07, 2015 10:10 am
"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.
December 06, 2015 12:18 am
Among the other measures the government has been considering are constructing mini-dams on the tributaries of Jhelum.
December 06, 2015 10:33 am
Both the 2005 Mumbai floods and the Chennai deluge tell a similar story: of urbanisation and encroachments, of clogged drains and ignored warnings.
December 05, 2015 7:15 am
December 04, 2015 8:38 am
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.
December 03, 2015 2:07 am
Jayalalithaa has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Rs 8,480.92 crore from the National Disaster Response Fund.
December 11, 2015 3:35 pm
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.
December 04, 2015 1:30 pm
Chennai floods hit normal life, Army and Navy called in for rescue efforts.