Tshering Dorji I remembered one of my girlfriend texted me “Roses are red, sky is blue. I mind my own business, why don’t you. At first sight, I didn’t know what to react. I was like literally appalled by seeing her message. That was creepiest one though. It’s around early afternoon; I took an Ola … Continue reading Minding our own business
BY: SOMDYUTI DATTA RAY Fifteen minutes. That was how long I stood at the RK Mutt Road crossing, wondering how to cross the road without getting myself run over. I would have called it an exaggeration had I not seen it for myself. The four roads that encircle Kapaleeshwarar Temple in Mylapore have a long-earned … Continue reading Dear Mada Streets: You Nearly Got Me Killed
It doesn't seem like a college campus by any stretch of one's imagination. Once I entered the IIT Madras campus through the Taramani gate it looked like a proper park with few buildings punctuating the forested area and a well maintained path leading the visitor to its heart. The trees, the monkeys and deer all … Continue reading Barring Humanity
U M Abhijith Reporting essentially is an opportunity to meet different people and see different places. When I got story about a bus journey from Thiruvanmiyur to Tiruvattiyor, what striked me was the name of the latter place. I was hearing about the place for the first time. When I searched in Google maps, it … Continue reading Journey through different facets of Chennai
BY: SOMDYUTI DATTA RAY When I chose to visit Ekkattuthangal metro station this morning to report on their newly launched bike rental scheme, I did not clearly know what I was expecting to see. Perhaps a neat row of colourful bicycles and eager commuters milling around. Instead, what welcomed me was a near empty-station. Where … Continue reading Empty Station Draws No Customer: Bike Rental Scheme Fail?