Prudhvi Vegesna Chennai: Indian railways has become an inseparable part of many of our lives. While many of us cherish train journeys, many of us are equally taken aback when we think of the state of sanitation in trains and railway platforms. I reached Chennai Central railway station to report on the sanitation, after traveling … Continue reading Aswachh railways…
BY: VARUN DIKSHIT The last time when I came to Chepauk for the India-England Test match the place was buzzing with excitement. Almost one month later, I was back at the same location for reporting. This time the surroundings around the stadium gave a deserted look. The atmosphere around the ground was calm and peace … Continue reading Not just a cobbler…
BY: TSHERING DORJI Keeping the language barrier aside. “Anna, Anna, please, just one minute, I want to know how you feel about Republic Day, please...” I pleaded a young guy who was hurriedly walking on the service road lane near Indra Nagar MRTS. He gave me a disgusted look saying ‘enna, enna’ and briskly walked … Continue reading Keeping the language barrier aside
BY: UTSAV TIWARI I went out to report on what Republic day means for cancer patients at Adyar Cancer Institute in Chennai and how it is contrasting with what it means for people who visited children’s park nearby on the same day. Initially I went to Cancer Institute building which is on East Canal Bank … Continue reading One day, two different stories
BY: U M ABHIJITH Every reporting assignment is a worthy experience for me. As always, I had the difficulty in figuring out a story idea. My professor suggested to do a story on a Truck Terminal in Madhavaram. The place was new to me and I was not even knowing what story to do on … Continue reading Hub of lorry transport
BY: SOUMYAJIT MANDAL Sometimes it takes more than resources to succeed in life. First you have to dream and to dream you need a nurturing positive atmosphere. Children at Chemenchery don't even get that from their parents. The depressing living conditions pervades their daily lives. An area dominated by alcoholism and abuse. Cramped together in … Continue reading Chemenchery Dreams in Colour
BY: SONAKSHI AWASTHI Dreary clouds, greyish sky, windy weather and you start falling in love with the city all over again. And then you witness herd of cattle in the middle of the road. It wasn’t that bad really. But it was a little different from the rest of the Chennai I’ve visited. Roaming around … Continue reading The submissive beings of Chennai
BY: SUMEDHA GROVER The story I wanted to do had been overdone already. Another one that I found required a lot of leg work. The one I finally wrote ended up being a learning curve I'm not likely to forget. Offices are closed on national holidays. All of them. Or at least the ones you … Continue reading The MTC tale has been disabled.
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?
BY: SURBHI GUPTA I was there in the crowds outside MGR memorial when the procession to take Jayalalitha’s body took place, that’s where I got a sense of how popular amma is, and how loved she is by the masses. That day I couldn’t go inside, even though I wanted to. Today, when I was … Continue reading Overwhelming crowds at Amma’s memorial