Cacophony is the norm on the city's roads where honking is a way of life. And if you go by the official figures, it would seem as if stringent action is being taken.

Behind the glitz of new and tall buildings in the city is a trail of chunky construction debris with no accountability for its management or disposal -until now.

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has purchased a mobile air pollution monitoring unit which it will use to come up with an action plan to reduce pollution in Chennai.

R Mangayarkarasi, a 68-year-old resident of T Nagar, remembers a time when the Bhogi fire she used to light crackled on for hours.

Will it be odd for Chennai to even consider reducing congestion caused by vehicular traffic? The jury is still out on the odd-even scheme in Delhi.

In less than a month the nation will have a new, stringent motor vehicles legislation that envisages truly deterrent penalty and imprisonment for violators of road rules, including drunk drivers, t

CHENNAI: Will metro rail be a precursor to 'a clean er Chennai'?

Lack Of Coordination, Reliance On Unscientific Methods Render Them Ineffective

Environmentalist and writer Sunita Narain on Wednesday said parking charges should be on a par with the real estate prices in the area.

Private Agency Forecasts 5%-10% Less Rainfall In TN, Karnataka

Drought may not be an all-India feature of the El Niño weather phenomenon this year. But, Tamil Nadu, especially the Cauvery delta that is already reeling from consecutive failed monsoons, may face drought, weather forecasting agencies say.