Ask Chennai's fisherfolk and they will tell you that the road to hell is built on stilts.

CHENNAI: A student of the School of Excellence in Law has filed a writ petition in the Madras High Court seeking to declare the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Act 2010 as unconstitutional.

In his public interest litigation petition, M. Naveen Kumar, studying B.A., B.L. (Hons) course here, said that the Act received Presidential assent on June 2 this year.

Order of the High Court of Judicature at Madras in the matter of National Trust for Clean Environment Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/09/2010 regarding granting of environmental clearance to M/s.Sterlite Industries (India) Limited to set up copper smelting plant at Thoothukudi, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. 

Madras High Court directs M/s.Sterlite Industries (India) Limited to close down its operations immediately and provide compensation to the workers as provided for undcr Section 25-FFF of the Industrial Disputes Act.

We asked the Hindustan Unilever Limited to respond to the allegations in our story. Excerpts from an email reply

Sitting atop the Palni hills, Kodaikanal, the premier tourist destination of Tamil Nadu, does not evoke images of pollution.

Female infanticide has declined in Tamil Nadu, but there is still an alarming decline of child sex ratio in many districts.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India on Sethusamudram Project dated 17 July 2007 in the matter of Sethusamudram Corpn. Ltd Vs Rama Gopalan & Others.

Tamil Nadu reels under a third successive year of drought, and the rural economy is fast drying up as a sixth straight crop failure stares farmers in the face.

Mention Chennai and the first thing people want to know about is the availability of water, besides the heat of course.