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Readers' clicks - July 18


The Hindu's Right to Walk campaign is an attempt to reclaim our city’s footpaths for pedestrians. Through a targeted print and online campaign it hopes to empower residents and goad local officials to act. Here, we showcase photos and stories shared by our readers. For more stories go to My Chennai My Right




It’s an heirloom Anglo-Indian cuisine food festival at the Vivanta by Taj-Connemara, a top chef said, proudly showing a 108-year-old notebook containing recipes of a bygone era. “The deci... »

‘A birthday gift for Chennai’s 375th’
The Hindu’s ‘Friends of Chennai’ will mobilise readers to transform the city.
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Devaraja Mudali Street in George Town packs in a vast variety of merchandise, and some unusual history to boot »

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August 29, 2014 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday: Madipakkam: Moovarasanpet, Medavakkam Main Ro... »

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The pity is that low income people are completely left out, particularly in the past decade or so when the government has withdrawn from the construction of dwellings for the poor (low income group). As a result majority of the urban poor are forced to live in slums and squatter settlements in poverty and destitution without access to basic amenities and essential services. A file photo: S. R. Raghunathan

Reflections on Chennai-a city that breeds inequality

“Chennai has taken the wrong lessons from Delhi, where a large section of the poor were forcibly resettled during the Commonwealth Games” »