Opinion  /  Published 17.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Why aerial surveys during floods don't reveal all

 Invisible links Sir — After devastating floods struck Bihar in August 2017, the prime minister, Narendra Modi, conducted an aerial survey of the affected areas. The state’s chief mi...

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.22

Cover up: insuring weather

Climate change is a phenomenon that no longer belongs to a speculative future. Its effects are being felt in terms of fluctuating and extreme weather events in many parts of the world, including India...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.21

Gandhi and the Anthropocene

Chennai and the rest of Tamil Nadu experienced massive floods in November 2015. The Conference of Parties on climate change had taken place in Paris that year. In a tragic coincidence, Tamil Nadu suff...
By S.N. Sahu

India  /  Published 22.11.21

Rain fury in South India

North of Bengaluru and several pockets of northern Chennai's Manali area experienced heavy flooding as a result of torrential rain in parts of the South over the last few days, reports NDTV. Apart...
By Our Bureau in Chennai, Bangalore

India  /  Published 21.11.21

Floods bring Andhra to its knees

Annamayya is a medium irrigation project with a gross capacity of only 2.24 tmc ft on Cheyyeru, a tributary of Penna river, in Rajampet constituency. It caters to an ayacut of 22,500 acres, besides fu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Amaravati


India  /  Published 21.11.21

AP: Water leaks from biggest dam

The Annamayya project on Cheyyeru river has turned out to be the sorrow of many a village in Rajampet Assembly constituency in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh.Togurupeta, Mandapalli, Pulapathur and ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kadapa

India  /  Published 20.11.21

AP: Rain triggers flood, kills 17

A heavy downpour of up to 20 cm wreaked havoc in three Rayalaseema districts and one south coastal district in Andhra Pradesh, leaving at least 17 people dead on Friday. Over a hundred people were st...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Amravati

India  /  Published 13.11.21

TN: Hyundai help for flood-affected customers

Hyundai Motor India on Saturday said it has formed a task force to support flood-affected customers in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. "During these adverse times, we have ramped up our service suppor...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.11.21

Letters to the Editor: F.W. de Klerk's posthumous apology a reminder for former oppressors

Odd legacy Sir — The last white president of South Africa, F.W. de Klerk, has left behind a posthumous message of apology for the “pain and indignity” suffered by the people of colo...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 10.11.21

TN rains: Red alert sounded

A 'red alert' - for extreme to very extreme rainfall for today and tomorrow - has been issued in 20 districts in Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, according to following the emergence of...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chennai


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