Blogs

13/07/2020 - 14:58
In this article, we dwell on the possible reasons for the three accidents that took place on May 7. We find that these accidents show a red card to the draft EIA 2020 notification, and contemplate on victims getting justice and propose a way forward to prevent such tragedies in future.
13/07/2020 - 13:32
On June 18, the Prime Minister launched the auction of 41 coal blocks for commercial mining with no end-use or pricing restriction, giving
22/05/2020 - 15:08
Covid-19 has affected our mobility in a drastic manner. While there is a considerable reduction in road crashes in the short term, there could be delay in implementing the increased penalties and also reduction in investment on road infrastructure in the long term. This is also the time to re-look at our national priorities that must include healthcare for all, transportation, and livelihood so that we are ready when the next calamity hits us.
15/05/2020 - 11:12
Temperatures recorded in the city over the past 75 years show the city has been warming at an unprecedented pace since the 1990s, and will be worrisomely warm by 2050  
14/05/2020 - 15:29
It is high time the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSSAI), notified the regulations reducing trans fat limits, to save people from non communicable diseases. Regulations on trans fat, issued by FSSAI from time to time, are captured in this blog.
11/05/2020 - 15:04
The world has come to a standstill thanks to a microscopic thing. Sumana zooms out to take a look at the big picture - how did this happen and what does it portend for the future?
30/04/2020 - 14:51
This article serves as a ready reckoner for us to eat healthy during quarantine times and lists out food categories that contain high trans fat. 
28/04/2020 - 12:45
There is euphoria of breathing clean air amid the stress and despair of the COVID-19 pandemic. How true is it for Chennai? Does the lockdown hold any clues to mitigate air pollution?
31/03/2020 - 15:58
Is Chennai’s public transit beyond help? How hard is it to navigate? Sumana takes a bus, train, and metro to understand what ails the system and challenges you to take the 30 day Public Transit Challenge