Bribing Traffic Inspector and our Video recordings 1

Bribing Traffic Inspector and our Video recordings
We parked our Tata Magic vehicle near Kandasamy Temple, Broadway. The vehicle belongs to the NGO Chennai Social Service. We were doing some purchases for a Sapling plantation event at Uthandi, ECR the next day. When we returned back to the vehicle, we found that the vehicle is wheel locked. Constable was standing there and asked us driving license and insurance. We showed ...

MRP Sting Operation @ CMBT Terminus 3

MRP Sting Operation @ CMBT Terminus
What we Achieved? Rs. 1,20,000 / month is saved from going to wrong Pockets with a bunch of 8 committed citizens, a 2 day plan and 2 hour activity. How? Let’s say a Biscuit Packet priced Rs. 15 is overpriced and sold at Rs. 17. That is Rs. 2 per Packet. For a minimum sales ...

Ill treated roads and Ignorance of Concerned authorities 2

SCAM SCAM SCAM !!! Our corrupt politicians and Bureaucrats eat up our money in Crores in the name of Scam. Our money that is supposed to go for our Infra Structure, Health, Education, R&D, etc., are going into the big fat mouths of Greedy Corrupt Politicians. Its high time, we start protesting for what we deserve. ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers Part 5

     We filed 10 complaints and 7 RTIs to various departments concerning the maintenance and monitoring of the river. And as expected, the RTIs were not answered in 30 days. But the authorities played football with our RTIs forwarding them indefinitely to other departments, other officials, trying to evade from our sharp questions, ignoring ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers Part 4

Initially we sent 7 RTI to the Chief PIOs in concerned departments in the month of February, 2013. Its been around 5 months now, but still we are struggling to get all the necessary information that we aimed for. The 7 RTI got split into several as the Chief PIOs of all departments forwarded it ...

An attempt to Fix Traffic Violations – April, May and June 12

When asked about Traffic Signals, people of India will chorously shout We don’t wait for the Green light. We go at Amber. Or even at Red most of the times. There is no such thing as “No Entry”. Whether we enter or not depends on the presence of a cop. Helmet? Why should I wear ...

TNEB Foreman outrightly refuses to acknowledge receipt of complaint letter 5

Status: VICTORY (The Foreman got transferred) This incident occurred in the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board office, Jafferkhanpet, Chennai. We were facing some problem with the Electricity supply in our house and had gone there to give a written complaint. But the Foreman, who was the senior-most officer present on site at that time, in the absence of the ...

Road Blockade by Local Rowdies 3

A Road in Ashok Nagar was completely blocked by Mechanic Shop owners and the road was utilised as Mechanical Shop Backyard by them. Since last year (July, 2012) we reported the situation several times (Post 1, Post 2) in Facebook CCTP Page, but there were no proper response. By the last week of Febraury, 2013 two ...

RTI on Water and Drainage problem, West Saidapet, Chennai

A complaint has been made by Sarathy Nagar Resident’s Welfare Association on June, 2012 regarding metro water problem and sewage problem. There was no response from the authorities for around 8 months. So two RTI applications has been sent (on Feb, 2013) enquiring the action taken on the complaint.      Metro Water started work ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers Part 3 1

Complaints have been filed to concerned departments on February 5th, 2013 to clean up the river and restore it to its former clean state. All the problems faced by the river and the authorities responsible to fix them were briefly summarised in the complaint. Also the photos were attached with the complaint and the problems ...