The MRTS Saga: The Story behind a News Story

A story of how we tried to cut through the red tape (and failed hilariously) for a news report as naive journalism students. Why We Needed to do the Story: It was the Reporting module week in my first term at the Asian College of Journalism in Chennai. We were told to come up with…

Food Stalls At MRTS stations: Fact or Fantasy?

CHENNAI, Aug 12, 2015: Neha Christina, a Tata Consultancy Services employee, hurries along the darkened length of the Thiruvanmiyur railway station, glancing furtively at the deep hollows and quickening her pace to get to the ticket counter at the opposite end of the mammoth station. It is two in the afternoon. “I don’t feel safe,”…