Marina Beach

  • Chennai: Students stage protest at Marina beach against Lankan war crimes March 20, 2013

    Chennai: Agitating against continuing war crimes against Tamils in Sri Lanka, around 500 students on Wednesday staged a protest at Chennai's Marina Beach. The students are holding the protest in a peaceful manner, formed a human chain and carried placards at the Marina beach. The protest is happening in the backdrop...
  • Chennai: Wave washes away 2 boys at Marina August 7, 2012

    Chennai: Two from a group of friends bathing on Marina Beach were swept away by a giant wave on Sunday evening. Police said Dheenadayalan(18) and Madan Kumar (17), both residents of Tondiarpet, along with a few other friends entered the sea and were playing when a giant wave hit the...
  • Chennai: Call for tenders to beautify Marina July 26, 2012

    Chennai: The Chennai Corporation is preparing to call for tenders for a number of works to beautify the Marina Beach. The works would include building of rows of regularised shops, bamboo enclosures for boats, high mast lights and an elevated police watchpost. The Corporation Council had earlier approved plans to...
  • TN fishermen gear up to fight for their rights December 6, 2011

    CHENNAI: The Marina Beach, today, is one of the city’s most populated public spaces and is hardly ever associated with gunfire or violence. But for a large section of the fishing community, it will always be the site of one of their greatest stands for justice. More than 100 fishermen...
  • Anna fast: candle light vigil held in Chennai August 21, 2011

    Chennai: Supporting Anna Hazare in his campaign for a strong Lokpal bill, more than 1,000 people held a candle light vigil for the second day on the Marina beach on Sunday. Slogans like 'Anna Anna' and 'Stop corruption, Save India' were raised by the participants, including women and children, during the...
  • CJ: Chennai residents clean up Marina beach May 17, 2010

    Marina beach has always been a concern for Chennai citizens, and very near to the beach is the fisherman's colony. The municipal corporation does not clean the beach everyday. Hence the place is really dirty. It is a serious matter of concern. So the citizens have come up again as they...
  • Watch: Cricket banned on Chennai's Marina beach November 6, 2009

    After banning kite flying in residential areas, it's now cricket which has been banned on Chennai's Marina beach. ...
  • From tomorrow no chaat on Chennai’s Marina Beach September 4, 2007

    Chennai: Mustafa has been selling chaat on Chennai’s Marina Beach for around two years now. But Mustafa, a familiar face for regulars at the beach, will no longer be able to sell delicacies here. That is because the Chennai Corporation's deadline for encroachers to move out of the Marina Beach...