The issue dated 16th to 30th June is uploaded on the web and the following are the highlights-

Editorial – The continuing saga of unauthorised constructions in Chennai city

Lead – Have the latest NEET results shown that TN can make it? An analysis

Pavithra’s Perspective – The series on Chennai landmarks in miniature by Pavithra Srinivasan features the Connemara Public Library

Blacker’s Gardens – Lost Landmarks series features this forgotten garden bungalow which made way for Congress Grounds in Teynampet

Girija and Viraraghavan have created a rose in honour of the pioneering botanist EK Janaki Ammal

Our continuing series on sensational police crimes of the past features the story of Kuberar Chettiar of Coimbatore


Three Chennai stalwarts passed away recently and we remember them

Karthik Bhatt writes on ‘Crazy’ Mohan

RV Rajan writes on SL Chitale, the famed architect

V Ramnarayan writes on PK Dharmalingam, the Air Force man who became a cricket coach

Plus we have the quiz by VV Ramanan, Short and Snappy by the Man from Madras Musings and letters from our readers.

If you would like to receive a hard copy please subscribe to Madras Musings. You can drop an email to