Indronil Roychowdhury: Kolkata, Apr 27, 2011 at 0321 hrs ISTWith an one eye on the Bengal elections, Mamata Banerjee had announced 19 railway projects in the state, mostly in the heavy engineering sector, but none has taken off yet.
fe Bureau: Kolkata, Apr 22, 2011 at 0252 hrs ISTReiterating that withdrawal of support from the UPA government was necessary, CPM general secretary Prakash Karat on Thursday opposed setting up of nuclear plants in the country before a review.
fe Bureau: Kochi, Apr 05, 2011 at 0343 hrs ISTThe Election Commission will use magic to encourage voting. Included in its voter awareness programme is a 25-minute show led by magician Gopinath Muthukad, which will be presented by Magic Academy at Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.
Shaju Philip: Kochi, Apr 05, 2011 at 0340 hrs ISTK P Kunhalikutty against P K Kunhalikutty of the Indian Union Muslim League in Vengara. S Poovalappil against SK Puthiyavalappil in Koothuparamba. MP Abdullakutty against AP Abdullakutty in Kannur.
Gopu Mohan: Tiruvarur, Apr 05, 2011 at 0337 hrs ISTThe last time they worked shoulder to shoulder, they were boys, driven by the need for change. They were together during the formation of the first student organisation of the Dravidian kind.
fe Bureau: Apr 04, 2011 at 0321 hrsBJP has demanded removal of MK Alagiri as Union Minister for chemicals and fertilisers in the wake of police registering cases against him and some DMK workers on charges of assaulting an election official and a videographer at a village in the district.
Press Trust of India: Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 04, 2011 at 0316 hrs ISTWill 87-year-old chief minister VS Achuthanandan buck the cycle of CPI(M)-led LDF and the Congress controlled UDF alternating in power by clinching a back-to-back win in Kerala?
Press Trust of India: Hyderabad, Apr 04, 2011 at 0313 hrs ISTLeaders of the ruling Congress from Telangana region will in a week's time announce a plan of action for the separate statehood, party's Rajya Sabha member K Keshav Rao said here on Sunday.
Samudra Gupta Kashyap: Makum, Apr 04, 2011 at 0311 hrs ISTIn 1962, they were declared enemy spies, arrested and packed off to concentration camps, their “enemy property” confiscated. Half a century later, Wang Shing Tung, who was then about four, is still struggling to make both ends meet.