Chandrakanth Viswanath

'Everything ended in four hours': How Malayalam cinema lost Jayan

"It is nothing but his fate. The shot had been approved by the director. But, he went for another, the fourth one, only on the request of Jayan," Kalliyoor Sasi remembered. 

16 Nov 2020

An incredible Ride

A few rupees and some time to spare are all you need for a remarkable journey which is bound to leave you transfixed. Express takes you aboard a KSWTD boat for a two-and-ahalf- hour ride through the b

01 Jun 2020

Factional differences: When the south sets an example

Various factors, ranging from the minimal influence of the religious organisations to the leadership of personalities with moderate outlook, contribute to this phenomenon. 

07 Jan 2018

Warning: This route has ‘trolls’

Irreverence. Contempt. Scorn. Sarcasm. Nothing deters the umpteen number of ‘trollers’ from critically updating on numerous topics minute by minute on social media. 

27 Dec 2017

Indian Oil Corporation to tap into unconventional source of energy

Though the company started the process in 2013- 14, which had the participation of 150 outlets in the state, the extent of solar power generation was meagre.

21 Dec 2017

‘He smiled like a blooming flower’

Genial to the core, it was almost impossible to make E Chandrasekharan Nair lose his cool, his comrades remember.

30 Nov 2017

Farmers' cooperative helps Kerala women farmers get fair price

 For Seena Jomy from Rajamudi near Murikkaseri in Idukki, farming was part of her daily life since marriage. 

29 Nov 2017

Train of woes for commuters from Kottayam

Febin (name changed) used to commute between his native Kottayam and Ernakulam, where he worked as a technician, daily on Venad Express.

21 Nov 2017

Breaking barriers to indulge in passion for dance

Hisayo Watanabe, a 70-year-old from Japan, will perform a solo mohiniyattam recital on the home turf of her guru

20 Nov 2017

The august guardian of rivers

 Akin to a rivulet, Latha Anantha watered unknown shores and nurtured the seeds of conservation during her two decades of life as an activist.

17 Nov 2017

Kerala Transport Ministry is jinxed; only 1 in 36 ministers completed full term

With the resignation of Thomas Chandy, it looks like there is a jinx attached to the Transport portfolio in Kerala government as no minister other than R Balakrishna Pillai completed full term.

16 Nov 2017

Ups and downs of a millionaire politician

With three Assembly elections to his credit, the public life of the political heavyweight from Kuttanad Thomas Chandy alias Kuwait Chandy was always disparate, albeit controversial.

16 Nov 2017

Government went beyond its powers, says Prayar

Travancore Devaswom Board president Prayar Gopalakrishnan said the Governor’s action to seek clarification on the Ordinance reducing the term of the TDB from three years to two proved there was substa

14 Nov 2017

Cancellation of titles revives hopes for Kurinji sanctuary

With the cancellation of titles of 28 acres under the possession of Idukki MP Joice George, a major hurdle to establish the sanctuary has seemingly been cleared

13 Nov 2017

IS links: Eight booked in Kerala's Malappuram

The Kerala Police on Tuesday registered a case under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA)  against another eight young men, including three suspected to have been killed in Syria.

08 Nov 2017

‘Factor in socio-economic conditions too’ 

 The poor inoculation rate registered by the state’s northern districts in the Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination drive should be viewed against the backdrop of the socio-economic conditions prevailing

03 Nov 2017

With unlimited reach on limited budget, online marketing set to define Mollywood’s future

 To ensure the maximum reach for a Malayalam film in its potential market via a cheaper mode, there is no better tool than online marketing, according to Mollywood.

18 Oct 2017

TJ Joseph awaits medical reimbursement seven years after the attack

Seven years have passed after the brutal attack by religious fundamentalists, but TJ Joseph is yet to get the attention of state government for the reimbursement of his medical expenses.

15 Oct 2017

Call to make NAT mandatory for reducing risks in blood transfusion

A two-year-old girl from Pachalloor, died after having contracted  HIV through a hospital-acquired infection about a year ago.

18 Sep 2017

For them, the Demolition Man is a creator

Media across the country have been using his nickname ‘Demolition Man’ without fail while running stories on Alphons Kannanthanam after him being named a member of Narendra Modi’s Cabinet, but the peo

04 Sep 2017

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