N V Ravindranathan Nair

‘Chennai is the safest city for women, kids’

Swetha Gandhi was born and raised in Chennai. A Jain devotional singer, and a former student at the Madhyama Poorna in Hindustani classical music, she has been a playback singer for many

24 May 2018

Government bid to save KSRTC may hit Kerala Bank dream

The government’s efforts to make KSRTC credit-worthy to enable it to avail of loan worth Rs 3,000 crore at a lesser interest rate from the SBI-led consortium of banks likely to hamper the project.

30 Mar 2018

Settling scores with the Church: Ajit Lawrence’s debut novel on Catholicism

Ajit Lawrence’s first novel ‘Prathi Vachana Sankeerthanam - Vishakanyakaye Pranayicha Purohithan’ (Responsorial Psalm - The Priest Who Loved a Femme Fatale) may probably be described as a commentary o

29 Mar 2018

Photo album helps Khasak fans take a trip down memory lane

As O V Vijayan’s 13th death anniversary looms large, one of his devoted fans, professional photographer D Manoj, is helping fellow readers take a trip down memory lane.

19 Mar 2018

Kerala: A headload worker with a PhD in Sanskrit who makes heads turn

Meet K K Ajayakumar of Kadamannil House, Mylapra, Pathanamthitta, a headload worker who was recently awarded the Doctor of Philosophy in Sanskrit Nyaya.

17 Mar 2018

Move to block constitutional bodies’ employees from Kerala Administrative Service triggers wave of complaints

KAS has been constituted to build a cadre of public servants as a second line of managerial talent for the government.

12 Mar 2018

Decks cleared for physically challenged to be appointed Deputy Collectors

The Revenue Department has begun processing the appointment orders of Ajesh K of Payyannur and K Madhu of Thrissur for the post of Deputy Collector.

09 Mar 2018

BJP to recommend Pillai’s name for Chengannur bypoll

The state BJP office-bearers’ meeting held the other day has decided to recommend the name of P S Sreedharan Pillai to the central leadership as the candidate for the Chengannur bypoll.

04 Mar 2018

Carving out a place for themselves in music

Drutaah, an all-woman band, is making inroads in an area dominated by male performers

01 Mar 2018

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan nixes documentary on Swami Vivekananda

It was Pinarayi Vijayan’s idea that the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s visit to the state be duly celebrated.

26 Feb 2018

Runner, body builder and  doctor — this man did it all 

As a schoolboy, V Suresh Kumar was so fragile that he was stopped from taking part in the long jump competition as the authorities feared he might hurt himself.

25 Feb 2018

From a rubber tapper to doctor, Suresh has seen it all

As a schoolboy, V Suresh Kumar was so fragile that he was stopped from taking part in the long jump competition as the authorities feared he might hurt himself.

19 Feb 2018

Yuva Morcha mulls gameplan to woo young blood

Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi who had observed that the outcome of the 2019 poll will be decided by the youngsters born after 2000, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) leadership

10 Feb 2018

Secretariat employees using certificates issued by Staff Coop Society to evade Income Tax

The evasion by the staff was unearthed following an enquiry by Income Tax officers into the shortfall in tax.

31 Jan 2018

Chengannur bypolls: Parties begin hunt for formidable candidates in Kerala

The fact the UDF had been holding the Assembly segment consequently for 25 years till 2016  will turn out to be a major confidence-building factor for the UDF.

29 Jan 2018

Chengannur Assembly bypoll may well set the tone for LS elections

Following the untimely demise of  K K Ramachandran Nair MLA, who had scored an upset  win in Chengannur — a traditional Congress bastion — to enter the Assembly, the state will witness a hard fought t

22 Jan 2018

Poet Sugathakumari cautions mankind against retaliation by Nature

Recollecting her past and the scars in her mind from her experiences yet to be healed, poet Sugathakumari said she has nothing but words of caution only even as she turns 84.

21 Jan 2018

Telling the tale of loss and sorrow

Can affluence and comfort mitigate the mental stress and agony of the post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) that people who have been left alone in life suffer?

17 Jan 2018

‘Huge job loss despite strong economic indicators’

In what appears to be a veiled criticism against the Narendra Modi government, the Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), a Sangh Pariwar outfit focussing on strengthening self-reliance on the economic front, s

11 Jan 2018

Presenting a united front against IMA’s waste plant

Living in communal amity the people of Elavupalam put up a united fight against IMA’s waste plant.

10 Jan 2018

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