Achyuth Punnekat

  • Punjab: Akali Dal disowns youth leaders accused of assault 26-12-2012 11:18 PM

    A senior Punjab Police officer was allegedly beaten up by a leader of the state's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal's youth front in a brawl at a local hotel where the cop went to attend a Christmaseve party with three of his friends and their families. ...
  • Jumbo Travails: But it's not yet time to write off KSRTC

    A Mallu's Musings |  Achyuth Punnekat
    "No one can overhaul KSRTC," is the quip... Not from disgruntled passengers but the head of government in Kerala himself. Oommen Chandy's public admission throws...

  • Rural Development: A victim of Kerala's political morass

    A Mallu's Musings |  Achyuth Punnekat
    It is not very often you see city authorities providing drinking water and other facilities to people on protest against a ruling government. But in...

  • Kerala Power Board's Induction-phobia Is A Joke

    A Mallu's Musings |  Achyuth Punnekat
    Of all the harebrained schemes I've ever heard in my life (and trust me, I cook up many myself), this one probably deserves a citation...

  • Solar Power: Why Kerala should act smarter

    A Mallu's Musings |  Achyuth Punnekat
    When I was a kid growing up in the sleepy (at that time!) little town of Palakkad, my teacher once asked me to make a...

  • Two ways to beat big brand retail

    A Mallu's Musings |  Achyuth Punnekat
    "No!" say saffron and red. "Yes!" says the central Hand... A poll finds citizens upset, while some selfish consumers like me smile in glee. ...

  • Air Kerala: A totally mad business plan

    A Mallu's Musings |  Achyuth Punnekat
    Oommen Chandy recently gave Air India Express a mild heart attack by suggesting that Kerala is relooking at launching its own flag carrier (Kerala has...

  • Pawar has done UPA a favour

    A Mallu's Musings |  Achyuth Punnekat
    There were rumours of the No.2 conundrum in a cabinet of equals... There were reports of Governors un-appointed and Chairmen unacceptable. And closer home to...

  • Is there a rift in the Kerala CPM? 10-05-2012 09:42 AM

    New Delhi: There seems to be a rift brewing in the Kerala CPM after the brutal killing of rebel leader TP Chandrashekharan. Though a police probe is still on, many allege that Chandrashekharan's killing was orchestrated by CPM state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan's group. Vijayan alleges that the killing is a...
  • Giving voice to the silent masses: Can UK show the way?

    A Mallu's Musings |  Achyuth Punnekat
    The Sadhu of Ralegaon Sidhi has won the Second Battle of Delhi. A disorganised government licks its wounds and offers placations. It is evident that...

  • A Symbol of Progress?

    A Mallu's Musings |  Achyuth Punnekat
    My sister has just joined IIT Bombay... And far from happy I am a little apprehensive. The issue is simple. Money. Specifically The Rupee. Not...

  • Oracles Gone 'Wild'

    A Mallu's Musings |  Achyuth Punnekat
    First it was the oracle octopus... Countered with lemurs, camels and giraffes... This is ridiculous! Cephalopods are pretty intelligent. An octopus can even ...

  • Sonia to visit Srinagar to inspect Dal Lake 27-05-2010 03:42 PM

    Sonia Gandhi will visit Srinagar to inspect the progress of the Lake's conservation.. ...
  • Student barred from wearing burqa in school 05-05-2010 01:10 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 14-year-old student Nabala no longer goes to school. Her father, a local Imam, alleges her school threw her out because she used to wear a scarf. Nabala was a student of the Believers Church English Medium School in Kerala's Alappuzha district. Indeed the transfer certificate issued when she...
  • Watch: Rehab centres in Kerala for elephants 12-10-2009 04:22 PM

    In Kerala efforts are on to tame angry elephants in a special rehab centre. ...
  • Thiruvananthapuram lawyers go on hunger strike 03-03-2008 09:29 PM

    London: Cricketer Dwayne Smith says he relishes continuing at the top of the order, after opening for the first time in an international match in West Indies' 10-wicket loss to England. Playing in the first Twenty20 International of the two-match series, the aggressive right-hander stroked a cameo 33 to help...
  • Baroda university dean suspended 12-05-2007 12:15 PM

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  • No alQaeda in Pak cities: Musharraf 13-09-2006 08:05 AM

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  • Flowery Onam cheers flower growers 29-08-2006 09:25 AM

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  • Church calls for Kerala baby boom 13-08-2006 07:12 PM

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