KARTHIKEYAN

  • AK Antony resents decline in debate in Legislatures December 30, 2013

    Criticising the trend of passing legislations without a thorough debate, Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday said it was the responsibility of both ruling and opposition parties to ensure that greater time was devoted for discussions in the House. "When laws are passed without a proper debate and taking sufficient time,...
  • Kerala speaker sad over year of least sittings December 27, 2013

    Kerala assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan said on Friday that he was deeply saddened that in the year 2013, the house saw only 37 sittings. And even in those few sittings, there were uproarious scenes on many days. "Not much deliberation has taken place. This is not good for parliamentary democracy. I...
  • The Last Word: Is the CBI's treatment of KM Birla a sign that we are returning to the repressive 1980s? October 17, 2013

    In an another high profile chargesheet in the coal scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation has named Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla as an accused in its 14th FIR in the case. ...
  • Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan team up again for ROC October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: India will be representing in the Race Of Champions (ROC) for the second time after Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan signed up for ROC 2013, to be held at Bangkok's Rajamangala Stadium on the weekend of December 1415. The former Formula 1 drivers joined forces for Team India at...
  • Karthikeyan remains in Auto GP title hunt after thrilling win October 5, 2013

    Brno (Czech Republic): A sensational start from third place on the grid set the foundation for Narain Karthikeyan's brilliant victory in race one of the Auto GP World Series season finale at the Brno circuit on Saturday. Having endured a difficult qualifying session on Saturday after an untimely red flag forced...
  • Karthikeyan wins 1st race, finishes 5th in 2nd in Nurburgring August 18, 2013

    Nurburgring: Continuing his strong show in the Auto GP series, Indian racer Narain Karthikeyan recorded his third win of the season when he triumphed in the race one and finished fifth in the race two in round six of the series, here. Starting from pole position in race one, Narain...
  • Narain Karthikeyan zooms to third win in Auto GP August 17, 2013

    Nurburgring, Germany: India's Narain Karthikeyan secured his third victory at round six of the Auto GP World Series at the Nurburgring Circuit here on Saturday. Having secured his third consecutive pole on Friday, Narain managed to capitalise on his advantage at the start, but faced stiff opposition from Italian GP2 driver...
  • I have had very few regrets in life: Narain Karthikeyan July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Adversities have made him a stronger person and that's precisely the reason why Narain Karthikeyan doesn't find any lack of motivation after switching over to Auto GP from Formula One as he aims to win the championship this season. Karthikeyan takes a lot of pride in the way he...
  • Double podium finish for Narain Karthikeyan in Auto GP July 14, 2013

    Mugello, Italy: After finishing third in race one, India's Narain Karthikeyan triumphed in the second Auto GP race on Sunday for a double podium finish at the Mugello Circuit in Mugello, Italy. Karthikeyan was helped after Kevin Giovesi was given a 25second postrace penalty. Karthikeyan's win in the fifth round of the...
  • Narain Karthikeyan grabs pole for Mugello round in Auto GP July 13, 2013

    Mugello, Italy: Continuing with his stupendous Auto GP run, Indian racer Narain Karthikeyan on Saturday claimed his second successive pole for the Italian round of the championship. Karthikeyan, who had won Race One at Silverstone from pole position last month, set a scorching laptime of 1:34.583 to claim pole yet again...
  • Tata Nano car drives into Guinness World Records June 26, 2013

    Bangalore: Tata Motors' small car Nano entered the Guinness World Records for driving on a longest journey covering the entire country, the company said on Monday. "The expedition was accomplished in 10 days (March 2130) covering 10,218 km in a Tata Nano from Kanyakumari in southern Tamil Nadu to circumnavigate the...
  • Telugu film 'Chemistry' to be released in April April 12, 2013

    Sriram and Amitharao have acted as the lead pair in a film titled 'Chemistry'. and 'Manasuki Manasuku Madhya' is the tagline of the film. Vacchaspathi is the director and Udhay kumar produced the movie under Vivid journey productions banner. The censor work of the film has completed and it has...
  • AR Rahman's sister to sing for a cause March 26, 2013

    Chennai: Singer AR Reihana, sister of Oscarwinning music composer AR Rahman, will spend an evening with as many 800 underprivileged children here as part of an event organised by Raindropss, a youthbased social organisation. "AR Reihana will preside as chief guest of the evening and spend time with 800 underprivileged children...
  • Tamil film 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' gets a U certificate March 21, 2013

    Pandiraj's forthcoming romantic comedy 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' (KBKR) recently got a clean chit from the Censor Board. Much to the relief of the film's team, the film was passed with an 'U' certificate. According to our sources, the team happy over the certificate. Having created a well-acclaimed impression with his...
  • 10ftlong cobra caught from Kerala Assembly complex February 9, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 10feetlong cobra has been caught from the library of the Kerala Assembly complex here by a snakecatcher after the staff alerted him about the presence of the deadly reptile in the place frequented by lawmakers. The cobra was caught unharmed by the popular snakecatcher of the state Vava Suresh...
  • Actor Simbu to sing in 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' February 7, 2013

    Upcoming movie 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' was supposed to have it's audio launch on February 6. This event was cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances according to actor Siva Karthikeyan's tweet yesterday. This Kannada comedy has a cast including actors Siva Karthikeyan, Vimal, Bindhu Madavi and Regina Cassandra. This movie is a...
  • Rajesh to come back with his next comedy flick December 20, 2012

    The 'OK OK' fame Rajesh is gonna be back again with his another hilarious tale. Rajesh who also has directed hit flicks like 'SMS' and 'Boss Engira Baskaran' is now seemed to have taken up the responsibility of writing the dialogues for the film that is going to be directed...
  • India's Karthikeyan, Chandhok win Race of Champions Asia December 14, 2012

    Bangkok: India's only two Formula One drivers, Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok won the 2012 Race of Champions Asia and qualified for the Nations Cup where they will be in the same group as defending champions Germany comprising of Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher. Team India defeated Japan 20 in...
  • Formula One has too many teams, says Bernie Ecclestone December 13, 2012

    London: The departure of Spanish strugglers HRT from Formula One still leaves the sport with one team too many, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday. Madridbased HRT have not been included on the official 2013 entry list published by the governing International Automobile Federation, a move that leaves 11...
  • Kerala: Discuss Bills in Assembly, says Speaker December 5, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Political differences among parties should not prevent them from taking part in discussions on Bills and issues, Kerala assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan said on Wednesday hoping that the session commencing on Dec 10 will be productive. Karthikeyan asked legislators and political parties to use this session in the best...
  • BJP women's wing up in arms against Swetha Menon November 27, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Mahila Morcha, the women's wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), alleges that actress Shwetha Menon and director Blessy are 'exploiting motherhood for commercial purposes' by incorporating the actress's delivery in 'Kalimannu'. On Sep 27, Shwetha delivered a baby girl at Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai and Blessy captured her delivery...
  • HRT F1 team is up for sale November 13, 2012

    Madrid: HRT Formula One team is up for sale, its owners Thesan Capital has announced 16 months after buying a majority stake in the Spanish outfit from Jose Ramon Carabante. HRT are yet to score a point since joining F1 in 2010. The owners are hoping to find new investors...
  • HRT owners expect to sell team in coming weeks November 12, 2012

    London: Spanishbased Formula One backmarkers HRT are up for sale and talks are ongoing with a number of groups interested in buying the team, owners Thesan Capital said in a statement on Monday. The team, who have yet to score a point in three years, have Indian Narain Karthikeyan and...
  • Karthikeyan, Chandhok excited ahead of Race of Champions November 8, 2012

    Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok are ready to represent Team India at the Race of Champions slated for December 1416 in Bangkok. ...
  • KarthikeyanChandhok to team up for Race of Champions November 6, 2012

    Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok will represent India at the Race of Champions, where racers like Michael Schumacher are also taking part. ...
  • Narain, Karun to race for India at Race of Champions November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: India's ace drivers Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok will come together for the first time since 2004 to represent India at the seasonending Motorsport festival Race of Champions in Bangkok next month. India have been invited to participate in the December 1416 event for the first time...
  • Finishing the race the best result for us: Narain October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: Narain Karthikeyan, India's only Formula One driver, on Sunday said that finishing the race was the maximum result he could have got in his home Grand Prix as he had to slow down his car due to overheating of the brakes. Right from the start, Karthikeyan was warned...
  • Karthikeyan couldn't show power in HRT: Coulthard October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: India doesn't have a legacy in Formula One drivers but Narain Karthikeyan is a "talented driver who could have done wonders had he be racing for any other team" than minnows Hispania Racing (HRT), feels former multiple Grand Prix winner David Coulthard. Handicapped by his not so advanced car,...
  • Happy to have finished ahead of one Marussia: Karthikeyan October 27, 2012

    Greater Noida: India's Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan said Saturday he was happy to start from the penultimate spot ahead of at least one of the Marussias in his home Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit. Karthikeyan will be starting at the 23rd place behind HRT team mate Pedro...
  • Poor show by Force India in Indian GP qualifying October 27, 2012

    Greater Noida: None of the Sahara Force India drivers could make the top 10 on the grid for their home race during the qualifying session of the Indian Grand Prix 2012 at the Buddh International Circuit here on Saturday. Meanwhile, Red Bull driver and defending champion Sebastian Vettel claimed his fifth...