LDF, UDF hand in glove to protect quarry mafia, says BJP

Thiruvananthapuram , December 03

BJP national executive committee member V Muraleedharan has slammed the previous UDF govt. and the present LDF dispensation in the wake of the supreme court order reaffirming that eco-clearance was mandatory for renewal of quarry licence.

ISL: ATK end group stage with 0-0 draw against Pune

Kolkata , Dec 2

Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) ended their group stage engagements with their eighth draw of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament in a 0-0 tie against FC Pune City here at the Rabindra Sarovar stadium on Friday.

Two die in Kolkata queues as payday pain continues

New Delhi/Kolkata , Dec 2

Two elderly persons died while standing in a bank queue in West Bengal on Friday as people, scrambling for money across the country, battled long lines outside banks and ATMs on the second day of a new month.

People suffer in Kerala as treasuries run dry

Thiruvananthapuram , Dec 2

For the second consecutive day on Friday, people, including pensioners, stood in queues since early morning across Kerala as many treasuries in the state were running dry and couldn't disburse salaries and pensions to people.

Molina unfazed by goal-shy ATK show

Kolkata , Dec 2

Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) head coach Jose Molina on Friday brushed aside talk of problems in front of goal ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final, after striker Juan Belencoso missed a hatful of chances against FC Pune City here in a goalless affair.

Smear campaign against us helped LDF, says Chandy

Thiruvananthapuram , Dec 2

Six months after losing power to the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF, former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday said the smear campaign against his government by the then Left opposition helped get them to power.

Categorise cases challenging demonetisation: SC

New Delhi

New Delhi Dec 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday deferred to Monday its hearing on a batch of petitions challenging the demonetisation, asking the cases to be categorised for a smooth hearing.