Surprise check in interstate tourist buses unearths tax evasion

Thiruvananthapuram: A surprise check conducted by Vigilance sleuths in the interstate tourist buses at Thampanoor on Sunday exposed several instances of tax evasion. The team also seized various goods, including electronic gadgets, machines, pumpsets and tea. The inspection was jointly carried out ..

CPI leader M K Divakaran no more

Pathanapuram: CPI leader M K Divakaran (87) passed away at Gandhi Bhavan here on Sunday. He was elected from Ranni Assembly constituency twice. Born on June 21, 1927, as the son of M Krishnan and Kochupennamma, Divakaran joined a private school in Pathanamthitta in 1948. Four years later, he became ..

Will disclose the names of two corrupted officials: K B Ganesh Kumar

Thiruvananthapuram: Endorsing the opinion of suspended IAS officer TO Sooraj that the real faces of many top officials would be exposed soon, former minister K B Ganesh Kumar on Sunday said he has the details of two corrupted top bureaucrats. 'I have solid evidence. The names will be disclosed in ..

VSDP withdraws protest before CM's residence

Kottayam: The Vaikunta Swamy Dharma Pracharana (VSDP) functionaries withdrew the protest they launched in front of the residence of chief Minister Oommen Chandy here early on Sunday morning. The decision was taken after the talks held between the CM and VSDP leaders. The leaders said the CM accepted ..

T'puram zoo to get swamp deer from Lucknow

Thiruvananthapuram: After arrival of a white tiger and seven anacondas, a herd of swamp deer will be brought to the zoological park here, one of the oldest such facilities in the region. As a part of an animal exchange programme, a team of zoo officials from here are now camping in Lucknow zoo to ..