Stiff fight expected in `Venice of the East`

Alappuzha, the `Venice of the East` famed for its backwaters and houseboats, is all set to witness an aggressive battle in the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in Kerala.

Criminal conspiracy, says union minister of sleaze video

Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation KC Venugopal said the alleged sleaze video recording of him with one of the accused in what has come to be called the "solar scam" was part of a conspiracy.

Minister applauded for parachute jump

For Minister of State for Civil Aviation K.C. Venugopal, it was being airborne in quite a different way. For the first time in his life, he was in a parachute here.