"At least 100 people died standing in queues outside the banks. The withdrawal of 86 per cent of currency imposed severe hardships on India's farmers and small industries and traders. Demonetisation turned out to be a historic blunder," said Manmohan Singh.
“The Indian Emerald lives in a micro-habitat near high-altitude areas. It is easy to spot because it flies irregularly over the water body for nearly an hour. Plus, it is emerald green in colour from head to toe. Its body glistens in sunlight,” Kiran CG, secretary of the Indian Dragonfly Society said.
In an excerpt of the book named 'Ormakalude Bhramanapatham' (Orbit of memories) published on IEMalayalam.com on Wednesday, Narayanan paints the spy case as a conspiracy against him and the ISRO through the collective efforts of agents of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in connivance with Indian police and intelligence officers.
On whether Shah’s leaving the Jan Raksha march in Kannur has affected party morale, Rajasekharan promised that the party president will return on October 15 when the protest concludes in Thiruvananthapuram.
Vengara’s Muslim-majority voters will go to cast their ballot on Wednesday in a bye-election after its sitting MLA PK Kunhalikutty, lovingly called Kunjapa by his supporters, vacated the seat to get elected to Lok Sabha from Malappuram.
Vengara is feeling a bit of the heat, especially when a fierce bypoll campaign has just concluded on its soil. The bypoll was necessitated after sitting MLA P K Kunhalikutty vacated the seat to contest a Lok Sabha election.
The bye-election, scheduled for Wednesday, was necessitated after sitting MLA PK Kunjalikutty vacated the seat to contest the Malappuram Lok Sabha seat. E Ahamed, MP and former union minister, died earlier this year following a cardiac arrest.
Vengara constituency in Malappuram district of Kerala, is considered a stronghold of the IUML and has a Muslim-majority population of over 48,000 people. IUML's prime contender will be the CPM candidate, while the BJP might finish a distant third.