For a long time, it has been the same kind of loud, eye-catching architecture that is deemed iconic. Thankfully, that is changing.
Planning and building a capital city is of great cultural and ecological significance, which calls for enormous patience, long-term vision and due consultation with master architects, experts and other stakeholders.
The Congress candidate won but both the UDF and LDF have seen their vote share erode as the BJP makes spectacular gains
An engineering student was picked up, tortured and killed by the Kerala police even though there was no evidence against him
For the Congress-led UDF, the CPM-led LDF and even the BJP, the Aruvikkara result will be a pointer to which way the political winds are blowing in the state.