India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshi, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Monday March 16, 2015
The Kerala assembly was adjourned on Monday after Chief Minister Oommen Chandy recommended that the state assembly suspend five legislators for their role in the violence and chaos inside the Kerala Assembly on March 13.
India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday March 13, 2015
Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani spent last night in one of the rooms of the state Assembly. With him were about 70 of the 74 lawmakers of Kerala's ruling United Democratic Front.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 9, 2015
Kerala Assembly today paid tribute to Speaker G Karthikeyan, who died two days ago.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 4, 2015
The Budget session of Kerala Assembly, scheduled to begin on March 6 with th Governor's address, is likely to be stormy with CPI(M)-led LDF Opposition determined to take on the government on a host of issues including the bar bribery and solar scams.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday February 24, 2015
Kodiyari Balakrishnan was unanimously elected as the new state secretary of the CPM's Kerala unit. Mr Balakrishnan has been seen as a loyalist of Pinarayai Vijayan, the former CPM state secretary who is also Mr Achuthanandan's top political rival wit...
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 23, 2015
Pushing Kerala unit of the party further over the edge, Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) founding-leader V S Achuthanandan today rejected the central leadership's directive to attend the concluding session of party state conference from which...
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday February 21, 2015
Kerala's Opposition Leader and CPI (M) stalwart VS Achuthanandan staged a walkout of his party's three-day state conference in Alappuzha District. Sources said the veteran leader was miffed by severe criticism levelled against him by party workers.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Kerala Governor Justice P Sathasivam will flag off the state-wide 'Run Kerala Run', the mass run organised as a prelude to 35th edition of the National Games, in front of Secretariat on January 20.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Continuing their attack against the Congress-led UDF government over the new liquor policy in the Assembly, CPI-M led LDF Opposition today sought an adjournment motion on the proposed changes in the policy and staged a walkout in protest.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
Voicing concern over allegations of corruption against some judges, Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI(M) stalwart and Kerala Opposition leader V S Achuthanandan today said this was an ominous trend that would disgrace the sanctity and credibi...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 30, 2014
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said his government will soon come out with a roadmap on beach sand mining, even as Opposition presses for Supreme Court appeal.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday October 20, 2014
CPI(M) veteran and former Kerala chief minister V S Achuthanandan, who turned 91 today pledged to carry on his struggles to defend the interests of the working class.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 28, 2014
Former Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan on Sunday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention in launching a probe against Kerala Chief Secretary's alleged links with builders.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 25, 2014
Under attack from opposition parties in the assembly over outbreak of a fever in the state, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday said unlike previous years, the disease is under control this time.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 24, 2014
As an offshoot of the rift among a section of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers in Kerala, opposition Communist Party of India-Marxist CPI(M) leader V S Achuthananandan today raised allegations of suppression of assets by Chief Secretary E...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 19, 2014
Seizing on the report of amicus curiae pointing to "mismanagement" of the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, CPM leader V S Achuthanandan today said it only vindicated his stand that attempts were made to take away its riches to which UDF government...
India News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday March 25, 2014
Veteran CPI(M) leader VS Achuthanandan today hit out at the BJP for focusing its entire campaign on its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who he dubbed as a "slaughterer".
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday March 21, 2014
Union minister Shashi Tharoor has hit back at rivals who have raked up his wife Sunanda's death to target him while campaigning for next month's election. Kerala's opposition leader V S Achuthanandan had alleged a cover-up in the probe into her dea...
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday February 20, 2014
Former Kerala Chief Minister and CPM leader VS Achuthanandan today rebuffed Aam Aadmi Party founder Arvind Kejriwal's attempt to lure him to his party fold.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 19, 2014
Veteran CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan who has often taken on his state unit has done it again and written to the party general secretary to probe the sale of land and building of its organ here to a controversial businessman.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 27, 2013
Inaugurating the three-day meeting of the Kerala unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist in Palakkad today, party general secretary Prakash Karat said the plenum would serve as an occasion for introspection.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 20, 2013
He alleged that Mr Chandy had violated the oath of office by concealing this 'serious' aspect of the case and failing to take action against his colleagues.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 26, 2013
CPM veteran and Opposition Leader in the Kerala Assembly VS Achuthanandan today said LDF would launch a mass agitation and take legal steps to expose the 'influential power behind' fraudulent land deals worth Rs 250 crore carried out by Salim Raj, fo...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 20, 2013
Kerala's iconic Marxist and former Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan turned 90 today.