Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 22, 2015
Ex-Kerala Chief Minister and veteran CPI-M leader VS Achuthanandan today did not rule out contesting next year's assembly polls, saying the people and the party should take a call if he needs to contest.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 15, 2015
Gender empowerment should start from our homes to achieve our goals at the societal level, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Saturday.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 12, 2015
In a fresh trouble for Congress-led UDF government in Kerala, a day after Finance Minister KM Mani quit over graft charges, CPI-M veteran VS Achuthanandan today sought a probe into corruption charges against Excise Minister K Babu.
Bihar | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 8, 2015
Veteran Marxist leader and former Kerala chief minister VS Achuthanandan on Sunday congratulated the leaders of the Grand Alliance in Bihar - Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar - for their victory in the state assembly polls.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 2, 2015
Over one crore voters are expected to exercise their franchise in seven districts in the first phase of the crucial civic polls in Kerala today, which are considered as the semi-finals before the next year's Assembly elections.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday October 30, 2015
In a setback for the ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front in Kerala days before crucial civic elections, a court has ordered more investigations into allegations that state's Finance Minister KM Mani accepted a bribe of one crore promising to renew bar licences last year.
Kerala News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 15, 2015
Kerala's Labour Minister today said it would be a tough task to raise the daily wages of the state's plantation workers from the present Rs 231 to Rs 500.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Sunday September 13, 2015
In a show of solidarity with thousands of women tea estate workers who have been protesting in Munnar, Kerala's opposition leader VS Achuthanandan joined them in a show of solidarity.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 30, 2015
Kerala Opposition leader VS Achuthanandan on Saturday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged corruption and cheating in connection with the 108 ambulance project of Ziqitza Health Care, in Kerala.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
CPI(M)-led LDF today charged the Congress-led ruling UDF with step-motherly treatment in allocation of funds to opposition MLAs.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday June 29, 2015
The Opposition led by CPI(M)'s V S Achuthanandan staged a walkout in the Kerala Assembly today over the alleged decision of the state Vigilance department to give a 'clean-chit' to state Finance Minister and Kerala Congress leader KM Mani.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 27, 2015
Voting began at 7 am for the assembly bypoll to Aruvikkara in Kerala which is witnessing a three-cornered contest with voters queuing up at polling booths despite rains.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday June 17, 2015
It may be just 20 km away from the Secretariat, but is considered among the most backward constituencies of Kerala's capital. The Arruvikkara Constituency is headed for a highly charged bypoll on June 26, billed as the first three-cornered bye-election in Kerala.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 10, 2015
The lone woman minister in the Congress-led UDF government in Kerala, PK Jayalakshmi, today married a farmer in a traditional Hindu tribal ritual.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
Putting up a brave face, Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani, whose statement was taken by a Vigilance team in connection with the bar bribery scam, today said there was "nothing unusual" in the procedure.
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 within the party.
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 he walked out over sharp differences with the state leadership.
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.