Govt refutes Opposition charge on Mani issue; LDF walkout twice

CPI(M)-led LDF Opposition on Tuesday continued their protest in the Kerala Assembly over the bar bribery case against Finance Minister KM Mani and twice staged a walkout, even as Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala rejected the charges that an attempt was on to scuttle the probe against Mani.

LDF steps up demand for KM Mani's resignation
LDF steps up demand for KM Mani's resignation

Mounting a grim attack on the Congress led UDF government in Kerala over bar bribery scam, CPI-M led LDF Opposition on Friday stalled assembly proceedings demanding resignation of Finance Minister K M Mani in the wake of Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau filing an FIR against him in the case.

LDF protests in Assembly, demands Mani's resignation

Thiruvanthapuram: The CPI(M)-led LDF opposition on Friday protested in the Kerala Assembly demanding resignation of Finance Minister K M Mani in the wake of the Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau filing an FIR against him in the bar bribe scam.

Bar bribe case: FIR registered against Kerala minister KM Mani
Bar bribe case: FIR registered against Kerala minister KM Mani

In a setback for Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani, an FIR has been registered against him in connection with the bar bribe case.

Temporary relief for Mani, Kerala HC rejects plea to register FIR

In some relief to state Finance Minister KM Mani, who is at the centre of a bar bribe row, the Kerala High court on Wednesday rejected a plea for registration of an FIR against him.

Kerala bar bribe issue: Chandy rejects LDF charge

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday rejected the CPI(M) led LDF opposition's charge that the UDF government is "smeared with corruption" with regard to its liquor policy and asserted there was no going back on it.

Ruckus in Kerala Assembly over bar bribe case; CPI-M MLA suspended

The Kerala Assembly Tuesday witnessed ruckus over the bar bribery row involving Finance Minister K M Mani leading to suspension of a CPI-M MLA and censure of four others, besides abrupt adjournment of the House for the day.

LDF moves Kerala HC against Mani

Alleging that the Vigilance quick verification against Finance Minister KM Mani was a 'farce', the Left Democratic Front (LDF) on Monday moved the Kerala High Court, seeking to draw up an FIR and register crime against the minister, who is at the centre of a bar bribe row.

Bar bribe echo in Kerala Assembly; LDF stages walkout

The bar bribery row involving Finance Minister KM Mani found its echo in the state Assembly today on the first day of the Winter session with CPI-M led LDF staging a walkout demanding his resignation even as the Kerala Congress (M) chief rejected the charges as "baseless".

LDF raises bar bribe row in Kerala Assembly

The Winter session of the Kerala Assembly began on a stormy note on Monday with the opposition LDF raising the bribery allegation against Finance Minister and Kerala Congress (M) supremo K M Mani to attack the Congress-led UDF government headed by Oommen Chandy.

Bar bribe row: UDF partners close ranks with Mani

 The Congress-led UDF on Saturday pledged its total support to state Finance Minister and Kerala Congress(M) leader K M Mani over the 'bar bribe' controversy and resolved to fight the allegation against him unitedly.

Bar bribery case: Kerala HC grants 1 week to state to file affidavit

 The Kerala High Court on Thursday granted one week time to the state government to file an affidavit, along with documents, in the bar bribery case against the State Finance Minister K M Mani.

Vigilance probe clears Kerala minister in bar scam

Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani, who is under a cloud over charges of corruption on the bar licence issue, Wednesday got relief after a preliminary probe by the vigilance did not find any evidence against him.

Kerala bar bribe row: Sudheeran toughens stand

Brushing aside the threat of Kerala Bar Owners Association that they would come out with evidence on corruption charges against state Finance Minister KM Mani on the bar licence issue, Kerala PCC president VS Sudheeran Friday said the owners were not going to get any concession from the government.

AAP petition asking for CBI probe into bar owners charge dismissed

Kerala High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition by Aam Admi Party, Kerala unit, seeking a CBI probe into the graft allegations made by bar owners against state Finance Minister K M Mani.

AAP seeks CBI probe against Mani

Aam Admi Party's state unit on Wednesday approached the Kerala High Court seeking a CBI probe into the graft allegations made by bar owners against state Finance Minister KM Mani.

Graft charge: Kerala Lokayukta, CM give Finance Minister Mani clean chit

Beleaguered Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani, caught in a Rs 1 crore graft allegation, got a double reprieve Wednesday from the Lokayukta and Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Bar bribe row: Vigilance to probe charge against Kerala FM KM Mani

Hit by the "bar bribe controversy", the Congress-led UDF Government in Kerala on Sunday announced a vigilance probe into the allegation by bar owners that state Finance Minister and Kerala Congress (M) supremo KM Mani had demanded a hefty sum for favourable decisions.

Bar bribe row: Vigilance to probe charge against Kerela FM

Hit by the "bar bribe controversy", the Congress-led UDF Government in Kerala on Sunday announced a vigilance probe into the allegation by bar owners that state Finance Minister and Kerala Congress (M) supremo KM Mani had demanded a hefty sum for favourable decisions.

No decision to ban recruitments: Minister

 Kerala government has not decided to impose ban on new recruitments in government services and only a recommendation to temporarily stop creating new posts was under the consideration of the government, Finance Minister K M Mani said today.