Congress leader Manishankar Aiyar attracted opposition BJP`s ire on Friday in Rajya Sabha when he said he was not interested in listening to speech of a BJP member on vote on account, prompting the Chair to adjourn the House amid uproar.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking probe into the alleged role of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman P J Kurien in the Suryanelli gang-rape case of 1996 in which a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted for over 40 days.
Stepping into controversy over Ramesh Chennithala`s entry into Oommen Chandy-led UDF Government, senior Congress leader PJ Kurien on Saturday said the KPCC Chief should have been made Deputy Chief Minister.
In a major relief to Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien, the Sessions Court here on Saturday dismissed a petition filed by the victim in the Suryanelli sex case seeking inclusion of the Congress leader in the case.
Kerala government on Thursday submitted in the high court that a PIL seeking further investigation against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien in the nearly two-decade-old Suryanelli rape case was not maintainable.
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson PJ Kurien on Wednesday got a breather when a convict in the Suryanelli sex scandal case retracted his earlier statement in a Kerala court and said he never met the Congress leader.