We will go ahead with Vizhinjam port plan, says Chandy

The Kerala government is committed and will go ahead with the proposed Vizhinjam port, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Wednesday.

CPI(M) justifies publicising resolution against VS Achutanandan

The CPI(M) in Kerala has justified its decision to brief the media on a resolution adopted by the state secretariat even as it took a highly critical view of party stalwart VS Achutanandan's attack on the functioning of state leadership.

Kerala CPI-M meet: Focus on Pinarayi's successor

As the three-day state conference of the CPI(M) begins here on Thursday, the focus is on who is going to be the next Kerala unit secretary after Pinarayi Vijayan steps down on completion of three consecutive terms in the key post.

'Nothing wrong with organisation of National Games'
'Nothing wrong with organisation of National Games'

With a section of the media launching an attack on the organisers of the 35th National Games, to be held here, an official Sunday said so far no one has told him about anything going wrong.

Countdown begins to elect new Kerala CPI-M leader

 The CPI-M Thursday began its next round of district level meetings to ultimately elect a successor to its powerful state secretary, Pinarayi Vijayan.

Liquor policy a ruse to make money: Pinarayi Vijayan

Criticising ruling UDF for its move to bring about changes in its liquor policy, CPI(M) on Tuesday said this much-touted policy was a ploy scripted by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Excise Minister K Babu for indulging in bargaining and corrupt deals.

'Kiss of love' sparks political spat between Vijayan, Chennithala

The 'Kiss of love' protest held in Kochi on Sunday has sparked a spat between CPI(M) leader Pinarayi Vijayan and Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala over the handling of the situation by police.

LDF to launch stir against tax hike by Chandy govt

Slamming the Congress-led UDF Government for steep hike in taxes and service fees, CPI(M) in Kerala on Thursday threatened to unleash a massive agitation and urged the people to desist from paying the increase including the new rates of water charges.

CBI files revision petition in SNC Lavalin graft case

CBI filed revision petition in Kerala High Court challenging discharge of CPI(M) State Secretary, Pinarayi Vijayan and six others in the SNC Lavalin graft case.

Third judge recuses to hear revision plea against Vijayan

Another judge of the Kerala High Court on Thursday recused himself from hearing the revision petition against the discharge of CPI(M) state secretary, Pinarayi Vijayan in the SNC-Lavalin graft case.

CPI(M) rubbishes Gouriamma`s claim of LDF wooing her

CPI(M) on Tuesday rubbished the claim of JSS leader KR Gouriamma that the LDF had invited her to join the front as its Chief Ministerial candidate before the 2006 Assembly polls despite her party being a constituent of the Congress-led UDF.

Judge recuses from hearing plea against Vijayan`s discharge

Justice K Harilal of Kerala High Court on Tuesday recused himself from hearing a petition challenging the order of CBI Special Court in
Thiruvananthapuram, discharging CPI(M) state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan and 6 others in the SNC Lavalin case.

Discharge of Pinarayi Vijayan `improper`: Swami

Terming as "improper" the discharge of CPI(M) Kerala state Secretary Pinarayi Vijayan in the SNC Lavalin corruption case by a CBI court, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said the high court should quash it.

Pinarayi Vijayan emerges pivot of LDF

With the CBI court discharging him from the SNC Lavalin graft case, CPI(M) Kerala secretary Pinarayi Vijayan has emerged as the potential chief ministerial candidate of the LDF.

Court accepts Pinarayi Vijayan`s discharge petition

A court here Tuesday accepted the discharge petition filed by CPI-M secretary Pinarayi Vijayan and the six others in the SNC Lavalin case.

Achuthanandan blames state leadership for LDF`s defeat

Virtually indicting CPI(M) state set-up controlled by Pinarayi Vijayan, VS Achuthanandan said lapses like irrational" selection of candidates led to defeat of LDF in 2011 assembly polls in Kerala.

Marriage age row, IUML behind the move: CPI(M)

CPI(M) on Monday alleged that IUML is behind the move of some Muslim religious outfits in Kerala to take legal recourse to get marriageable age of girls in the community lowered from 18.

Vijayan did not inform cabinet on deal: CBI

The CBI has informed a special court here that there is evidence to link state CPI-M secretary and former power minister Pinarayi Vijayan to a corruption case.

Vigilance probe against CPI-M leaders

Vigilance Court ordered probe against former Kerala CM VS Achuthanandan, CPI-M`s Pinarayi Vijayan for causing loss to exchequer by spending huge sums of money to argue cases in High Court.

Kerala court orders probe against Achuthanandan, Vijayan

Vigilance court ordered a probe against top CPI-M leaders V.S. Achuthanandan, Pinarayi Vijayan and two others for hiring lawyers from outside the state to argue cases in the Kerala High Court.