The long-drawn faction feud in CPI(M) appears to be heading to its flashpoint with the party`s state committee deciding to ask the central leadership to remove Achuthanandan as opposition leader in the assembly.
A local court here has
issued an arrest warrant against Kerala Chief Minister V S
Achuthanandan in connection with a defamation case filed
against CPI(M) organ `Desabhimani` in 2004, when he was its