VS Achutanandan

Kerala records 12.11 percent polling till 9 AM

VS Achutanandan said the rains were a sign of "good tidings" to come.

May 16, 2016, 10:46 AM IST
Tamil Nadu, Kerala go to polls on Monday; parties locked in multi-cornered contests

Tamil Nadu, Kerala go to polls on Monday; parties locked in multi-cornered contests

Tamil Nadu and Kerala goes to polls on Monday that will decide the fate of Chief Ministers Jayalalithaa and Oommen Chandy and their arch rivals and nonagenarians M Karunanidhi and VS Achutanandan in their respective states which will witness multi-cornered contests.

May 15, 2016, 19:57 PM IST

CPI(M), CPI meetings held to discuss poll strategies

A three-day crucial meeting of the CPI(M) began here today to discuss various poll strategies, including whether or not to field Marxist veteran V S Achutanandan in the May 16 assembly elections in Kerala.

Mar 11, 2016, 19:58 PM IST

Kerala wants PM's intervention to resolve Mullaperiyar issue

With concerns over water level in Mullaperiyar dam nearly touching the permissible limit of 142 feet, the Kerala government on Tuesday expressed anxiety over Tamil Nadu's "indifferent" attitude and said the state would be taking legal options.

Dec 08, 2015, 15:27 PM IST

Bar bribery scam rocks Kerala Assembly

The bar bribery scam on Thursday rocked the Kerala Assembly with the CPI(M)-led LDF opposition demanding re-investigation of the case, saying the vigilance report which gave a clean chit to Finance Minister KM Mani was a "farce".

Jul 09, 2015, 14:27 PM IST

Kerala Assembly witness noisy scenes over lathicharge on students

Kerala Assembly on Tuesday witnessed heated debate between ruling and opposition members over police lathicharge on the activists of Students Federation of India, during their protest march over delay in printing school textbooks.

Jul 07, 2015, 14:47 PM IST

Kerala Assembly pays glowing tributes to Karthikeyan

 Kerala Assembly today paid tribute to Speaker G Karthikeyan, who passed away two days ago.

Mar 09, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

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.

Feb 21, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

Achutanandan praises Balakrishna Pillai for stand against Mani

Veteran communist VS Achuthanandan on Tuesday praised his arch political opponent R. Balakrishna Pillai for his stand against corruption, especially against Finance Minister KM Mani, facing a graft allegation.

Jan 27, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

HC unhappy with prolonging of vigilance probe against VS` son

Kerala High Court on Wednesday expressed displeasure over prolonging the vigilance enquiry against CPI(M) veteran VS Achutanandan`s son VA Arunkumar and directed that it be expedited.

Nov 06, 2013, 19:41 PM IST

HC criticises VS remarks on judiciary in land grabbing case

Kerala HC ordered a vigilance probe into Kalamassery land grabbing case against a former gunman of the Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Oct 28, 2013, 22:19 PM IST

Kerala HC dismisses Achuthanandan`s petition

The Kerala HC dismissed a petition by VS Achutanandan seeking CBI investigation into the alleged sabotage of probe in a sex scandal case.

Aug 30, 2013, 20:43 PM IST

HC directs state govt to inform stand on PIL

Kerala High Court directed state to inform of stand on PIL seeking detailed inquiry on corruption charges raised by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy against CPI(M) leader V S Achutanandan and his son.

Jun 17, 2013, 21:00 PM IST

Govt appeal posted to January third week

The order in this regard was issued by a Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice AM Shaffique. The bench reiterated that chargesheet should not be laid in the case till the appeal was disposed.

Dec 10, 2012, 19:18 PM IST

VS alleges conspiracy in leakage of phone conversation

CPI-M leader VS Achutanandan alleges a conspiracy in leakage of telephone conversation between state Information Commissioner, K Natarajan, and Vigilance officer VJ Kunju.

Oct 16, 2012, 21:21 PM IST

HC not to interfere with land assignment probe

The Kerala HC refused to interfere with the decision of the state cabinet directing Vigilance probe into the assignment of land.

Aug 12, 2011, 00:46 AM IST

Kerala opposition attacks government on appointments

The Congress-led opposition in the Kerala assembly Tuesday staged a walkout alleging that the Left government which has about 100 days left to demit office is on an appointment spree.

Feb 08, 2011, 15:41 PM IST

Kerala CM seeks removal of finance minister

Kerala CM said during the past 4 and half years rule the
lottery mafia took away Rs.65000 crore at the rate of Rs.56
crore per day and that Finance Minister aided the lottery mafia.

Dec 01, 2010, 20:42 PM IST

Congress defends Antony over defence aircraft

The Congress on Monday criticised Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan for blaming Defence Minister AK Antony for not arranging a defence aircraft to airlift the bodies of those killed in the Thekkady boat tragedy.

Oct 05, 2009, 18:18 PM IST

SC`s directive against former Cong minister on VS plea

SC on Monday directed Kerala CM VS Achuthanandan and the state government to produce before it "necessary material" relating to a case of alleged corruption involving former state Power Minister R Balakrishna Pillai of Congress.

Aug 17, 2009, 20:54 PM IST