Action against five MLAs in Kerala Assembly over 'bargate'

The Kerala Assembly witnessed an uproar on Tuesday for the second consecutive day over the 'bargate' scandal, following which a legislator was suspended and four other MLAs were warned for their unruly conduct in the house.

Kerala CM Chandy rejects CBI probe on "bar bribe" issue

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday rejected the demand of opposition leader VS Achuthanandan for a CBI probe into the 'bar bribe' issue, holding that an examination by Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau was progressing on the matter.

CPI-M leader VS Achuthanandan turns 91

Leader of Opposition in Kerala and former chief minister VS Achuthanandan turned 91 on Monday.

Achuthanandan sinks internal issues, says inflation, graft main poll themes

Setting aside his issues with the party leadership, CPI(M) veteran VS Achuthanandan said price rise and corruption under the UPA rule are the basic electoral themes of the Lok Sabha polls.

Ad from man accused in suicide case not proper: Achuthanandan

Veteran Kerala CPI-M leader and former chief minister VS Achuthanandan said that it was improper for the party organ to feature an advertisement by a man accused of abetting a company secretary`s suicide.

Achuthanandan wants further probe in palm oil case

Veteran Kerala politician VS Achuthanandan has moved the Supreme Court seeking to quash the Kerala High Court`s decision in June this year giving a clean chit to CM Oommen Chandy, and demanding a further probe into the palm oil import case.

CPI-M lambasts IUML over marriage for minor girls

The Communist Party of India-Marxist flayed the move by Muslim organisations in the state to appeal to the Supreme Court to allow minor Muslim girls to marry.