A court here on Saturday issued summons to four Congress lawmakers on a complaint by two women opposition legislators alleging the ruling party members had molested them on the floor of the assembly on March 13 when the 2015-16 budget was presented.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday expressed his reservation over the state High Court's criticism of the functioning of the Advocate General's office and asserted his government has full faith in it.
Using verses from the Holy Quran, CPI(M)-led LDF Opposition on Tuesday tried to corner IUML leader and Education Minister PK Abdu Rabb, in the state Assembly, on the issue of delay in distribution of school textbooks for the current academic year.
Opposition LDF on Monday staged a walkout in Kerala Assembly in protest against denial of permission for adjournment motion seeking discussion over state Vigilance department's decision not to prosecute Finance Minister KM Mani in the bar bribery scam.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday said the outcome of June 27 Aruvikkara Assembly bypoll would be a referendum on the four-year rule of his government and also on the opposition LDF's performance.
Campaign has picked up for the politically crucial June 27 Assembly bypoll in Aruvikkara in Kerala, which is witnessing a three-cornered contest involving ruling Congress-led UDF, CPI-M headed LDF opposition and BJP.
Intensifying their agitation against state Finance Minister KM Mani, facing bribery allegations, CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front today laid a siege in front of the state secretariat here, pressing for his resignation.
Kerala Excise Minister K Babu on Tuesday refuted bribery allegations levelled against him by Kerala Bar Hotel Owners' Association Working president Biju Ramesh and said it was part of a conspiracy to topple the Congress-led UDF government.
The dawn to dusk hartal called by CPI(M)-led LDF Opposition to protest against the violence in the Kerala Assembly on budget presentation day hit normal life on Saturday but was by and large peaceful, except for some stray incidents of stone throwing.
Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani on Friday presented his 13th budget amid unprecedented scenes, proposing new taxes on food articles and petroleum products to mop up an additional Rs 1,220 crore revenue for Congress-led UDF government's various welfare measures.
Confrontation between ruling UDF and LDF Opposition is on the cards in Kerala Assembly on budget day on friday over the bar bribery issue, with the government asserting that budget will be presented as scheduled by Finance Minister K M Mani.
Bar bribery issue continued to rock Kerala Assembly on Thursday with CPI-M led LDF Opposition members disrupting proceedings and staging sit-in at the well of the House stressing their demand for resignation of Finace Minister KM Mani over matter.
CPI-M-led LDF Opposition in Kerala on Wednesday staged a walkout in the Assembly protesting alleged attempts to sabotage the murder case against Beedi tycoon Mohammed Nisham accused of killing a security guard with his luxury vehicle on January 29.
CPI(M)-led LDF opposition in Kerala ön Tuesday said it would intensify agitation against Finance Minister KM Mani and demanded his resignation over the bar bribery row while making it clear that the Front would not allow him to present the Budget next month.
The bar bribery row involving Finance Minister KM Mani found its echo in the state Assembly today on the first day of the Winter session with CPI-M led LDF staging a walkout demanding his resignation even as the Kerala Congress (M) chief rejected the charges as "baseless".
Within hours of cremation of Communist Marxist Party (CMP) founder leader MV Raghavan, rival factions formalised split in the party electing General Secretaries of their respective groups by meeting separately here.