Director General of Police MN Krishnamoorthy will probe the complaint of solar panel scam accused Saritha Nair against Additional Director General of Police K Padmakumar, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said on Friday.
Cutting across ideological differences, leaders of various political parties on Sunday condoled the death of Marxist Communist Party founder leader M V Raghavan, hailing him as a fearless politician and able administrator.
After being on the back foot over the allegation that bribes were paid to a few ministers by a bar owner to get the closed bars open, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday hit back by asking where was the evidence which the bar owner's association is said to possess.
As the graft allegation against Finance Minister KM Mani continues to dominate political discourse in Kerala, KPCC president VM Sudheeran on Thursday dubbed CPI(M)'s demand for a probe under judicial supervision as "irrational" and said it reflected internal commotions in that party.
In a rebuff to party stalwart V S Achuthanandan, the CPI(M) state leadership on Wednesday demanded an inquiry by a special team of Kerala Police under judicial supervision into the graft allegation levelled by bar owners against Finance Minister K M Mani.
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.
Seeking to cash in on the differences in Communist Party of India (Marxist) over mode of probe against Finance Minister KM Mani in the "bar bribe" controversy, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday accused Marxist veteran VS Achuthanandan of changing track by pressing for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry after demanding a vigilance probe.
Leader of opposition VS Achuthanandan on Monday asked two of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) allies, the Revolutionary Socialist Party and the Socialist Janatha (Democratic) Party, to leave the Oommen Chandy-led Kerala government.
Seeking to galvanise party cadres ahead of civic polls and highlighting various political and social issues, Kerala Pradesh Congress committee president VM Sudheeran will start over a month-long road campaign across the state from Tuesday.