'Kiss of love' sparks political spat between Vijayan, Chennithala

The 'Kiss of love' protest held in Kochi on Sunday has sparked a spat between CPI(M) leader Pinarayi Vijayan and Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala over the handling of the situation by police.

LDF to launch stir against tax hike by Chandy govt

Slamming the Congress-led UDF Government for steep hike in taxes and service fees, CPI(M) in Kerala on Thursday threatened to unleash a massive agitation and urged the people to desist from paying the increase including the new rates of water charges.

CBI files revision petition in SNC Lavalin graft case

CBI filed revision petition in Kerala High Court challenging discharge of CPI(M) State Secretary, Pinarayi Vijayan and six others in the SNC Lavalin graft case.

Third judge recuses to hear revision plea against Vijayan

Another judge of the Kerala High Court on Thursday recused himself from hearing the revision petition against the discharge of CPI(M) state secretary, Pinarayi Vijayan in the SNC-Lavalin graft case.

CPI(M) rubbishes Gouriamma`s claim of LDF wooing her

CPI(M) on Tuesday rubbished the claim of JSS leader KR Gouriamma that the LDF had invited her to join the front as its Chief Ministerial candidate before the 2006 Assembly polls despite her party being a constituent of the Congress-led UDF.

Judge recuses from hearing plea against Vijayan`s discharge

Justice K Harilal of Kerala High Court on Tuesday recused himself from hearing a petition challenging the order of CBI Special Court in
Thiruvananthapuram, discharging CPI(M) state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan and 6 others in the SNC Lavalin case.

Discharge of Pinarayi Vijayan `improper`: Swami

Terming as "improper" the discharge of CPI(M) Kerala state Secretary Pinarayi Vijayan in the SNC Lavalin corruption case by a CBI court, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said the high court should quash it.

Pinarayi Vijayan emerges pivot of LDF

With the CBI court discharging him from the SNC Lavalin graft case, CPI(M) Kerala secretary Pinarayi Vijayan has emerged as the potential chief ministerial candidate of the LDF.

Court accepts Pinarayi Vijayan`s discharge petition

A court here Tuesday accepted the discharge petition filed by CPI-M secretary Pinarayi Vijayan and the six others in the SNC Lavalin case.

Achuthanandan blames state leadership for LDF`s defeat

Virtually indicting CPI(M) state set-up controlled by Pinarayi Vijayan, VS Achuthanandan said lapses like irrational" selection of candidates led to defeat of LDF in 2011 assembly polls in Kerala.

Marriage age row, IUML behind the move: CPI(M)

CPI(M) on Monday alleged that IUML is behind the move of some Muslim religious outfits in Kerala to take legal recourse to get marriageable age of girls in the community lowered from 18.

Vijayan did not inform cabinet on deal: CBI

The CBI has informed a special court here that there is evidence to link state CPI-M secretary and former power minister Pinarayi Vijayan to a corruption case.

Vigilance probe against CPI-M leaders

Vigilance Court ordered probe against former Kerala CM VS Achuthanandan, CPI-M`s Pinarayi Vijayan for causing loss to exchequer by spending huge sums of money to argue cases in High Court.

Kerala court orders probe against Achuthanandan, Vijayan

Vigilance court ordered a probe against top CPI-M leaders V.S. Achuthanandan, Pinarayi Vijayan and two others for hiring lawyers from outside the state to argue cases in the Kerala High Court.

Vijayan should strive to bring to book those behind murder: Ramachandran

Union Minister of State for Home Mullappally Ramachandran today said CPI(M) Kerala Secretary Pinarayi Vijayan should strive to bring to book those behind the murder of Revolutionary Marxist Party leader T P Chandrasekharan.

Setback to Achuthanandan as CC endorses expulsion of aides

CPI-M`s endorsement of expulsion of 3 staff of former CM VS Achuthanandan is seen as setback to veteran leader locked in bitter feud with dominant faction led by state Secretary Pinarayi Vijayan.

Crime Branch to probe suspected attempt on Pinarayi`s life

The Crime Branch would probe the case relating to the arrest of a man with an airgun and sword near the residence of CPI-M state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan.

CBI opposes CPI-M leader`s plea for splitting graft case

CBI on Thursday opposed in the Kerala High Court the plea of the CPI(M) state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan to split the trial of the case.

Man held near Pinarayi`s house with air gun

A septuagenarian found moving about in a suspicious manner with an air gun and sword near the residence of Kerala CPI(M) secretary Pinarayi Vijayan here has been taken into custody, police said Thursday.

Pinarayi visits MV Raghavan in Kerala

In a major political development, Kerala CPI(M) secretary Pinarayi Vijayan called on Communist Marxist Party (CMP) leader MV Raghavan at his residence.