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R Balakrishna Pillai

KC(B) to remain in UDF, but continue to fight against graft

A day after Congress led ruling UDF asked Kerala Congress(B) leader R Balakrishna Pillai to rectify his "mistakes" to remain in the Front, the veteran leader on Thursday said he had not done anything wrong.

Jan 29, 2015, 14:49 PM IST

Balakrishna Pillai continues to be defiant

Even after being given a long rope by the Congress-led UDF to mend his ways, senior UDF leader R Balakrishna Pillai showed no restraint on Thursday and continued to hit back.

Jan 29, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

KC(B) leader Pillai quits as FC panel chief

In what is seen as a fallout of the bar bribe scam troubling the ruling Congress-led UDF in Kerala, Kerala Congress (B) leader R Balakrishna Pillai has resigned as Chairman of the State Forward Communities Welfare Corporation.

Jan 26, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

Pillai warns his son against fighting the party

Kerala Congress-B chairman R Balakrishna Pillai Thursday warned his son and former minister KB Ganesh Kumar, who quit the UDF ministry following charges of domestic violence, not to fight against the party.

Apr 04, 2013, 14:36 PM IST

Rift between father and son in UDF continues

The rift between father and son in the ruling Congress-led UDF seems to be far from over.

Mar 29, 2013, 14:37 PM IST

Father wants son out of Kerala Cabinet

Kerala Congress (Pillai) leader R Balakrishna Pillai Tuesday asked Chief Minister Oommen Chandy to drop his (Pillai`s) son and minister KB Ganesh Kumar from the cabinet.

Feb 12, 2013, 18:37 PM IST

Did not seek special treatment in jail: Pillai

Kerala Congress (B) leader R Balakrishna Pillai was recently released from jail in a corruption case.

Nov 11, 2011, 22:45 PM IST

Kerala: LDF walkout over Pillai’s release

Opposition LDF in Kerala
on Friday staged a walkout from the Assembly alleging the UDF
government had violated prison rules.

Nov 04, 2011, 13:06 PM IST

Jailed ex-minister Pillai released in Kerala

Kerala Congress (B) leader
and former minister R Balakrishna Pillai, sentenced to jail
for a year in a corruption case, was today freed under the
remission granted by the state govt on the occasion of
state-formation day.

Nov 01, 2011, 10:56 AM IST

Phone use: Pillai to stay four more days in prison

Former minister and Kerala
Congress (B) leader R Balakrishna Pillai will have to spend an additional four days in the jail
for making phone calls in violation of prison rules.

Oct 07, 2011, 11:57 AM IST

Probe into use of phone by jailed ex-minister

The prison department has ordered an inquiry into the use of mobile phone by jailed Kerala Congress (B) leader R Balakrishna Pillai.

Sep 30, 2011, 12:15 PM IST

Pillai gets notice for criticising Kerala CM while on parole

Former Kerala Minister R Balakrishna Pillai has been slapped with a notice for lashing out at Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan while on a 10 day parole.

Apr 22, 2011, 13:00 PM IST

Pillai gives up plans to contest under UDF pressure

Failing to get support from the UDF, jailed Kerala Congress (B) leader R Balakrishna Pillai gave up his plan to enter the fray for the April 13 assembly polls.

Mar 23, 2011, 21:45 PM IST

Ex-minister Pillai convicted in graft case surrenders in court

The Supreme Court sentenced Pillai and two others for one year rigorous imprisonment on February 10, reversing the High Court verdict acquitting them.

Feb 18, 2011, 12:37 PM IST