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Kerala CPM secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan steps down ahead of local body polls, cites health issues
The development comes in the wake of Balakrishnan's son being arrested by the Enforcement Directorate at Bengaluru in a money laundering case
The ED probe stems from a case being investigated by the Narcotics Control Bureau that claimed to have busted an ecstasy pills drug trafficking racket in Karnataka in August
The move was announced a day after Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan demanded withdrawal of the Union cabinet decision to lease out Thiruvananthapuram airport to the Adani group
Pinarayi Vijayan lashes out at Amit Shah's remarks on Hindi, says notion that language can unite country 'absurd'
Vijayan said people in the southern, western and eastern parts of the country do not speak Hindi and to make it the primary language in these areas amounted to rejecting their mother tongues.
CPM, Congress protest hefty fines under amended Motor Vehicles Act in Kerala, say they will increase burden on common people
The ruling CPM and opposition Congress on Sunday came out against the hefty fines imposed for violations under the amended act.
Neither me nor my party interfered to settle rape case against Binoy, says CPM Kerala chief Kodiyeri Balakrishnan
The ruling CPI(M)'s state secretary, Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, on Monday said nobody attempted to settle the rape allegation leveled against his son Binoy Kodiyeri by a Mumbai-based woman
Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's son Binoy booked on charges of rape: Being groomed as Vijayan's successor, case personally damaging for CPM Kerala chief
The sexual harassment case registered by the Maharashtra police against the son of Kerala state secretary of the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has put the party that came to power in Kerala with a promise to protect women in a tight spot at a time when it is trying hard to recover from the humiliating defeat it suffered in the recent Lok Sabha elections.
CPM Kerala chief Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's son Binoy booked on charges of raping 33-year-old woman on pretext of marriage
CPM Kerala chief Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's son, Binoy, has been booked in Mumbai on charges of rape, criminal intimidation and cheating after a 33-year-old woman accused him of raping her repeatedly over a decade on the pretext of marriage
Ahead of Phase 3 of Lok Sabha election, Kerala gears up for crucial three-way battle between LDF, Congress and BJP
The Sabarimala women's entry issue and Congress president Rahul Gandhi's candidature in Wayanad have altered Kerala's political landscape
Lok Sabha polls: Fearing cross-voting for BJP, CPM claims pact between RSS, Congress in Thiruvananthapuram
The Shashi Tharoor camp feels that some of these mandalam committee leaders may have joined hands with the BJP to help Kummanam Rajasekharan.
Kerala twin murders: Fissures in state politics deepen as Congress blames CPM, vows to get justice for killed duo
Congress president Rahul Gandhi has also come down heavily on the CPM for the murder and asserted that the party will not rest until the murderers are brought to justice.
Narendra Modi’s return to power will be ‘death knell’ of all constitutional institutions, says Sitaram Yechury
The return of Narendra Modi to power will be the "death knell" of all the constitutional institutions in India, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Saturday.
CPM-led Left Democratic Front to hold rallies in Kerala in March, will highlight Narendra Modi govt's 'failures'
The LDF had included four more parties into the Front in 2018 including the Kerala Congress (B) led by R Balakrishna Pillai.
Kerala BJP chief says Sabarimala protests proceeded according to its 'agenda,' puts party in a spot of bother
The claim was made by state BJP president PS Sreedharan Pillai while speaking at a closed-door meeting with workers of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM).
Sabarimala row: Ashram of Swami Sandeepananda Giri, who supported SC verdict, attacked; two cars and scooter burned
Days after hailing the Supreme Court verdict on the entry of women of all ages into Sabarimala temple, Swami Sandeepananda Giri's Salagramam ashram at nearby Kundamonkadavu was attacked early Saturday, police said.
Sabarimala women entry ban lifted: CPM stumps opponent by using Supreme Court verdict to join progressive league
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had set the ground for the offensive by terming the opposition to the apex court verdict as against the ethos of the secular outlook and culture of equality that the state has imbibed from a series of renaissance movements.
Kerala nun rape case: CPM says protest seeking arrest of bishop Franco 'politically motivated' to tarnish Left govt
CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Thursday termed the protest seeking arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal by the five nuns as ‘politically motivated’ and ‘designed to tarnish the image of the Kerala government’
CPM youth wing member stabbed to death in Kerala's Kasaragod district; party blames RSS-BJP for killing
A 25-year-old activist of the CPM's youth wing was allegedly stabbed to death in Kerala's Kasaragod district, police said on Monday.
Kerala SFI activist's killing shows SDPI's rising influence; analysts say radical groups trying to introduce 'political Islam'
SDPI is an amalgam of various radical Muslim outfits that became active in Kerala in the wake of demolition of the Babri Masjid in 1992.
Keralites increasingly find themselves in defaulters list in UAE as Dubai dreams come crashing with tumbling oil prices
Financial analysts in West Asia view the growing defaults as part of a large crisis plaguing one of the fastest growing cities in the world.