Kodiyeri Balakrishnan
India  /  Published 21.02.22

Pension won’t stop: Kerala CPM

The CPM on Sunday said the practice of giving pension to the personal staff of ministers in Kerala on completion of two years had been going on since 1984 and would not be stopped just because governo...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.22

Amit Shah's aura & authority

Footnote It seems that the Karnataka food and civil supplies minister, Umesh Katti, considers the words of Narendra Modi as final. Seen without a mask at a public event, Katti attributed his decision...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 14.11.21

Delhi Diaries: Chinese invasion

Footnote Covid-19 restrictions were cited to keep some prominent people away from the BJP’s national executive committee meeting in Delhi last week. Among them was the former cabinet minister, ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 14.11.20

Amid storm, Kerala CPM chief on leave

The CPM state secretary in Kerala has gone on leave for medical treatment, close on the heels of his son being arrested over a financial deal linked to a drug scandal and in the run-up to civic electi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 13.11.20

Kerala CPI(M) secretary steps aside

Kerala CPI(M) secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan stepped aside from his role, the highest office within the party in the state level, on Friday, in a major development ahead of the state’s local bo...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Thiruvananthapuram


India  /  Published 30.10.20

ED cuffs on Kodiyeri son

Bineesh was questioned over his links with Anoop Mohammed who was arrested in August in a drug case that eventually netted two top film actresses, among others, in Bangalore. The Narcotics Control Bu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 01.08.20

RSS root hunt between Kerala rivals

An unusual element has been injected into the political slugfest between Kerala rivals CPM and Congress — the RSS past of some of their influential leaders. In an article CPM state secretary Ko...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 05.01.19

Clashes over Sabarimala spread

The Sangh parivar-triggered violence over the entry of women of childbearing age into the Sabarimala temple has swiftly spread to Kannur, the favourite hunting ground of the RSS and the CPM in Kerala ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 23.06.19

Won’t shield son in rape case: Kerala CPM chief Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

Kerala CPM secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Saturday ruled out any possibility of either him or the party interfering in the rape case slapped on his son Binoy Balakrishnan.The leader quashed claims...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 23.06.19

Under siege: Kerala CPM’s ‘Kannur Communism’

A raft of controversies has brought the Kerala CPM’s “Kannur Communism” brand under scrutiny at a time its leadership has been trying to paper over the party fault lines following the disastrous...
By Santosh Kumar in New Delhi


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