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KM Mani (1933-2019): Face of central Kerala’s Christian politics dies at 86

Mani, the face of central Kerala’s Christian politics, has represented Pala Assembly constituency for the last 54 years and was the sitting legislator, winning all 13 elections from the seat since 1965.

Kerala bar bribery case: Vigilance court rejects report absolving state Congress (M) chief K M Mani

The vigilance bureau had submitted to the court that there was no evidence to prove that K M Mani had accepted bribes amounting to Rs 1 crore from bar owners to renew their licences in 2013-14, during his tenure as finance minister in the UDF govt.

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CPI hardens stand on KM Mani, says there's no space for opportunists in LDF

CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran told reporters Thursday that the formation of the LDF government was a product of its fight against corrupt forces, which also includes Mani.

Kerala: Vigilance gives K M Mani clean chit in mass marriage case   

Special Court (Vigilance) Judge A Badarrudin, in last September, had ordered a Quick Verification against Mani on a complaint that the money used for the mass marriage was raised through "corrupt means".

For whom the vote goes: looking beyond UDF

But this time, Mani may be up for a tough fight owing to anti-incumbency, factionalism in his party, acute agrarian crisis in the region, and corruption charges against him.

Kerala polls: Revolt in Mani’s party, 3 senior leaders quit

The three senior leaders who resigned are former MP Francis George, former MLA Antony Raju and K C Joseph.

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Kerala bar bribery row: K M Mani says won’t meet Amit Shah

Mani was purportedly annoyed over the Congress’s bid to protect Babu even after he put in his papers.

Bar bribery case: No proof to prosecute K M Mani, says Vigilance bureau

The VACB probe claims that owner Saju Dominic, who allegedly went to Mani’s Pala residence to give the money, was found out of Pala on the stated day as per his call details.

Further probe into bar bribery case: double trouble for Congress in Kerala

The issue has brought corruption to the front burner of campaigning in a state where elections to three tier local bodies are slated for next week.

Kerala: Oommen Chandy defends K M Mani in bar bribery case

Defending Mani, he said, "There is no direct involvement of the Finance Minister in the case."

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