Friday, Sep 30, 2022

Kodiyeri Balakrishnan


Kodiyeri Balakrishnan steps down, MV Govindan Master is new CPM Kerala state secretary

August 28, 2022 4:11 pm

MV Govindan Master, who is currently the minister for local self-government in Kerala, was made the CPM state secretary after incumbent Kodiyeri Balakrishnan stepped down on account of poor health.

Kerala: CPI(M) state committee asks ministers to improve performance

August 12, 2022 4:05 pm

Referring to Governor Arif Mohammed Khan’s reluctance to give consent to renew 11 ordinances, CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said the governor was ‘meddling’ in matters ‘in an undemocratic manner’.

Money laundering case: ED moves SC against Karnataka HC bail order to Kerala CPM leader Kodiyeri's son

April 09, 2022 10:30 pm

The ED said that though Bineesh “contends that he earns huge sums of money from various businesses and he earned huge income while he was in Dubai, no satisfactory materials are forthcoming to substantiate the same”.

Kerala CPM picks Kodiyeri Balakrishnan as chief for third time, inducts new leaders

March 04, 2022 5:25 pm

The Marxist party decided during last year’s Assembly elections not to field those who had been a legislator for two consecutive terms, and Pinarayi Vijayan has an all-new team of ministers in his second term as chief minister.

Top Kerala CPM leader's son Bineesh Kodiyeri gets bail in money laundering case

October 28, 2021 5:57 pm

Since his arrest on October 29, 2020, Bineesh, son of CPM Politburo member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, has been charged under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and spent time in custody at the Parappana Agrahara prison in Bengaluru.

Days after son’s arrest, Kerala CPM secy goes on leave on ‘health grounds’

November 14, 2020 1:43 am

The issue has come as a shot in the arm for the Opposition Congress and BJP, but CPI(M) maintained that the party is not connected in any manner with Bineesh’s acts.

CPM Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan steps down ahead of local body polls

November 13, 2020 10:13 pm

Balakrishnan's step-down from the top party post comes in the wake of his younger son Bineesh Kodiyeri being arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on charges of funding illegal activities in a narcotics case in Bengaluru.

Money laundering investigation: ED probes 2 firms in case against Bineesh

November 11, 2020 2:45 am

The ED arrested Bineesh in Bengaluru on October 29 for allegedly giving funds to the tune of over Rs 50 lakh to alleged drug racket operator Mohammed Anoop, who has been arrested by the NCB and later by the ED.

Drugs case: ED questions Kerala CPM gen secy’s son

October 07, 2020 12:54 am

A senior ED official said Binish was summoned and questioned on Tuesday with regard to his links to Mohammed Anoop, 38, who was arrested by the NCB on August 22.

Opposition protests against Kerala minister are anti-Quran, says CPM

September 19, 2020 7:59 am

Probes into the gold smuggling by multiple agencies have revealed that Jaleel had accepted religious texts and food kits from the UAE Consulate, bypassing protocol norms and without getting duty exemption from the state.