October 20, 2022 5:25 pm
It was rebranding from a Stalinist apparatchik to an affable mass leader that gave V S Achuthanandan a cult status. However, he also pulled away from the party, in which Pinarayi Vijayan's clout was growing, in the process
June 10, 2019 1:46 am
The CPM is learnt to have also devised a multi-point action plan to strengthen the CPM’s independent strength and political intervention capacities.
October 20, 2017 7:13 pm
Velikkakath Sankaran Achuthanandan, popularly known as VS, was born on October 20, 1923 in a working class family in Punnapra in Alappuzha district.
June 10, 2017 4:22 pm
The CPI-M had taken a stand from the beginning that work on the nuclear power plant had to be started only after addressing concerns of the people, but it was not considered, Veteran CPI-M leader V S Achuthanandan said.
June 10, 2016 12:24 am
V S Achuthanandan was ignored for the chief minister's post because of his advanced age.
May 08, 2016 10:17 am
If V S Achuthanandan is spearheading the CPM comeback campaign in Kerala, M Karunanidhi is doing the same for the DMK in neighbouring Tamil Nadu.
April 29, 2016 11:33 pm
A mass rally was organised by the LDF in Poonjar and supporters expected that Achuthanandan would come down heavily on former government chief whip P C George.
April 28, 2016 9:53 pm
Chandy also filed a complaint before the Chief Electoral officer, seeking an enquiry under Section 171 (G) and 188 of the IPC for giving false statements during the campaign for the May 16 assembly election.
April 28, 2016 10:57 am
Braving the scorching summer, Achuthanandan, popularly known as 'VS', has already addressed a series of meetings in the constituency in Palakkad district, considered the state's industrial corridor.
April 22, 2016 3:13 pm
The re-structuring would be done with the aim of reducing liquor consumption, Achuthanandan said adding bars should not be closed at one go.