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VS Achuthanandan


Kerala: VS Achuthanandan likely to step down as chief of administrative reforms commission

January 09, 2021 4:29 pm

The 97-year-old Communist leader has chosen to give up office due to health reasons and has already vacated his official residence at Kowdiar in Thiruvananthapuram. He has moved to his son Arun Kumar's residence in the city.

Veteran CPM leader Achuthanandan hospitalised, condition stable

October 26, 2019 8:10 pm

The CPI(M) veteran turned 96 on October 20, making him one of the oldest politicians in the country. The hospital in a statement said that he was admitted with a "left thalamic bleed."

Kerala: No longer ‘star campaigner’, VS remains mass leader at 95

April 20, 2019 7:26 am

At an age when most politicians would prefer to bask in the sunset years of their life, VS, the sole surviving founder member of the CPI(M), continues to toil in the heat and dust of electoral politics of Kerala.

VS Achuthanandan tilts towards Sitaram Yechury on secular coalition debate

October 16, 2017 8:06 am

Sources said the opinion in the party central committee, which is meeting in Delhi to discuss the contentious issue of its approach towards the Congress in the next general election, is divided.

In Kerala, Chandy, Achuthanandan spar over usage of software

April 26, 2016 10:43 am

Chandy asked Achuthanandan to explain why he opted for Microsoft for setting up his website and Facebook page while he has been battling for free software (open source) all these years

Achuthanandan accuses SNDP leader Natesan of pocketing microfinance funds

October 07, 2015 3:18 pm

The CPM leader said Natesan had used the microfinance fund for his personal interests after creating fake addresses.

Kerala Assembly adjourns sine die after opposition protest

March 24, 2015 4:07 am

The Opposition said they would continue the protest outside the Assembly.

'Defiant' VS Achuthanandan's 'explosive' Kudankulam n-protest turns into debacle

September 18, 2012 11:34 am

Far from setting off fireworks in the charged-up nuke row,ex-CM timidly stepped back from border.

Vigilance court dismisses petition against Achuthanandan

June 04, 2012 4:48 pm

Inquiry Commissioner and Special Judge held that the charges levelled were 'vague and lacked evidence'.

Achuthanandan,Chandy face-off over vigilance case

January 12, 2012 2:01 pm

Achuthanandan is accused of assigning land to one of his relatives when he was chief minister.