KB Ganesh Kumar

  • Ace director Priyadarshan faces political heat May 29, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Well-known filmmaker Priyadarshan Tuesday drew flak for saying that the Malayalam film industry is in shambles and it doesn't have any minister to manage it. Priyadarshan made the statement at the annual state film award function, organised by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy and the filmmaker is the chairman of...
  • Chandy warns CPI-M against 'politicising' family issues April 6, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday asked the opposition Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) not to "politicise" family issues, warning it of a "heavy price". "If they continue to politicise family issues, then they will have to pay a heavy price," said Chandy at a party meeting in his...
  • I feel cheated, CM shielded my husband: Kerala ex-forest minister's wife April 3, 2013

    The wife of the former Forest Minister of Kerala KB Ganesh Kumar has said that she was not only abused by her husband, but also feels cheated by Chief Minister Oomen Chandy, who was shielding him. Though the former minister has denied the allegations and has said it a political...
  • Kerala ex-minister's marital spat rocks Assembly, Oppn says CM must quit April 3, 2013

    The Opposition alleged Oommen Chandy "misled" the House over the complaint by former Kerala minister Ganesh Kumar's wife. ...
  • Kerala ex-minister marital spat: Oppn says CM must resign April 2, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Assembly witnessed high drama and had to be adjourned after the controversy surrounding former Forest Minister Ganesh Kumar and his estranged wife created an uproar. Opposition LDF demanded that Chief Minister Oommen Chandy should step down on moral grounds. As soon as the Assembly began its proceedings, the...
  • Kerala minister quits, accuses wife of blackmail April 2, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's Forest Minister Ganesh Kumar was forced to step down following allegations of domestic violence. The minister, though, has claimed that he is being blackmailed by his wife. He has filed for divorce alleging physical abuse. It is high drama in Kerala as the spat between the husband and...
  • Kerala minister accused of domestic violence submits resignation April 2, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Forest Minister KB Ganesh Kumar, accused of domestic violence by his wife, on Monday submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. Troubles mounted for the beleaguered minister after his wife alleged on Monday that she had been a victim of "domestic violence". Her statement came hours after...
  • Kerala minister's wife alleges domestic violence, govt in a spot April 1, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Troubles mounted for beleaguered Forest Minister KB Ganesh Kumar with his wife alleging on Monday she had been a victim of "domestic violence" hours after he filed a divorce petition, putting the Congress-led UDF government in Kerala in a spot. As questions were raised on his continuance in the Cabinet,...
  • Actress Sukumari's funeral to be held in Chennai today March 27, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sukumari, one of the most colourful personalities in the Malayalam film industry for nearly six decades - and who was lovingly called 'Amma' - passed away at a Chennai hospital Tuesday evening. Director Priyadarshan said the funeral would take place in Chennai. Sukumari, 74, suffered burn injuries last month while lighting...
  • Southern actress Sukumari is no more March 27, 2013

    Chennai: Veteran Malayalam actress Sukumari died following cardiac arrest here Tuesday in a private hospital. She was 74. "She was undergoing treatment for burn injuries in our hospital for the last few days. She died following cardiac arrest," a source from Global hospital told IANS. Sukumari was admitted to the hospital after...
  • As in Kerala politics, film industry at war with itself November 10, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 10: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy defused yet another crisis in the Malayalam film industry by successfully persuading the Kerala Film Exhibitors' Federation to end their week-long strike. But, like in Kerala politics, there is never a dull moment in the industry with several associations and unions of...
  • 'Salim's complaint on film award has no merit' July 24, 2012

    National award-winning actor Salim Kumar has filed a complaint that his documentary 'Pokkali' was not even screened for the jury of Kerala State Film Awards 2011. But his complaint has no merit, says Kerala Cinema Minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar. Ganesh Kumar told IANS Tuesday that the rules of the Kerala State...
  • Innocent elected AMMA president for fifth time June 26, 2012

    Veteran comedian Innocent made a record when he was elected the president of the AMMA Sunday for the fifth time without any opposition. The main agenda in the 18th Annual General Body Meeting of AMMA (Association of Malayalam Artistes) held here was to elect a new set of office bearers and...