MM MANI

  • Kerala: CPM bandh against Mani's arrest hits normal life November 22, 2012

    Idukki: The dawntodusk hartal called by CPM in Idukki to protest arrest of party leader M M Mani for his refusal to turn up for a polygraph test in connection with a case registered in the wake of his controversial speech, hit normal life in the high range district on...
  • Kerala: Mani held for not turning up for polygraph test November 21, 2012

    Idukki: Senior CPM leader M M Mani was on Wednesday arrested for declining to turn up for a polygraph test as part of the probe in connection with his controversial speech in which he said his party had in the past eliminated some of its political rivals in Idukki district....
  • Kerala: CPM leader served notice for polygraph test November 14, 2012

    Idukki: The Kerala Police on Wednesday served notice on Communist Party of IndiaMarxist's (CPM) former Idukki district secretary M.M. Mani to appear for a polygraph (liedetector) test. Mani told media persons here that he would seek legal advice on what he should do next. "I will also speak with my...
  • Kerala: SIT may file additional affidavit against Mani August 13, 2012

    Idukki: The Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing various charges against former CPM Idukki secretary M M Mani is likely to file an additional affidavit in the Supreme Court in connection with the speech made by Mani at 10th mile near Adimali on Friday. As the Supreme Court is not likely...
  • Kerala: MM Mani in yet another speech controversy August 12, 2012

    Munnar: After running into controversy again, CPIM leader MM Mani on Sunday strongly refuted having made a speech two days back in which he purportedly said the party was involved in the murder of an INTUC leader in Idukki district. Mani's denial came a day after Malayalam television channels aired an...
  • Kerala: VS owns up lapses, but to continue crusade July 25, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Veteran CPM leader V S Achuthanandan, who has been let off with a public censure by the party central committee, has offered to admit certain lapses which have pushed the party into a difficult situation. But he would continue to fight the rightist aberrations of the state party leadership,...
  • Kerala: SC rejects Mani plea against probe July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed controversial CPM leader M M Manis plea for quashing the direction for further probe into his public speech about the party having systematically annihilated political opponents in Idduki district 30 years ago. A Bench comprising Justice P Sathasivam and Justice Ranjan Gogoi...
  • Speech row: SC to hear MM Mani's petition July 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday is expected to hear controversial CPI(M) leader MM Mani's plea to quash FIRs registered against him over his speech on elimination of political foes. Mani had earlier moved the Kerala High Court saying if such tendencies are not checked, it would sound the "death...
  • Kerala: Mani reaches police station for questioning July 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Controversial Kerala CPM leader MM Mani on Wednesday reached police station for questioning. A case was filed against Mani last month after he claimed the CPM eliminated at least 3 political rivals in the 1980s. Earlier, Kerala Police on Wednesday set a deadline of 10 am for Mani to...
  • Kerala: Mani may evade SIT interrogation July 2, 2012

    Kochi: CPM leader M M Mani may not appear for interrogation before the special investigation team (SIT) on Monday. Instead, he will approach the Supreme Court against the Kerala High Court order dismissing his petition seeking to quash FIRs registered against him over his controversial remarks on eliminating political foes. Meanwhile,...
  • Speech row: HC dismisses MM Mani's petition June 28, 2012

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition by controversial Marxist leader MM Mani, seeking to quash FIRs registered against him over his speech on elimination of political foes, saying if such tendencies are not checked, it would sound the "death knell" of democracy. Dismissing the petition, Justice S...
  • CPM on back foot as Kerala assembly session begins June 11, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Following the murder of a former CPM leader and the widening rift within its ranks, the party, after a long time, would be seen on the back foot during the Kerala assembly session which started on Monday. Also, the ruling Congressled United Democratic Front (UDF) with a thin majority...
  • Kerala: Past political murders likely to be reopened June 10, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Some of the political murders of the 1980s and 90s are likely to be reinvestigated based on clues obtained by police during the probe into the murder of Marxist rebel TP Chandrasekharan and the controversial speech of senior CPM leader MM Mani. The most sensational among these cases is the...
  • Kerala: ExCPM leader murder mastermind arrested June 8, 2012

    Kozhikode: In a major breakthrough in the TP Chandrasekharan murder case, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) has taken Patyam Kottayodi TK Rajeesh alias TK into custody from Mumbai. He is allegedly one of the masterminds in the conspiracy that led to the murder on May 4. The SIT took him from...
  • Will abide by party's decision: MM Mani June 7, 2012

    Idukki (Kerala): A day after he was removed as CPI(M)'s Idukki district Secretary for his controversial speech, MM Mani on Thursday said he had expected the disciplinary action as he had committed a "mistake". Mani, however, alleged some local Congress leaders and a section of the media had colluded and "blown...
  • Kerala High Court to hear MM Mani's case today June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Kerala CPM leader MM Mani's case regarding his controversial speeches is to come for hearing on Thursday in the High Court. Mani had approached the court earlier asking to cancel the cases against him and quash the FIRs. The former Idukki District Secretary was sacked from his post...
  • Kerala CPM sacks MM Mani from party post June 7, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Cracking the whip, CPM on Wednesday removed its Idukki district secretary MM Mani from his post for his controversial speech that the party had eliminated political foes in the past, which had embarrassed the organisation and invited an all round condemnation. The CPM state Secretariat said action against Mani was...
  • Kerala CPM to take decision on MM Mani today June 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Kerala Police have summoned CPM's Idukki District Secretary MM Mani over the controversial statements that he made about CPM rivals being killed. The CPM is also likely to decide what action they might take on the issue in the second and final day of the statelevel meet. Kerala...
  • Case against Mani not politically motivated: Chandy June 6, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday rejected CPIM's charge that case registered against party Idukki district secretary MM Mani for his controversial speech stating that the Left party had eliminated at least three of its political foes years ago. Reacting to CPIM state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan's...
  • Another murder case slapped against CPM leader Mani June 5, 2012

    Idukki: In fresh trouble for a senior CPIM functionary in Kerala, police on Monday booked MM Mani in another murder case on the basis of his controversial speech on eliminating political foes. For the first time, the case naming a specific murder of a man in 1980s was...
  • Mani's speech contrary to the partyline: CPI(M) June 4, 2012

    Idukki (Kerala): Even though he maintains an assertive posture, CPI(M)'s district secretary MM Mani is expected to face disciplinary action as the party's central and the state leadership viewed seriously his controversial speech stating that the party had eliminated some of its political foes in the past. According to the party...
  • 'Kerala govt will proceed against Mani' June 3, 2012

    Kochi: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday said that a case will be made against CPI(M) leader MM Mani for his speech that his party has committed murders to finish off their political opponents. "All who heard the speech will not spare our government if we do not proceed against...
  • CPM promises action against Kerala leader May 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The CPM on Tuesday condemned one of its leaders in Kerala for justifying retaliatory killing of political foes and vowed to take "appropriate action" against him. A statement from the Communist Party of IndiaMarxist said it disapproved the remarks made by MM Mani, secretary of the party in Idukki...
  • Kerala: SIT team to probe CPM leader's remarks May 29, 2012

    New Delhi: A Special Investigation Team will probe CPM leader MM Mani's recent remarks that the party had a history of killing its opponents, Kerala Home Minister T Radhakrishnan said on Tuesday. "This deposition is equal to the confession of a top leader from the Marxist party. So we will look...
  • Kerala: CPM distances itself from MM Mani controversy May 28, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Two days after MM Mani, a CPM leader in Kerala, sent out shock waves with his statements, the Congressled state government initiated legal action him on Monday. The Idukki district secretary of the CPM had claimed his party killed its rivals, listing out specific incidents. Now, the police have slapped...
  • Kerala: Murder case filed against CPM leader May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Kerala Police on Monday registered a case of murder against CPM leader MM Mani after his remark that the CPM had a history of killing its political rivals. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said that Mani's statement will be probed. Meanwhile, a case of murder, abetment to murder...
  • CPM leader faces murder charges for his speech May 28, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala police have registered a case against CPM leader MM Mani after his controversial speech about the alleged killings of rebels within the party. The police have registered a case of murder, abetment to murder and concealing information. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy had said the CPM leader's statement...
  • No rebels killed during my term: exKerala CM May 28, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former Kerala Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan has hit back denying that political rivals were eliminated in the CPM during his term as the state secretary. This came after party leader MM Mani, who is considered close party state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan, alleged that the CPM had killed political rivals in...
  • Political murder charge: Kerala CPM split wide open May 28, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The CPM in Kerala is scrambling to limit damage after its Idukki district chief's controversial remarks that the party kills off its political rivals. And in a first, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi slammed the CPM a move that has been interpreted as the BJP's outreach to Mamata...
  • Explain political murder charge: Modi to CPM May 27, 2012

    Mumbai/Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked the Kerala CPIM to explain the controversial speech of Idukki District Secretary MM Mani, where he stated that there had been instances of the Left eliminating its political rivals. Mani, at a public meeting...