PALMOLEIN CASE

  • Nothing wrong in withdrawing palmolein case, says Oommen Chandy September 25, 2013

    Defending the Congressled UDF Government's decision to withdraw the twodecade old palmolein import deal corruption case, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday said there was nothing wrong in it and "it is based on a policy and stand of UDF on the case". "It is unfair to put officials in...
  • Kerala: special prosecutor in Palmoil case quits February 16, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The special prosecutor in the Palmoil import corruption case in Kerala stepped down on Thursday, saying he was not happy with the vigilance department's report in the case. P.A. Ahamed told reporters here he had no other option but to resign because he was not happy with the conclusion...
  • Vigilance probe clears Chandy in palmolein case January 7, 2012

    Thrissur: In a relief to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, a vigilance probe has found he had no role in the palmolein import corruption case in the early 1990s when he was finance minister in the then UDF ministry headed by late Congress veteran K Karunakaran. ...
  • Palmolein case: HC stays order to probe Chandy September 27, 2011

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed a lower court order directing investigation into the role of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the 1992 palmolein import case. Chandy was finance minister in the K Karunakaran Cabinet when the deal was inked. The interim order was issued by Justice K...
  • Court allows further probe into palmolein case March 14, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a decision fraught with political significance, the Vigilance Court in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday allowed a plea from prosecution to further investigate the palmolein import graft case. The prosecution in a petition filed earlier on March had sought court direction for further probe into the case contending that some more...
  • Palmolein case hearing posted to February 26 February 11, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: The palmolein import graft case in which Central Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas figures as an accused was posted to February 26 by a Vigilance Court on Friday. Enquiry Commissioner and Special Judge S Jagadees adjourned the case as documents related to the palmolein case was yet to be...