Palmolein Import Case

  • Will face palmolein import case legally: Chandy August 9, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said that he will face legally and politically the Thiruvananthapuram Vigilance Special Court's directive to reinvestigate his role in the palmolein import case. Speaking to mediapersons after holding discussions with his cabinet colleagues and KPCC president Ramesh Chennithala at the Chief Minister's...
  • PM accepts CVC responsibility in Rajya Sabha March 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday accepted his responsibility for appointing PJ Thomas as Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) in Rajya Sabha a day after doing so in the Lok Sabha. "We respect the verdict of the Supreme Court. There has been an error on our part...I take full...
  • SC verdict on Thomas' removal as CVC today March 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will deliver its verdict on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking removal of PJ Thomas from the position of Central Vigilence Commissioner (CVC) on Thursday. The PIL has put an allegation that Thomas is not a person of impeccable integrity. However, Thomas has defended himself against the...
  • Thomas defends his selection as CVC in SC February 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Central Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas on Tuesday filed an additional affidavit in the Supreme Court to defend his appointment as CVC. In his affidavit, Thomas has said that there was no sanction to prosecute him in the palmolein import case. Thomas, in his affidavit, said that was the senior most...