Violinist Balabhaskar's death: Claim that gold smugglers were at accident spot false, says CBI

The CBI also found that Balabhaskar’s driver Arjun had driven the car during the accident, contrary to the latter's claim that it was the violinist behind the wheels

published on : 12th November 2020

Violinist Balabhaskar's death: CBI grills band members over alleged gold smuggling

Earlier, the musician's ex-associates Prakashan Thampi and Vishnu Somasundaram were arrested in connection with gold smuggling through Thiruvananthapuram airport last year

published on : 20th October 2020

Balabhaskar's death: CBI conducts polygraph tests

The CBI on Saturday conducted polygraph tests on Vishnu Somasundaram and Kalabhavan Sobi in connection with the probe into the death of violinist  Balabhaskar.

published on : 27th September 2020

Balabhaskar’s death: CBI grills Stephen Devassy for four hours

It will also record the statements of musician Ishaan Dev who had also visited the hospital and members of Balabhaskar’s music band.

published on : 18th September 2020

CJM court sends summons to former associates of Balabhaskar

A source said if their consent can be obtained, the test will be conducted this week at CBI office here.

published on : 15th September 2020

Balabhaskar’s death: CBI to soon record statement of musician Stephen Devassy

The CBI will soon record the statement of musician Stephen Devassy in connection with the death of violinist Balabhaskar, who died in a car accident in October 2018.

published on : 12th September 2020

CBI to conduct polygraph test on Balabhaskar’s ex-associates

Sources said CBI decided to conduct the test after noticing contradiction in the statements of the musician’s ex-associates and the witness. 

published on : 9th September 2020

Balabhaskar’s death: CBI grills former associate

He was let off after questioning that lasted for four hours.

published on : 8th September 2020

Balabhaskar death: CBI interrogates musician's former manager Prakashan Thampi

The violinist's father CK Unni had alleged the involvement of Prakashan Thampi and Vishnu Somasundaram in the mysterious death.

published on : 22nd August 2020

Balabhaskar’s death: CBI team visits mishap spot

A person was sitting in the front passenger seat, but he could not spot who it was, Sobi reportedly told the CBI sleuths who had recorded his statement.

published on : 14th August 2020

Balabhaskar wasn’t driving at the time of accident: Doctor

Balabhaskar, wife Lekshmi and the body of Thejaswini were first taken to the MCH. Later, the violinist and his wife were taken to a private hospital where he succumbed to injuries.

published on : 1st August 2020

Kerala violinist accident: CBI registers FIR, starts probe in death of Balabhaskar and daughter

The state government had last year issued an order transferring the case to the CBI after Balabhaskar's parents complained that his death was linked to gold smuggling.

published on : 30th July 2020

Balabhaskar death: CBI takes over probe into death of violinist, daughter in road accident in 2018

As per the procedure, the probe agency has taken over the FIR of the Kerala Police pertaining to rash driving in which Balabhaskar's driver Arjun was named as accused, they said.

published on : 30th July 2020

Thiruvananthapuram pays tributes to Balabhaskar

The commemoration meeting was jointly organised by Kerala State Chalachitra Academy and Manaveeyam Veedhi Theruvorakoottam. 

published on : 8th October 2018

Balabhaskar, the mastermind behind the theme song of Soorya festival

A few years back music composer Balabhaskar gave a new life to the festival by composing 'Begin with Surya: let it Be' which was the theme song of the Soorya music and dance festival.

published on : 2nd October 2018
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