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I-T Department inquiry into Nilambur MLA P V Anwar’s income and assets.
When accosted by TV media personnel who approached him for a sound byte on the war of words between the ruling partners -- the CPI-M and CPI, Vijayan lost his cool.
The court made this observation while dismissing a plea by Thomas Chandy, who resigned as state Transport minister on November 15.
Having stepped down from the Cabinet on Wednesday, Thomas Chandy had pinned his last hopes on the copy of the High Court judgment on his petition against the Alappuzha Collector’s report.
With the resignation of Thomas Chandy, it looks like there is a jinx attached to the Transport portfolio in Kerala government as no minister other than R Balakrishna Pillai completed full term.
The long-drawn row involving Thomas Chandy cost the LDF dearly as it pitted the CPM and the CPI, the major partners in the ruling combine, on a collision course.
The Transport Minister portfolio has once again been proved unlucky with the exit of Thomas Chandy.
Thomas Chandy resignation: A timeline of events that led to the minister quitting the Kerala Cabinet
The businessman-turned-politician, who is also the wealthiest man in the Kerala Assembly, was under attack for the past one month from the opposition over charges of alleged land and lake encroachment
The high court had earlier dismissed Chandy's plea to quash an inquiry report that indicted him in connection with the land grab allegations
Life and times of Kerala political heavyweight Thomas Chandy: The key accused in Alappuzha land encroachment
With three Assembly elections to his credit, the public life of the political heavyweight from Kuttanad Thomas Chandy alias Kuwait Chandy was always disparate, albeit controversial.
Kerala transport minister Thomas Chandy quits, but will he be taken back if 'cleared' of land encroachment charges?
The resignation comes a day after the Kerala High Court dismissed Chandy's petition challenging a report of the Alappuzha district collector on alleged encroachments by a company in which he has stake
Thomas Chandy told reporters at the Secretariat that the chief minister will take a decision on his resignation after getting a copy of the division bench judgement.
The Left Front, the state government and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan have come under tremendous pressure in the wake of the High Court’s adverse remarks in the Thomas.
Breaking his silence on the matter, he told reporters here that the decision would be taken after examining the Kerala High Court order and NCP decision.
The state transport minister had filed the petition for quashing the Alappuzha district collector's report which alleged large-scale land grab by him to build a plush resort.