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Another tycoon-turned politician courts trouble

I-T Department inquiry into Nilambur MLA P V Anwar’s income and assets.

published on : 18th November 2017

Pinarayi Vijayan's angry brush with the media

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.

published on : 17th November 2017

Kerala HC dismisses Thomas Chandy's plea; says Minister cannot invoke writ jurisdiction

The court made this observation while dismissing a plea by Thomas Chandy, who resigned as state Transport minister on November 15.

published on : 17th November 2017

Judgment out; nothing in favour of Thomas Chandy

 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.

published on : 17th November 2017

Kerala Transport Ministry is jinxed; only 1 in 36 ministers completed full term

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.

published on : 16th November 2017

CPI pressure tactic to ease out Thomas Chandy puts party, CM on collision course

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.

published on : 16th November 2017

Another top move to drive away KSRTC’s confidence

The Transport Minister portfolio has once again been proved unlucky with the exit of Thomas Chandy.

published on : 16th November 2017

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

published on : 15th November 2017

No truth in allegations, will move apex court: Thomas Chandy

The high court had earlier dismissed Chandy's plea to quash an inquiry report that indicted him in connection with the land grab allegations

published on : 15th November 2017

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.

published on : 15th November 2017

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

published on : 15th November 2017

Kerala Chief Minister will take call on resignation, says Thomas Chandy

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.

published on : 15th November 2017

Pressure mounts on Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, LDF

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.

published on : 15th November 2017

Decision on Thomas Chandy at appropriate time: Kerala CM Vijayan

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.

published on : 14th November 2017

Kerala High Court dismisses Minister Thomas Chandy's petition to quash land grab allegation report

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.

published on : 14th November 2017
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