PT Thomas

Three-way contest for Kochi's Thrikkakara seat as AAP-Twenty20 alliance backs out

With the AAP-Twenty20 alliance backing out, it would be a three-way contest between UDF, LDF and BJP for the Thrikkakara seat.

published on : 8th May 2022

Thrikkakara by-poll: BJP state vice-president Radhakrishnan is party candidate

The Aam Aadmi Party-Twenty20 alliance is yet to announce their candidate for the vacant Assembly seat.

published on : 8th May 2022

Congress aims to cash in on 'PT Thomas' factor, fields wife Uma for Thrikkakara bypoll

For the first time in its history in Kerala, Congress has zeroed in on its candidate within 24 hours after the poll announcement.

published on : 4th May 2022

Congress set to initiate talks on Thrikkakara bypoll candidate today

The Congress’ political affairs committee (PAC) is set to initiate official talks on the party candidate for the Thrikkakara byelection on Monday.

published on : 18th April 2022

Congress leaders visit PT Thomas' wife Uma, may field her in Thrikkakara bypoll

Most leaders in the party believe that Uma would be fielded as she can gain the sympathy of the voters over the untimely demise of PT, one of the best legislators of Congress. 

published on : 12th April 2022

Thrikkakara municipality spent Rs 4.03 lakh on PT Thomas' funeral ceremony: RTI

However, an RTI query has revealed that the Thrikkakara municipality spent around Rs 1 lakh just on floral decorations at the venue of the legislator’s funeral ceremony held on December 23.

published on : 10th February 2022

Smrithi Yatra for late Congress veteran PT Thomas to be held Monday

The Idukki district Congress leadership will receive the ashes at Neriamangalam.

published on : 2nd January 2022

Shashi Tharoor must toe party line on SilverLine or go: Congress Kerala chief K Sudhakaran

Congress state president K Sudhakaran has warned senior leader and MP Shashi Tharoor of action if he does not go with the party’s stand on the K-Rail (SilverLine) issue.

published on : 27th December 2021

A fitting farewell for Congress veteran PT Thomas; Rahul Gandhi, Pinarayi among mourners

Thousands line streets from Upputhodu to Thodupuzha and then to Kochi to have a final glimpse of the ‘king of his convictions’, funeral held as per his wishes

published on : 24th December 2021

PT Thomas, a leader who stood relentless in his battles

PT, as he is known among his friends and party colleagues, was a politician different in every way.

published on : 23rd December 2021

PT Thomas an upright leader who always stood by his convictions

Losing plum posts in the Congress between the cup and the lip had never bothered him 

published on : 23rd December 2021

Committed to Congress ideology, PT Thomas was deeply secular: Rahul Gandhi

They did it exceptionally well. I knew both at a personal level, and hence, it was a personal loss for me,” Rahul said.  

published on : 23rd December 2021

Place no wreath on me, play Chandrakalabham... softly: PT Thomas' last wish

When one decodes Chandrakalabham Chaarthiyurangum Theeram..., the evergreen song from 1975 movie ‘Kottaram Vilkkanundu’, the person can see the beauty of the elixir of life in it.

published on : 23rd December 2021

PT Thomas -- ‘A’ group leader, he moved away from factions in interest of Congress

PT remained in the hearts of the party rank and file and was appointed Idukki district Congress president.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Senior Congress leader PT Thomas, MLA from Kerala's Thrikkakkara, passes away

Thomas, a former MP, has been battling pancreatic cancer and was undergoing treatment at CMC Vellore, where he breathed his last at 10.15 am.

published on : 22nd December 2021

14th edition of Kerala Police's 'c0c0n 2021' 14th edition to be held from November 10

The registration of the conference and the training workshops, which are free of cost, can be done through the official website

published on : 8th November 2021