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
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.
Congress MP Vivek Tankha faces workers' ire over decision to appear for beleaguered Kerala minister Thomas Chandy in court
A group of Youth Congress workers raised slogans and waved black flags at Tankha as he stepped out of a posh hotel in Kochi to proceed to the High Court, police said.
On Monday Youth Congress held a march to the Chief Minister’s residence demanding the ouster of Minister Thomas Chandy.
The BJP on Sunday urged Governor P Sathasivam to disqualify Transport Minister Thomas Chandy alleging he had furnished false information in his affidavit to the Election Commission.
The crucial Left Democratic Front meeting held on Sunday entrusts Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan with the task of taking a call on Transport Minister Thomas Chandy’s fate.
The opposition -- the Congress-led UDF and the BJP -- have been demanding Chandy's resignation over the controversy and Vijayan is expected to take the final call.
As pressure mounts on Transport Minister Thomas Chandy to resign in connection with the land-grab row, all eyes are now on Sunday's LDF meeting, which will discuss
Chandy had also encroached on backwaters for constructing parking space, according to the collector's report.
The Kerala government today received the legal opinion of the Advocate General on the report submitted by the Alappuzha collector on the alleged encroachment by a luxury lake resort.
Transport Minister Thomas Chandy on Thursday approached the Kerala High Court seeking a directive to the state government to keep in abeyance all further proceedings based on the report.
The Lake Palace Resort, owned by Chandy, was constructed in paddy land and the company had filled government property at Marthandam Lake.