Thomas Chandy's resignation averts Kerala crisis, but Pinarayi Vijayan may regret going slow on 'tainted' minister
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 () A constitutional crisis in Kerala has been averted with Transport Minister Thomas Chandy resigning from the 18-month-old Pinarayi Vijayan government, but the issue may continue to haunt the Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) for a long time.
"It's better that the minister steps down," the Kerala High Court said on the land grab scam. "It would be appropriate for Thomas Chandy to fight this issue... India Today - IndiaAlso reported by •Firstpost •DNA •IndiaTimes
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said Chandy's party, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), has asked for more time to decide on the issue. India Today - IndiaAlso reported by •DNA •Firstpost •IndiaTimes
Kerala Transport Minister Thomas Chandy was on Tuesday nudged closer to what appeared to be imminent resignation after the high court questioned his decision to... Deccan Herald - Front PageAlso reported by •India Today •DNA •IndiaTimes
Congress Rajya Sabha MP Vivek Tankha on Tuesday faced the ire of Youth Congress workers as they staged a protest here against the senior Supreme Court lawyer's... Firstpost - PoliticsAlso reported by •IndiaTimes