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Alphons Kannanthanam

Power, Policy Making Or Paisa: Why Are Bureaucrats Joining Politics?

May 17, 2019 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Many bureaucrats believe that individuals who excel in a certain profession, whether in the private sector or the public, should enter politics as they add value due to their administrative experience. But are former civil servants more capable than traditional politicians?

Kerala: Same Old Rivalry On Cards Despite BJP Eyeing An Upset Or Two

Mar 22, 2019 Sabin Iqbal

However, most eyes will be on Thiruvananthapuram, where sitting MP, Congress’ Dr Shashi Tharoor, is in the fray for the third consecutive time. BJP has fielded former Mizoram governor Kummanam Rajasekharan, who was BJP state president from 2015 to 2018.


Kerala Church Sex Scandal: Bishops Body Approaches PM Modi After NCW Recommended Ban On Confessions

Jul 27, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Union minister Alphons Kannanthanam, a Kerala native and a Christian "rejected outright" the NCW's recommendation


Four MLAs From Ruling Party Congress Join BJP In Poll-Bound Meghalaya

Union Minister of State for Tourism Minister K J Alphons, who is also the election-in-charge of the BJP in Meghalaya, said the party will "throw" the Congress out of power in Meghalaya.



16 September, 2017

'We Are Going To Tax People Who Can Afford To Pay,' Says Tourism Minister Alphons Kannanthanam

Outlook Web Bureau

His comment immediately attracted controversy on the social media.


08 September, 2017

Union Tourism Minister Makes An About-Turn, Says Foreign Tourists Should Have Enough Beef Before Coming To India

Outlook Web Bureau

"They [foreigner tourists] can eat beef in their country and come to India,"


04 September, 2017

Kerala Will Continue Eating Beef, Says New Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam

Outlook Web Bureau

He also said that he could act as a bridge between Christian community and the BJP


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A police personnel during a mock-drill conducted by Delhi Police, to check anti-terror prepardeness at Sadar Bazar in New Delhi.

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Newly elected President of Akhada Parishad Mahant Ravindra Puri with Akhada Parishad General Secretary Mahant Hari Giri and sadhus, performs the 'Ganga Pujan' ritual at Sangam, in Prayagraj.

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Wrestlers in action during the state level wrestling tournament at Babura Village in Mirzapur.

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Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala with Jitendra Singh talks to media after meeting Election Commissioner, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala and Jitendra Singh comes out from Election Commission office, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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