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KJ Alphons

KJ Alphons gets troll for posting selfie with soldier's coffin, later clarifies

Some person had taken my photographs standing near the coffin, KJ Alphons clarifies.

18 Feb 2019 11:56 AM

Kerala govt turned Sabarimala complex into war zone: KJ Alphons

Protests are being held across Kerala against detention of 68 persons even as BJP demanded judicial probe into police action.

19 Nov 2018 12:02 PM

Muslim, Christian women attempted to enter Sabarimala for publicity: KJ Alphons

"Statement by Kerala CM for BJP president Amit Shah is not acceptable. Who are the people trying to disrupt Sabarimala Temple?" he asked.

30 Oct 2018 11:31 AM

Union Minister Alphons backs #MeToo but cautions against frivolous complaints

The Minister said there was no private life for politicians and they obviously have to be accountable.

19 Oct 2018 6:41 PM

No discrimination against tourists for sexual orientation: KJ Alphons

On September 6, the Supreme Court ruled that gay sex between consenting adults is not a crime saying sexual orientation is natural.

17 Sep 2018 5:49 PM


KJ Alphons blames ‘biased’ reports on women safety for decline in tourism

Incidents like lynching are bad for India’s reputation; however, they are not affecting tourism ‘big time’, KJ Alphons said.

29 Aug 2018 4:41 PM

Minister Alphons' picture from Kerala relief camp starts hilarious Twitter challenge

Twitter users came up with a new hashtag #Kannanthanamsleepchallenge and shared their pictures while sleeping with hilarious captions.

23 Aug 2018 3:01 PM

Kerala student bullied for selling fish after college, minister slams trolls

The girl's story was widely shared on social media. But, a section of people expressed doubts on Hanan's story and termed it as fake.

27 Jul 2018 9:14 AM

Ready to get naked before white man for visa: Union min on Aadhaar row

KJ Alphons assured that bio-metric data was with the UIDAI and that it has not been breached.

25 Mar 2018 4:27 PM

Bikini in the line of fire again

The Indian fashion industry is seeing a growing demand in resort wear, and the domestic buyer’s choice reflects a global fashion sensibility.

20 Mar 2018 12:10 AM


Flight not delayed over VIP movement: Min confronts angry flyer

Alphons' statement came soon after a woman was seen blasting him, in a viral video, for her flight getting delayed because of his arrival.

22 Nov 2017 7:31 PM

Attack on Swiss couple harms India's image: Tourism minister writes to Yogi

Union culture minister also condemned the incident and said it was a matter of shame for Indians.

26 Oct 2017 4:20 PM

Swachhta Hi Seva: Alphons finds garbage at India Gate but not in trash bins

Alphons Kannanthanam on Sunday kick-started the fortnight-long 'Swachhta Hi Seva' campaign.

17 Sep 2017 9:05 PM

Eat beef in your country and then come to India: Tourism minister KJ Alphons

Tourism minister KJ Alphons was responding to questions on whether the restriction on beef in several states would impact tourism in India.

08 Sep 2017 9:47 AM