COVID-19 and the resultant socio-economic issues due to the lockdown became a major point of discussion in the Rajya Sabha on Saturday.
19 Sep 2020 2:15 PM
Observing confession is fundamental belief of Christian churches, Alphons Kannanthanam termed NCW’s proposal as ‘ímmature’.
29 Jul 2018 9:02 PM
Union minister of state for tourism and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Alphons Kannanthanam was elected unopposed to the RS from Rajasthan in a bypoll
10 Nov 2017 6:31 AM
The Rajya Sabha seat was vacated by former Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu when he became the Vice President.
30 Oct 2017 12:57 PM
Union tourism minister said the government had 'elaborate plans' for the historical monument.
18 Oct 2017 2:12 PM
Alphons’ comments come at a time when fuel prices are at a three-year high though international crude prices have crashed.
17 Sep 2017 2:21 AM
'We are imposing the taxes so that the poor have a dignified life. So we are going to tax people who can afford to pay,' he said.
16 Sep 2017 5:58 PM
Meanwhile, at the event, he urged government officials to reach to the public and listen to them as they could have “fantastic” ideas.
10 Sep 2017 12:47 AM
The 1979 Kerala cadre officer said that the BJP had never said that beef cannot be eaten.
04 Sep 2017 7:41 PM
'I could be the bridge between Christian community and Prime Minister's big dream,' he said.
04 Sep 2017 5:04 PM
Kannanthanam retired from the IAS and was elected as an Independent member of the Kerala Assembly from Kanjirappally from 2006 to 2011.
03 Sep 2017 4:53 PM