Alphons Kannanthanam

I believe people will consider my track record before casting their votes: Alphons Kannanthanam

Clad in a saffron kurta, Alphons Kannanthanam, the NDA candidate of Ernakulam Constituency, was his usual peppy self on Sunday, the last day of open campaigning.

published on : 22nd April 2019

The last hurrah

With hours left for the polls, candidates of Ernakulam Constituency ensured the last day of open campaigning was spent well by meeting voters

published on : 22nd April 2019

‘Wayanad will only get to see helicopters if they elect Rahul Gandhi’

Exuding confidence about his victory in Ernakulam, Kannanthanam said he has compiled a list of initiatives to develop Ernakulam as a world hub of tourism and IT industry.

published on : 21st April 2019

Digital campaign gives new dimension to Lok Sabha polls in Kerala

Parties use social media to lure in youngsters whose vote will be influential for the elections.

published on : 14th April 2019

Vote for development,not petty politics: Alphons Kannanthanam

The arrival of Union Minister of State for Tourism Alphons Kannanthanam as the NDA candidate has turned what would have been a straight fight in Ernakulam into a three-way contest.

published on : 1st April 2019

Ernakulam Lok Sabha seats witness electrifying campaign   

With the arrival of the Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam as NDA candidate, the Ernakulam Lok Sabha constituency is witnessing an electrified campaign of the three fronts.  

published on : 24th March 2019

Kerala Government locks horns with Centre over PM-KISAN scheme launch

Soon after the state-level inauguration, Sunil Kumar alleged that the Union Government inaugurated the scheme without informing the state, which is against the federal principles of the country.

published on : 25th February 2019

Kerala's non-cooperation affecting Central tourism projects: Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam

Kannanthanam said the Centre has earmarked a total of `550 crore for Kerala, which is the highest amount for any state.

published on : 10th February 2019

Rs 85.23 core central aid for proposed spiritual tourism circuit in Kerala

Under this, annadana mandapam, community hall, multipurpose hall, toilets, cafeteria, parking space, landscaping, pathways, illumination of the campus and signage will be ensured at the destinations.

published on : 15th January 2019

Former AG’s plea lands Alphons Kannanthanam in a spot

The case was that in 2004, Kannanthanam and the officers in the Union Ministry of Personnel had torpedoed the posting of James Joseph as a member of the Central Administrative Tribunal.

published on : 27th December 2018

Alphons Kannanthanam comes out against BJP hartals in Kochi

Union Minister of State for Tourism Alphons Kannanthanam has stated that hartals are creating major setbacks to the tourism sector.

published on : 16th December 2018

 Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam comes out against hartals in Kerala

Union Minister of State for Tourism Alphons Kannanthanam has stated that hartals are creating major setbacks to the tourism sector.

published on : 16th December 2018

KJ Alphons' claim that Centre gave Rs 92 crore to Sabarimala false: TDB president

Only an amount of Rs 6 crore was sanctioned, but the amount released was only Rs 1.23 crore, A Padmakumar added.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Humsafar Express flagged off amid political tussle between BJP and Congress

Prior to the inaugural function, UDF members held a protest outside the station for excluding Shashi Tharoor’s name from the advertisement of the flag off of a train.

published on : 21st October 2018

Union minister Alphons Kannanthanam sleeps in Kerala relief camp, trolled for posting picture

Even as the minister clarified that the photo was uploaded by his personal staff, social media users kept poking fun at him.

published on : 23rd August 2018
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