Joseph Powathil, Archbishop Emeritus of Changanacherry archdiocese had been the voice of Kerala’s Catholic church for long. Powathil, 85, talks to LIZ MATHEW on why BJP is unlikely to get traction in the state.
After the news was published in CPM mouthpiece Deshabhimani Friday, the issue sparked a debate on social media, with many questioning the state government’s model of inclusive growth.
“What I had said was the future chief minister will be decided by the party leadership. My words have been twisted,” said VS Achutanandan.
Judge V Shersy also called the brutal crime “rarest of the rare” and said that woman’s conduct was an insult to motherhood.
After the Kollam tragedy, reasoned debate has been given a go by
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“Kerala’s liquor policy stated that bar hotels would not be allowed in hotels below five-star status,” he said at a meet-the-press programme in Kannur.
There were apprehensions as to whether the festival could be held in its traditional form but the High Court and state government allowed it albeit with a lot of security conditions
‘People are looking for good riddance from CPM violence and Congress corruption.’
The temple fireworks display in Kerala that killed over 100 went ahead without permission, and with the blessings of politicians.
As many as 79 elephants are being tortured by making the pachyderms stand in direct sunlight as part of the 36-hour-long festival, they said.
The Tantri (Chief priest) Unnikrishnan Namboothiri opened the sanctum sanctorum at 4.00 AM.
Modi and Congress leader Gandhi visited the patients separately on Sunday at a time when seven of eight patients admitted in the ICU were in “the most critical condition”.
The entire police department was busy in rescue and relief work and the visits by Modi and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi meant that they had to ensure their “safety and security” as well.
The High Court made the ruling while observing that the Pooram celebrations were a part of the social and cultural ethos of Thrissur