The startup has also had discussions with the Indian Railways to set up breastfeeding pods across major stations from Kanyakumari to Thrissur. A hunt is on to identify a uniform sponsor who could fund these pods on the railway network.
PS Sreedharan Pillai, BJP's 65-year-old state president, sat down with the indianexpress.com in Thiruvananthapuram earlier this week to discuss the party’s election prospects and explain why he’s confident of a good show this time.
"I will take the risk of assuming that we will be able to overcome the disadvantages of bad GST implementation, move towards fiscal consolidation through a greater collection of GST and also have a larger plan for investment," Issac said.
While the BJP has never really had much of a sway in Thrissur in the past, in 2019, it prepares to make a forceful bid to wrest the constituency on the back of the support it claims to have garnered from it’s Sabarimala agitation and the surprise gains it made in the 2016 Assembly elections.
While the boat still remains untraced, its destination and the condition of its passengers unknown, the incident has thrown spotlight once again on the lack of any serious security measures at the harbour and the grave risks it poses to the protection of Kerala's coast.
In 2013, when over 55 infants died in Attappadi, it mortified health observers and rang alarm bells in the corridors of the state’s health department in faraway Thiruvananthapuram. But the stagnant incidence of deaths in 2017 and 2018 prove that the crisis is in fact festering and is far from over.
A 43-year-old school teacher and Dalit activist, who made an unsuccessful bid to offer prayers at the hill shrine in October last year, has alleged that her daughter has been denied admission at a private school under pressure from right-wing outfits.