KJ Alphons

Government to boost cruise tourism in India, seeks inputs from tourism industry

Government to boost cruise tourism in India, seeks inputs from tourism industry

As Mumbai would be the hub of Cruise Tourism in the country, it was decided in the meeting that areas like Sassoon Dock and Sewree Fort in the city would be developed as attractive tourist destinations.

Jul 10, 2018, 15:15 PM IST
Now, iconic Indian tourist hotspots available in Google 360 Virtual Reality - Watch

Now, iconic Indian tourist hotspots available in Google 360 Virtual Reality - Watch

The hope is that the virtual tours could get more people to visit the real thing.

Apr 26, 2018, 22:58 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu anguished over absence of ministers

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu anguished over absence of ministers

Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday expressed displeasure at ministers not making it to the House in time for laying the papers listed against their names.

Dec 20, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons takes oath as Rajya Sabha member

Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons takes oath as Rajya Sabha member

Alphons was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
Watch: Doctor shouts at Union Minister KJ Alphons over flight delay

Watch: Doctor shouts at Union Minister KJ Alphons over flight delay

The angry woman was seen shouting at the union minister and others as she could not reach on time to attend a critical patient after her flight got delayed. 

Nov 22, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
Alphons elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

Alphons elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

KJ Alphons was on Thursday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha.

Nov 09, 2017, 21:41 PM IST
Free stay at 5-star hotel. That's what Tourism Minister KJ Alphons offered to Swiss couple attacked in Agra

Free stay at 5-star hotel. That's what Tourism Minister KJ Alphons offered to Swiss couple attacked in Agra

A Swiss couple, who was attacked at Fatehpur Sikri earlier this month have been offered a free two-night stay at a five-star hotel in the national capital as a "token of concern" by Tourism Minister KJ Alphons.

Nov 01, 2017, 10:29 AM IST
Not government's business to tell tourists what to eat or drink: NITI Aayog CEO

Not government's business to tell tourists what to eat or drink: NITI Aayog CEO

In an address to the World Economic Forum, Kant also questioned how can tourists visiting India chill out if they are barred from making their eating and drinking choices.

Oct 06, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

Will be bridge between PM Narendra Modi and Christian community: KJ Alphons

The BJP has no plans to impose a food code or food emergency in any state including Kerala, new Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons said on Monday.

Sep 04, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

KJ Alphons becomes first BJP leader from Kerala to become Union Minister

Alphons confirmed to IANS that he will be inducted as Minister of State in the reshuffle of the Narendra Modi ministry on Sunday.

Sep 02, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

Chandigarh will always be integral part of Punjab: Parkash Singh Badal

Chandigarh, a union territory, is the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana.

Aug 23, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

BJP leader fails to get US nod for Modi

Bureaucrat-turned-politician K J Alphons had tried to convince US lawmakers to revoke visa restrictions on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Feb 20, 2013, 15:45 PM IST

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