Shaju Philip, The Indian Express

Shaju Philip

The Indian Express

Kerala, India

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Past articles by Shaju:

Pinarayi Vijayan’s Left govt wages a struggle, against black

As Kerala CM and his security retinue travel, removed from the way are Opp workers, black flags put up for even mourning, black masks, clothes, bags. → Read More

‘No country like India’: Top Sunni cleric says even Gulf countries don’t offer this much freedom for Islamic work

Ponmala Abdulkhader Musliyar belongs to the Samastha Kerala Jam-Iyyathul Ulama (Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musaliyar segment), which is known for its Left leanings. → Read More

‘Won’t take any step that destroys UDF… CPM overtures to us not right’: IUML

Accusing CPI(M) of being a ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’ despite claiming to fight fascist forces, IUML’s Kerala high power committee member Muneer tells The Indian Express that his party is ‘worried’ about rows polarising the state’s secular society → Read More

After ‘Brahminical hegemony’, ‘Islamophobia’ charge at Kerala school event: Govt bans arts group

In a show, a man wearing a keffiyeh was portrayed as a terrorist. Against Left’s stand, says CPI(M), Congress demands CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s apology. → Read More

Kerala my karmabhoomi, want to work in the state: Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor, who has shown keen interest in Kerala politics after contesting the Congress’s presidential election, revealed his intention after meeting the head of Orthodox Church, Baselios Mar Thomas Mathews III, in Kottayam. → Read More

Kerala food war: Parties trade charges as long-time caterer ends association with school fest

Caterer Mohanan Namboothiri also withdraws from bidding for upcoming science fair; BJP slams “Taliban culture”, Cong and IUML accuse CPM of dragging caste of caterer into issue. → Read More

A K Antony’s call to Congress to not lose sight of majority vote another sign of Kerala churn

Cong hemmed in, with BJP eyeing its Hindu base, CPM its minority support; Cong hits back, accuses CPM of painting every pro-Hindu gesture as anti-minority. → Read More

‘A Nair can’t stand a Nair’: Shashi Tharoor, facing heat from Kerala Congress leaders, quips

Leaders who have been chafing at Tharoor's rising profile include mostly fellow Nair leaders → Read More

After Vizhinjam, Kerala’s Catholic Church finds another battleground

The church has come out in support of farmers who fear losing their livelihoods if the government creates a buffer zone outside protected forests → Read More

Kerala CPI(M) raises Rs 35 lakh to build house for 87-yr-old party veteran on his wife’s plot

A CITU leader, Gurudasan had been a legislator for 10 years and a minister in V S Achuthanandan's government during 2006-11 → Read More

As Shashi Tharoor continues Kerala tour, no signs of Congress disquiet abating

Thiruvananthapuram MP says not indulging in any factional work, will reply if the matter is brought up in disciplinary committee. → Read More

Tech varsity temporary V-C appointment: HC dismisses Kerala govt plea challenging Governor’s pick

Thomas was made the temporary V-C by Khan earlier this month after the Supreme Court in October declared the appointment of then incumbent Dr M S Rajasree as illegal and void ab initio. → Read More

Adani Kerala seaport: Cops book priests, police station attacked

Around 30 policemen were injured, several vehicles damaged in the attack as tension prevailed in the Vizhinjam region. → Read More

After caution, Shashi Tharoor’s united Congress pitch: ‘Not for factional politics’

Kerala Leader of Opposition VD Satheesan, believed to be one of the MP’s detractors in the party, says “groupsim” won’t be allowed to interfere with UDF’s comeback project. → Read More

Is Shashi Tharoor looking at bigger role in Congress’s Kerala unit? State leaders keep watch

Day after event cancellation, Thiruvananthapuram MP tells media, “Certain people wanted me to sit on the side bench. But I want to play forward.” → Read More

Sabarimala order: 4 years later, Pinarayi government shows no stomach for a fight

Temple Affairs Minister says govt has no plan to facilitate entry of women of all ages, like it had done in 2018; senior CPM leader now backs “age-old practice”. → Read More

Adani port: Kerala changes stand, sets up panel to check ‘coastal erosion’

Fishermen protest, backed by Church, enters 80th day; govt earlier said Vizhinjam protest had caused no erosion → Read More

‘Natural alignment between Hindus, Christians will happen in Kerala when BJP emerges stronger’: K Surendran

“In Kerala’s triangular politics, we have to make the election a direct fight with the BJP. We have seats where we get 2.5 to 3 lakh votes, we will work hard there” → Read More

Kerala HC upholds beedi tycoon’s life sentence for killing security guard

A trial court in 2016 had convicted the accused under Sections 323, 324, 326, 302, 427, 449 and 506 of the IPC, and handed him life imprisonment as well as a fine of Rs70 lakh. → Read More

Newsmaker | AN Shamseer, firebrand CPM leader & Kodiyeri’s protege new Kerala Speaker

In the past, Thalassery MLA A N Shamseer has often been pulled up for disrupting Assembly proceedings. Now, it is his job to ensure the House runs smoothly. → Read More