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A series of deft manoeuvres by the state government and the efforts of pressure groups ensured that the government went ahead with its plans to have a gala Thrissur Pooram.
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Not even a week has passed since the Paravur fire took the lives of 108 and left hundreds injured and the Kerala government has announced that fireworks will not be restricted in the upcoming Thrissur...
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Concerned about the plight of the elephants who were ultimately used at Kerala's recent Thrissur Pooram event, animal-protection advocate and actor Pamela Anderson sent a respectful letter to the Chief Minister of Kerala to contribute the cost of providing life-size, realistic and portable elephants made of bamboo and papier-mâché to replace real ones in the event. While Anderson's heartfelt offer was met with support by some people, others took to social media to post sexually explicit insults and personal attacks.
KOCHI — As the stage is set for Kerala's iconic festival Thrissur Pooram, Hollywood actress Pamela Anderson has written to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy asking him not to the use elephants for t...