TJ JOSEPH

  • Husain to Rushdie: India's index of intolerance January 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Celebrated author Salman Rushdie was forced to stay away from the Jaipur Literature Festival and his live video conference cancelled following protests by the Jaipurbased Milli Council. Several activists of the Milli Council arrived at the venue of the Festival at Diggi Palace demanding that the proposed video...
  • One of the attackers of Kerala professor gets bail November 6, 2010

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Saturday granted conditional bail to an accused in the professor's handchopping case, allegedly by suspected activists of the radical Popular Front of India in Kerala. The Additional Sessions court Judge, Ernakulam, V Shircy, granted bail to Anas, the 47th accused, on a bond of Rs...
  • Even after TJ Joseph row, PFI still popular in Kerala October 31, 2010

    Thiruvananthapuram: The local body polls in Kerala that concluded recently, threw up a very unexpected result. Anas Vazhakulam, an accused in the attack on lecturer TJ Joseph, won a panchayat seat with a huge margin, that too on the ticket of Kerala's radical outfit Popular Front of India that made...
  • Kerala man accused of chopping hand wins poll October 28, 2010

    Thiruvananthapuram: Contesting from prison, an accused in the sensational case of chopping off the hand of Thodupuzha Newman college lecturer TJ Joseph, has won from a block panchayat division in Ernakulam in the civic body elections. Anas won from the Vanchinad division of Vazhakkulam block in Ernakulam district on a ticket...
  • Kerala lecturer's petition posted for October 29 October 13, 2010

    Thiruvananthapuram: The University Appellate Tribunal here on Wednesday posted for October 29 hearing on the petition filed by lecturer T J Joseph challenging his dismissal from service by the Catholic churchrun Newman College for setting a question paper, which hurt the sentiments of Muslims. Joseph, whose hand was chopped off by...
  • Didn't insult Prophet; won't apologise: Joseph September 12, 2010

    Professor TJ Joseph says he will contest his dismissal by Newman College for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Muslims. ...
  • Church letter supports Prof Joseph's dismissal September 12, 2010

    Kochi: A pastoral letter condemning the "irresponsible action" of Professor TJ Joseph, whose hand was hacked allegedly by activists of radical outfit Popular Front of India (PFI), was on Sunday read out during the Sunday mass in 120 parish churches under the Kothamangalam Dioceses in Ernakulam district. Coming out against the...
  • Church backs college in professor Joseph case September 11, 2010

    Kochi: Justifying the action of the churchrun Newman College management to sack professor TJ Joseph for allegedly preparing a question paper which hurt the sentiments of a community, the Kothamanagalam Bishop has issued a pastoral letter which would be read out in the churches during Sunday mass. The letter states that...
  • Hacked then sacked, Prof Joseph to sue college September 5, 2010

    Kochi: Sacked college lecturer Prof T J Joseph, is contemplating legal action against the management of the private Newman college, Thodupuzha, which had sacked him from service. 'He still believes that the college authorities will withdraw the termination order. However, if that does not happen, we will be forced to go...
  • Lecturer sacked: Education minister reacts September 4, 2010

    Kochi: Kerala lecturer TJ Joseph, whose palm was chopped off by suspected activists of radical outfit Popular Front of India three months ago, has been sacked by his college. The college says Joseph hurt religious sentiments by preparing a Malayalam question paper with alleged derogatory references to Prophet Mohammed. The Christianrun...
  • Lecturer whose hand was chopped off, sacked September 4, 2010

    Kochi: Kerala lecturer TJ Joseph, whose palm was chopped off by suspected activists of radical outfit Popular Front of India three months ago, has been sacked by his college. The college says Joseph hurt religious sentiments by preparing a Malayalam question paper with alleged derogatory references to Prophet Mohammed. The Christianrun...
  • 2 arrested in Kerala lecturer attack case July 14, 2010

    Kochi: Two more activists of the Popular Front of India (PFI), a Muslim radical outfit, have been arrested in connection with the attack on a college lecturer, taking the total number of those apprehended so far in the case to six. Rinees, a dentist, was arrested on Tuesday night in connection...
  • Lecturer attacked over Prophet row, palm cut off July 5, 2010

    TJ Joseph, a suspended college professor had his hand chopped off for allegedly insulting the Prophet Mohammed. Joseph was arrested in April for alleged derogatory references to the Prophet in the question paper he had set for BCom II year students. He was then let off on bail, but on...