Malayala Manorama’s owner belongs to the Orthodox Syrian Christian sect, so they would obviously show support to their church. Also MM is famous for their anti-Communist stands and reporting. MM is one of the leading magazine and newspaper publishers in India.
Deshabhimani is owned by Communist party in Kerala and its them ruling in Kerala now, so they have to protect the party interests.
Manorama reported “Police charged the priests” while Deshabhimani wrote “Orthodox Church members attacked the Police“.
Screenshot of Manorama online news article:
Screenshot of Deshabhimani online news article:
Inspector General of Police has initiated an inquiry on the incident after the Church had complained that there were infiltrators who started the trouble by throwing stones at police and priests. So the truth remains to be seen.