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Sabarimala Fiasco Reveals Fragility Of Kerala's Much-Vaunted Progressiveness

Sabarimala Fiasco Reveals Fragility Of Kerala's Much-Vaunted Progressiveness

Nov 22, 2018

Not so very long ago, Sabarimala would have been an unknown entity outside Kerala. Now, this debate over gender bristles with implications on a host of questions relating to society, politics, law and religion across India.

Will Change Favour BJP In Kerala?

Will Change Favour BJP In Kerala?

Nov 09, 2018

The BJP in Kerala has been in the news ever since the Supreme Court verdict on Sabarimala temple.

Pork, You Pine: The Rise And Rise Of Angamaly’s Porcine Cuisine

Pork, You Pine: The Rise And Rise Of Angamaly’s Porcine Cuisine

Oct 31, 2018

Crackle! Where trotters tantalise the tongue: the rise and rise of Angamaly’s porcine cuisine

Misogyny In Malayalam

Misogyny In Malayalam

Oct 24, 2018

The Sabarimala and Franco fiascos are emblematic of the patriarchy’s resistance to women’s rights

#MeToo: In Kerala, AMMA Coddles The Accused In Rape Case

#MeToo: In Kerala, AMMA Coddles The Accused In Rape Case

Oct 15, 2018

While in progressive Kerala, in the worst form of misogyny, films have been announced with the accused Dileep in the lead role and, in what seems to be like rubbing salt into the survivor’s wounds, AMMA has been trying to reverse the expulsion of Dileep time and again.

Runaway River On Kochi’s Flight Path

Runaway River On Kochi’s Flight Path

Oct 04, 2018

UN award fails to hide Cochin airport’s shaky foundations

Why Cochin Airport Does Not Deserve UN's 'Champions of the Earth' Award

Why Cochin Airport Does Not Deserve UN's 'Champions of the Earth' Award

Sep 28, 2018

The “Champions of the Earth” is the highest environmental honour awarded by the United Nations.

Success Of Nuns’ Protest Stirs Kerala’s Political Soup

Success Of Nuns’ Protest Stirs Kerala’s Political Soup

Sep 27, 2018

A nun had alle­ged that the bishop of Jalandhar, Fra­nco Mul­akkal, 54, had confined and raped her several times bet­ween 2014 and 2016 at a convent in Kuruvilangad.

The Deluge That United: Kerala Floods Washed Away Social Barriers

The Deluge That United: Kerala Floods Washed Away Social Barriers

Sep 20, 2018

Kerala has never been torn asunder by riots, but a simmering, low-grade animus between communities keeps its social mosaic under strain.

'God-Fathers' Circumventing Investigations Bring Disrepute To Church: Fr Paul Thelakkat

'God-Fathers' Circumventing Investigations Bring Disrepute To Church: Fr Paul Thelakkat

Sep 17, 2018

After years of defending the church, Fr Thelakat, former spokesperson of the Syro-Malabar Catholic church, is now asking for greater reforms.

Kerala Nun Rape: The Church’s Franco-nstien Monsters

Kerala Nun Rape: The Church’s Franco-nstien Monsters

Sep 17, 2018

The five nuns taking to the streets of Kochi in their religious garb, for the first time in India, crying for justice and calling for the arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal, is seen as a fight of the meek and pious against the rich and powerful clergy: a David and Goliath moment.

Sound Of Silence In God’s Court

Sound Of Silence In God’s Court

Sep 12, 2018

Rumours fly as a nun’s ­allegation of rape by a ­bishop makes little headway

Anatomy Of A Flood

Anatomy Of A Flood

Aug 30, 2018

Was the deluge so terrible because of poor planning and meddling with ­nature? Environmental concerns must come to the fore as Kerala rebuilds.

Nipah Victims: Duty Of Afterlife Care

Nipah Victims: Duty Of Afterlife Care

Jun 14, 2018

When fear had paralysed Kozhikode, a doctor buried Nipah victims himself

Rape In Car: The Trip After

Rape In Car: The Trip After

May 30, 2018

A collective of women artistes in Malayalam seeks to fight patriarchy

Pestilence And A Shrouded Angel

Pestilence And A Shrouded Angel

May 25, 2018

Epidemic alert as Nipah virus hits Kerala and a nurse is ­martyred in the line of duty

March Of K.M. Mani: Left, Right, Left, Right

March Of K.M. Mani: Left, Right, Left, Right

May 24, 2018

The third pole of Kerala politics lurches again ahead of the crucial Chengannur bypoll

Kerala Nurse, Who Died After Treating Nipah Virus Patient, Left Emotional Letter For Husband

Kerala Nurse, Who Died After Treating Nipah Virus Patient, Left Emotional Letter For Husband

May 22, 2018

The outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala has so far claimed six lives, while 60 people are under observation.

Captain (Malayalam)

Captain (Malayalam)

Feb 22, 2018

This biopic of V.P. Sathyan, Kerala’s and India’s football team captain in the ’90s, injects a dose of adrenaline into the veins of a resurgent Kerala

A Perfect Storm Of Apathy

A Perfect Storm Of Apathy

Dec 07, 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: 29 Kerala fishermen dead and 130 still missing. An indifferent bureaucracy bears the blame.

It Is A Government For Gods And Goddesses, Not For Citizens, Says Maker Of Film <em>Sexy Durga</em>

It Is A Government For Gods And Goddesses, Not For Citizens, Says Maker Of Film Sexy Durga

Nov 21, 2017

If a film's fate is decided by a minister arbitrarily, let us not call it democracy, says Malayalam film director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan.

Chandy To The Left, Chandy...

Chandy To The Left, Chandy...

Nov 17, 2017

Corruption, sleaze defined a regime that Kerala had voted out. Now another Chandy & Co keeps the headlines rolling.

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