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Minu Ittyipe

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

Oct 15, 2018 Minu Ittyipe

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.

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

Sep 28, 2018 Minu Ittyipe

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

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

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

Sep 17, 2018 Minu Ittyipe

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.

24 May, 2018

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

Minu Ittyipe

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

22 May, 2018

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

Minu Ittyipe

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

21 November, 2017

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

Minu Ittyipe

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

30 July, 2017

Minnaminungu: Female-Centric Film That Comes As Breath Of Fresh Air From The Malayalam Stable

Minu Ittyipe

Interestingly, the director and scriptwriter are both male: directed by Anil Thomas and written by another male Manoj Ramsingh. They have been able to blow life into a woman with much more sensitivity than men are credited to have.

21 May, 2017

'A Brave And Courageous Act': Kerala CM Lauds Law-Student Who Bobbitised Alleged Rapist Swami

Minu Ittyipe

After her deed, she herself called the Pettah Police station, Thiruvananthapuram and reported the matter.

03 May, 2017

Fourteen Years Later, The Story Of The Kerala Vaccine Scam That Affected 206 Children Ends With A Bizarre Twist

Minu Ittyipe

Then the Chief Minister, A.K. Antony ordered a vigilance probe and the story that unfolded shocked Kerala.

04 April, 2017

Of Summers And Mangoes

Minu Ittyipe

However clichéd another piece on mangoes sound, the fruit continues to seduce and compels you to write anyway...

28 February, 2017

Kerala Catholic Priest Arrested On Rape Charges While Trying To Leave The Country

Minu Ittyipe

The crime came to light after Childline was tipped off about the victim who delivered a baby at a hospital 22 days ago.

02 February, 2017

A Jilted Lover Sets Girl On Fire And Kills Himself By Embracing Her On Kerala Campus

Minu Ittyipe

"He chased her through the corridor, then whipped out a lighter and embraced her in a tight grip and set her on fire"

23 December, 2016

Is Kerala Heading Towards A Totalitarian State Under Pinarayi Vijayan?

Minu Ittyipe

Vijayan is under fire from the party and the public for not reining in the encounter specialist top-cop for arresting people based on the flimsiest of charges

Photo Gallery

A security personnel cuts the sleeve of a candidate's cloth for security purposes during the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET), in Ajmer.

PTI Photo

Indian Air Force aircrafts perform during an air show in Srinagar.

AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan

Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur inspects the Zojila Tunnel in Ladakh.

PTI Photo

Karnataka Pradesh Youth Congress workers take part in a cycle rally to protest against the hike in fuel and LPG prices, in Bengaluru.

PTI Photo

Indian Air Force aircrafts perform during an air show in Srinagar.

AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

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