Shahina KK

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VS Achuthanandan: Comrade VSOP

What is it that makes VS Achuthanandan, Kerala’s most youthful politician at 92, the most popular Indian communist? Open  catches up with the relentless fighter as he prepares for another battle

Wed-Lock in Wayanad

Tribal boys of Kerala who go through customary child marriages are ending up in jail. Is the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act culturally insensitive?

Oommen Chandy: Disgrace

Oommen Chandy, the Kerala Chief Minister with a cultivated Mr Clean image, may not recover from the latest twist to the sleaze-and-bribery scam

Exile and Glory

From Goat Days to his latest novel, a murder mystery, Malayalam writer Benyamin is one of the most compelling storytellers of his generation