under Kerala

V Shoba follows the footsteps of a warrior king and listens to the voices of admiration and anger that echo his still volatile legacy


26 Nov 2015 | BY V Shoba

A Kerala journalist’s Facebook account is forced shut after her revelation of sexual abuse at her madrassa


26 Nov 2015 | BY Shahina KK

Muslims in India’s most literate state are politically empowered and financially prosperous, yet easy targets for jihadi head hunters, including the ISIS


15 Oct 2015 | BY Ullekh NP

A few thousand women in the hill ranges of Munnar challenge the male dominated trade unions of Kerala


17 Sep 2015 | BY Charmy Harikrishnan

A Kummatti performer gets his make-up done during Onam celebrations in Thrissur, Kerala. Kummatti kali is a traditional mask dance that has performance troupes going home to home and collecting small offerings 0

9 Sep 2015 | BY T Narayan

He helps disadvantaged students succeed in a competitive world


12 Aug 2015 | BY Shreya Sethuraman

His kindness and enthusiasm have set off a movement of organ donation


12 Aug 2015 | BY Madhavankutty Pillai

Pained by rampant deforestation, he has created a private ecosystem


11 Aug 2015 | BY Madhavankutty Pillai

Sarah Cohen, 92, is one of the last surviving members of the Jewish community of Mattancherry, an area around the 1568-built Paradesi Synagogue in Kochi, Kerala. Often called White Jews, or Cochin Jews, they number less than 10 today. Wearing a traditional kippa, Sarah sits by the window of her home-cum-shop, where she embroiders Jewish motifs on caps. The town that once flourished with trade and Hebrew culture has been taken over by antique shops and a spice market. This tiny community of Malayalam-speaking Jews continues to follow ancient Judaic traditions and rituals0

5 Aug 2015 | BY T Narayan

The count of dogbite cases has gone up from 1,600 in 2014 to 40,000 in just the past eight months, with most victims being joggers and minors


30 Jul 2015
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