After the Deluge

When the monster rains came, like any other place faced with the sudden ferocity of nature, Kerala was not prepared, and as the water level rose to fatal heights there were not enough streets or shelters left for the displaced and the dying to keep them safe. The water has begun to recede, but not the woes of a shattered people

Male and Malevolent in Kerala

Only in Kerala. Where an actor accused in a rape case is feted and protected by a powerful brotherhood in the industry while the victim, a popular heroine of South Indian cinema, supported by a few of her feisty female colleagues, fights alone for justice in the face of rising insensitivity and indifference from the patriarchs of Malayalam cinema

Pulp Paradox

By pandering to the prurient fantasies of Malayali men, Kerala’s popular culture has abetted misogyny in life and politics

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