Precisely 48 years back, It was during this month on December 16, that Pakistan surrendered to India at  Dhaka’s Ramna Race Course, the largest military surrender after World War—11. The war which one of the shortest and that lasted for 13 days had ended................

One family made the difference. A struggling art form, about 1200 years old which was on the verge of being swept away into oblivion has not only been rescued but infused with new energy and dynamism that today.................

Devotees throng this devī temple almost all the year around. Situated in the sleepy hamlet of Memunda, in Vadakara an hour’s drive north of Kozhikode, the Lokanarkavu Devi Temple has an interesting past. As an...............

Long before it reached many parts of Europe, Christianity came across the Arabian Sea to Kerala along the thriving spice trade routes. Today about seven million people, a fifth of Kerala’s population, call themselves St. Thomas Christians...........

Why did KSIDC which is supposed to be supporting and attracting investments into Kerala take such an investor unfriendly or anti investor.........


"Death lies on her like an untimely frost upon the sweetest flower of all the field." (Romeo and Juliet). Each time when death sounds, remember this sentence. Because every flower in this world is unique and precious.....

kerala flood

I’m no climate change nay-sayer. Am absolutely convinced that Kerala at this rate of ‘growth’, could soon drown in the depths of human-inflicted environmental crisis. I have also no doubt that our society today, under the shortsighted political and religious leaderships......


Following the devastating floods still thousands of people are trapped in the interior parts of Kerala waiting to be rescued. Most of them are in the five worst hit districts vs Ernakulum, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Trissur and Wayanad while many in other districts had to leave their homes...


The Supreme Court seems to have been influenced by the western perspective of gender justice in interpreting the constitution where as the core of which is rooted in Indian ethos. From the point of view of fundamental rights the restriction for women in a certain age group to Sabarimala....


Dr.Shashi Tharoor is an erudite global, and well informed versatile personality. No doubt about that. But being exposed to Kerala's political atmosphere for long he too seems to be inhibited by the patent communist traits of Malayalees.


The whole world was in prayers for a few days since the twelve boys and their coach were trapped in the Thang Luang cave in Thailand. Now much to the relief of the suffocation the whole human race on the planet all children along with their coach are out of the cave.


Before the run up to the general elections 2019 the opposition parties along with the like minded media and intelligentsia succeeded in creating and reinforcing a fear psychosis among general public drawing parallel to that of emergency.  The ruling NDA led by BJP and the opposition parties’ permutations and combinations also started their warming up in all respects towards the general elections.


At last , Rajinikanth, the superstar of the south Indian film industry, is into politics. At Chennai, while announcing his decision to form a new party to the frenzied cheering supporters Rajinikanth  distinctly made clear that his new party would be a spiritually founded one.

Constitutionally it is wrong to say that India is not secular. The preamble of the constitution is decorated with the word secular. Apart from that , what is being practiced in India is not secularism at all.

capital punishment

The gravity of the offence is always determined by the value systems of the ruling class. So anybody can be a criminal and offender depending on the dictates of the ruling class. In our global networked society, the discourse of justice is more alarming unlike in the past.

bureaucracy and democracy

To assist the rulers in governance, bureaucracy is established. It is not the other way!

thermocol on dam bed in tamil nadu

But for water and the land, we may go for the most comical of the things as we do not know when all good things would come to an end.

Rape and Sexual Assaults: The Role of Religions and Media

Examining the ills of our society in general and sexual assaults on women in particular, it’s fair to say that such things happen not because of the failure of state but because of the failure of the religions.

Congress flag

When one grows beyond senility, it is more than functioning but malfunctioning. When it comes to individuals, the casualty will be the kith and kin of the senile being. When it comes to a system, either it is to be rebuilt or demolished for the beneficiaries of the institution. In the case of Congress, it is the people of India.

Will the ‘real’ culprits behind the attack on malayali actress be punished? Chances are slim. And real question is whether they will ever be apprehended in order to be punished.