KA Shaji

Real India
The Turtle People

Olive Ridleys used to be food for this fishing village in north Kerala, until one man read a newspaper article.

16 September 2009
Confessions of a Social Worker

I cleverly manipulated facts and figures, won the confidence of donors and made my NGO a success

10 July 2009
Breaking Records, Making Movies

11 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes. That’s the time Suresh Joachin took to complete his movie in Tamil on the Sri Lankan situation

29 June 2009
Reverse Swing

In yet another U-turn, Jayalalithaa has warped the electoral pitch in Tamil Nadu by declaring support for the Sri Lankan Tamil dream of an independent Eelam

22 June 2009
Real India
How to Climb a Coconut Tree

Why high literacy levels in Kerala haven’t created a shortage of men who can climb the most daunting trees

12 June 2009
Confessions of a Murderer

There were times when the face of the man I killed haunted me. But I no longer feel remorse. Now, I feel that was his destiny

12 June 2009
Real India
Grandmoms in Their Thirties

In this Kerala district, you see pregnant daughters and their pregnant mothers in the same maternity ward

12 June 2009
Real India
The Cave Dwellers of Kerala

The world discovered this endangered tribe in 1970. Soon after, the tribals discovered alcohol

11 June 2009
Hero Forever

Mammooty has been at the top of Malayalam cinema for nearly three decades, but says it’s not been easy

10 June 2009


Mehr Tarar

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Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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