Shahina KK

Daughter of a Maoist

Terrorised by the police, bereft of parents, evicted from school—what it means to be a 15-year-old daughter of parents ‘wanted’ by the State

28 October 2011
Real India
A Victory for Alcoholics

Drunkards go on strike in Kerala against the closure of a wine shop

23 October 2011
Poison Pills

Oral contraception once spelt sexual liberation in the West, population control in India. But in Kerala’s tribal belt of Idukki, it has played havoc with women’s lives

02 October 2011
The Feminist Priest

Reverend Rajkumar uses the pulpit to challenge patriarchal pre-conceptions of Christianity

02 October 2011
‘Only a Mother Will Know This Pain’

Arputham Ammal, the 65-year-old mother of one of the three on death row in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, opens her heart.

17 September 2011
‘I’m Not Pleading for Mercy but for Justice’

An exclusive interview in Vellore Central Jail with those sentenced to death in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

17 September 2011
The Dangling Conspiracy Question

Twenty-one years after Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination, the mysterious Multi Disciplinary Monitoring Agency, set up to find out who was behind the conspiracy, has provided no answers

17 September 2011
Real India
The Shocking Truth

Wild elephants are falling prey to both nature and man in Kerala

26 August 2011
Devil’s Own Country for Women

Kerala’s men are turning moral policemen. Couples are interrogated by random strangers, even beaten up and arrested

26 August 2011
The Agony of ‘Pakistani’ Indians

In Kerala’s Malappuram district, a hundred odd people have one eye on the Indo-Pak border, even though it is thousands of kilometres away.

10 August 2011


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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