Metaphorical Malayalee

Madhulika Liddle

A portrait of Kerala in fifty stories

Guilty Until Proven Otherwise?

On a Netflix documentary that assumes the guilt of an undertrial accused of multiple murders

The Wartime Guru

Revisiting a sage from Kerala in the time of Ukraine and Gaza

No Man’s Land

Perumal Murugan’s novel wins the JCB Prize for its depiction of displacement and movement

The Radicalisation of Kerala

Pro-Hamas mobilisations reflect the state’s political and social fissures

Diagnosis of Nipah virus infection in Kerala tougher than in 2018: Expert

Unlike last time, when it killed 17 people in the state, this time symptoms are not neurological, but respiratory

Aswin Sekhar: From Ottapalam to Outer Space

Aswin Sekhar, India’s first and probably only meteor astronomer, who grew up in a small town in Kerala, has just had a minor planet named after him

Oommen Chandy (1943-2023): A Reasonable Politician

The former Kerala chief minister was decent, accessible and generous

Female Rage

Malayalam short stories on gender inequalities

Tovino Thomas: Action Hero

Tovino Thomas shines in a blockbuster Malayalam film about the floods of 2018


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