India This Week


Love the Animals, Hug the Butchers; Maharashtra’s Missing Girls; Kerala BJP Looks up to Bangalore; Return of the Mother of All Monitors; Revenge Politics

God’s Own Drunk Country

The Kerala government is doing a deft balancing act of selling booze and opening de-addiction centres at the same time.

First World Suffering

Kerala’s women conquered their primary healthcare problems long before large swathes of India even saw a problem. So, why aren’t they celebrating?

The Man Who Saved a Potter’s Village

How KB Jinan changed the fortune of Aruvacode in Kerala, where poverty had once turned women to sex work

Garden of Words

On his 2.5 acre plot of land, a Kerala jewellery shop owner has planted trees featured in the classics of literature

Mangrove Man

Disillusioned with the communists, he planted 100,000 mangrove saplings to protect Kerala’s wetlands.

The Turtle People

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

The House Collector

He stores whole mansions in his warehouses. Might give them to you, for a price, if he likes you

Saving CPM from Vijayan

VS Achuthanandan may be the CM of Kerala, but real power in the state rests with Pinarayi Vijayan. Will he survive the Lavalin scandal?


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