Kerala

Shock and awe

The many lives of Malayalam magical realism.

| Jun 28, 2021

The subtle art of resistance

Zakariya Mohammed’s ‘Halal Love Story’ tells the story of resistance in the face of an omnipotent authority.

| Feb 19, 2021

The anatomy of a torture complaint

Police brutality in India’s model state.

| Jul 01, 2020

Turning over old leaves

If palm leaf inscriptions can be saved from rodents, insects, the forces of nature and deliberate destruction, they can paint vivid pictures of the history of the Syrian Christians in Kerala.

| Jan 14, 2014

Lost rulers of the Malabar Coast

Tales of love and loss from the heyday of Portuguese rule in Kochi.

| Dec 10, 2012

God’s own canteen

A Dhaka connoisseur savours divine cuisine in backwoods Kerala.

| Nov 29, 2006

What the winds brought us

Centuries ago, traders and missionaries brought good taste to Kerala.

| Nov 04, 2006

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