Kerala

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

Fading history

The Malayali link to Sinhala culture has a rich past even if it does not have much of a present.

| Nov 01, 2005

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