World Environment Day was celebrated recently in the ritualistic fashion as usual. Some saplings were planted here and there, a few politicians gave some cliched speeches.
09 Jun 2018
Most of us were glued to television channels and social media, amused, enraged, sarcastic, hopeless, gloomy, and resigned as the tragicomic drama unfolded in Karnataka.
26 May 2018
Breaking the tradition from 1967 onwards, the honourable President decided to give awards to a randomly selected 11 people of a total of 140 winners.
12 May 2018
One of the most reprehensible crimes happened in our country a few months back. A child was raped and killed by someone in Kashmir.
12 May 2018
Sage Narada once came to Kailasa with a mango and gifted it to Lord Shiva. The sage claimed one can attain atmabrahmavidya—the knowledge of divine self—by consuming the fruit.
14 Apr 2018
Except the four major South Indian languages, Hindi films have managed to wipe off the once flourishing movie industries of Bengal, Odiya, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Assamese, etc.
31 Mar 2018
Last week, about 35,000 destitute farmers walked from Nashik to Mumbai, shaking the conscience of a city.
15 Mar 2018
Shashi Tharoor puts forward the argument that all the demerits and evil of religion are the faults of wrong interpretation of otherwise perfect holy books.
03 Mar 2018
The recent incident of a poor man being lynched to death in Kerala for stealing `200 worth of provision, including a kilogram of rice, shook the conscience of the country.
01 Mar 2018
There is a beautiful legend I had heard in my childhood. Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri was an erudite Sanskrit scholar of medieval Kerala.
17 Feb 2018
Thiruvilaiyadal Puranam that is enacted in the Madurai Meenakshi Temple during the Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple festival talks about this wonderful story that became popular across South India owing
04 Feb 2018
Two hundred and twenty years ago, the King of Cochin, Rama Varma IX, decided to build a new capital in Thrissur.
13 Jan 2018
Astrology and all such mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind; therefore, as soon as they become prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
21 Dec 2017
The temple festival season in Kerala has started. It makes one nostalgic. I grew up in Thrippunithura, on the outskirts of Kochi.
09 Dec 2017