For some of us, starting the day without reading a newspaper is like drinking a cup of tea that has turned cold or eating food without salt.
18 Apr 2018
The ‘lowly’ jackfruit which till now was allowed to rot on trees and drop off the branches, permeating a putrefying stench all around, has to be treated with greater respect from now on as the prickly
28 Mar 2018
Most people, especially in our friends and relatives circle, are wary of being written about but one can ill afford to not write about certain people who are now a dwindling tribe and who have shown v
16 Mar 2018
When the 123rd Maramon Convention, a world famous spiritual gathering of the Marthoma Church starts on February 11, it will have a new significance.
10 Feb 2018
Fortunately for me, there is no dearth of feathered friends around our house, be it the common crow, who teaches us how to share food with others, or the rare and seemingly coquettish migratory bird w
03 Feb 2018
When I stand on the balcony of our palm-fringed home in Kerala, taking in the cool breeze blowing in over the paddy fields — which, alas, are being encroached upon by double-storeyed houses mushroomin
15 Jan 2018
Certain tastes that belong to our childhood linger in our minds forever even though they may seem too insignificant to remember.
12 Dec 2017
After any pilgrimage, one normally comes home suitably chastened, humbled and ready to take on new resolutions, even if they are short-lived, as man is the frailest of all creations.
24 Nov 2017
Now that Marthandam Kayal is in the eye of a storm, one cannot help but remember the man who was responsible for its existence, Murikkummootil Thommen Joseph, popularly known as Murikken or Krishi Ra
23 Aug 2017
Our house has an inner courtyard which is open to the skies and encloses a few flowering plants within.
04 Jul 2017
The family was engaged in small talk with my brother who was on vacation. While filling him on the local news I had casually mentioned the spooky happenings reported in the local newspaper.
09 Jun 2017