Lesly Joseph

ST youths no habitual thieves, outside influence has led some astray

“Deepu was a good boy and passed SSLC. Since then, he has been doing odd jobs for daily wages and his family has shifted to another house in the colony.

14 Nov 2021

Tribal youth ‘who can’t drive’ slapped with car theft case in Kerala, put behind bars

Here’s a story that bears similarities with the plight of the marginalised communities portrayed in the recent Tamil movie ‘Jai Bhim’.

13 Nov 2021

Dreaded ‘untouchable’ tag comes back to haunt Welfare School at Perambra

It was not just people’s finances that took a beating when Covid struck. The pace of social initiatives was also affected.

04 Nov 2021

Students file plaint against institute that helps govt officials get PG certificates

Several government officials obtain PG ‘regular’ certificates for promotion in services from the institute, allege the students.

01 Sep 2021