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Why Covid-19 Is Not The End Of The World

Death toll rising, financial crisis brewing, Governments trying to find ways to somehow restore stability, people growing restless with extended periods of...

Sex, Gender & Sexuality are Three Different Things

Historically, society has assumed that people have one sex, one gender, and one sexuality. In fact, sex and gender have been interchangeably...

Oru Pennu Kannal Kadha

“Kaal viral vechu vattam varakaan marakanda!” one of my aunts quipped as I got ready for my first ever pennu kannal many...

God’s Own Hands: Celebrating Our Finest Instrumentalists

The most beautiful aspect of music is how it eliminates all kinds of imagined constructs between people. For years, Kerala has been...

Why I No Longer Oppose Arranged Marriages

As teenagers, my friends and I were adamant advocates of love marriage. Almost every teacher, counselor, and parent warned us that marrying...

Dalit Renaissance In Kerala’s Movie Industry: A Myth?

Walkthrough of avant-garde movies of Kammatipaadam and Ee. Ma. Yau

God’s Own Bands: A Tribute To The Bands That ‘Rocked’ Kerala Over The Years

Ask a Malayali about the origins of rock in the state and there's a good chance they'd mention Avial. While Aanakallan (and...

Hey, Class of 2020! Are You Okay?

Right now, humankind is engaged in a fight against a common enemy - COVID-19. And while masks have becomes the new ‘hot...

Why I Stopped Idolising Western Art

One of the first comments I ever got for a short story of mine came from a stranger who’d stumbled onto my...