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The Post-wedding Shoot That Woke Up Kerala’s Moral Policing Vigilantes

A couple from Kerala ended up becoming the victims of cyberbullying and moral policing when they decided to do something different for...

Munshi: Ever-rolling Nostalgia

2000s: Your grandparents hijack the TV at 6 PM to watch their daily soap routine. But then, you hear a familiar sound...

Professions Our Parents Threatened Us With When We Got Bad Grades

“Aaraam class. Sixth grade. Ninte jeevithathile ettavum velya moment!”, said K.T Mirash from Salt n Pepper. We have pretty much heard the...

Akkitham Achuthan: The Man Who Spoke Through Poetry

In the words of Akkitham Achuthan, “ഒരു കണ്ണീര്‍കണം മറ്റുള്ളവര്‍ക്കായ് ഞാന്‍ പൊഴിക്കവെ  ഉദിക്കയാണെന്നാത്മാവില്‍ ആയിരം സൂര്യമണ്ഡലം

Do You Replace, Rename, or Retain Your Name When Going Abroad?

“What’s your name?” my friend asked this new guy in my college. “My name’s Musthafa,” he replied, and immediately...

#BoycottTanishq: The Big, Fat Wedding Controversy Of The Year

Many of us would’ve seen this advertisement by now, including the controversies making rounds on social media since yesterday. Some say this...

Kerala High Court Asks For The Formation Of Monitoring Committees For Animal Birth Control

The Kerala High Court has asked local bodies to form monitoring committees for animal birth control (ABC). This directive was given when...

Can Old Age Homes Be A Good Thing?

I can’t remember the first time I heard about Vridhasadanangal (Old Age Homes). But I’m pretty sure my mother was the one...

Sphinx Symbol Found In Kerala Hints At Location Of An Ancient City

A female winged Sphinx symbol excavated at Pattanam village in Ernakulam district hints at the location of the ancient city Muziris.