The holy hill of Sabari, Sabarimala, is located amidst the dense jungles of the Western Ghats in Kerala, bordering the state of Tamil Nadu. Vrischikam, the fourth month of the Malayalam calendar (November -December) marks the beginning of the annual pilgrimage to the temple. This is also when devotees observe‘mandala vratham’ – 41 days of strict… Read More Sabarimala Temple in the ‘Secular’ world
Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), an autonomous advisory body under Government of India, has submitted an inspection report regarding Thrissur Pooram 2016. However, the report was first published on the website of PETA, an American organisation that works with animal rights NGOs that have been pursuing a smear campaigning against the people of Kerala.… Read More RTI reveals Unfair games in AWBI
The imminent demise of communism as an ideology and CPI(M) as a political entity in Kerala has frustrated its followers. They are running amok threatening and attacking political opponents. Recently, a pack of CPM hitmen attacked a demonstration by BJP in Thiruvananthapuram. 43 people were injured including ex-state president of BJP, V Muraleedharan and three… Read More Communist violence in Kerala
The state of Kerala was created 59 years ago on November 1st. Unfortunately, we forget the hero who played a vital role in the unification of the Malayalam speaking areas into a full-fledged State. His story is the story of self-sacrifice of a man who had no spiritual faith during his youth but later spent… Read More Kerala’s Forgotten Gandhi – Kelappaji
The Dadri incident and subsequent developments has yet again raised some disturbing questions on the role of Main Stream Media (MSM), described as the fourth estate and the flagbearers of truth. Despite the fact that their credibility has eroded in the last few years because of the numerous scandals that some of the eminent scribes… Read More An MLA and the meat factory – did media make minced meat of facts?