Articles by Naveen Nair
Sep 27, 2018
Kerala nun rape case: Catholic Church's unwillingness to back survivor shows it still places the powerful above powerlessThe Catholic Church in India does not seem to have received the Pope's message.
Aug 23, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: Despite Pinarayi Vijayan's denial, govt mismanagement and negligence can't be ruled outIf it was mismanagement in controlling the water from Idukki dam that sent the Periyar into Kochi city in Kerala, in Pathanamthitta and especially Pandanad which saw the deepest of the miseries, it was the sheer failure of an early warning system
Aug 21, 2018
Unsung saviours of Kerala floods: From Trivandrum to Kozhikode, fishermen take inspiration from Ockhi tragedyIf there was one defining moment that stood out among the endless efforts made to salvage the hapless victims of Kerala's worst-ever floods, it was that of a young man offering his back as a stepping board for the women of Vengara in Malappuram to board an NDRF rescue boat.
Aug 18, 2018
Kerala floods: With thousands stranded and rescue efforts lacking, humanitarian crisis looms large in ChengannurFour people have been confirmed dead in the floods in Kerala's Pandanad village, and lack of coordination in rescue efforts has made matters worse.
May 28, 2018
Chengannur bypoll: Killing of Dalit boy by CPM youth wing may cast a shadow on Pinarayi Vijayan's two-year report cardThe 23-year-old Kevin P Joseph, a Dalit boy was allegedly killed in the name of ‘family honour’ on Sunday for marrying a girl from an affluent Christian family.
May 27, 2018
Nipah outbreak in Kerala: Health professionals, scientists struggle to understand how virus reached KozhikodeMore attention needs to be given to the question as to how the Nipah virus outbreak happened in Kerala. This is an issue which baffles health experts.
Apr 04, 2018
Kerala now has a new dread on the streets, an abusive police force that hapless citizens always fearThe Kerala State Police Complaints Authority is the only watchdog where citizens can approach with complaints against the police.
Mar 19, 2018
Shuhaib murder case: Kerala govt's opposition to CBI probe exposes CPM's double game; Left must end culture of political killingsPinarayi Vijayan govt's opposition to CBI probe in SV Shuhaib murder case has exposed CPM's double game in the state. While the party condemns violence, it is often seen offering legal and financial aid to the accused of political killings
Sep 21, 2017
Watching Dileep in his next Ramaleela poses a big moral question for Kerala’s movie goersWhile many think that a film’s marketing team is well within its rights to promote a movie in whatever way they wish to, not many agree with a rape accused in Dileep flexing his muscles through this medium.
Aug 29, 2017
LDF govt in Kerala left red-faced after second minister in fifteen months is accused of nepotismThere is no other issue that has weighed down the Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala as much as nepotism.