Articles by Naveen Nair
May 21, 2018
Nipah virus leaves Kerala public health officials in state of disarray as casualty figure touches ten in 48 hoursWith the casualty figure due to Nipah touching ten within the past 48 hours, Kerala's public health department is in a state of shock and disarray.
Apr 20, 2018
Communal heat in Kerala: Extremist political outfits use Kathua rape to spread radicalism, fish in troubled watersWhat is most dangerous is that post Monday's hartal a sustained polarisation effort has commenced over social media with the so called torchbearers of both the communities.
Apr 15, 2018
Kerala police suspend seven personnel over Sreejith 'custodial death' case, but uncomfortable questions lingerBowing to public outcry, the Kerala police have suspended seven policemen over the suspected custodial death of Sreejith. However, the case remains murky.
Apr 11, 2018
Kerala custodial death: Mistaken identity behind Sreejith's suspected killing; Human Rights Commission calls act 'inhumane'Sreejith's case shows that Kerala police seem to be under the grips of a malignant trend –to willfully resort to physical abuse with brute force on citizens
Mar 14, 2018
Theni forest fire nothing short of man-made disaster; multitude of human errors likely behind tragedy that killed nine trekkersThough the unsuspecting trekkers were left to the fury of nature, it is now beyond doubt that it was a number of human errors that led to the Theni tragedy.
Dec 01, 2017
'Won't take Modi-RSS vaccine': Myths, quacks derail Malappuram vaccination drive putting lakhs of children at riskIn the Malappuram district of Kerala, health workers are threatened, abused and even physically assaulted for attempting to give a vaccine to children.
Sep 28, 2017
Kerala must act against PFI and sister organisations; cases of forced conversions will only polarise state furtherAthira Nambiar's claims of being coerced into accepting Islam by Popular Front of India may further polarise Kerala even though PFI has rubbished allegations of conversion
Sep 12, 2017
Dileep arrest: Will influential friends' support work in beleaguered actor's favour, or backfire?The vocal support for accused actor Dileep in the Malayalam actress assault case has shown up the fault lines in the film industry
Aug 23, 2017
Kerala: Man-elephant conflict being pushed to the brink by breaking up of natural corridorsThe all-important elephant corridors in the entire Western Ghats have been broken and disfigured over the years.
Aug 19, 2017
Mohan Bhagwat flag hoisting row: CPM treads cautiously as RSS, BJP make deep inroads into its votebanks in KeralaThe bonhomie between the clergy in Kerala and the BJP has got the CPM worried because as if the BJP ever hopes to make a considerable impact in the electoral process in the state, it cannot be achieved without the Christian votes.