Translation of M Mukundan's Delhi: A Soliloquy, depicts the city's squalor as observed by its Malayali diaspora
It took two years for the writer to paint a picture of Delhi which was far from the glamorous and ‘cosmetic’ construct of the city in those minds that have never truly visited the capital
Don't blame China for Australia missing Malabar games; Canberra's relationship with New Delhi doesn't justify an invite
The point is not to justify the exclusion of Australia, but to emphasise that India’s Malabar exercises not only predate the Quad by decades, but are part of a naval segment, not a diplomatic one
France and Germany can help India secure a free and open Indo-Pacific, counter ambitions of ascendant China
Most of China’s neighbours, including India, are struggling to remain engaged with China while also trying to preserve their security and sovereign interests
Quest for strategic leverage over China: Why India doesn't want to include Australia in Malabar exercises just yet
India's expanding bilateral ties with Australia is offset by its peculiar reluctance to let Canberra join the Malabar naval exercises despite repeated requests. New Delhi seems to view the trilateral naval exercise as some sort of a political tool.
Kannur International Airport now open; first flight goes to Abu Dhabi: Kerala becomes first state to have four international airports
The Kannur International Airport opened on Sunday making Kerala the first state in the country to have four international airports. Pinarayi Vijayan flagged off the inaugural Air India Express flight, carrying 186 passengers to Abu Dhabi, at the airport near Mattannur town on Sunday morning.
As Arab millionaires delight in Beypore's traditional wooden boats, marvelous craft at risk from lack of experts
Wooden dhows, known as Uru in Malabar, arguably the biggest handicraft in the world, continue to enthrall millionaires of Arab nations. A sleepy town on the west coast of Kozhikode, Beypore is the prime centre of this marvelous craftsmanship.
The US, Japanese and Indian navies on Monday concluded the 'Malabar Naval Exercise' aimed at achieving deeper military ties between the three nations.
Frontline warships and submarines of India, the US and Japan sailed out from Chennai harbour to participate in the sea phase of the Malabar joint naval exercise, Navy officials said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the G20 Summit and reviewed progress in bilateral ties, as the two nations geared up for the Malabar naval exercise
Maritime forces from India, Japan and the United States would participate in Malabar 2017, a joint mid-summer exercise aimed at addressing shared threats to maritime security in the India-Asia Pacific region.
Reacting to the naval exercise being held by India and Singapore in the South China Sea, China said such activities shouldn't hurt the "interests of other countries"
The Curry Coast review: Discover a very different Kerala with Binoo K John's witty, at times poignant book
Just before the turn of the century when Kerala started to tempt the intrepid Indian traveller and began to emerge on India’s tourist map, now senior journalist Binoo K John decided to travel through the region of Malabar, 500 years after Vasco da Gama first landed on the shores of Calicut.