Lekshmy Rajeev: ‘Local religious rituals were crushed by Brahmins in Sabarimala’

LEKSHMY RAJEEV is the author of Attukal Amma: The Goddess of Millions. A writer, poet and translator, she is currently working on two new collaborative books on temples—the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple and the Tirupati Venkateshwara temple. Her research covers the Brahminisation of local religious practices and appropriation of lower-caste places of worship, especially in Kerala. Executive … Continue reading Lekshmy Rajeev: ‘Local religious rituals were crushed by Brahmins in Sabarimala’

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Nambi Narayanan: Justice for a Scientist

SPACE SCIENTIST Nambi Narayanan is waiting for the compensation that the Supreme Court recently ordered that he be paid for having been framed in a false espionage case. He needs the money to service his debts. “I am looking forward to the day the Kerala government hands me over a cheque of Rs 50 lakh … Continue reading Nambi Narayanan: Justice for a Scientist