• Memories of Christmas

    There is no Christmas star outside Cletus Fernandez’ sea facing house. There hasn’t been one since 2004, when a day after Christmas, a Tsunami rolled over Azheekal village in Kerala’s Kollam district. The waves knocked down Fernandez’s house and took away with them four lives. Fernandez …

  • Nomads of Kachch

    “The idea is to keep on moving.. meet different people and make friendship with other communities. Why should we live any other way?” This Maldhari proverb describes the life of nomads in Kachch region of western Indian state of Gujrat. Many of these people depend on …

  • Sea Hunters of Thoothoor

    When an Italian ship fired at a Boat off the Kerala coast on February 15th 2012, killing two fishermen, the echoes were felt in Thoothoor, a panchayath in Kanyakumari district whose fishermen and boats are spread across India’s western and eastern coasts.The fishermen from Thoothoor are …

  • On Migration

    While Keralites continue to migrate to the Middle East, semi-skilled and unskilled laboureres from the north and east of India flock to the high-wage state to fill the vaccum. Perumbavoor near Kochi is one of the largest migrant settlements in Kerala. Hindi settles down among Kerala …

  • The Cattle Class

    The cattle race is organized by the villagers as part of the harvest festival of Onam in Kerala. Aggression is often seen overflowing for sports such as these.   Cattle races are part of Kerala’s traditional festivals which begins with the harvest season every year. It …

  • Freedom – Within Chaos & Cosmos

          A fire that has been kept alive for over 3500 years, corpses being burned for Moksha 24×7, on the banks of holy river Ganges, Varanasi is one of the world’s oldest living city and it  surprises its visitors with strange and mystical realties …