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Vishnu Varma


Vishnu Varma is Deputy Copy Editor with He looks at news and politics.


Three months after Kerala floods, Chendamangalam starts weaving a new life, but challenges remain
Wed, Nov 14, 2018

In part-1 of a three-part series, goes back to three industrial hubs in Ernakulam district of Kerala which had been ravaged after the floods, to gauge how they are picking up the pieces.

UP elections 2017: Demonetisation to lion safari and Ram Mandir, this is the mood at Etawah Mandi
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Dharmendar is a graduate, having done BA in political science with no luck of finding a job among the vast multitude of job seekers in India’s most populous and ever-expanding state.

For some in Yadav heartland, Akhilesh Yadav might as well be CM of Saifai
Sat, Feb 18, 2017

The current Akhilesh administration in 2015 had sanctioned Rs 700 crore for Saifai that included funds to build an international cricket stadium for a seating capacity of 40,000 people, a swimming pool and an astroturf for hockey.

UP elections 2017: Lok Dal to ‘Mulayam ke log,’ Yadav home turf is split down middle
Sat, Feb 18, 2017

A sitting MLA denied ticket, a rebel SP leader campaigning on Lok Dal ticket and a splinter SP organisation are signs that the feud within the family of Mulayam Singh Yadav is nowhere near over.

Maoists call up Kerala media to suggest Nilambur encounter was fake
Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Two Maoists were gunned down by Kerala police commandos in the forests near Nilambur in Malappuram district

Shashi Tharoor: ‘Today’s version of nationalism is narrow-minded and exclusionary’
Mon, Nov 07, 2016

Shashi Tharoor sat down with to talk about his new book 'An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India'.

Another Kerala paradox: The state of its women
Fri, Nov 04, 2016

Kerala: A horrific story of sexual violence came to light Thursday when a woman alleged gangrape by four men and complained of mental harassment by the police

Tagore’s iconic ‘Tasher Desh’ play finds replication in Delhi durga puja pandal
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

'Tasher Desh' is a play, reportedly written sometime in the 1890s, about a group of children going into a wonderland filled with characters from playing cards like jokers, kings and queens.

Why the Sangh needs to leave the legend of King Mahabali alone, for Kerala’s sake
Tue, Sep 13, 2016

The legend of Mahabali has been the focal point of Onam, Kerala biggest and most celebrated festival.

Oozham movie review: Prithviraj's talent overshadowed by weak script
Sat, Sep 10, 2016

Oozham movie review: Jeethu Joseph whose 'Drishyam' had won critical acclaim, fails to produce any out-of-the-box wonders in this Prithviraj Sukumaran revenge saga.

NCRB Report: These 6 Indian cities have the highest rate of crimes against women
Wed, Aug 31, 2016

The annual NCRB report for 2015 with nationwide crime statistics was released on Tuesday

Delhi is not India’s crime capital, it is Kollam in Kerala
Wed, Aug 31, 2016

Much of the high incidence of crime in Kerala is attributed to maximum reporting of cases