Crime
Crime

Crimes against women rising in Kerala

Kerala, which boasts of comparatively better education systems and women’s empowerment than other Indian states, is now witnessing a series of brutal attacks on women across age groups. The attacks seem to be a bid to suppress a cultural revolt by a new generation that has been trying to...

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Kerala
Crime

YouTuber Savukku: Can tea shop talk reform judiciary?

Media have described Savukku Shankar as activist and YouTuber. He calls himself whistleblower, someone who blows the whistle on the rot in various institutions and among people in power. His mode of expression is tea shop talk and WhatsApp rant. Savukku Shankar has said his writings or even...

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Crime

The contempt case against Savukku Shankar

On Friday, the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court ordered the arrest of Savukku Shankar for contempt. A bench comprising Justice G R Swaminathan and B Pugalendhi refused to suspend the sentence which is normally given so the person who has been sentenced can go on appeal against such...

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