Krishnakumar R
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Krishnakumar R

Writer and Editor. Associate Editor, Frontline magazine.


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Beef without borders

The economics and politics of cattle slaughter.

Frontline / September 2003 / Society And Politics

Treasures of history

The story of the riches of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

Frontline / July 2011 / Society And Politics

The Kosi untamed

A journey across a rogue Himalayan river, Bihar's sorrow.

Frontline / September 1999 / Environment

Past masters

The gold trade is booming, but traditional goldsmiths are quitting in droves.

Frontline / March 2006 / Livelihood Issues

A hawala tunnel

The opaque world of Kerala's underground money movers.

Frontline / November 2004 / Crime

Debts under the Sun

Investigating farmer suicides in Wayanad.

Frontline / April 2004 / Rural Affairs

Daughter deficit?

Is preference for sons spreading in States so far thought to be above extreme gender bias? Read also: accompanying interview with Dr. T.K. Sundari Raveendran.

Frontline / May 2013 / Gender Issues

'Is the bias so severe as to cause death?'

Interview: Prof. Sundari Ravindran. activist researcher on gender, health and equity issues, on the need for care while interpreting sex ratios.

Frontline / May 2013 / Gender Issues

You know what a horse is?

The dangers of rolling back a school curriculum reform programme.

Frontline / August 2001 / Education

Good PDS, bad PDS

Tweaking India's most successful public distribution system.

Frontline / October 1997 / Food Security

Food subsidy and the poor

Interview with Dr.K.N.Raj, Economist, Honorary Emeritus Fellow and Chairman of the Governing Body of the Centre for Development Studies.

Frontline / October 1997 / Food Security

Women on the move

On Kudumbashree, an empowerment movement that caught international attention.

Frontline / June 2002 / Decentralisation

On hold

The many troubles of India's first container transhipment terminal.

Frontline / March 2012 / Maritime Trade

Power to the people

On the Kerala People's Campaign for the Ninth Plan, one of the most exciting decentralisation initiatives in India.

Frontline / June 2000 / Decentralisation

A toxic hot spot

The curious case of a State-run titanium dioxide factory and its hazardous waste.

Frontline / June 2005 / Environment

Enduring lessons

Why changing the primary school curriculum should not be a casual experiment.

Frontline / July 1999 / Education

Rivers for sale

Handing over public water resources to private companies.

Frontline / January 2003 / News Analysis

Abu Abraham

1924-2002

Frontline / January 2003 / Profiles

Bone dry

Life after a failed monsoon in Palakkad.

Frontline / March 2004 / Rural Affairs

Farewell to EMS

E.M.S. Namboodiripad passes into history.

Frontline / April 1998 / Events

On Amartya Sen

Interview with Economist Dr. K.N. Raj soon after his friend and colleague Amartya Sen won the Nobel Prize.

Frontline / November 1998 / Interview

The battle of Koorachundu

A village takes the initiative to restore the price of coconut, hit primarily by large-scale imports of palmolein.

Frontline / January 2001 / Rural Affairs

A great life

E.M.S. Namboodiripad, 1909-1998.

Frontline / April 1998 / Profiles

Sunset at Kadalundi

How a village community tackled a major train accident.

Frontline / July 2001 / Reportage

Neighbours and friends

A neighbourhood group of women in a Malappuram village learns to tackle poverty.

Frontline / June 2002 / Rural Affairs

Cinema with a purpose

Adoor Gopalakrishnan on Indian cinema.

Frontline (Special issue commemorating 50th anniversary of Indian Independence.) / August 1997 / Interview

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