Events  /  Published 16.04.22

An afternoon with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on books, thoughts, Derrida & Mahasweta Devi

“This is why most books, especially literature, can’t make a truth claim,” she said. “Our imagination is neither rational nor irrational, and yet the way it perceives books can...
By Priyam Marik

India  /  Published 25.09.21

Kamla Bhasin passes away

The chant of 'Azaadi' which echoed across protest sites in the country is said to have been popularised by Bhasin as a feminist slogan against patriarchy. Netizens took to Twitter to condole ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

People  /  Published 28.03.21

Builders of Bengal: Begum Rokeya

Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, popularly known as Begum Rokeya, was a pioneer of women’s education and feminist writing who started the first school for education of Muslim girls in Calcutta. She cons...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Books  /  Published 04.11.18

Trisha Das on her fantasy book, #MeToo

She has 40 documentaries to her credit, but her writing, too, has come in for its fair share of praise. Trisha Das’s latest is Kama’s Last Sutra, a feminist fantasy novel with elements of history ...
By Priyanka Roy

World  /  Published 20.09.19

Haunted by Pakistan, feminist escapes to US

Her face was everywhere — on the news, at police stations and at the airports where the Pakistani government had put her on a list of the nation’s most wanted.She has been accused of treason, thou...
By Jeffrey Gettleman/ NYTNS in New Delhi

Arts  /  Published 02.03.19

Why Guerrilla Girls wears gorilla masks

By Anannya Sarkar

World  /  Published 07.03.20

Pak 'feminist' under fire after sexist tirade

He calls himself “Pakistan's biggest feminist”, but soap-opera writer Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar sparked a national row this week after he hurled abuse at a women's rights activist on live television....
By PTI/AFP in Lahore

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.10.19

Hazaribagh link to Google’s doodle tribute

On Saturday, when the ubiquitous search engine Google gave a doodle tribute for its Indian users to poet, educator and feminist Kamini Roy on her 155th birth anniversary, few realised her Jharkhand co...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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