Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023



The wide-angle vision, and legacy, of bell hooks

December 17, 2021 12:26 pm

“Sometimes people say things, or write things, that so capture your experience that you forget never not knowing it or thinking it,” Crenshaw said. “bell is one of those people.”

Mannu Bhandari’s writing resonated with a rare honesty

November 18, 2021 7:05 am

Mrinal Pande writes: She wrote about having choices, about the power and powerlessness embedded in the male-centric world that all women must inhabit

Support for Korean archer An San after anti-feminist trolls ask for her medals to be taken away

July 30, 2021 1:26 pm

The 20-year-old has won two gold medals, and set a new Olympic record, but what a certain section of people in her home country noticed and criticised her for, was her hairstyle

How a Sanskrit poet is changing the way we see our traditional texts

June 27, 2021 10:10 am

Rishiraj Pathak, winner of Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2020, on making the ancient language accessible to people and being a feminist

Sita and Draupadi, feminist icons for young girls today

July 14, 2020 10:52 am

In the two epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, the respective heroines Sita and Draupadi are feminist icons, though different in their circumstances and character.

Talking about the incident made me a hashtag such as #rape, #victim, says Sapna Bhavnani

July 11, 2015 12:50 pm

As her online post goes viral, Sapna Bhavnani says she doesn’t want to become just a hashtag.

Chaudhury on TV vs Chaudhury in print

November 24, 2013 2:54 am

The Goa Police has said Shoma did not respond to their requests for information and had to be reminded repeatedly.

Sociologist Rege passes away

July 14, 2013 5:08 am

Sociologist,writer and feminist Sharmila Rege died after a prolonged illness in city on Saturday evening.

Green warrior and Nobel laureate Maathai is no more

September 27, 2011 12:26 am

Wangari Maathai,the Kenyan environmentalist who started out by paying women a few shillings to plant trees and went on to become the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize.

KFC in sexism row over sales promo

September 23, 2010 5:05 pm

'The Colonel' has trodden on the feminists' sensitive toes.