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Saturday, January 22, 2022

V. Geetha


The writer is a Chennai-based social historian and activist, has translated two of Perumal Murugan’s novels into English.

Gail Omvedt and the search of the utopian ‘Begumpura’
Fri, Aug 27, 2021

V Geetha writes: Having come of political age in 1960s US, she adopted India as her own country, writing and theorising on women’s and peasants’ movements, Dalit visions for a just society, Phule and Ambedkar, among other things

Why wages-for-housework won’t help women
Sat, Mar 13, 2021

The poll promise is politics-as-usual in Tamil Nadu, infantilising citizens, especially women, without taking on the responsibility of meeting their demands.

A mirror of his time
Fri, Aug 10, 2018

Karunanidhi’s biography tells a rich story of the promise — and limitations — of Indian democracy and the pragmatics of social justice

Tamil Nadu’s season of discontent
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Farmers’ deaths have been reported from the drought-hit Cauvery delta. Loan waivers, soft loans and compensation for ‘proven’ suicides are insufficient as state response.

Victory for populism
Mon, May 23, 2016

Tamil Nadu has a new government. But will it have new governance?

The silencing of Murugan
Tue, Jan 20, 2015

How the Hindu far right conspired with caste-based assertion to break his spirit.