Karaikkal Ammaiyar is one of the greatest figures of early Tamil literature, a Bhakti poet and saint who probably lived during the 6th century AD.
In 1948, Arati Saha won two silvers in 100m freestyle and 200m breaststroke, a bronze in 200m freestyle at the national championship held in Mumbai. She also made an all India record in 1949.
After independence of India, Gayatri Devi contested Indian Parliamentary elections in 1962 and won with record breaking 192,909 votes creating a record.
Begum Qudsia Zaidi was a playwright, author and a social worker. She has written numerous books for children and adults alike.
Courtesan history documents that young girls were taken under the tutelage of eminent classical musicians, dancers and poets in the Mughal period, a time when art and culture received much attention and aesthetics flourished like never before.
It was Sarla Thakral, who, back in the year 1936, at only the age of 21, became the first Indian woman to fly an aircraft and laid the groundwork for Indian women to enter the field of aviation.
The Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) is ready to launch its film society, named after Malayalam actress P K Rosy.
The lack of information about Nagammai says less about her and more about the misogyny that is still ever present in the world of academia and politics.
In a time where Kashmiri narratives were male centric and male dominated, Aasiya Jeelani emerged as a carrier of justice for Kashmiri women.
Suniti Choudhury was held captive in Hijli Detention Camp as a "third class prisoner". The effects of her activities were also faced by her family.