Durga Puja

Durga Puja: Whose Destruction Are We Celebrating Exactly?

The celebration of the Durga Puja misses the struggles of non-heroic women, Avarna women, Adivasis and Dalits.
रजनी तिलक : सफ़ल प्रयासों से दलित नारीवादी आंदोलन को दिया 'नया आयाम'

रजनी तिलक : सफ़ल प्रयासों से दलित नारीवादी आंदोलन को दिया ‘नया आयाम’

रजनी तिलक दलित नारीवादी आंदोलन की एक सशक्त आवाज थीं। वह लेखक-कवि होने के साथ-साथ एक कर्मठ संगठनकर्ता भी थीं।
Mere Paas (Gau) Maa Hai: Modi's India and Cow Vigilantism

Mere Paas (Gau) Maa Hai: Modi’s India and Cow Vigilantism

'Cow vigilantism' is used by the Modi government to legitimise violence against Muslims and Dalits in hopes of establishing a Hindu nation.
The Modern Savarna And The Caste-Is-Dead Narrative | Feminism In India

The Modern Savarna And The Caste-Is-Dead Narrative

The modern, liberal savarna believes in a caste-less society: the one in which s/he is caste-blind when it comes to atrocities and discrimination lest s/he be called-out for his/her caste privilege but is cultural enough to retain his/her caste roots and wear its symbols on his/her sleeve.
Hatred in the Belly book review

Not a Review but a Request: Read This Book — Hatred in the Belly

Hatred in the Belly is education for people unaware of deeply-rooted caste politics.
From Shankar And Kausalya To Pranay And Amrutha: Why Do Honour Killings Continue To Haunt Our Nation?

From Shankar To Pranay: Why Does Caste Extremism Continue To Haunt Our Nation?

In spite of the alarming instances of blatant caste extremism, Indians still claim to not comprehend the evil that is the caste system.
Dalit Women Speak Out, And How! - Not Just A Conference, But A Celebration

Dalit Women Speak Out, And How! – Not Just A Conference, But A Celebration

The Dalit Women Speak Out conference was a celebration and history that was being written and shaped by Dalit women.
Cultural Appropriation Of The Dongria Kondh By Amoh By Jade | #AdivasiLivesMatter

Cultural Appropriation Of The Dongria Kondh By Amoh By Jade

Amoh by Jade is being very problematic and insensitive with their new collection and showcasing their lack of awareness as to how the Dongria Kondh is treated in this country.
Adivasi women

5 Adivasi Women Activists We Should Know About

These are five Adivasi women activists who have waged war against the oppressive subjects of the state, capitalism and Brahminism.
Gulamgiri: Jotiba Phule

A Reading Of Jotiba Phule’s Gulamgiri: A Seminal Text On Caste

Mahatma Jotiba Phule’s Gulamgiri (Slavery), published in 1885, is considered one of the first tracts against the caste system.

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The Big Bang Theory And Its Black Holes: A Feminist review of the series finale.

The Big Bang Theory And Its Black Holes: A Feminist Review Of The Series...

The finale of The Big Bang Theory aired on Friday raises important questions with regard to its women characters and their representation.
What Is Intimate Partner Rape And Does Our Society Foster It?

What Is Intimate Partner Rape And Does Our Society Foster It?

Marital rape or intimate partner rape is deeply pervasive and everyday reality contrary to what Indian men or women typically like to admit.
Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

In the latest episode of ‘How Ugly Can Indian Politics Get?’ we saw Atishi Marlena, Delhi based politician, educator and activist, get viciously slandered as questions about her caste, identity, and character were raised.