Women that have been forgotten, marginalised or are re-imagined in Indian history or mythology.

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Avishi: Warrrior Queen in the Rig Veda | Queen Vishpala...

The Book Avishi is a mythological fiction based on Queen Vishpala, the one with an iron leg and Vedic India's progress in science.

Ismat Chughtai: The Early Beginnings of Indian Feminism | Feminist Icon

Ismat Chughtai (1915 - 1991) was one of the few female writers who gained visibility early on during the British Rule in India. She...

India’s First Lady Doctors | Kavitha Rao

Delve Into Lady Doctors, the extraordinary stories of six women from the 1860s to the 1930s, who defied the idea that they were unfit for medicine by virtue of their gender

Power Women: Sita, Surpanakha, Ahalya and Sulochana | Mythology |...

Power Women - Pushpa Kurup | Sita, Surpanakha, Ahalya and Sulochana ..Each have a role to play, a lesson to each and a story to tell.

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni : Changing the Perspective | The Last...

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni talks about her different novels, especially her latest release ‘The Last Queen’,

Trisha Das: A Fresh Prespective | “Ms Draupadi Kuru”...

Draupadi, Amba and Kunti are well settled into their modern day Kalyug. Completely out of the blue, the Pandavas brothers drop into their world.

What do we think about SITA? Valmiki’s Ramayana Explained

What do we think about SITA? Do we misread her?

Meherbai Tata: A tribute to a real icon of feminism...

Lady Tata was a fierce and independent woman. From embracing her proud Parsi identity, to her stand against untouchability and child marriage, Lady Tata was a feminist icon.

The Woman Behind Gandhi: Kasturba

Kastur is long dead, but she lives on in the pages of her “fictional” diary…. Renowned author Neelima Dalmia Adhar lays it bare to tell the world what it meant to be Kasturba Gandhi, wife of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

Sarasvati’s Gift : A Feminist View on Who Was the...

A glimpse of an extraordinary woman and her remarkable story, obscured, and buried under myths and legends. The book explores Sarasvati's relationship with her Creator, Brahma, and their unusual marriage-a union of fiercely independent minds and the most non-conforming, unconventional of the Triumvirate couples.

Anand Neelakantan: Women of the Ramayana Uncovered .. in Valmiki’s...

Valmiki’s Women gives a new perspective .. whether it be Shanta, Manthara, Kaikeya .. Sita .. Meenakshi or Soorpnakha .. or Tataka 

Queen Of Earth: Prithvimahadevi

The story of the ninth-century queen of Odisha, Prithvimahadevi. It is a strong feminist tale of a woman determined to fight all odds to leave her mark on the world.