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Remembering bell hooks: Political Commitment And The Feminist Movement

Dec 25, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz

Born as Gloria Jean Watkins, she took her pen name as bell hooks and insisted on writing her name in lower case letters to emphasize, 'the substance of books' and not her.

Kerala’s Clubhouse Debut: Emancipatory Voices And Literalist Charlatans

Jul 19, 2021 Shajahan Madampat

The Club House debates, in general, throw up pictures of a Malayali society that is making giant strides towards a more emancipatory future. They also present its worse detractors – zealots of all hues.

Are Our Courts Upholding Constitutional Justice Or Justice Of Manusmriti? Asks Meena Kandasamy

While speaking to Outlook, writer-activist Meena Kandasamy talks about politics, literature, feminism, reservation, Periyarism and poses a few questions to the Indian judiciary.

Ahalya's Alternative Feminism: ‘Pleasure’ As A Slice Of Feminism

Sep 08, 2020 Dr. Nandini Sahu

I assess the fairplay of alternative-feminism in the subdued discourse of Koral Dasgupta in Ahalya when she talks with clarity, precision and balance about ‘pleasure’ as a slice of feminism, writes Nandini Sahu.

The Sexual Harassment, Victim Blaming And Rape Culture -- I Remember It All

It was not until when I tried to understand feminism that I fathomed that the casual acts of sexism are not so casual after all.

09 March, 2019

Ethnicity, Race, Gender Should Not Be Barriers To Love: Dr. Anita Heiss

Mahima Monga

An Australian author and poet, Dr. Anita Heiss has seeped conversations surrounding social justice and identity into popular fiction. ‘Growing Up Aboriginal In Australia’, ‘Am I Black Enough For You?’, ‘Not Meeting Mr. Right’, are some of the many books Heiss has authored and edited.

08 April, 2018

Will Keep My Child's Surname 'Mirza Malik', Not Just 'Malik': Tennis Ace Sania Mirza

Outlook Web Bureau

"My husband and I have spoken about it and we have decided that whenever we have a child, the child will have Mirza Malik as a surname and not just Malik."

21 December, 2017

'Cheap Feminist': 'Qarib Qarib Singlle' Actor Parvathy In The Eye Of Storm Over 'Misogynist' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

Mammootty is yet to react on her comments as well as about the trolls.

10 December, 2017

Feminism Is A Fight For Humanity: Hrithik Roshan On Human Rights Day

Outlook Web Bureau

The 43-year-old actor took to Twitter to bat for feminism, saying the term is not one to be afraid of.


24 October, 2017

It Was Feminism That Ran Deep In I.V. Sasi’s Work Avalude Ravukal (Her nights)

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

I.V. Sasi always earned popularity as one of Malayalam’s most prolifically successful mainstream movie directors. That apart, some of his films did show avant-garde traits but weren’t eager to grasp such labels.

26 August, 2017

Triple Talaq Verdict Is Not The End But The Beginning Of A Debate

Sherin B.S

While appreciating the perseverance and strength of the five Muslim women who were instrumental in winning this landmark judgement, it is also imperative to think about the historical importance of this’ historic’ verdict.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
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It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz