Notes of the Soil

Shaikh Ayaz

The fifth edition of Delhi Contemporary Art Week celebrates female imagination and leadership

Rokeya Sultana: The Madonna Metaphor

The mysterious and the feminist come together on the canvas of Bangladeshi artist Rokeya Sultana

Her Body, Her Choice

Where the hijab is not mandatory—and why

How Indians View Gender Roles

A new survey reveals a society divided between tradition and modernity

Hijab Row in India: Just Like Us

From the dark years of Zia in Pakistan to the hijab row in India

KR Meera: The Verdict

KR Meera’s novella weaves magic realism through religious and gender strife

The Door Closes

When you marry a narcissist

Ladies Without Leisure

After-work stories from Bundelkhand

Body Language

Where the image ends and the self begins

Draupadi’s Rage

Her story has been repeatedly retold by women writers because the epic heroine challenges patriarchy


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