Ensemble of Essentials: an Indian Feminist Reading List

‘Feminism’, a rather politically and emotionally charged word, has been incorporated in the Indian discourse on women’s rights only lately. This is not to say that there was no feminist thinking and action previously. On the contrary, the women’s movement in India has had a long and colourful albeit ignored history which extends from the

5 reasons to attend a literature festival

November, for most of Lucknow, was the season of literature festivals, with two such well attended festivals being held in the city itself, and one of India’s oldest literary festivals , the Tata Literature Live Mumbai literature festival happening simultaneously in Mumbai. The Lucknow Literature Festival that took place from the 11th to the 16th