Prajasakti Book House,
Why I Am Not A Hindu Woman
In a reasoned critique of Hindutva and Hinduism, feminist scholar and activist, Wandana Sonalkar, outlines why she, born female and upper caste in Maharashtra, has repudiated her religious identity...
Interleaves is a paean to the transformative potential of catastrophic life changes. It records the twin journeys in Lata Mani's life in the wake of a head injury she sustained in 1993: her baptism...
Alexandrea Kollontai (1872–1952) was the only woman in Lenin's government, and one of the most famous women in Russian history. She was a revolutionary who saw the revolution become less than she...
Bolshevism, Syndicalism and the General Strike
The third and final volume of Kevin Morgan's widely acclaimed series 'Bolshevism and the British Left' centres around the figure of Alf Purcell (1872-1935), who between the wars was one of the lead...
The Armchair Revolutionary and Other Sketches
Saadat Hasan Manto
Manto wrote these words in the preface to Ganje Farishte, a collection of his sketches. They give us a sense of what to expect from him: the 'unvarnished' truth as seen through his unforgi...
Rajani Palme Dutt
Rajani Palme Dutt (1896-1974) was a leading figure in the Communist Party of Great Britain from the 1920s to the 1960s. His strong links with the Comintern made him, throughout this period, a devot...
Singaravelu - First Communist in South India
C. S. Subramaniam
Single by Choice
Marriage is near universal in India. For women, like it or not, marriage and motherhood become their career ‘choices’. Families, society, peer groups, young girls, themselves, are so condition...
In Pursuit of Ambedkar