On 7th November, 2012, a caste mob of Vanniyars numbering 1500 stormed through Natham, Kondampatti and Anna Nagar Dalit colonies of Dharmapuri district and destroyed, looted, and burnt down over 200 houses.
Vaikom Satyagraha is one of Kerala’s foremost organised agitations against Hindu ‘upper caste’ orthodoxy for securing the basic civil rights of all marginalised castes.
Read to know how the upper classes' insecurities of democracy and the uncertainty it brought with it, almost derailed India's first general elections
Many women protested, wrote, marched and were jailed as part of the Self Respect Movement in Tamil Nadu. What do we know about them?
History has been dominated by men for an awfully long time and they got to shape and write it as they please. It's time we read about women’s history and their contributions too.
Lalithambika Antharjanam: The Writer Who Helped Shape Kerala’s Feminist Literature| #IndianWomenInHistory
The conversations Lalithambika Antharjanam started regarding women's rights and roles, reach well into our own times for our own intellectual and social engagements about the human rights of women.
Charusita Chakravarty was a pinoreeing chemist, who openly spoke out against gender bias in STEM and inspired other women to join in the battle.
Bina Das continued her activism after her nine-year sentencing, until India attained Independence in 1947.
Satyavati M Sirsat worked in the fields of cancer research pathology, wound healing and regeneration, viruses and human cancer for more than 50 years.
Scientists across the country took to the streets to protest for an end to presentations at the Indian Science Congress that promote unscientific personal beliefs.