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WSS Report on Singur visit

July 15: Raging bulls in Nandi, sighs in Singur Big brothers hound and hit

The Second Singur ‘Rebellion’ by Ma, Mati and Manush

June 29: Supreme Cort stays return of Singur Land

June 14: Singur Land Bill passed in West Bengal Assembly

June 13: Singur bill to be tabled in WB Assembly tomorrow

June 11: Singur Land

May 20: 400 acres to be returned to Singur farmers

Revisiting Singur

Singur update: Life under a brand new Trinamul panchayat

Singur Update: Farmer commits suicide, Tata sheilds “trade secret”, faces resistance in Sanand, Gujarat

Recent updates on Singur

Statement on Singur from Sanhati

Singur resonates in Delhi: contradictions in peasant political economy

Farewell to the Tatas: Costs and benefits of the Tata-Singur Project, a detailed dissection of the deal

Hidden Costs of the Tata-Singur Agreement

Singur replay threat in Katwa

The ongoing Singur siege: populist, social democratic, and horizontal responses to neo-liberalism

We have no value – sharecroppers and labourers in the ongoing Singur crisis

Singur brutalizer gets medal, cadres get Nandigram land, cash incentives for officials: Laissez-faire in action

Singur News

Malnutrition death in Singur and the Nano-flyover syndrome

Protest Rally In Singur Against High Court Verdict

Updates on Singur: AIFB wants Tatas to move; Tata’s car an “environmental nightmare”

Singur sharecropper commits suicide

Singur – ways of life, before and after

Titanium or Water? Tata Steel, land grab, and local governments – to Sathankulam, from Singur and Kalinganagar

Peasant Resistance in Bengal a Decade before Singur and Nandigram

Singur – An update, post land-acquisition, from APDR and Manthan

Agrarian Confusion – Singur, farmers’ consent, and the Left Front’s statistical misrepresentations

Singur Update : June 19, 2007 – from APDR (Association for Protection of Democratic Rights)

National Convention Against Displacement & SEZs – Kashipur, Kalinganagar, Jagatsinghpur, Raigad, Dadri, Singur, Nandigram

Acquisition of Agricultural Land in Singur and Its Protest — An Incomplete Timeline (May 31 – December, 2006)

Resistance to Neo-Liberalism in Singur and Nandigram

From Raichowk to Singur – Notes on Industrialisation

An APDR publication in Bengali – Land Acquisition in Singur, A Rights Perspective

But, Is It “Development”? This ‘Development’ & “SHILPAYAN” Drive of The CPI(M) Led Govt In Singur, Bangur etc

PAMANGGAS condemns Nandigram massacre, Italian Metal Unions react to Singur

Meher Engineer’s personal note on the week of March 12-17, 2007
Singur to Nandigram, and the shiny urban resistance

Headline Singur – Food self-sufficiency, barren land, fighting unemployment, and other misrepresentations.

Land Acquisition and Peasant Resistance at Singur

Peasant Hares and Capitalist Hounds of Singur

Singur and the Displacement Scenario

Singur and the Official Left’s Crisis in India

The Displaced India: From Kalinganagar to Singur

The Singur Smokescreen : Twists of the Mainstream Media

The sorrows of Singur are typical of India’s feudal globalization

Singur: Looking Back, Looking For

Singur: where the Left turns right

A Singur in The Making

Analytical booklet on government policy : In the Clutches of Development – Singur, Nandigram

Booklet by female activists : Singur Movement : Our Thoughts, Our Resistance

Newsreel Archives 2016-2018

Journal: 2016-2019

Prof. Meher Engineer Passes Away

Political Prisoners in West Bengal, the Peoples Movements, and the Media

Communalism and the Indian Left – Thoughts at a Critical Juncture

The Fear of Bhangar: A case against Power Grid and High voltage Transmission Line

Newsreel Archives 2016

Mar 21: Tata Motors strike

26 Feb: Tata Nano auto workers strike over suspensions

Public Hearing held at Sundarban for the implementation of Forest Rights Act

Writings: Deepankar Basu

Who killed Kishenji ?

An Open Letter to Chhatradhar Mahato: There is no night without a dawn – ‘এমন রাত্রি নেই যা প্রভাত হয় না’

Nandigram Today – The Disempowerment of Empowered Women

Adivasi Resistance to Mining and Displacement: Reflections from Jharkhand

West Bengal: “Shashak Bodleche, Shahsan Ek-E Acche : The Rulers Have Changed, The System Hasn’t”

Tea Gardens Being Sold Off in North Bengal – Why the Government is Adept at Killing Government-Owned Enterprises

Perspectives on the Aam Aadmi Party

Mainstream Politics vs Alternative Politics

The First Naxal – A Review of Kanu Sanyal’s Biography

The Saradha Chit Fund Scam and Trinamool Congress: Crony Capitalism and Class Collaboration, Bengal Style

Plight of Political Prisoners: Condition inside Hooghly Jail, West Bengal

Newsreel 2009-2010

Delhi – Abduction and arrest of G.N. Saibaba : Statements, Petitions, Reports

Political Prisoners and Cultural Resistance in the Jails of West Bengal

Three Vectors to a Nightmare

Sanhati statement on the post-election scenario

May 25: “The leadership of the party is upper caste”

New York – Protest against the abduction of G.N. Saibaba, May 14

General Elections 2014 : Rhetoric and Reality

Post-ideological Politics and Left Politics

Corruption and the ‘broom’

Demand the release of Dr. Samir Biswas

Bengal awaits an independent mass movement as crimes against women rise

Jan 11: Disclosure at Last?

Jan 11: Disclosure at Last?

Jan 11: Disclosure at Last?

NAPM commentary on the new Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013

Joint Press Release on ‘Gorkhaland’ Movement

Aug 4 : Arrested Kolkata activist remanded to the custody of STF

July 26: The POSCO Issue: Where Do We Stand?

West Bengal – KNS Statement condemning the detention and harassment of political activists in Belghoria

Kolkata – KNS statement against government’s attempts to silence protest movements

West Bengal : Reports from Barasat on the recent incident of rape; Appeal from APDR

Kolkata : Statements against the arrest of activists protesting against violence on women – Maitree, NTUI

West Bengal – AISA statement on the recent attacks on dissent and democracy

A future for the left

Resolution adopted at the February 13 convention for unconditional release of political prisoners

Struggle for Health: Which is the Way Ahead?

People together : Arguments for an initiative

CDRO tribute on the untimely death of three civil and democratic rights activists

Dipankar Chakraborty (1941-2013)

‘Naxalbari … Will Never Die’: The Power of Memory and Dreams

Newsreel Archives 2012

The Invincible Flame of Narayanpatna: An Interview with Dandapani Mohanty

Police firing in Dubrajpur, West Bengal – A report from the CPI(ML) Liberation

Nov 7: Villagers clash with police at Dubrajpur (West Bengal) over land acquisition

The Journey of Shramajibi Swasthya Udyog (Working Class Health Project)


Delhi – Jan Morcha against new Land Acquisition Bill, Aug 21-23

West Bengal – APDR Statement on the arrest of Shiladitya Chowdhury

Aug 12: Mahashweta Devi slams Mamata government on Prisoners

Press Statement – A Paradigm Shift in Development Planning and Land Reforms is Need of the Hour

Rajarhat: When the Government Loots

Jul 16 : In Bastar, Tata Steel discovers a ‘land’ mine after troubled acquisition

The martyrdom of Com. T P Chandrasekharan and the future of transformative politics in Keralam

West Bengal – Release of political prisoners : Review Committee debate revisited

An Appeal on the Occasion of Forty Years of APDR in the Human Rights Movement

TMC’s CPI(M)-speak (and act) in Nonadanga

The Nonadanga Movement – An Analysis

Kolkata – Nonadanga anti-eviction movement : Statements, petitions etc

On the situation in Nonadanga – Pamphlet by Uchched Pratirodh Committee

Delhi solidarity for Nonadanga anti-eviction struggle : Press release; Joint statement


Changing face of ‘paribartan’ : movement in Nonadanga

Apr 20: We are living in dark days, says Partho Sarathi Ray

Mass Convention of April 18 and Ongoing Struggle at Nonadanga – A Report

Nonadanga: Political Profiles of the Arrested Activists

Nandigram to Nonadanga – Onslaught against democracy continues unabated

Apr 12: TMC attacks rally; Rights activists arrested; Intellectuals protest against Mamata government

Apr 11: West Bengal evicts ecological refugees occupying prime real estate in Kolkata

Nonadanga eviction – Statement from Krantikari Naujawan Sabha

March 3: AISA sweeps JNU elections held after a 4 year hiatus

Punish all responsible for the West Bengal government’s patriarchal offensive on a rape complainant

Police can never do wrong when they are “Our Police” !

Jan 15: Civil liberties groups threaten to take West Bengal CM to court

Remembering Kishanji

Let the sons of the revolution not die being peace-trapped

Punjab – Report on Moga Convention against attack on democratic rights


Didi’s Bengal

West Bengal – MKP Pamphlet against attack by Trinamool cadres in West Midnapore

On Jangalmahal : Second Open Letter to the Chief Minister of West Bengal

Misplaced Loyalties: ‘Pink Left’ Countries and Sri Lanka

Sep 22: Maruti Suzuki India workers challenge cheap-labour regime

Against the Terror of Mamata Banerjee’s Militia: Womens’ Protest Rally in Jungal Mahal – A Report and the Pamphlet

Aug 22: I’d rather not be Anna

Delhi – National Action against Land Acquisition Act, August 3-5

National Action Against Forced Displacement & Land Grab, August 3-5, New Delhi

July 19: Rights body for release of political prisoners

Discussions on the release of political prisoners – Whose committee is it ?

Memorandum on political prisoners submitted by APDR to the Hooghly district administration

June 2: Rights bodies demand general amnesty for political prisoners in West Bengal

Kolkata – Press Release on political prisoners

Buddhababu’s Shilpayon (Industrialization)

Yes, Mamata is likely to usher in a Fascistic regime and no, the red flag is still held aloft in Bengal

May 16: Tatas will come back to West Bengal, says TMC leder Amit Mitra

West Bengal – An analysis of the election manifestos of Left Front and Trinamool Congress

Assembly Elections in West Bengal: A Litany of Lies by the So-called “Left”

The State on the Couch

Newsreel Archives: October 2010

Protest against the compliance report of Odisha government favoring POSCO project

Why the difference in two languages? The Trinamool Congress should clarify its stand on SEZs

Statement demanding the scrapping of nuclear power plants in India – PBKMS

Orissa : Anti-Posco Movement – Dhinkia Chalo, March 13

Introduction to Sovereign are the People by Dipanjan Rai Chaudhuri: A Sanhati Publication

Jan 15: The Retreat of a Regime

The Flames of Narayanpatna

The Emperor’s New Cloak: Marxism, “A Rights-based Approach”, and Patnaik

Sixth Letter from the Peoples’ Committee Against Police Atrocities

What does Business have to Say about Maoism? An Analysis of the FICCI Task Force Report on National Security & Terrorism

Towards Peace, Justice and Democracy…

Ganapathy on the Current Situation of the Revolutionary Movement and Contemporary Issues: An Interview

Contemporary anti-displacement struggles and women’s resistance: a commentary

Kolkata – Lalgarh Convention, October 12

The Bengal Experiment – Model or Farce?

The Trickledown Revolution

PCPA vs CPI(M) in Jangal Mahal: Misgivings

West Bengal – A Debate on the support to Mamata Banerjee

Response of various left formations to the Lalgarh rally by Mamata Banerjee and CPI(M) mini congress in Vijaywada

People’s Movements Warn Corporations and Issue Ultimatum to Quit Their Land, Rivers and Forests

Getting to know the Second Green ‘Revolutionary’ Ruler-Corporates!

Pamphlet of Matangini Mahila Samiti in protest against the charging of Debalina Chakrabarty with UAPA

Events: Incomplete list from May 12, 2010 – Dec 29, 2007

Lalgarh – Letter addressed by PCAPA to APDR, Lalgarh Mancha and the Intellectuals – 3

Lalgarh – Letter from PCAPA to Association for Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR), Lalgarh Mancha and Intellectuals – 2

The Lalgarh Movement, the PCAPA and the CPI (Maoist)

Andal Aerotropolis: A Fact-Finding Report

Krishak Committee pamphlet against Operation Green Hunt

The Nationality Question has been Ignored – An Interview with Hiren Gohain

Sanhati Publications

A Year of Lalgarh

Sunil Pal, IFTU labour leader, murdered in Asansol

War Against the People and the Historic Lalgarh Movement

Panchayat System, Rural Classes, and Agriculture in West Bengal

An account of the trip to rehabilitated villages near Dantewada – Part 2: The visit to Lingagiri

Sandwich Theory and Operation Green Hunt

Dialogue in Democracy: Challenges for Government-Maoist Talks

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