Newsreel Archives 2015

Newsreel: December 2015

Dec 31: CPDR-TN Statement against evictions following Chennai floods

Dec 28: Holidays: Story of three tea gardens – Canvas

Dec 26: The Indigenous people: Rhetoric and Reality – Sadhana

Dec 26: Relevance of student protests for the Indian public – Bincy Mathew

Dec 25: On the continuing incarceration of Sheela Marandi – Prashant Rahi

Dec 19: With Pride and Resolve: A Martyr’s Parents Remember – Rama Devi and Tangella Sudarshana

Dec 19: BJP’s Rising Fortunes in Assam: Will it Last? – Debarshi Das

Dec 18: Gurgaon-Manesar automobile workers continue struggle … – Amit

Dec 17: Fact Finding Report on loss of eyesight of 66 people in Badwani, MP – NAPM

Dec 17: 10 years of FRA: Say NO to change in progressive and pro-people laws – Bhumi Adhikar Andolan

Dec 17: Supreme Court’s ruling on Haryana Panchayati Raj case: a case of “contempt of people” – PUDR

Dec 15: Bihar 2015 Assembly Election Results: A historical Perspective – Gunjan Arya

Dec 15: Spilling Innocent blood: A fact-finding report by PUCL Odisha on Nisanguda killing

Dec 14: Chennai Rains 2015 and Working Class– Thozhilalar koodam

Dec 14: Vidrohi, the last people’s poet in Hindi, departs

Dec 14: Faridabad Mazdoor Samachar, Dec 2015

Dec 14: Protest against Shinzo Abe’s visit in Mumbai, Vizag, Koodankulam, Tokyo and Osaka – CNDP

Dec 14: Press Statement of KCTU President Han Sang-gyun

Dec 14: महिन्द्रा सीआईई के मज़दूरों का संघर्ष रंग लाया

Dec 13: Resistance Camp Against Committing Higher Education to WTO

Dec 13: Delhi: NEFIS Statement on vigil held against extra judicial killings in Manipur

Dec 11: दिल्ली पुलिस होश में आओ! – पीपल्स यूनियन फॉर डेमोक्रेटिक राइट्स

Dec 9: Occupy UGC: Brutal police attack on students’ march

Dec 8: Remembering B. D. Sharma

Dec 6: Coimbatore to Manesar: Release the Political Prisoners of Class Struggle – Nayanjyoti

Dec 6: Telengana: Fact finding report on the murder of a pregnant brick kiln worker in Karimnagar

Dec 5: Orissa: Innocent Tribals shot dead in Karlapat Forest near Niyamgiri – a report by Prafulla Samantara

Dec 4: Fight against Committing Higher Education to WTO – All India Forum for Right To Education

Dec 4: Delhi: Protest by School of Open Learning students at Vidhan Sabha – Krantikari Yuva Sangathan

Dec 4: Kolkata: ‘Ram Janambhoomi’ Round Two? Unite to Resist the Fascists ! – Krantikari Naujawan Sabha

Dec 4: Urgent campaign update: oppose the India-Japan nuclear agreement – Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace

Dec 4: शिक्षा के हक़ के पक्ष में दो छात्राओं के संघर्ष और बलिदान की दास्तान – फ़िरोज़

Dec 3: Report on Maruti Mazdoor Nyay Adhikar Convention – Maruti Suzuki Workers Union

Dec 3: Meghalaya: Condemn Army Terrorism in Garo Hills – CDRO

Dec 3: Open letter to Devaswom Chief – Nikita Azad

Dec 1: #OccupyUGC – A Movement to Save Education as a Right for all! – Nowruz

Newsreel: November 2015

Nov 30: Gurgaon: Fact finding report on Udyong Vihar fire

Nov 30: No One Killed the Dalits – Meena Kandasamy

Nov 28: Modi in Jamia: Protest Letter to Jamia VC by Ex-Students

Nov 28: On Nepal blockade: Statement from film-makers

Nov 23: गुडगाँव DC ऑफिस का सामने मेट्रो कंपनी के कर्मचारी की धरने

Nov 23: Muffling of the media and the slide down to khakistocracy – PUDR

Nov 20: The 2015 Bihar Assembly Elections Calls for Cautious Optimism from the Left – Deepankar Basu

Nov 19: जुल्म के खिलाफ मारुती मजदूरों के अनथके संघर्ष के समर्थन में और एक बार हाथ बढ़ाइये – श्रमिक संग्राम कमेटी

Nov 19: नो-डिटेंशन नीति को हटाने का निर्णय शिक्षा, स्कूल व सामाजिक व्यवस्था के प्रति ग़लत समझ का नमूना – लोक शिक्षक मंच

Nov 17: Delhi: AIFRTE condemns police attack on students protesting against commercialisation and communalization

Nov 16: Award Wapsi — why and what are the limitations: a debate in Assamese print media

Nov 14: On the ‘bookmybai’ ad and the business around domestic labour – statement from Pinjratod

Nov 14: On Dipdanotsav – Nayanjyoti

Nov 12: Andhra: HRF Statement against bauxite mining in Visakhapatnam Agency region

Nov 10: Delhi: Occupy UGC continues protest on the day 21 – report by Nowruz

Nov 10: PUCL Press Statement on Intolerance of BJP Government to Expression of Concern of Rising Intolerance in India

Nov 9: The Jungle called Bihar – Gunjan Arya

Nov 9: Mela Gadri Babean da: The revolutionary fete of Gadarites – Nikita Azad

Nov 6: Chhattisgarh: WSS interim report on rampant looting and sexual violence by security forces in Bijapur

Nov 4: IWAGB Statement on the UK visit of Narendra Modi

Nov 4: Reports of solidarity actions in support of 15 years of Irom Sharmila Chanu’s struggle – NEFIS, WSS (West Bengal)

Nov 3: Delhi: #increasenonnetfellowship: Notes from Ongoing Protest at UGC – March to MHRD on Nov 5

Nov 3: CRPP Statement condemning the arrest of folk singer S. Kovan in Tamil Nadu

Nov 3: विश्व व्यापार संगठन (WTO) से शिक्षा को बचाएँ! – लोक शिक्षक मंच

Nov 2: PUDR Statement condemning Delhi police brutality on students protest at UGC

Nov 2: Why I think Indian Women should not fast on Karvachauth! – Nikita Azad

Nov 1: Delhi: Irom Sharmila’s epic fast against AFSPA – NEFIS Report on film screening

Newsreel: October 2015

Oct 31: PUDR Statement on the arrest of folk singer S. Kovan in Tamil Nadu

Oct 31: Is beef eating an anti-Hindu psyche ? – Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle

Oct 30: Tamil Nadu: PALA Statement on arrest of Comrade Kovan

Oct 29: AIFRTE statement supporting students’ struggle against UGC decision to stop the non-NET fellowship

Oct 29: HRF Statement on the plans for a “super-city” capital for Andhra Pradesh

Oct 28: They say cut back, #OCCUPY UGC says fight back! – Nikita Azad

Oct 27: News flash :: Delhi- Brutal police crackdown on students’ protest at UGC headquarters

Oct 26: Statements condemning UGC’s scrapping of non-NET fellowships

Oct 25: Why the university is not responsible to parents – a Statement by Pinjratod

Oct 25: Chhattisgarh: PUCL supports the inalienable right of Soni Sori and other AAP leaders to meet the CM and air grievances

Oct 23: PUDR Statement on continuing cases of SIMI acquittals

Oct 23: Oh yes Abhi! Abhi ke abhi! Live it abhi! – Nikita Azad

Oct 21: Statements in solidarity with protesting writers and artists – PUDR, AIFRTE, इंकलाबी मजदूर केन्द्र

Oct 20: रिहाई मंच: केंद्र और प्रदेश सरकारों की जनविरोधी नीतियों के खिलाफ चलेगा इंसाफ अभियान

Oct 20: The two-finger test: Engendering women – Nikita Arora

Oct 19: DUTA Press Release on vindictive action against the DUTA President Nandita Narain

Oct 18: Manesar: Report on the protest by automobile workers employed in Bridgestone Factory

Oct 18: Delhi: IFTU Press Release on announcement of VDA by AAP government

Oct 18: रुद्रपुर: नियुक्ति पत्र के साथ त्यागपत्र भरवाने पर रोक लगाओ!

Oct 15: Declaration of all-India hunger strike against AFSPA on Nov 2 – NEFIS

Oct 13: Solidarity with the Palestinian popular resistance! Boycott Israel now! – Palestinian BDS National Committee

Oct 13: मजदूरों की लाश पर कंस्ट्रकशन – Sunil Kumar

Oct 13: Bhagat Singh on Problem of Untouchability: A Brief Discussion on his article ‘Achoot Samasya’ – Devesh Khatarkar

Oct 12: NEFIS activists meet Irom Sharmila

Oct 12: OROP: Silence gives way to an Opportunity – Gautam Navlakha

Oct 11: Condemn continuing attacks on lawyers and journalists in Bastar, Chhattisgarh – PUDR

Oct 11: Jharkhand: PUCL Fact finding report on the Satbarva (Bhelvahi) encounter

Oct 11: A hurried report on Unorganised Workers Manch (OKSSM) and Right to Food and Work West Bengal’s campaign

Oct 11: Delhi: Joint memorandum to Prime Minister demanding government action regarding incidents in Dadri

Oct 9: Pinjra tod, or why women are refusing to compromise their freedom for ‘safety’ – Saroj Giri

Oct 8: पीयूडीआर मानेसर औद्योगिक क्षेत्र में पुलिस द्वारा मज़दूरों पर झूठे मुकदमे करने और लगातार उनको विरोध प्रदर्शन से रोकने के प्रयास की निंदा करता है

Oct 6: Alert: Bastar Bar Association prohibits JagLAG lawyers from practicing in local courts

Oct 6: On Bihar elections – Navjanvadi Lok Manch

Oct 6: Statement urging Indian government to stop interference in Nepal

Oct 6: UP: Fact-finding reports on murder by communal elements in Dadri

Oct 2: Hyderabad: Report of protest against torture and fake encounter killings in Warangal

Oct 2: On UGC circular: Too many guidelines – what is the goal? – APSC

Newsreel: September 2015

Sep 30: PinjraTod: Break the Cages – Nikita Azad

Sep 29: Some important reflections of Maruti Manesar incident on Sep 26 – Amit

Sep 28: News flash: भिलाई छत्तीसगढ़ ACC Holcim मे गोलीकांड

Sep 26: Report of RSS terror in Gwalior

Sep 26: Reports of Brutal police lathicharge on striking contract workers at Maruti Manesar plant

Sep 25: Mausam 4: Talking Climate in Public Space – India Climate Justice Collective

Sep 25: Ghadar Alliance Statement in response to impending visit by Prime Minister Modi to the San Francisco Bay area

Sep 23: Delhi: Investigative report on attempts by Hidutva forces to foment communal tension in workers’ colonies – Naujawan Bharat Sabha

Sep 22: People’s Resistance against Smart City Project – Sachinderpal ‘Pali’

Sep 21: News flash: Brutal attack by Kolkata police on protest against power tariff hike

Sep 21: Chhattisgarh: Padma’s letter from Jagdalpur Central Jail on unending imprisonment

Sep 21: Statement on Munnar Struggle WSS (West Bengal)

Sep 20: Report on the protest by automobile workers in Manesar – Bigul Mazdoor Dasta

Sep 15: State against Margin: Search for Alternative Democratic Politics – Sanjay Kumar and Badre Alam

Sep 15: CRPP Statement on the day of political prisoners Sep 13

Sep 15: Delhi: Fact finding report on recent violence in Bhalswa – IFTU and Jan Hasakshep

Sep 14: Ignoring Hunger: Report on the Situation In Duncans Tea Estates in North Bengal – Right to Food and Work Campaign (West Bengal)

Sep 13: Hyderabad: UHTA Statements on teachers’ strike and suspension of students

Sep 13: Munnar, Kerala: Militant struggle of tea garden workers

Sep 12: लुधियाना के शक्ति नगर इलाके के मज़दूरों ने टेक्सटाइल-हौज़री कामगार यूनियन के बैनर तले इलाके में पैदल मार्च करते हुए अधिकारों के आवाज़ उठाई

Sep 11: Press release on Supreme Court order related to Bababudangiri case – Karnataka Komu Souharda Vedike

Sep 10: Mumbai: Fact finding report on hunger strike in the Government Tribal Hostels (Panvel)

Sep 9: Statement condemning the murder of Prof. Kalburgi – Academics for Democracy (Tamil Nadu)

Sep 8: A Note on Occasion of International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples – Gram Sabha Nirman Samiti, Gadchiroli

Sep 7: शिक्षक डायरी: टीचर दिवस या मोदी दिवस – लोक शिक्षक मंच

Sep 7: बाटला हाउस फर्जी मुठभेड़ कांड की सातवीं बरसी पर रिहाई मंच करेगा सेमिनार

Sep 6: A demand for shutting TASMAC: Changing Trend of People’s Protests in Tamil Nadu – Nandha Gopal

Sep 6: CDRO June-July-August 2015 Bulletin

Sep 6: Rights are never given, they are always taken – Stan Swamy

Sep 6: Manipur: NEFIS statement condemning killing of 8 people and injuring many in Churchandpur

Sep 5: Statement on the granting of bail to Comrade Hem – Democratic Students’ Union

Sep 5: Mumbai : Indefinite hunger strike by tribal students in Government Tribal Hostels (Panvel) – Ajmal Khan

Sep 4: A short report on the campaign and strike in the Gurgaon-Bawal industrial belt – Workers Solidarity Centre

Sep 3: Thousands strike work and join protests across Chennai during Sep 2 strike (Source : Thozhilalar koodam)

Sep 3: CPDR statement condemning the killing of Dr Malleshappa Kalburgi

Sep 3: IMT Manesar: Strike on now: Stand in Solidarity

Sep 2: September 2 strikes : updates

Sep 2: 2 सितम्बर 2015 की देशव्यापी मज़दूर हड़ताल को सफल बनाएं!

Sep 2: September 2 strike : Hyderabad Central University Contract Employees Union statement

Sep 2: Sep 2 strike at Gurgaon-Manesar: Press releases from WSC

Sep 1: September 2 strike – Once Again Tokenism – IFTU (Sarwahara)

Newsreel: August 2015

Aug 31: Kolkata: Statements against torture and threats to prisoners on hunger strike in Presidency Correctional Home

Aug 31: Hyderabad: Faculties protest against illegal raid on a teacher’s residence in UoH and against increased police interference on campus

Aug 31: Ludhiana: कारखाना मालिक ने मुनाफे के खातिर की दो और हत्याएँ

Aug 30: बीएचयू: 40 संविदाकर्मियों का निष्कासन तत्काल वापस लो ! – भगत सिंह छात्र मोर्चा

Aug 29: Bihar: Satish Yadav killed in Bhojpur by feudal forces – Liberation (Source: ML Update)

Aug 29: रिहाई मंच ने जारी की महमूदाबाद कोतवाली में हुई जीनत मौत प्रकरण की जांच रिपोर्ट

Aug 26: The State of the Right to Life in India – Asian Centre for Human Rights

Aug 26: Statement on 2nd September industrial strike – For a Proletarian Party

Aug 25: NAPM Press Release on massive opposition to Amritsar-Delhi-Kolkata industrial corridor

Aug 20: Chhattisgarh: WSS Statement of Solidarity for Soni Sori, Lingaram Kodopi and Other Tribals Living Under Threat in Bastar

Aug 20: Paradise lost in Bollywood’s Garam Masala: a Kashmiri’s perspective – Aamir Qayoom

Aug 20: Orissa: Statements against foisting of false case against Deba Ranjan Sarangi

Aug 18: Poems from Prison : बंदी के गीत – Deepak Kumar

Aug 18: AIFRTE Programme of Action against ‘Committing Higher Education to WTO’

Aug 18: Punjab: A report on land grab and farmers displacement in Patiala district – AFDR

Aug 17: Haryana: BAMCEF Press Release condemning ABVP’s attack on 20th State Convention

Aug 17: लुधियाना: 16 अगस्त मज़दूर पंचायत के बारे में प्रेस नोट

Aug 16: Report of NCDHR fact-finding on expulsion of SC/ST/OBC students from IIT-Roorke

Aug 14: Orissa: Joint Fact Finding Report on Killing of Innocent Couple in Kandhamal

Aug 14: APDR Statement against NDA Government’s notice to news channel regarding coverage of Yaqub Memon’s execution

Aug 13: Women’s Participation in the Indian Labor Market: Explaining the Decline – Sirisha Naidu

Aug 12: Andhra: HRF Statement against proposal for a super thermal power plant in Visakhapatnam district

Aug 12: Why Kolkata’s civil rights organizations and radical mass organizations preferred silence over Yakub Memon’s hanging in gallows ? – Ranjit Sur

Aug 10: Mount Resistance Campaign Against WTO-GATS – : AIFRTE & Shiksha Adhikaar Manch, Bhopal

Aug 10: A Footloose Scholar – Interview with Jan Breman – New Left Review

Aug 9: Letter to President of India regarding tweet by Governor of Tripura – APDR (BBD Bag)

Aug 9: Delhi – Press release of interactive session with the struggling students of FTII

Aug 7: Struggles ‘Made in India’ – On the series of factory riots, occupations and (wildcat) strikes in Delhi’s industrial south [Source:libcom]

Aug 5: Statements on Yakub Memon’s hanging – CPDR, CRPP, PUDR

Aug 4: Report of Delhi IFTU Team to Khajuri Khas

Aug 3: Report on 14th Jan Sanskriti Manch National Conference – Resolution passed in support of Teesta Setalvad

Aug 2: याकूब मेमन की फांसी में हड़बड़ी क्यों? – Sunil Kumar

Aug 2: Massive public meeting on the 10th anniversary of state terror against Honda workers – CGPI

Aug 1: बस्तियों का तोड़ना – प्रतीक अली

Aug 1: New Delhi: IFTU demonstration against the anti-worker policies of the Delhi (and central) government

Aug 1: Chhattisgarh: Call for action against the policemen responsible for rape and murder of Meena Khalkho – PUCL Chhattisgarh

Newsreel: July 2015

Jul 27: New Delhi: Anganbadi Workers on Strike – Statement from Delhi State Aanganwadi Workers and Helpers Union

Jul 25: Letter from intellectuals on unjustified incarceration of G.N. Saibaba

Jul 25: पूर्व राॅ अधिकारी बी रामन के तथ्यों के आधार पर मेमन को फांसी नहीं बल्कि सुरक्षा और खुफिया एजेंसियों की भूमिका की हो जांच – रिहाई मंच

Jul 23: P.A. Sebastien, doyen of civil rights movement, passes away – Anand Teltumbde

Jul 22: New Delhi: NEFIS activists protest against assault on a Manipuri nurse – NEFIS

Jul 20: Who killed Kishenji? – Nisha Biswas

Jul 19: “Universal health care” in free market paradise – Analytical Monthly Review

Jul 18: Defense: Audacity of Illusion – Gautam Navlakha

Jul 17: Statements against the harassment of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand

Jul 17: Laws in favour of Adivasis are show-pieces not meant to be implemented – Stan Swamy

Jul 14: PUDR Statement on abolishing death penalty

Jul 12: Delhi: NEFIS Press release on protest against state repression in Manipur

Jul 11: Statement condemning violence against teachers at Calcutta University – Radical Socialist

Jul 10: उत्तराखंड: आॅटोलाइन एवं मित्तर फास्टनर्स के मजदूरों का साझा संघर्ष

Jul 9: Manipur: Press Release on protest against police brutality on students -NEFIS

Jul 9: Patna: Letter from under-trial Pramod Mishra

Jul 8: Delhi: Press release on violation of supreme court directives on Aadhar card requirement for government school admission -Lok Shikshak Manch

Jul 6: London: Report of picket demanding release of Dr Saibaba

Jul 6: रिहाई मचं: आईएसआईएस के नाम पर मुस्लिमों को फंसाने और मारने की साजिश रच रही हैं खुफिया एजेंसियां

Jul 3: On the temporary bail for Dr. GN Saibaba – Committee for the defence and release of Dr. GN Saibaba

Jul 1: Uttar Pradesh – Statements against the arrest of activists in Sonbhadra – AIPF, WSS, NAPM

Jul 1: गुडगांव: मोडेलामा एक्सपोर्ट लिमिटेड के मजदूरों की भूख हड़ताल

Newsreel: June 2015

Jun 30: Sad tale of higher education reform in India – Deepankar Basu and Debarshi Das

Jun 23: AIFRTE 4th National Council gives a national call “WTO-GATS Quit India – India is not for Sale”

Jun 23: Haryana: Report on first state conference of Nirman Karya Mzdoor Mistri Union (Reg.) at Kurukshetra

Jun 20: Update on workers’ unrest in Gurgaon

Jun 19: Fact Finding Report from Narmada–SSP affected areas – Delhi Solidarity Group

Jun 19: Orissa: Statement and a note on land struggles and repression in Puri

Jun 16: The Dalit life: fighting with vultures for the meat of dead cattle – Daya Pawar

Jun 14: Statement on recent encounter killings in Jharkhand – Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association

Jun 14: West Bengal: Life sentence of 7 dalit-adivasi landless labourers confirmed by High Court

Jun 12: CNDP Statement on the dangerous war-mongering in India over the military action in Manipur

Jun 12: Maharashtra: Letter from Hem Mishra to Chief Justice of Gadchiroli

Jun 12: पाँच कम्पनी के मज़दूरों का डीएम कार्यालय पर धरना – Mukul

Jun 8: CDRO Bulletin: May 2015

Jun 7: Haryana: PUDR Press Release on Accidents and Discontent among the Garment Industry Workers in Udyog Vihar

Jun 6: Is the Owner of the Land Also the Owner of the Minerals? – Stan Swamy

Jun 6: Statement demanding withdrawal of police case against Prof Kancha Ilaiah and revoking the ban on Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle at IITM – People’s Alliance for Democracy and Secularism

Jun 3: Chennai: An Interview with Akhil Bharathan (member of Ambedkar-Periyar study circle, IIT-M) – Shreela, Venkat, Sathish and Alok

Newsreel: May 2015

May 30: Press Release: Ambedkar-Periyar study circle, IIT Madras

May 28: NEFIS statement demanding repeal of AFSPA

May 25: An Open Letter to Chhatradhar Mahato – There is no night without a dawn – ‘এমন রাত্রি নেই যা প্রভাত হয় না’ – Sabyasachi Goswami

May 23: Delhi: Report on Convention against Silencing Democracy & Criminalizing Dissent

May 22: The Next Incarnation of the Salwa Judum: A Critical Note – Chandrika

May 22: Open letter to Gujarat government against the degradation of criminal justice system

May 22: सरकार नाकाम, राजनैतिक दल निष्क्रिय पर पूरे हौंसले से जूझती जनता

May 22: Bengal: Peoples’ Protest against Power Tariff Hike

May 15: West Bengal: Statements on the life imprisonment of PCAPA and GPM activists – Sanhati, CDRO, Radical Socialist, CRPP

May 15: Statements on illegal detention of K. Murali and C.P. Ismail – CRPP, Intellectuals and activists

May 14: 1987: A report from Hashimpura right after the massacre – Nilanjan Dutta

May 14: Songs by Phagu Ram Yadav – the leading singer-song writer of the Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha movement

May 12: West Bengal: WSS demands constitution of Complaint Committee in every District for Unorganized Sector

May 11: CDRO statement opposing the re-launch of Salwa Judum in Chhattisgarh

May 10: Statement by teachers from Universities in Delhi in support of Dr GN Saibaba

May 8: ‘মানুষের জীবন ও জীবিকার প্রয়োজনে আর কত কোলিয়ারি দরকার?’ – আসানসোলে ২৯শে মার্চের সভার রিপোর্ট ও ভবিষ্যৎ কর্মসূচির প্রস্তাবনা

May 8: I love Justice and Intensely Hate Mockery of It !! – Chepal Sherpa

May 7: CRPP Statement on the illegal detention of Shyna, Roopesh, Anoop, Kannan and Veeramani

May 6: Tamil Nadu: Illegal layoff by Syntel – 3000 employees sacked – NDLF

May 2: Yakub Menon: A Question of Life and Death – PUDR

May 2: May Day 2015: Statements

Newsreel: April 2015

Apr 26: Press Release: Committee for the Defense and Release of G N Saibaba

Apr 26: Dhaka, Bangladesh: Protest on the occasion of second anniversary of Rana Plaza deaths

Apr 22: Potato Farmers’ Suicides in West Bengal: A Preliminary Analysis – Pradip Kar

Apr 22: G N Saibaba: DUTA Statement demanding release

Apr 21: Kanhar Dam: Dalit farmers in UP being crushed, Chhattisgarh adivasi peasants in dark – Statements and reports

Apr 20: Dantewada: Civilian killed by Security forces in Revali village – PUCL Chhattisgarh Report

Apr 17: Mumbai: CPDR Statement on Angela Sontakke’s hunger strike in Byculla jail

Apr 17: Cow(ard) politics: Something Bovine, Nothing Divine – Sourav Banerjee

Apr 15: Sab ka Vikas in the harsh light of Adivasi plight – Fr. Stan Swamy

Apr 15: Telengana Police murder 5 undertrial Muslim political prisoners – CRPP Statement

Apr 14: Remembering Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar in the times of Saffron Rule – Devesh Khatarkar

Apr 14: Why the Sesachalam killings are a fake encounter – Ajmal Khan

Apr 12: PUDR Statement condemning the targeting of democratic rights activists inquiring into Seshachalam killings

Apr 12: Assam: NEFIS statement against alleged rape of women by army personnel

Apr 8: Andhra: Police Encounter Deaths near Warangal-Nalgonda border – HRF Demands CBI Investigation

Apr 8: G. N. Saibaba: The Biggest “little man” in the Country Today – P K Vijayan

Apr 5: Delhi: CSW Statement regarding protest by nurses and women activists at Goa Sadan

Apr 5: KNS Statement: Break the Silence around Menstruation!

Newsreel: March 2015

Mar 31: Jammu and Kashmir: Communalizing Amarnath Pilgrimage and Demonising a Movement – Gautam Navlakha

Mar 31: Tamil Nadu: Murderderous police assault on incarcerated CPI (Maoist) prisoner

Mar 31: Maharashtra: Press note against police attack on political prisoner Hem Mishra

Mar 29: Dantewada: A Rally that wasn’t – Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group

Mar 29: गडचिरोली घोषना पत्र – जन संघर्षोंकी राष्ट्रिय परिषद्

Mar 27: Report by National Campaign for Denotified and Nomadic Tribes Human Rights on the Killings of Poor Woodcutter

Mar 26: National Law University, Delhi – Protest staged against Abish Matthew’s sexist comedy show

Mar 26: PUDR statement condemning bans on cow slaughter

Mar 26: PUDR Statement condemning the police lathicharge on contract workers’ demonstration outside Delhi Secretariat

Mar 24: Police firing on women on International Women’s Day in Odisha – Ganatantrik Adhikar Surakhya Sangathan

Mar 23: West Bengal: APDR letter to Nadia SP on incidents at Ranaghat

Mar 23: आज भगत सिंह तुझे याद करना – लोक शिक्षक मंच

Mar 22: Wage-worker as the radical subject: Some voices from Delhi-NCR – Pratik

Mar 22: Delhi: Brutal attack on DU-SOL students by ABVP goons – Krantikari Yuva Sangathan (KYS)

Mar 21: Chattisinghpora Pathribal and Brakpora: 15 Years Later – Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society

Mar 21: Tea Industry in Eastern India – How the Interests of Plantation Workers Were Sacrificed – Sushovan Dhar

Mar 19: Dalit Youth Poovarasan’s Arrest and Custodial Torture in Vellore, Tamil Nadu – A Report from Makkal Mandram

Mar 19: Sundergarh, Odisha: Urbanization as “Development” Versus Constitutional Safeguards for the Tribal People

Mar 19: West Bengal: PUDR statement on gang-rape in Nadia and continuing attacks on Christians

Mar 19: The Dimapur Lynch Mob and Violence of Hurt Sentiments – PADS Statement

Mar 16: तुलसीराम : एक समाज वैज्ञानिक की याद में ! – चंद्रसेन

Mar 15: West Bengal: WSS statement on the condition of women in Nandigram

Mar 14: Kejriwal Government orders lathi charge on hundreds of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation contract employees

Mar 13: Universal Social Security – A commitment or a trickery? – Sushovan Dhar

Mar 13: JKCSS Press Release: Ashiq Bukhari revelations must lead to criminal accountability

Mar 13: NEFIS Statement on the release of sanctioned scholarship by Manipur government

Mar 13: Asura: A Magazine from TISS Students

Mar 10: International Women’s Day: 3 Articles – Devesh Khatarkar, Judith Ezekiel, WSS

Mar 9: Weaker Labour = Higher Inequality – Deepankar Basu

Mar 6: Sanhati Statement on the murder of Govind Pansare

Mar 5: Dhaka: Statement condemning the murder of Avijit Roy – Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia

Newsreel: February 2015

Feb 27: Bangladesh: Statement against the arrest of activists of Gonomuktir Ganer Dol and Lamppost

Feb 25: Appeal to stand in support of working class struggles in Delhi-NCR – Labour Solidarity Forum

Feb 23: Gurgaon: Death in the Air: A Recent Rebellion at Udyog Vihar

Feb 23: AIFRTE Condemns the Murder of Comrade Govind Pansare

Feb 23: Bengal: Starvation Wages in Tea Industry through Tripartite Agreement – PPWU Statement

Feb 23: Gujarat: Persecution of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand – PUCL Statement

Feb 18: Chhattisgarh: PUDR fact-finding report on intensifying state repression

Feb 16: Bengal: Update on Chhatradhar Mahato of PCAPA: Bail in 37/38, New Case Foisted, 6th Year in Prison

Feb 16: Maharashtra: Statements condemning the attack on Com Govind Pansare and Mrs. Uma Pansare

Feb 16: Delhi: Agitated Manipuri students protest against gross misappropriation of post-matriculation scholarship money released by Central Government – NEFIS

Feb 16: PUDR Statement demanding action against special cell personnel in Liaquat Shah case

Feb 13: West Bengal: “Shashak Bodleche, Shahsan Ek-E Acche : The Rulers Have Changed, The System Hasn’t” – Statement by Paschim Banga Khet Majoor Samity

Feb 13: Gujarat: Statement on Police move to arrest Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand – PADS

Feb 10: New Delhi: Hello AAP, Good-bye AAP! – Saroj Giri

Feb 10: A Poem for G N Saibaba in Prison – A S Vasantha Kumari

Feb 10: Uttarakhand: Eveready Factory – Report on Police Crackdown on Protesting Workers

Feb 08: NAPM Statement on the Spread of Fundamentalism Across the Country

Feb 08: Emerging Trends in Factory Asia: International Capital Mobility, Global Value Chains and the Labour Movements – Surendra Pratap

Feb 08: Maharashtra: Full fact finding report on the inhuman murders of Dalits in Ahmednagar – Dalit Atyachar Virodhi Kruti Samiti

Feb 06: DSU Statement on the Arrest of Jaison Cooper and Thushar Sarathy in Kerala

Feb 06: West Bengal: APDR Fact Finding Report on Arup Bhandari Murder

Feb 02: Videos from Sanhati Meet, Kolkata, 2014

Feb 02: प्रधानमंत्री किसका? – Sunil Kumar

Feb 02: Declaration of the Defence Committee for the Release of Com. Hem & All other Political Prisoners (JNU)

Feb 02: Kerala: Petition to Kerala CM to “Release Jaison Cooper and Thushar Sarathy”

Feb 02: Bihar: Appeals to punish the culprits of the Shankar Bigha massacre (Bihar)

Feb 02: Delhi: Statements against police attack on Students of School of Open Learning

Newsreel: January 2015

Jan 31: Fight against Hindu nationalism & stand up for Secular India – People’s Alliance for Democracy and Secularism

Jan 31: Huge Protest in front of Bihar Bhawan against acquittal of accused in Shankarbigha Dalit massacre – Krantikari Yuva Sangathan

Jan 31: Citizens’ Statement against Capitulation to the US on Nuclear Liability

Jan 29: Plachimada/Cola Compensation Bill: The Centre seeks to subvert the Constitutional process

Jan 29: 25th anniversary of Gaw Kadal massacre and 25 years of widespread violence and impunity – Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society

Jan 29: Statement from Right to Food campaign on proposed changes in Food Security Act

Jan 29: Oppose Death Penalty on Arif – PUDR

Jan 29: Press note on Dhandari rape & murder incident – Karkhana Mazdoor Union, Punjab

Jan 22: ओबामा की यात्रा का विरोध करने पर इंकलाबी मज़दूर केन्द्र के अध्यक्ष व अन्य कार्यकर्ता गिरफ्तार – Inqalabi Mazdoor Kendra

Jan 22: Protest against misappropriation of funds meant for Manipuri students – North-East Forum for International Solidarity

Jan 21: On the Jammu & Kashmir High Court staying a probe into the Kunan-Poshpora mass rape case (of 1991) – PUDR

Jan 21: Resist Academic Fundamentalism and Uphold the Shrinking
Democratic Spaces on Campus
– Concerned students of TISS, Mumbai

Jan 20: Call Alert: Police action on Adivasis in Sundergarh

Jan 18: Perspectives on the Aam Aadmi Party – Debarshi Das, Aditya Velivelli, Alok Bhattacharya

Jan 17: A note on the recent amendment to the Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Act – Partho Sarathi Ray

Jan 14: Why was Greenpeace activist prevented from travelling to London? – PUDR, PUCL

Jan 12: Protests against TCS Layoffs

Jan 12: Gujarat – Statement against detention of farmers across the state

Jan 11: Chhattisgarh: Updates on dharna at ACC-Holcim plant at Jamul

Jan 11: Response to call off of the strike by coal miners – Press Release from Khan Mazdoor Karmachari Union (KMKU)

Jan 4: Land Ordinance: Endangering People, Banks, the Environment and the Economy – Campagin for Survival and Dignity

Jan 2: Mysore University: Talk on Inequities in Access to Education – Prof. Haragopal

Jan 1: Rule by Decree: Narendra Modi’s “Achhe Din” Have Come – Peoples’ Movements, Rajinder Sachar