Writings: Partho Sarathi Ray

2015

June 13: Life sentence of 7 dalit-adivasi landless labourers falsely accused in landlord murder case in Purulia confirmed by high court (with Nilanjan Dutta)

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2014

November 2: The Saradha Chit Fund Scam and Trinamool Congress: Crony Capitalism and Class Collaboration, Bengal Style

July 3: Political prisoners in India: A blot on the conscience of the nation

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2013

November 26: Labour in West Bengal: Scenario under the Trinamool Congress rule

November 1: Amritsar-Delhi-Kolkata Industrial Corridor : Neoliberal “development” in the Indian heartland

September 7: India: An Urban Battleground

April 23: The chit fund crisis: looting the poor with political connivance

February 23: From Nonadanga to Ejipura: The Urban Battleground

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2012

December 22: Report on the recent attack on Nonadanga slum dwellers

June 16: TMC’s CPI(M)-speak (and act) in Nonadanga

February 25: A Peace in Pieces: Context of the Failed “Peace talks” in Jangalmahal

January 27: Worst of Abu Ghraib on our Borders

January 16: Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Act: The New Weapon of the Second Green Revolution

January 12: On the repressive situation in Jangalmahal – reports, statements

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2011

September 22: Does Didi want to make Jhargram into another Nandigram?

August 24: Video: People’s Movements in India – Lalgarh and Beyond – Partho Ray at MIT

April 24: Assembly Elections in West Bengal: A Litany of Lies by the So-called “Left”

March 24: Attack on political prisoners in Medinipur central jail, West Bengal

February 2: Midnapore: Raid by West Bengal police in relief camp and beating of reporters

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2010

October 27: The Political Geography of Special Economic Zones in India

August 27: Operation Green Hunt and School Occupations by Security Forces

July 22: Lalgarh – Massive protest by women against rapes committed by security personnel

July 12: Police atrocities on women of Sonakukhi near Jhargram

May 19: Brief Report from Anti-POSCO villages: story of the injured people

April 16: The Rs. 1500 crore “Maoist empire” or How the Police Plants Stories in the Press

January 11: A Year of Lalgarh

January 9: Sunil Paul, IFTU labour leader murdered in Asansol

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2009

December 19: Obituary: Sambhu Singh (Sambhu Singh vs. South City: the battle against corporate retail and real estate in a microcosm)

November 26: Falta SEZ in West Bengal – A fact-finding report on workers and environmental impact

September 2: Short Introduction: Vedic Village: a long history of brutality

May 19: Enabling Congress to rule the country, CPI(M) goes into “ostrich mode” (Pinaki Chaudhuri)

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2008

November: Lalgarh movement: Background and Reports: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7

April 9: Will the “Great Indian Middle Class” show up, please?

January 30: Dankuni – resistance to massive land acquisition for real estate

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2007

December 16: Fear of the unfamiliar – Responding to Patnaik

November 11: The No-spin Zone – Nandigram, facts and myths (With Debarshi Das, Saikat Bandyopadhyay, Suvarup Saha, Siddhartha Mitra)

August: Ranihati – an SEZ silently in the making

July 31: Penetrating the Retail Sector in Bengal – the Reliance Juggernaut

December 17: CPI(M) lies about Tapasi Malik’s death – apologist Vijay Prasad disseminates untruths