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

The Political Geography of Special Economic Zones in India

Kolkata – Lalgarh Convention, October 12

Satyarupa Jana: A prize catch under UAPA

The Bengal Experiment – Model or Farce?

The Trickledown Revolution

Mirage of ‘China Model’: An Excerpt from Update Publication

Agrarian Change in Eastern India: The View from Bihar

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

Protest harassment and persecution of NFFPFW members in North Bengal by Police

Krishak Committee pamphlet against Operation Green Hunt

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

The Silda attack: Understanding the role of the EFR camp in reoccupation strategies

In conversation with Ganapathy, General Secretary of CPI(Maoist)

Delhi Convention on Communities, Commons and Corporations

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

Sandwich Theory and Operation Green Hunt

Dialogue in Democracy: Challenges for Government-Maoist Talks

All India National Convention against SEZ, land-grabbing, displacements – December 13, New Delhi

All India Convention Against War on People, 4th December, Delhi

A Citizens’ Report Card on Special Economic Zones

Debates on Lalgarh: Sujato Bhadra, Kishenji, Amit Bhattacharya

Initiative Against War on People: Statement and meeting

Labour’s right to run the State

Statement against Government of India’s planned military offensive in adivasi-populated regions: National and international signatories

Bastar rally of BSKSS: Demands, attitude towards Maoists and established activism

Report on a recent mass rally against land acquisition in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand

The Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill: Ongoing debates and perspectives

Raigad, Maharashtra: Anti-SEZ movement stalls Reliance

Open letters between PCC-CPIML and CPI(Maoist)

An interview with Christophe Jaffrelot on Indian politics, communalism and Dalit movement

Articles from September 3, 2009 – August 2, 2008

Reactions to Lalgarh in Telugu media

Security-centric approach cannot resolve Lalgarh conflict

Fact-finding team on Lalgarh arrested

Lalgarh Movement – Mass uprising of adivasis in West Bengal

Lok Sabha Elections 2009

Fanshen in Lalgarh: June 5 – June 22, 2009

Statements from CPIML(Liberation), PUDR, Chhatradhar Mahato, Kannabiran, Delhi intellectuals, Protibadi Udyog, Lok Morcha Punjab on Lalgarh and ban on CPI(Maoist)

The Maoist “Problem” and the Democratic Left in India

Maoism in India: Panic or Panacea?

Report of fact-finding team from JNU on the eve of Lalgarh violence

The “People’s Movement Left” and Rammanohar Lohia: an evaluation at a time of crisis

A human rights checklist for India

Gravest displacement, Bravest resistance: The struggle of adivasis of Bastar, Chhattisgarh against imperialist corporate landgrab

The Left and Electoral Politics in India

Did Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee personally order police to fire on March 14?

Adivasi rally of April 24th, 2009

Jindal SEZ at Salboni: A First-hand Report

On agriculture, opposition to land acquisition and the parliamentary elections

Gorkhaland and Lalgarh: dialogues, parallels, and a challenge to mainstream parties

Working Paper: Current crisis regime and impact on class struggle in India

Dipanjan Rai Chaudhuri’s column

Death of small businesses in Bengal and India: a comprehensive study of retail monopoly

30 years of destitution: India’s largest energy hub and the people of Singrauli, U.P.

Airport cities: The new paradigm

Accumulation by Dispossession under the Aegis of a “Communist Party” – David Harvey on Bengal

Lalgar in West Midnapur, Bengal, on a warpath over Jindal’s Salboni SEZ and police repression

Matongini Mohila Samiti: Newsletter, September 2008

Political Economy of Contemporary India: Some Comments on Partha Chatterjee’s theoretical framework

David Pugh’s report on India’s anti-displacement movements: the unedited version

Recent updates on Singur

Statement on Singur from Sanhati

Anti-SEZ prairie fire spreads to Himachal Pradesh: opposition to SKIL’s SEZ

A conversation with Amit Bhaduri: alternatives in development

Singur replay threat in Katwa

Workers News

Sankar Ray’s column

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

A history of the brutal Rajarhat land acquisition, Bengal’s new IT hub

Violence in Chengara, police complicity, and the CPIM

Flashpoint Chengara – landless Dalits, the Left Democratic Front, and terror

Nuclear Deal, ‘National Interest’ and the Indian Left

Rajarhat township – cries of despair behind a facade of development

Fighting Neoliberalism: Does West Bengal Show the Way?

Shramik Istahar: April-May, 2008 issue

Corporate encroachment and the Panchayat elections: A rural montage

Panchayat Election 2008 results and the future of the CPIM

People strike back at CPIM’s neoliberal policies: Tremor after tremor at the Panchayat Elections

Bengal: Panchayat Elections 2008

Panchayat Poll ’08: A Preliminary Discussion on Strategies

The Panchayat elections and self-empowerment of the rural poor

My Name is Radharani Ari and This is How My Consciousness Was Raised.

Looking back at Khejuri: Our men, their men – the straw men

Does Land Still Matter?

Civil Liberties under Attack: The “Maoist” Scare and Mithu Ghosh

On the CPIM’s draft political resolution

News Watch: Bengal

Dankuni – Resistance to Massive Land Acquisition for Real Estate

Anti-POSCO rally and program in Kolkata

Singur News

Some critiques of CPI(M)’s 19th Congress and stance on capitalism

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

What the myopic can’t see

ShramikShakti Newsletter, December 2007

Social democracy meets postmodernism: the secret pleasures of being Stalinist

Democracy at Gunpoint – A Report on the Repression of Anti-Posco Movement as of 5th December 2007

Upcoming Events

Pictures and videos

Relief Appeals: Details


Rape and its proof – And that’s how life is

The Social Democratic Left and its Apologists (open for comments)

Fear of the Unfamiliar – Responding to Patnaik (open for comments)

Amit Bhaduri – Notes from a lecture on Development and Rights, and an interview

The Left: Rethink or Perish

A Few Desperate and Concerned Questions

Has the Left taken one Right Turn too many?

ShramikShakti Newsletter – November, 2007

Response to Chomsky et al. from Arundhati Roy, Sumit Sarkar, Saroj Giri and others

Susan George withdraws her signature from statement – Nov. 24, 2007

An Open Letter to Tariq Ali – Nov. 21, 2007

Relief Appeals: Details

Criminal face of a cognoscente

Terror in a microcosm – Taipara, Burdwan – the Party GRIP.

Paid back in the same coin: A montage of posters of the historic rally on the 14th November

You are not what you were – Ashok Mitra after 14th November, 2007

Unity of anti-SEZ forces – an appeal from Lokshashan Andolan – November 3, 2007

Mahishadal SEZ – Farmers boycott meeting with corporate officials

The march of the landless – Janadesh 2007 – commentary and pictures


Ration pilferage, food riots and PDS protests – People speak up against organized thieving and hunger

How are you Chandmani, after the ‘Change’?

Ranihati – an SEZ silently in the making

What it means to be the Left in Bengal – Of Buddhadeb, nuclear power, agri-retail, and on “changing with the world”

Environmental Scientists in Kolkata speak out against Chemical Hub in Noyachar

Shramikshakti Newsletter – Workers struggle in Sakrail, Gaurishankar Jute, Chadmoni – SEZ in Ranihati

Development – a note for discussion written for the Kashipur Solidarity Group

BAOS issue 1 – Be Aware of Surroundings – A magazine by students

Sanhati Newsletter – Issue 1, July 29, 2007

A letter to Prof. Amartya Sen, in response to his Telegraph interview

Andhra cops fire on land agitators, 8 killed

Rejoinder to Amartya Sen’s interview in The Telegraph, July 23

Chemical Hub – Ek Nihshobdo Ghatok (A Silent Killer)

Compensation protests in Purushottampur, Asansol

SEZ war looms over Mahishadal, West Bengal

Meghalaya’s people protest Uranium Mining. Starvation in Jalpaiguri’s tea gardens.

Chomsky asks for Binayak Sen’s release – Political prisoners all over the country – Arun Ferreira, Shantanu Kamble, Piyush Sethia, etc.

WBEN Panel discussion on Development

All India Citizens’ Initiative forms committee to steer country-wide Anti-SEZ movements

NREGA, PDS, MDM – rural schemes and their implementation

Aneek March 2007 Issue

Leaflet from IFTU, AICCTU, Amco Sanhati Committee, National Tannery Bachao Committee, IndoJapan Steel Employees Union, etc.

Emerging Contours of Peoples’ Resistance : Ranchi, Jadugoda, Jagatsinghpur

Manthan – April 2007 Issue on land acquisition issues throughout Bengal

Tea Garden Workers Starve in Bengal; Worker-Turned- Owners Revive Failing Tea Estates in Munnar

Special Economic Zones (SEZ) of India and the “China Model”: What is going to Happen?

I was always Leftist. Economic reforms made me completely Marxist

A review of India’s Draft National Displacement Policy, 2006

The SEZ threat to Water – from South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers, and People (SANDRP)

INDUSTRIALISATION: Which way now? – Medha Patkar and Amit Bhaduri

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

Moral Betrayal of a Leftist Dream – EPW article

Assessment of Rehabilitation of People Displaced due to Indira Sagar Pariyojana (ISP)

Amnesty International Statement on State force build-up in Jagatsinghpur, Orissa

State prepares for terror in Jagatsinhpur, Orissa

Petition from Little Magazine Somonnoy (group of more than 150 little magazines from Bengal)

The real debate over economic reforms in India

From Socialism To Barbarism?

London protest against West Bengal killings calls for scrapping of the SEZ Act

Factoring Globalization into the virtuous spiral – Partho’s comment on Dipankar’s article

Celebrate the Resistance

Santa Claus visits the Tatas

A State against the Nation

Challenging the current development paradigm – A Discussion Paper from Mazdoor Mukti

India Is Colonising Itself – Interview with Arundhati Roy, March 26, 2007

Medical Team report in Bengali, Poster from MCDSA

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

Then Came the End of Beliefs – Pamphlet from students in JNU

Party Games – Yogendra Yadav on CPIM

Listen to the Decentralised Voice

The poor poetry of industrialization: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) in wonderland.

The Singur Smokescreen : Twists of the Mainstream Media

Poster of Sanhati Mancha (announcing Mahamichhil), 2 posters of PDSF

March 20, 2007 – Rally by Medical Personnel

India: Deaths in West Bengal during protest against new industrial project

Neo-Liberal Left Behind Peasants’ Massacre

Petition from Sanhati, March 14, 2007

Sezophilia and the Coming Mutiny

Neoliberalism And Primitive Accumulation In India

The “Special Economic Zone” Debacle of the Left Front in West Bengal

Protest rallies all over the world

Esplanade, March 17, 2007. Reetabrata, a student, describes the protest meeting

Bikalpa : A publication from PDSF

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