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A fact finding report on  Garib Nagar (Bandra East) fire and demolitions

A fact finding report on Garib Nagar (Bandra East) fire and demolitions

This is a report of the four-member fact finding team constituted by Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights (CPDR) to inquire into the demolition of homes in Garib Nagar, Bandra East between 26th October and 2nd November 2017 and the…

Saibaba’s letters from prison

Saibaba’s letters from prison

Letter written on 17th October, received on 25th October 2017 Dear Vasantha I am frightened to think of coming winter. Already I am shivering with continuous fever. I do not have a blanket. I do not have a sweater/jacket. As…

APDR Press Release on Barun Bhujel’s Death

APDR Press Release on Barun Bhujel’s Death

প্রেস বিবৃতি :: ২৫ আক্টোবর ২০১৭ আজ ভোররাতে কলকাতার এসএসকেএম হাসপাতালে কালিম্পং পৌরসভার ১৬ নম্বর ওয়ার্ডের কাউন্সিলার বরুণ ভুজেলের মৃত্য হয়েছে। এই মৃত্যু কোনও স্বাভাবিক মৃত্যু নয়, দার্জিলিঙে রাজ্য সরকারের লাগাতার দমননীতির আর একটি মর্মান্তিক পরিণতি। এটি পুলিশী নির্যাতনের ফলে…

PUDR Statement condemning draconian ordinance by Rajasthan government

PUDR Statement condemning draconian ordinance by Rajasthan government

PUDR condemns the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance promulgated by the Rajasthan government on 7 September 2017, preventing magistrates from taking cognizance of complaints against serving and former Judges, Magistrates, and public servants without sanction of the government. This ordinance…

Update from POSCO Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS)  : Oct 20

Update from POSCO Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS) : Oct 20

There was no significant development to share with you since our last communication. I am sure, you must be curious to know about current happenings. As you know that the continuous peaceful resistance of our people forced the POSCO to…

PUDR Statement: “Do not curb our right to protest”

PUDR Statement: “Do not curb our right to protest”

Right to protest has been coming under attack under one or other pretext. Earlier public order was the way in which our right to protest was curtailed by imposing IPC Section 144 on large parts of the Delhi city to…

Not ‘fake’ but unable to meet ‘digital’ demands

Not ‘fake’ but unable to meet ‘digital’ demands

Ration Cards of the Poorest of the poor cancelled as ‘Fake’. 11,64,000 ration cards cancelled as ‘fake’; 2,71,000 old-age pensioners have been declared ‘fake’; pruning of MGNREGA applicants as ‘fake’ Jharkhand government gave a full page ad on 22nd September,…