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The Modi years: A war on many fronts

The Modi years: A war on many fronts

The five years of Modi Sarkar have drawn to a close. Five years ago, when it came to power after a spectacular victory, we commented, The new government can be relied upon to take the neoliberal model to an elevated…

Orissa: Press release on fact-finding visit to Niyamgiri–Lanjigada area

Orissa: Press release on fact-finding visit to Niyamgiri–Lanjigada area

A 16-member fact-finding team of All India Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation (CDRO) and Ganatantrik Adhikar Suraksha Sangathan, Odisha (GASS) had been to Niyamgiri area and Vedanta Plant site, Lanjigada and spent three days from 26th to 28th April, 2019…

State of Working India Report 2019

State of Working India Report 2019

https://cse.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/State_of_Working_India_2019.pdf The 2019 State of Working India (SWI) report has the following salient features -- 1. The report proposes an Urban Employment Guarantee programme that can create employment opportunities for up to 50 million workers in small towns across the…

Kolkata, Mar 30: Convention on Citizenship Rights

The citizenship status of nearly a million NRC-excluded persons in Assam have already become uncertain. The ruling party at the centre continues to push for a Citizenship Amendment Bill, which seeks to grant citizenship only to non-Muslim refugees. These issues…

WSS fact finding report on state repression in Niyamgiri

WSS fact finding report on state repression in Niyamgiri

Fact Finding by national team of WSS observes continued state repression and violation of rights of adivasi and Dalit communities in Niyamgiri and Lanjigarh region. Date of Press Release : 26th March 2019, Bhawanipatna, Odisha A 6-member team of women…

On rejection of bail plea on health grounds of G.N. Saibaba

On rejection of bail plea on health grounds of G.N. Saibaba

Professor, Human rights activist, 90% disabled and suffering from 19 high health risks couldn’t able to get bail on health grounds March 25, 2019 With great disappointment and unfathomable pain, I inform all democratic forces and the academic community that,…