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Kolkata, Aug 15: Frames of Freedom: All-day Film Festival

Kolkata, Aug 15: Frames of Freedom: All-day Film Festival

FRAMES OF FREEDOM Film Festival Join event page for film synopses, trailers and more information: http://www.facebook.com/events/1950117965263005/ 15th August 2017 11 am–9 pm Jogesh Mime Academy (Kalighat Park) Organised by: People's Film Collective FREE ENTRY (No tickets, no passes, donate in…

Statement against abduction and arrest of Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya

Statement against abduction and arrest of Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya

Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya aged 62 was abducted by Gujarat Police while he was arriving to Nagpur from Kolkata by Gitanjali express at 7.30 AM. I quote here the message sent by Prof. Soma Sen, Nagpur University “Thushar, my Husband was…

Statement against arrest of activists in Telengana

Statement against arrest of activists in Telengana

On the 26th of July, Com Madhu (Secretary, Regional Committee and State leader of CPIML(New Democracy) and two other comrades, Prasad and Shantha Rao were arrested by the KCR Govt of Telengana from Mehboobabad Dist. False cases were slapped against…

Narmada Valley: an unfolding genocide: protests against brutal arrests

Narmada Valley: an unfolding genocide: protests against brutal arrests

Protests in various parts of India against the brutal arrest of Medha Patkar, Pushpa Bahan, Dharmendra Bhai and 7 more people sitting on fast since 27th July. Bhagwati Bahan and Rukmani Bahan continuing fast along with 10 people at Chikhalda…

Machil fake encounter: hopes belied

Machil fake encounter: hopes belied

News reports of 27.07.2017 state that an Armed Forces Tribunal has suspended the life sentences awarded by a General Court Martial in 2014 and which were confirmed in 2015, to five army personnel for the killings of three Kashmiri civilians…

Fact-finding report on the incident in Noida on 11-12 July 2017

Fact-finding report on the incident in Noida on 11-12 July 2017

On 12th July 2017 early afternoon, the media channels flashed images and videos of ‘mobs’ attacking an upper-middle class gated colony, Moderne Mahagun in Noida Sector 78. The inhabitants of the gated colony took to social media- flooding Twitter and…

Strange peace process in Bhangar

Strange peace process in Bhangar

After months of impasse with violent interludes of repression and resistance, the people of Bhangar agitating against the forcible setting up of a high-voltage power grid on agricultural land were just beginning to see a ray of hope. Most of…