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Statements condemning police assault on peaceful students’ protest at BHU

Statements condemning police assault on peaceful students’ protest at BHU

Statement from Coordination of Science and Technology Institutes’ Student Associations (COSTISA) COSTISA is appalled at the brutal and unlawful assault of peacefully protesting students of Banaras by the Uttar Pradesh police. On 27th May, students from Bhagat Singh Chhatra Morcha,…

Statement Condemning Award to Major Gogoi

Statement Condemning Award to Major Gogoi

PUDR strongly condemns the commendation conferred on Major Leetul Gogoi by none less than the Army Chief for taking Farooq Dar hostage, tying Dar to the front of his jeep allegedly to ward off attacking stone-pelters, and then driving around…

Days of the Thunder

Days of the Thunder

[Remembering 50 years of the Naxalbari peasant uprising and the Naxal movement, that blazed a new path of radical Left politics in India and still reverberates around the country, Sanhati-India will present a number of articles (both new and from…

Bastar: Press Release on the  purported surrender of Podiyam Panda

Bastar: Press Release on the purported surrender of Podiyam Panda

The Podiyam Panda ‘surrender’ is the first one being challenged before a court. The entire experience shows the questionable legality of the surrender process in Chhatisgarh. In the habeas case filed by his wife, Muiye Panda, Podiyam Panda came and…

Towering resistance: A Report on the Bhangar Movement Against the Power Grid

Towering resistance: A Report on the Bhangar Movement Against the Power Grid

Summary A 12 member team of WSS visited Bhangar in early March, 2017, and met with affected villagers and concerned officials, in order to understand the origins and impetus behind the massive resistance movement against the power grid project being…

Mumbai: Fact finding report on Ambedkar Nagar Demolition

Mumbai: Fact finding report on Ambedkar Nagar Demolition

This is a report of the five-member fact finding team constituted by Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights (CPDR) to inquire into the demolition of homes and police harassment of residents of Ambedkar Nagar, Colaba between 3rd and 7th May, 2017. The…