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The logic of NRC, and what next?

The logic of NRC, and what next?

The national president of Bharatiya Janata Party, Mr. Amit Shah mentioned in a speech in the Rajya Sabha that National Register of Citizens (NRC) is the soul of the Assam Accord. Mr. Shah went on to declare, “The Assam Accord…

Why has there been so little uproar in Assam?

Why has there been so little uproar in Assam?

[This article was written before 30th July when the second NRC draft was released. 4 million people risk losing their citizenship as per the second draft. Silence from progressive quarters has only got louder. - Author] The lack of outrage…

Why are our farmers distressed?

Why are our farmers distressed?

A brief note on the agricultural crisis in India The recent farmers’ agitations in different parts of the country, including Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan and some other states are a grim reminder of the distress that India’s agrarian…

Indian agriculture in the age of liberalization

Indian agriculture in the age of liberalization

Several discussions are going on centering around Indian agriculture and its on-going crisis. Near about 180 farmer organizations across the country are marching and demonstrating on different demands of the peasants. Activists are debating to find out the primary demand…

Statements condemning the attack on Sudha Bharadwaj by Republic TV

Statements condemning the attack on Sudha Bharadwaj by Republic TV

PUCL Condemns Defamatory, Scurrilous Attack on Adv. Sudha Bharadwaj, National Secretary, PUCL by Republic TV - Demands Action from National Broadcasting Standards Authority of India and NHRC The PUCL strongly condemns the recent fabricated, malicious and motivated attacks against Advocate…

Preliminary fact-finding report into the incident of gang rape of adivasi women in Khunti

Preliminary fact-finding report into the incident of gang rape of adivasi women in Khunti

Following up on media reports of the gang rape of 5 adivasi women in Kochang, Araki block, Khunti district while holding street plays on anti-trafficking, WSS constituted a fact-finding team comprising women’s groups from different states and local activists from…