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Cow Vigilantism: Crime, Community and Livelihood  (January 2016 to March 2018)

Cow Vigilantism: Crime, Community and Livelihood (January 2016 to March 2018)

People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) is releasing its report Cow Vigilantism: Crime, Community and Livelihood- January 2016 to March 2018. The report undertakes an analysis of cow-vigilantism based on data collated from the Hindi and English media and fact…

কলকাতা, ৩০ মার্চ: পুস্তক প্রকাশ অনুষ্ঠান “পাঁচ প্রজন্মের নকশালবাড়ি”

কলকাতা, ৩০ মার্চ: পুস্তক প্রকাশ অনুষ্ঠান “পাঁচ প্রজন্মের নকশালবাড়ি”

পুর্বালোক পাবলিকেশন আয়োজিত "পাঁচ প্রজন্মের নকশালবাড়ি" (সম্পাদনা- নীলাঞ্জন দত্ত) পুস্তক প্রকাশ অনুষ্ঠান আগামী ৩০ মার্চ, বিকাল ৫ টায়, ত্রিপুরা হিতসাধনী সভা কক্ষে সূর্য সেন স্ট্রীট, মৌচাক মিস্টির দোকানের পাশে। থাকছে গান কবিতা আলোচনায় প্রবহমান নকশালবাড়ি।

Adivasis seek to re-assert their traditional identity

Adivasis seek to re-assert their traditional identity

‘Adivasi history is an unbroken chain of broken promises’ (Dr.B.D.Sharma) hence.. Adivasis seek to re-assert their traditional identity What are these broken promises? Massive displacement without rehabilitation: Independent studies estimate that about 24 lakh acres of their land has been…

WSS statement on sexual harassment and Internal Complaints Committees on campus

WSS statement on sexual harassment and Internal Complaints Committees on campus

Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) stands firmly with all those who have come forward to report their experiences of sexual harassment and assault in university spaces and colleges across the country by male faculty members. The feminist…

राई में रियल पेंट फैक्ट्री में आग लगने से कई मज़दूरों की दर्दनाक मृत्यु  पर तथ्यान्वेषी रिपोर्ट

राई में रियल पेंट फैक्ट्री में आग लगने से कई मज़दूरों की दर्दनाक मृत्यु पर तथ्यान्वेषी रिपोर्ट

[5 workers burnt to death, incl. woman worker with her child on her chest, 16 jumped from third floor to various serious injuries - in Real Paints factory fire on 18 March 2.30am, in Rai industrial area, Sonepat, Haryana. But…

Kolkata, Mar 24-25: People’s Literary Festival

Winter is the season for festivals celebrating literature, art, culture – trend-setters that tell us what one must read/ watch/ see and how. Publishers use the platforms of literary festivals to publicize their books, showcase their authors and boost their…

A Pre-Decided Case: A Critique of the Maruti judgment of 2017

A Pre-Decided Case: A Critique of the Maruti judgment of 2017

PUDR is presenting its report ‘A Pre-Decided Case: A Critique of the Maruti judgment of 2017,’ to mark the grim anniversary of the passing of the deeply unjust order by the Sessions Court, Gurugram, Haryana which sentenced 31 erstwhile workers…

PUDR Statement condemning the ban on PFI in Jharkhand

PUDR Statement condemning the ban on PFI in Jharkhand

Peoples Union for Democratic Rights condemns the Jharkhand Government for banning PFI, Popular Front of India, without providing any prima-facie evidence to support its decision. Through its official release dated 20th February 2018, the BJP state government proscribed PFI by…

TISS Students’ Movement Continues…

TISS Students’ Movement Continues…

Tata Institutes Social Sciences Students’ Union in Mumbai released a statement on 3rd March endorsed by 5 out of 7 union members calling off the strike in all the struggling campuses (Guwahati, Tuljapur, Hyderabad) which began on 21st February. However,…

Post- Matric Scholarship and TISS strike

Post- Matric Scholarship and TISS strike

Tata Institute of Social Science is one of the important institutes of higher education in India. Mumbai, Hyderabad, Tuljapur and Gawahati, the four campuses of TISS, went on strike simultaneously from 21st February, against the institute’s decision to withdraw scholarship…