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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…

Jharkhand: Fact-finding report on the mob lynching on suspicion of kidnapping children

Jharkhand: Fact-finding report on the mob lynching on suspicion of kidnapping children

In the early morning of 18th May, 2017, Sobhapur (Dist. – Saraikela, P.S. – Rajnagar, Jharkhand) witnessed the brutal torture and subsequent killing of Sheikh Naim, Sheikh Siraj, Md. Sajjad, and Sheikh Halim by a mob, on the suspicion of…

Death of Motilal Baske in a false encounter: a fact-finding report

Death of Motilal Baske in a false encounter: a fact-finding report

This is a report, in Bengali, of a fact-finding involving representatives of CDRO organizations into the killing of a "Dooli-bearer", Motilal Baske, in a false encounter by the CoBRA in the Pareshnath hills of Jharkhand. The report also discusses the…

Timeline Bhangar

Timeline Bhangar

In Bhangar, West Bengal, through chicanery, intransparency and force the government is building high voltage power infrastructure in a densely populated area. In January the police of the TMC government shot and killed two protestors. This was followed by arrests,…

Weeping Salandi: Communal violence in Bhadrak — a report

Weeping Salandi: Communal violence in Bhadrak — a report

On 6th of April, 2017, a day after Ramnavmi celebrations, the evening bulletins of electronic media broke the news of communal tension in the municipal town of Bhadrak, which has a sizeable Muslim population. The next day, the print media…

ADB’s 50 years greeted with nationwide protests

ADB’s 50 years greeted with nationwide protests

New Delhi: "From where the poor vendor will pay a penalty of Rs. 500 for selling their goods when they are there to sell goods worth less than 500 every day to early their daily bread," Anita Das, General Secretary…