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Press Release from striking TISS students

Press Release from striking TISS students

TISS-Mumbai observes 100% university strike against privatisation of higher education and withdrawal of financial aid to SC-ST-OBC(NC) students TISS students union gave a call for university strike on 21st February 2018 against the recent notification of TISS admin to withdraw…

Report on Delhi protest against evictions and repression in Assam

Report on Delhi protest against evictions and repression in Assam

#StopDispossession #ReleaseAkhilGogoi #StopCommunalPolitics Representatives from a range of students, workers, peasant, human rights and other organizations and individuals came together today to Protest the anti-poor Assam BJP government's eviction drives of toiling people in Amchang and Sipajhar, and repression of…

Eviction drive in Assam

Eviction drive in Assam

On 27th November a gang descended on the Amchang neighbourhood near the Guwahati city. The gang comprised of about 2000 policemen and assorted construction workers, one dozen elephants, bulldozers. They demolished houses, mostly inhabited by poor people. In three days…

A fact finding report on  Garib Nagar (Bandra East) fire and demolitions

A fact finding report on Garib Nagar (Bandra East) fire and demolitions

This is a report of the four-member fact finding team constituted by Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights (CPDR) to inquire into the demolition of homes in Garib Nagar, Bandra East between 26th October and 2nd November 2017 and the…

Saibaba’s letters from prison

Saibaba’s letters from prison

Letter written on 17th October, received on 25th October 2017 Dear Vasantha I am frightened to think of coming winter. Already I am shivering with continuous fever. I do not have a blanket. I do not have a sweater/jacket. As…