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Bhangar: arrest of activists in the run up to Panchayat polls

Bhangar: arrest of activists in the run up to Panchayat polls

Update: April 9 UAPA, Arms Act and 18 other totally false cases on trade unionist, student and health movement activist Ratul for standing with people's movement in Bhangar, West Bengal. Midnight 8 April arrest. Sent to 14 days Jail custody.…

An update on working class struggles in Gurgaon-Manesar-Bawal

An update on working class struggles in Gurgaon-Manesar-Bawal

[Source: Thozhilalar Koodam] On 18th March, 2017 a sessions court in Gurgaon gave 13 Maruti workers (which included all the 12 office bearers of the union which had formed in 2012) life imprisonment. The sentence itself which is a combined…

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…

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…

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…

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…