Year: 2010

Can these 25 crores end Naxalism?

Date: 28th December, 2010. On behalf of the central government, and the PMO, Mr. Chidambaram has declared that naxalism will be ended in the naxal hit areas through bringing in development, and the each district will be allocated Rs 25…

Maharashtra – Condemn the arrest of Justice Kolse-Patil & others in Jaitapur

Condemn the State’s fascist repression! The Indian Ruling class has been consistently violating the basic human rights enshrined in the Constitution of India. In its latest round, the authorities now are brutally trying to suppress the peaceful agitation against the…

The People friendly Police ?

Date:  29th November, 2010. Since inception of the state, the Jharkhand government has been carrying on anti-naxal operations and building up the people friendly police in the state simultaneously. In the recent development, Neyaz Ahmed, the director general of police…

Satyarupa Jana: A prize catch under UAPA

Date: September 23, 2010 On July 9, 2009 Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, the Chief Minister of West Bengal assured his colleagues in State Assembly that the government would see that Unlawful Activity Prevention Act (UAPA) is not misused. He also informed the…

CRPF violating PESA Act in Jharkhandi villages

Date: June 10, 2010 Clause 4.e.(1) of The Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, [PESA] says: “ every Gram Sabha shall approve the plans, programmes and projects for social and economic development before such plans,…

PUDR – Stop State Violence on People’s Movements in Orissa

Date : May 14, 2010 People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) Press Statement: PUDR strongly condemns the reign of violence that the Orissa government has been unleashing on people’s movements protesting against the forcible acquisition of their land and forests…

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