Reports - Year Wise

30 Oct 1989
 The judgment of Delhi High Court quashing the Jain-Bannerjeet, which was set up to address the cases related to the 1984 Sikh massacres, reflects the pathological state of the administration in denying the justice to the victims.The present story relate to the case of Mrs Anwar Kaur whose husband was killed in the carnage. The Jain-Bannerjee Committee was set up to 'recommend the...
10 Oct 1989
 PUDR has been involved for many years in investigating deaths in custody of the Delhi Police. Most of these deaths occur due to severe beating and prolonged tortures. Torture takes place in its commonest form – beating with sticks, boots and belts. Sexual abuse, designed not only to hurt but also to humiliate is also part of police torture. Some of these cases have been highlighted in...
04 Oct 1989
Everyday, 1900 new people come to Delhi to become its citizens, most of them on a permanent basis. Many of them are migrants from Eastern Uttar Pradesh (purabias), from distant Bihar and from the deserts of Rajasthan. They offer themselves as unskilled labour, especially in construction work. There are about twelve major centres in the capital where any day in the early morning hours, any one...
16 Jul 1989
 रिपोर्ट नैनीताल जिले में नवम्बर 1988 में ज़मीन को लेकर उपजे विवाद और संघर्ष को पिछले दशकों में सरकारी नीतियों के तहत भूमि आवंटन में हुए अन्यायों और धांधलियों के संदर्भ में सामने रखती है| यह ज़मीन विभाजन से प्रभावित शरणार्थियों और स्वतंत्रता सेनानियों को विभिन्न सरकारी योजनाओं द्वारा बांटी गई थी| बाद में ९९ साल की लीज़ पर निजी व्यक्तियों व् सहकारी समितियों को भी ज़मीन आवंटित की गई| रिपोर्ट में...
15 Jul 1989
 In July 1989 the news of torture of young chidren was carried out by many newspapers and a Hindi newspaper also demanded a judicial enquiry. The police while ordering an enquiry also denied all allegation. What followed was a massive cover-up operation and intimidation of the victims. PUDR conducted its own enquiry and met all concerned people including the policement of Shalimar Bagh...
18 Jun 1989
 The story of two brothers, one was the resident of Canada, other the allegedly involved in  drug trafficking. Both were picked up by police and remanded to judicial custody. One found dead after nine months and other also found dead a year after his arrest.Wife of one of the brother who was from Canada tried her level best to get justice. However, her effort went in vain due to...
15 Jun 1989
In the late 1982, for the fifth time in two decades, Meerut witnessed a major riot between Hindus and Mustims. Report of the time suggest that over a hundred and fifty people were killed. The Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) of Uttar Pradesh actively participated in these riots and killed may people. In the immediate aftermath, a writ petition was filed in Supreme Court demanding action...