Reports - Year Wise

25 Oct 2002
On 5 September 2002, a posse of policemen dressed in civil clothes came to the house of Bam Dev Chhetri on JNU old campus in Delhi. After some twenty minutes or so, they took Bam Dev Chhetri away. His illiterate wife, and two teenage sons, had no idea of why the police took him away and what happened to him thereafter. The next evening (6 September 2002), two policemen, again in plain clothes...
19 Jun 2002
Journalist organisations as well as the Editors Guilds vociferously campaigned against the promulgation of the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA). They found in POTA certain clauses which seemed to be aimed directly against media organisations and media persons. The opposition to the law subsided after the offending sections relating to the disclosure of sources and reporting of views of...
22 Apr 2002
On 25 February 2002, the management of Honda SIEL Power Products Ltd., situated at Rudrapur in Uttaranchal, attempted to remove core machinery from the factory. They wish to shift the factory's aluminium shop to their plant in Greater Noida, U.P. The attempt was foiled by the workers, who started a continuous watch at the factory gate. To facilitate its shifting, thirty-three workers who...
22 Apr 2002
रिपोर्ट रुद्रपुर, उत्तरांचल स्थित जेनसेट बनाने वाली हौंडा सिएल पॉवर प्रोडक्ट्स लिमिटेड में धीरे- धीरे फैक्ट्री को बंद करने की कोशिश के खिलाफ कर्मचारियों के संघर्ष की दास्ताँ सामने रखती है| इस रिपोर्ट में बहुत स्पष्ट तरीके से उत्पादन के बदलते तरीकों को रेखंकित किया गया है जिनके चलते पूँजी और मजदूरों के बीच का टकराव और ज्यादा बढ़ा है| ठेका मजदूरी का बढ़ना, उत्पादन व् प्रोसेसिंग की कुछ प्रक्रियायों को...
15 Apr 2002
After the burning of a railway compartment in Godhara in 2002, in which 57 Hindus died, the country witnessed one of the worst state sponsored genocide in Gujarat that continued for over three months. Attacks on Muslims took place in 19 districts of the state resulting in the killing of over a thousand of them. Lakhs were rendered homeless and jobless after loosing their houses, business,...
19 Feb 2002
The report is an account based on the findings of the inquiries made by a PUDR team on receiving reports of harassment of Kashmiri residents of Delhi between January 6 to 30. For reasons of security the names are being withheld. What follows is an account of the experience of Kashmiris whom we met in different localities over a period of three weeks in January 2002. Rather than provide...