Reports - Year Wise

20 Jul 2013
On November 14, 2012, media reported that five Maoists had been killed and one red rebel captured during an encounter between the security forces and the Sabyasachi Panda faction in the Bhaliaguda forest area of Gobindapur panchayat of Gajapati district (bordering Ganjam), which falls in the jurisdiction of Mohana Police Station. Two independent teams (Human Rights Forum [HRF) and Odisha...
25 May 2013
 This report is the outcome of PUDR investigation undertken after the incident of 18 July 2012, at the Manesar unit of Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), in which an HR manager died and some other managers as well as workers were injured. PUDR investgated the context and implications of this incident, which the media projected as an isolated act of horrific violence. This report also...
19 Apr 2013
 This resolution was adopted by JKCCS in a public meeting on Asia Jeenlan's ninth death anniversay held in Srinagar on 20th April 2013. The theme of the public meeting was Institutional Violance: The Indian State in Jammu & Kashmir. The resolution was endorsed by Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisations, who were present in the public meeting and also by other 200 participants....
30 Jan 2013
 It has been over a decade since Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar into a separate state. In this period the state has witnessed a new face of people’s movements against displacement and of armed repression by the state. News of the multitude of growing people’s movements around the right to water, forest and land has accompanied news of Operation Green Hunt, a joint programme of...
15 Jan 2013
 In light of the growing protests against the mega dams coming up in the Brahmaputra and Barak valleys, CDRO decided to send an all-India fact finding team to these areas. An eight member team visited the three states of the north east,  Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, between 18-23 April 2012. The team specifically looked into the Hydro Electric Projects of Tipaimukh (Manipur),...
07 Jan 2013
 On 31 January 2012, news of yet another ‘mystery death’ at Tihar made it to the papers. Unlike earlier cases, this death sparked off angry protests by hundreds of family members and neighbours of Naim, the person who had died (see Times of India, New Delhi edition, 31 January 2012, p. 2).Family members did not want Naim’s post mortem to be conducted at Deen Dayal Upadhyay...
06 Jan 2013
While PUDR understands that Indian society is deeply patriachal, it also believes that the Indian state is primarily responsible for the sorry state of women's rights in this country, and that its actions enforces and sustains the inequality of women in the family, community and society. The fact is that rape is a crime whose basis lies in the operation of power: patriarchal, class, caste,...