Bulletins

2018

  • May 2018

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    Rajindar Sachar, former President of PUCL is No More!

    ARTICLES, REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

    • India needs Draupadi and not Savitri - Rajindar Sachar
    • Loss of a Sane Voice in Troubled Times - Sanjay Parikh
    • Tribute to Justice Sachar - Prabhakar Sinha
    • In Memory of Rajindar Sachar: Salutes to a Legal Giant, Passionate Democrat, Genial Humanist, Friend of the Poor - Dr. V. Suresh
    • Reminiscences: The Cycling Judge Sahib - Kavita Srivastava
    • Remembering an Indian Human Rights Hero - Pushkar Raj
    • Justice Rajindar Sachar 1923-2018: Our Finest Has Gone - Qurban Ali
    • India Needs More Personalities Like Justice Sachar - Ashish Joshi
    • Obituary: Sachar Saheb: A Unique Personality with Socialist Vision - Prem Singh
    • Former Civil Servants Slam Modi's 'Belated Promises' on Kathua, Unnao Rape Cases

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • Justice Rajindar Sachar passes away
    • Condolence messages for Justice Sachar
    • PUCl Karnataka: Press Release on PFI Ban in Jharkhand
    • Press Statement of Greater Chennai Unit, PUCL
    • Joint Press Note on 25th March 2018, Imphal

     

  • Apr 2018

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    PUCL Statement: How Indian Democracy Has Been Sold to the Corrupt Rich! - Prabhakar Sinha

    ARTICLES, REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

    • Time Travel with Neelabh Mishra - Anant Maringanti
    • A Brave and Generous Spirit: Neelabh Mishra (1960-2018) - Ilina Sen
    • Both Patel and Nehru were the Need of the Hour in 1947-48 - Rajindar Sachar
    • Finance Minister Misrepresents Facts about Aadhaar and Unique ID in his Budget Speech - Gopal Krishna
    • Status of Human Rights Defenders in India: Extract from Report 2018
    • No Conflict between Hindi and State Regional Languages - Rajindar Sachar
    • Free Azad Campaign: Call for Release of Chandrashekhar Azad 'Ravan', India's Malcolm X!
    • Death Penalty Should Stay, say 12 out of 14 states, Uts - Rahul Tripathi

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • Neelabh Mishra is No More
    • Press Statement by Citizen's Forum for Civil Liberties on the Aadhaar Issue

    PUCL Odisha: PUCL Statement on the Arrest of Advocate Upendra Nayak

    • PUDR Press Release: Condemn the Ban on PFI in Jharkhand
    • PUDR Condemns Unjustified Cancellation of LG Worker's Union
  • Mar 2018

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    PUCL STATEMENT: PUCL Salutes the memory of Asma Jahangir

    REPORTS, ARTICLES, & DOCUMENTS

    • Asma Jahangir, a Gutsy Rights Activist who Pulled No Punches when Criticising either India or Pakistan - Shivam Vij
    • Is Democracy in Danger? - S.G. Vombatkere
    • Fundamental and Inalienable Right of Disabled Persons to Possess Assistive Devices - Vikas Gupta
    • Goa Temple Denies Access to Wheelchair-Bound Girl
    • Hidden in Budget 2018, Blatant Subterfuge on Political Funding - Jagdeep S. Chhokar
    • Jaitley's Electoral Bonds are Proof that Political Parties are Sovereign in India and Not the People 
    • NHRC asks TN Govt for its "Action Taken Report" on Pesticide Poisonings that Killed 9 and Hospitalized 500+ farmers 
    • Anti-Dalit Violence by RSS in Kerala, Feb 2018
    • Rajasthan Rally demands End of "Targeting" of Muslim Cow Breeders
    • Summary of a Talk given on "The Parallel Rise of Sectarianism in the Muslim World and Islamophobia"

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • Letter by Justice Sachar to Hina Jilani
    • Entry to Lok Sabha Spectators' Gallery Denied by Security Staff on a Visit Organised by ASE JNU
    • TN & Puducherry PUCL: Press Statement on Corruption in Appointing College and University Teachers
    • PUDR Press Release Anti-Displacement Activist Damodar Turi
    • Swaraj Abhiyan: Press Note: West Bengal Campaign for Judicial Accountability & Reforms
    • Press Release: Campaign for "Back to Ballot" - Its not the question of EVMs alone but Democracy at Stake

     

  • Feb 2018

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    EDITORIAL: Challenges Before The Human Rights Movement in 2018 - V. Suresh

    ARTICLES, REPORTS, & DOCUMENTS

    • A Fatal Blow To Be Judiciary - Rajindar Sachar
    • Master of the Roster and Judicial Norms - N. D. Pancholi
    • Reflection on the Press Meeting of SC Judges - Prabhakar Sinha
    • Media Report of Meeting Organised by PUCL Delhi 
    • Report from Venkatesh Nayak of CHRI: RTI Reveals - Even After Four Decades 
    • Ongoing State Violations of Human Rights in India Must End - Pushkar Raj
    • Triple Tallaq Bill: A Response - Rajindar Sachar
    • Caste Adrift: Violence at Pune, Mumbai speaks of distorted political economy, communities failed by political leaderships - Suhas Palshikar
    • Inciting Mutiny: Are Governments Complicit - Major General S.G. Vombatkere
    • Account for Narmada Water Being Used By All

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • PUCL Statement on Concerns Raised by 4 Seniormost SC Judges
    • Delhi PUCL: We Salute the Four Hon'ble Judges
    • Gujarat PUCL: Stand by the Judges in Defense of the Constitution 
    • PUCL Maharashtra: Statement Condemning the Attack by Hindu Religious Extremists at Bhima Koregaon
    • Condolence Messages: Prof. Vinay Kantha is No More
    • Rajasthan PUCL: Jaipur for Aman & Sadbhavana Rally
    • Statement as given below is issued on current situation at Bhangor: Open Letter to CM, West Bengal
    • Press Statement of PUCL Tamil Nadu & Puducherry
  • Jan 2018

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    EDITORIAL

    "We Shall Overcome!" Challenges Before the Human Rights Movement - V. Suresh

    ARTICLES, REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

    • The Reality of the Rohingya - Ravi Nair
    • Why Biometric Aadhaar Database Project Should Be Abandoned - Gopal Krishna
    • Claims of Savings from Aadhaar are an Exercise in Puffery - Gopal Krishna
    • Nehru's Role in India - Rajindar Sachar
    • Indian Media Facing Persecution and Control - Pushkar Raj
    • Women Representation in Parliament and States Legislature - Rajindar Sachar

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • PUCL Bihar Condemns the Ill-treatment of Professor G.N. Saibaba in Nagpur Prison
    • PUDR Press Releases
      • Condemn the Continued Violation of Rule of Law and use of Draconian Legal Provisions in Kashmir
      • Code on Wage Bill 2017 - A Proposed Legislation Violating the Rights of the Workers
    • Press Note of Concerned Citizens of Vadodara
    • Letter to Chief Justice of India, Supreme Court of India - Prabhakar Sinha
    • TN & Puducherry PUCL: Tamil Nadu- The Emergence of Police State and the Shrinking of Democratic Space
    • Odisha PUCL: The Commission of Enquiry Report on the Incident of Kalinganagar Firing

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