Bulletins

2017

  • Dec 2017

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    Presidential Address for National Council Meeting 'PUCL: The Road Ahead' - Ravi Kiran Jain

    ARTICLES, REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

    • Minutes of Meeting: National Executive Meeting on 1-2nd July, 2017 in Jaipur 
    • Chhattisgarh State Report for NC Meeting on 18-19th November 2017
    • Delhi PUCL Report presenting in the NC Meeting in Delhi
    • TN PUCL Activities Report January-November 2017

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • TN & Puducherry PUCL Press Release: PUCL Condemns the Arrest of Cartoonist Bala
    • Rajasthan PUCL Letter to the CM, Japiur: Joint Memorandum by Organisations from Rajasthan
  • Nov 2017

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    EDITORIAL

    Judiciary Embarassed - Rajindar Sachar

    ARTICLES, REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

    • Sectarianism Suppressing Democratic Right of Expression - Ram Puniyani
    • PUCL Rajasthan Memorandum: Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Women Students' Agitation Issue
    • Rajasthan's Ordinance Shields the Corrupt, Threatens the Media and Whistle-blowers
    • Withdraw Ordinance Protecting Public Servants: Editors Guild to Raj Govt. Letter says the ordinance 'is bent on buldgeoning the messenger'
    • Interview with Colin Gonsalves, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court
    • PUCL Kerala: Depraved Political Bureaucracy Under-Trial - Abraham Chettiserry
    • PUCL Karnataka Gokarna Fact-Finding Report: Deaths of 3 Adivasis in Gokarna reportedly due to starvation
    • India Becoming DAngerous for Intellectuals, Social Activists - Pushkar Raj
    • The Satyagraha Demanding 0% GST on Hand-made Sector is a Movement to Realise a Promise made in the Indian Constitution
    • Can Science Survive the Onslaught of Blind Faith? - Ram Puniyani
    • A Plea for Justice - Women Reservation in Parliament and State Legislatures - Rajindar Sachar

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • PUCL Rajasthan: Statement on Amendments to Criminal Law relating to Corruption
    • The Ordinance is a "Pernicious Instrument" to Harass the Media, The Editors Guild said in a statement
  • Oct 2017

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    PUCL Statement on the Assasination of Gauri Lankesh

    ARTICLES, REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

    • Lessons from Gauri Lankesh's Murder - Shekhar Gupta
    • Every Citizen Has an Equal Right on India, Whatever be his Religion - Prabhakar Sinha
    • HIndutva Rule & Anarchy are Two Sides of the Same Coin - Shamsul Islam
    • The Rohingya Crisis and The Indian People: A Note
    • The Rohingyas: Don't They have any Claim on Mother Earth? - Prabhakar Sinha
    • Silence Then, Silence Now: Lessons for India - Vishnu Sharma
    • Deporting Rohingya Refugees: Why the Centre is Wrong Despite Claims of Threat to National Security - Ipsita Chakravarty
    • Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya?
    • Silencing the Writer - Pushkar Raj
    • A Cruel Joke on the Poor of India - Rajindar Sachar
    • Biggest Challenge Facing the Bullet Train: 825 Hecatres of Land
    • "Mann Kee Baat" states that Violence will Not Be Tolerated - Gautam Thaker

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • NAPM Statement on Killing of Gauri Lankesh: Demands Time-Bound HIgh Level Judicial Inquiry
    • IAPL Condemns the Harassment of Kashmiri Lawyers by the NIA
    • Chhattisgarh PUCL: Solidarity with Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar
    • Gujarat PUCL: Letter to the President of India Regarding Saurashtra-Narmada Avataran Irrigation Yojana
    • On the recently announced Bullet Train Project
    • Press Statement by Justice Sachar
  • Sep 2017

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    EDITORIAL

    Why and How "Secularism" in Our Constitution - Ravi Kiran Jain

    ARTICLES, REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

    • Some Aspects of the Inaugural Speech of the President of India - Rajindar Sachar
    • Handbook for Assessing Police Action in Riots - Swapna Sundar
    • Online Campaign Demanding Release of Medha Patkar and others: Why this is important
    • Why Protest Against Rise of Violence in India is Significant - Pushkar Raj
    • Summary Report of Mumbai Meeting: Re-Launch of PUCL Maharashtra
    • President's Concept Note for the Meeting on Re-Launch of PUCL Maharashtra
    • Struggles With and For the 'Occupied' Minds of the Masses - Rohit Prajapati
    • Emergency should Never be Forgotten - Kuldip Nayar
    • Privacy in Internet era: Four Government Surveillance Programs You Must Know About - Dwarak Balasubramaniam
    • Sectarian Refugee Policy Underway as Modi Sarkar plans to Deport Rohingya Muslims - Saif Ahmad Khan

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • Gujarat PUCL Press Statement: Close the Gates of Sardar Sarovar Dam on July 31st 
    • PUDR Press Statements
      • Supreme Court Admits Plea against the Army in Pathribal Killings
      • Condemn Exploitation and Harassment of Workers at Vivo India Pvt. Ltd
      • Simmering Social Impunity: A Report on Incidents of Rajput Intolerance to Dalit Assertion in Saharanpur
    • Press Note on 9th Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer Memorial Lecture delivered by Prof. Sukhdeo Thorat

     

  • Aug 2017

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    PUCL Condemns the Criminal Complaint against AIB and its Founders! Indian Police and Politicians need Humor Appreciation Training!

    ARTICLES, REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

    • Minorities: A Sacred Trust - Rajindar Sachar
    • Vigilante Politics and Failure of Law in India - Pushkar Raj
    • Remembering Justice Tarkunde - Ashok Kumar Panda
    • A Dangerous Arrogance of Power in Setting In - Harish Khare
    • Environmental Defenders being Killed in record Numbers Globally, New research Reveals - Jonathan Watss and John Vidal
    • Karnataka PUCL: Report of the Fact Finding Team of PUCL Mysore and other groups on Social Boycott on the issue of Inter-Caste Marriage in Davangere District
    • Appeal from the NAPM Movement: Another Attack on People's Movements by Madhya Pradesh Govt.
    • Free Speech, Nationalism, and Sedition - Niharika Jain
    • Report of the Seven Days Fast against Mob-Lynching Ended
    • Extracts from Report: SAHRDC on First Draft of the Report on the NHRC
    • Odisha PUCL: Communal Violence in Bhadrak

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • Press Statement: PUCL Condemns the Killings of Amarnath Yatris!
    • Delhi PUCL: Resolution for the Anti-Emergency Day Meeting
    • Counter Currents has released a new book: "The Political Economy of Beef Ban"

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