FACT FINDING

Team Visits Victims of Gujarat Anti-Dalit Atrocity

Modi rule has unleashed repression and atrocities on dalits, adivasis, women and Muslims. The latest such episode has been the incident of brutal stripping and thrashing of dalit youths in Gujarat, and the incidents of Chikmagaluru (Karnataka) where cow-vigilantes beat

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Gumudumaha Massacre in Odisha

A joint fact-finding team visited Gumudumaha village in Paranpanga panchayat in Kandhamal district of Odisha to investigate the killing of five civilians in firing by security forces. The security forces claimed that the civilians including a 2-month-old baby were killed

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Fact-Finding Report on Kandhamal Situation

A CPI(ML) fact-finding team visited Orissa’s Kandhamal District on 15-16 October, 2008. The team, comprising CPI(ML) CC members Rajaram and Bahadur Oraon, Orissa State Committee members Comrades Yudhistir Mahapatra and Radhakant Sethi, AICCTU National Councillor Mahendra Parida, Jharkhand

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Bastar: Where The Constitution Stands Suspended

The Nobodies Who don't speak languages, but dialects. Who don't have religions, but superstitions. Who don't create art, but handicrafts. Who don't have culture, but folklore. Who are not human beings, but human resources. Who do not have faces, but

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AIPF Fact-Finding Team To Bastar

An 8-member fact-finding team of All India People’s Forum visited four districts of Chhattisgarh (Bastar, Dantewada, Sukma and Bijapur) between 8-11 June 2016. The fact-finding team spoke to several victims of systematic communal violence against Christians. At several villages, resolutions

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Anatomy of a School Stampede

Based on the findings of a fact finding team that visited the Government Girls Senior Secondary School (GGSSS: 1104153), Khajuri Khas, Delhi where several girls got injured and five died in a stampede. The members of the team included Professor Azra

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The Vedic Village Scam

Ugly and Tragic Culmination of the Social Democratic Model of Development (Abridged version of an article by Partha Ghosh published in Deshabrati, 17 September 2009, with additional inputs from Rajarhat comrades.) A local level football match played on 23 August at a place

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Fact-finding report on Atrocities against Dalits in Karnataka

[A team of various human rights groups, dalit groups and women’s organizations visited Chitradurga to investigate reports of atrocities on dalits in three villages. The team included members of PUCL-K, AIPWA, PDF, HRFDL-K, and Janapara Vedike. HRFDL-K activists at

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CPI(ML) Fact-finding Report

(On 2 March, communal riots broke out in Bareilly, centre of Rohilkhand and known for communal harmony. A 5-member CPI(ML) team comprising CC Member Krishna Adhikari, State Standing Committee member Afroz Alam, State Committee member Rohitas Rajput, People's Union for

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Killings of Journalists, Activists, Citizens in Bihar

Incidences of crime in Bihar have been steadily on the rise after the Bihar Assembly elections. In the most recent incident journalist Rajdev Ranjan of the ‘Hindustan’ newspaper was brutally murdered in Siwan. Just a few days earlier, ruling party

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CPI(ML) Team Visits Sompeta

[A fact-finding team of the CPI(ML) comprising CC Members Comrades Kshitish Biswal, B. Bangar Rao, and M. Malleswar Rao, as well as AP State Committee member Murali Rao, Sanyasi Rao, 5 comrades of Srikakulam and some other comrades visited Sompeta

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Delhi Building Collapse: Crime Against Unorganised Workers

[CPI(ML) teams conducted an investigation into the collapse of a building in Laxminagar, in which a large number of workers and their families were killed. A team comprising CPI(ML) CCM Prabhat Kumar, Delhi State Committee members Amarnath Tiwari

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