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Why It Was Important to Win the Silicosis Case in Supreme Court

In a country where the occupational health of unorganised workers goes completely unnoticed, the Supreme Court’s judgment in the Silicosis case strengthens the long struggle of migrant workers in Madhya Pradesh holding the state accountable for life-threatening work conditions.

Maruti Workers' Right to Protest

Imaan Khan, an active member of the provisional working committee, Maruti Suzuki Workers Union (MSWU), was picked up by the Haryana police on the morning of 24 January 2013, just before a press conference of the union was to begin from outside the union office of Sarva Karmachari Sangh in Civil...

War Crimes

The People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) deplores the bestial deeds of the two warring sides in Latehar district of Jharkhand during the early hours of 8 January 2013. Mutilating the body of a dead person is unacceptable under any circumstance. To do so in war on the body of a dead combatant...

The Real Divide in Bastar

The large rally-cum-publicmeeting of adivasi peasants, organised by the Bastar Sambhag Kisan Sangharsh Samiti on 1 June in Jagdalpur, opposing the construction of the Bodh Ghat dam and the privatisation of mines and river water resources was an eye-opener. In the savage war for "development" in Bastar, the wrath of the people is reserved for the state, which for decades treated them as less than human and is now busy promoting rapacious capitalism.
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