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PUDR Issues Statement Against 'Supreme Injustice' in Sexual Harassment Case Against CJI Ranjan Gogoi

"Today these are the rights of a working woman, but they set a precedent for the decimation of fundamental rights of all citizens and not just those who are already disadvantaged."

War on Democracy in Kashmir

A fter bullets, pellets, and deaths, after curfew, clampdowns on mobile internet and on cable television, the Indian state has further exacerbated the war on people in Kashmir.

Manual Scavenging Must End

Manual scavenging is a caste-based occupation wherein certain sub-castes of Dalits are condemned to manually clean, carry, dispose or handle human excreta from dry latrines and sewers.

VC Must Go

The Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) strongly condemns the brutal police action on students and teachers at the University of Hyderabad campus on 22March 2016. Students were protesting the return of the vice chancellor (VC) Appa Rao Podile to the campus, and official duties.

State 'Tolerance' of Mob Violence 

In the early hours of 18 March 2016, Mohammad Majloom Ansari (35) and Inayatullah Khan (12) were found hanging from a tree in the Balumath forest area in Latehar, Jharkhand.

How Democracy 'Uses' a Colonial Law

Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) has continually critiqued the existence of the colonial law of sedition and its unconstitutional application at the behest of those who hold state power.

Admission Opens a Can of Worms

On 23 July 2009, the Manipur police claimed to have had an encounter with a “People’s Liberation Army Cadre” Sanjit, in which he died.

Hyderabad University's Casteist Actions

Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) strongly condemns the authorities of the Central University of Hyderabad for their caste-based victimisation of Dalit students, which, on 17 January 2016, resulted in Rohith Vemula, a Dalit research scholar in science technology and society studies, comm


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