PUCL Index 2001

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National
December
Terror Masquerades as an Anti-Terrorism Ordinance -- By Rajindar Sachar
Some questions on POTO -- By Y.P. Chhibbar
A critical look at 25 years of PUCL -- By Rajni Kothari
Poverty amidst plenty -- By M. A. Rane
Shocking neglect of rights of disabled persons - By Javed Abidi
Hindustan Lever Employees demand voluntary retirement scheme
November
25 Years -- By Y.P. Chhibbar
PUCL Completes 25 Years -- By Y. P. Chhibbar & Mahi Pal Singh
Shri Krishan Kant's Address: A Saga of Dedication
Special Edition: JP MEMORIAL LECTURES
Fight Caste in Delhi, Not in Durban -- By Rajindar Sachar
Plight of Government Schools: Who is Responsible? -- By Mahi Pal Singh

Fight Caste in Delhi, Not in Durban -- By Rajindar Sachar
October

National Council Proceedings 2001
PUCL Gen. Sec's report to National Council
PUCL Gen. Sec's note on the auditors report
Amnesty International Report on India, 2001
Diminishing Human Rights By K. G. Kannabiran
September
Restrictions on international meetings undemocratic
Female Foeticide and Infanticide in India - Baha'i View Point
Citizens call for abolition of caste and race based discrimination
Book review: The Servai Legacy
The New Jaataka Tales -- By Rajendra Yadav
August
Race and caste By Kalpana Kannabiran
JP on defections By TVR Shenoy
PUCL National Council, 2001
Journalist receives 6 months imprisonment for contempt of court -- A correction
Erosion of civil liberties By Kuldip Nayar
July
'PUCL has done pioneering work in human rights' says India Centre
Abuses by police mounting By Kuldeep Nayar
PUCL internet list formed
A debate on caste and race: Soli Soarbjee, Smita Narula, Basil Fernando, P. N. Bhagwati
Human Rights in the 21st Century -- By G. Haragopal
We, the other people K.G. Kannabiran
Nation in Disarray By Rajindar Sachar
June
When Supreme Court struck down the Habeas Corpus By Jos Peter D'Souza

Journalist receives 6 months imprisonment for contempt of court By Y. P. Chhibbar
Destruction of Buddhist monuments and Babri Masjid By Anand Patwardhan
Judicial Redress By K.G. Kannabiran
The Two Faces of Public Health By Ritu Priya
NHRC calls for assistance for people displaced by land acquisitions
May
Illegal ban on sale of meat By Syed Shahabuddin
Dr. Vineeta Gupta & Bhure Lal (IAS) Conferred Awards for Fighting Corruption
Inquiry Commission No Substitute By K. G. Kannabiran
Twentieth PUCL Journalism for Human Rights Award & 21st JP Memorial Lecture
Impounding of V. T. Rajsheker's passport a 'dangerous trend'
Harassment at Work By D. Nagasaila & V. Suresh
Fali Sam Nariman Felicitated
April
Contempt Law and Human Rights. By K. G. Kannabiran
Ayodhya: Are Human Rights Safe in a Soft State?
By Rajinder Sachar
Why India Should Oppose the Right to Self-determination. By Balraj Puri
March
Jungle Raj Vs. The Rule of Law: The Veerappan Affair. By Mahi Pal Singh
NHRC Observes Human Rights Day
February
The human rights controversy
Religion, faith, and reason By Asghar Ali engineer

Communalism, By R. M. Pal

January

Dalits at the Indian Institutes of Technology
Attempts to subvert 'Samatha' Judgement
Supreme judgement on Narmada
Narmada: a human rights issue
Children's Code Bill
Martin Macwan honoured by Human Rights watch
Amnesty International's campaign against torture in India
Amnesty International's concerns in India
Private tangles -- Family Courts
Manu's Statue
P. Sainath & teesta Honoured
Comments on Law Panel report invited

Right to life in Jeopardy

International
December
Human Rights in Pakistan -- By (Major) Sangeeta Tomar
America's Afghan War -- By K.G. Kannabiran
September
Bhutan Govt. Trying to Block NGO Participation in International Conferences

Persecution of Christians in Bhutan
August
S. Asian justice systems inadequete in combating torture
Tragedy in Nepal
July
Afghanistan: Taliban actions are an affront to civil liberties
June
European Union adopts guidelines to combat torture
UNCHR annual session, a mixed bag
USA: A Weapon for Suppressing Dissent By Frank Morales
April
AI: Children and the Death Penalty; Executions Worldwide Since 1990
January
Pakistan: Sexual Harassment at SmithKline Beecham
Kuwait: Indian maids stranded

Andhra Pradesh
March
AP PUCL intervenes on behalf of bonded labourers in Palamoori
NHRC wants prosecution of army personnel
February
Human Rights violations in the State
January
Killing of an APCLC activist condemned

Assam
July
Ram Deo Chauhan is facing Execution

Bihar
December
Police Atrocities on "Dhangars" of Bettiah, West Champaran - By Pankaj and Anjani Kumar Sinha, Arun Kumar Das
Protest aginst criminal-police-politician nexus
Appointments to State Human Rights Commission are politically motivated
Elections to the Bihar & Jharkhand Branch PUCL
October
Report on death in police custody of Shri Anil Pandey
Encounter Between the Police and Md. Shahabuddin's Group at Pratappur, District-Siwan on 16.03.2001
July
Police fail to arrest the rich and the powerful, while thousands of poor languish in Bihar's jails

PUCL Begusarai report
PUCL publication: Loktantra mein soochnaa kaa adhikaar (Hindi)
May
Death in prison of T. A. K Murty
April
Tapkara Police Firing Report
Killing of Adivasi's at Tapkara condemned
Arrested for possessing naxalite literature
March
Report on Moonidih Police Firing
World Human Rights Day Observed
February
Police Atrocity Against Women of Senari, Jehanabad
Judicial Impropriety
Inhuman conditions in Dhanbad District Jail

Delhi
December
Obituaty: Sudesh Vaid
June
Reforming the Election Law By Gopa Joshi
April
PUCL-Delhi Report (Sept.1999-Nov.2000) By Gopa Joshi
Unemployment Crisis Due to Shifting of Polluting Units From Delhi
March
Report: Killing of Mohmad Irshad
Report: Killing of Ashwani Kumar Gandhi
Report on Ranjit Singhs arrest by the Narcotics Police in Madangir
Young women saved

February

Delhi State PUCL demands relief for police victims

Gujarat
September
Distressing human rights situation in Gujarat
A letter from Legal Aid And Human Rights Centre
April
Gujarat high court appoints a ombudsman to oversee relief operations
March
Earthquake in Gujarat: Nature's Fury, Human Folly By Devavrat N. Pathak
Some Thoughts from Bhuj and Anjaar By Anwar Jamal and Sehjo Singh
Unprecedented Tragedy
Reconstruction of earthquake affected areas of Gujarat
February
Police terror in the adivasi community in Kevadia
January
Need for State Level Human Rights Commission and District Courts

Jammu and Kashmir
December
A statement on the controversy over the Resettlement bill -- By Mr. Balraj Puri
October

Dress code demand in Kashmir
September
Extra powers to armed forces will lead to misuse
June
Mohammad Yousuf Sofi arrested
April
AI: Massrat Alam facing serious torture or death
January
Books on Kashmir
February
From ceasefire to peace in J & K

Jharkhand
May
Yet Another Custodial Death

Karnataka
Human rights violations of sexual minorities
PUCL Press Release: Rampant violation of rights of sexuality minorities
December
PUCL Shimoga: A Report on Activities
September
Untouchability in Udipi
August
Death in police custody at Kota, Udupi
More opposition to Karnataka's crime bill
June
Karnataka Organised Crime Bill will undermine civil liberties

Kerala
May

Obituary: Justice T. Chandrasekhara Menon
June
Justice Menon, an inspiration to human rights activists

Maharashtra
December
Human Rights in the Twenty First Century -- By Justice S.M. Daud
Obituary: N. Y. Dole
November
Police suppress an anti-war protest and provoke communal riots in Malegoan, Maharashtra
September

Maharashtra govt. stalling on Srikrishna commission's report on massive killings of muslims in Mumbai By Asgher Ali Engineer

Adivasis' struggle for land rights in Puntamba

Concern for safety of John Abraham, an activist in Puntamba
August
Police kill tribal activists during a land rights agitation in Puntamba, Maharashtra
March
School Teachers Get Justice. By R. P. Nene

Madhya Pradesh
August
Maheshwar dam is not sustainable
April
1000 Tribal Families Affected by the Man Project
February
Targeting people's organisation in the name of Naxalism

Manipur
December
Fast to protest abuses by the army -- N. Vijay Lakshmi,
October
Panchyati Raj: The Manipur experience
August
Ceasefire could snap unity between the Nagas and Meities
PUCL appeals for peace following a violent agitation
July
Violence in Manipur -- By Y. P. Chhibbar
January
Committee to study 'Disturbed Areas'

Nagaland
June
Civil groups call for repeal of undemocratic laws in Naga areas
Muivah's deportation to India will setback the peace process -- By Tapan Bose
January
UNHCR rejects Th Muivah's application

Orissa
February
Maikanch report: Use of lethal force on un armed adivasis
Maikanch: Kannabiran's letter to CM

Punjab
August
14-year old victim of police rape and torture demands justice
Punjab medics group condemned for protecting a doctor accused of rape
Dr. Vineeta Gupta facing intensified harassment from governmnt
Dr. Vineeta Gupta, Human rights activist detained illegally
June
Role of a state official in a rape case condemned
February
Price she paid for Punjab State Family Planning services at Sangrur
Chained girl rescued
Move to regularize un-authorised constructions condemned

Rajasthan
November
Communal incidences in Nasirabad Town
Rajasthan PUCL Writ in Supreme Court on Famine Deaths
September
The Struggle Over the Lava Ka Baas Recharge Structure Continues
August
Sexual and caste harassment of a dalit judge
July
PUCL petitions Supreme Court on starvation deaths
March
Obituary: Dr. ved Kumari
January
Narayan Sewa Sansthan

Tamil Nadu
December
Casteism, Intolerance and Instruments of Law -- By Justice Dr. K. Ramaswamy, Member, N.H.R.C.
September
Untouchability in Karacheri
Human rights group condemns the arrest of M. Karunanidhi
August
Advocates in dalit murder case threathened
Misuse of police in Chennai By Y. P. Chhibbar
July
Brahmins Dominate IIT-Chennai Faculties
June
Report: Anaikatti Hills Adivasis struggle to retain their lands
Changes proposed to the Juvenile Justice bill
April
Case Study of a Rape Victim. -- By Sudha Ramalingam

Amendment to remove the ceiling on maintenance to destitutes may be withdrawn by Govt. Exploitation of labour at Valparai tea estate

Utaranachal
November
What is Needed is Real Democracy at All Levels -- By R.P. Dhasmana
March
Tragic case of Chandra Ram. By Suvarna

Uttar Pradesh
December
State terrorism and human rights
October
PUCL Banda, UP investigates a rape case
September
Growing atrocities against dalits in Uttar Pradesh By Subhashini Ali

Police firing at Kurhani
Arrest of sexual health workers in Lucknow
August
Shockng human rights violations in juvenile home
July
Communal carnage in Kanpur By R. M. Pal
Human rights violations in UP in the month of April 2001
NHRC orders compensation to victim of Army harrassment
May
Desecration of Muslim graves in Jalalabad By Suhel Khan
Killing of 25 Muslims in Kanpur By Syed shahabuddin
April
UP PUCL protests killing of APCLC leader, Ali Azamin
Bharat Gandhi, Social Worker arrested at a peaceful protest
February
Hashimpura: Is their any hope of justice?

West Bengal
December
Recommendations for reforming the judiciary
July
Paresh Banerjee Dead
June
Jamshedpur PUCL AGM
May
Headmaster Balaram Ratha Honoured
January
Discussion with NHRC in New Delhi
February
Obituary: Gour kishore Ghosh By R. M. Pal

 

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