Odisha

Bhadrak Riots: OHRC seeks Report from Govt

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2017-06-23 11:40

Thumbnail-Bhadrak-violenceBhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has sought a report from the Government of Odisha over allegation that the police administration and concerned officials at the state level did not follow guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) set by Union Ministry of Home Affairs to maintain communal harmony, leading to a communal riot in Bhadrak during the month of April, 2017.

POSCO Withdraws, But Repression Must Stop, Land Must Be Returned

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2017-03-31 13:29

As you may know from the media about recent the statement by Odisha’s Industry Minister, Devi Prasad Mishra that “POSCO confirmed the withdrawal of its project by requesting the Odisha government to take back the land transferred in its name”. We strongly believe this is not just a victory for our people but also the victory for the all the peasants, fisher folks, forest dwellers who are democratically fighting to protect their land, livelihood and environment. This is a victory against false propaganda, intimidation, false cases and threats of forcible eviction.

Unite to fight against Odisha Government’s Anti-people Policy

Submitted by admin on Mon, 2015-07-20 10:22

Image removed.Progressive organisations fighting for people’s rights came together to protest in front of the Odisha Bhavan in New Delhi on 7th July 2015. The protest took place in the light of the Odisha government’s anti-people policy selling land to large corporations. People of Sipasarubali in Puri district have been fighting against the indiscriminate selling of the land by the government to “Developers”.