Monthly Archives: February 2012

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY REQUESTED TO PROBE BRUTAL ATTACK ON WOMEN & PMANE PREPRESENTATIVES IN TAMIL NADU

On January 31, 2012, two representatives of PMANE (People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy) accompanied by twenty women who have been peacefully opposing the Koodankulam Nuclear Power plant (KNPP) were brutally attacked in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu by Hindu Munnani goons accompanied by local Congress leaders. Below is a letter to the Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu requesting an immediate probe into the matter Continue reading

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BRUTAL CORPORATE ATTACK ON PEACEFUL PROTESTERS IN ODISHA

As the nation gears up for Republic Day celebrations, to applaud and showcase India as an economic power, we expose the other side of this rise to power – as thousands of steel plant workers are  brutally attacked by corporate goons on the eve of India’s completion of its 62nd year as a Republic. What does this say about the cost of India’s industrial growth?

JOINT STATEMENT

We are extremely shocked and distressed over the barbaric inhuman violence on peaceful protesters especially women by the security guards and hired goons of Jindal steel plant in Angul, Odisha.  There has been series of attacks on unarmed peaceful protesters against forcibly land grab all over Odisha.  On 25th January 2012 when the entire Nation was gearing up for the Republic day celebrations and the Indian ruling classes, the big business and the corporate media was busy trumpeting the arrival of India’s major economical power house, the recurring brutal violence by the corporate goons on mass movements in ODISHA exposes the hollowness of our rulers claim of India being the world largest democracy.

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