PUCL

  • PUCL alleges rights violation during arrest of IM suspects May 2, 2014

    A human rights body on Friday alleged that serious rights violations were committed by police forces while picking up suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives in Jaipur, Jodhpur and Sikar in March this year. In a 44-page fact-finding report, the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) also raised doubts about the timing of...
  • 'Kudankulam plant faked emergency drill' July 8, 2012

    Chennai: The official claim of having conducted a mandatory three-stage emergency drill at Nakkaneri hamlet, situated within 7 km from the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) in Tirunelveli district, on June 9 was termed 'a blatant lie' by the People's Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL), which sent a fact-finding team...
  • Govt to allocate 5 mn tonnes foodgrain to PDS May 14, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Saturday directed the government to allocate additional five million tonnes of food grains to the 150 poorest districts of the country under supervision of a committee appointed by it. A bench of justices Dalveer Bhandari and Deepak Verma asked the government to distribute the additional...
  • Dr Sen's wife calls his conviction 'scandalous' December 24, 2010

    Raipur: Ilina Sen, the wife of Dr Binayak Sen, termed the conviction of her husband for treason and waging war against the state a scandalous situation. Slamming the judgement by a Raipur Additional District and Sessions Court, Ilina said, "I don't agree with the judgement at all. This is a scandalous...
  • Activist held, PUCL members outraged May 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The signs held by Human Rights activists protesting the arrest of Dr Binayak Sen clearly spelt out their demands. They demanded that the Chhatisgarh Special Public Security Act and Unlawful Activities Prevention Act — the laws under which Dr Binayak Sen has been arrested — be repealed. His arrest came...