Definition of State Repression

Wikipedia – The Free Encyclopedia – defines State Repression or Political Repression in the following terms: Political repression is the persecution of an individual or group for political reasons, particularly for the purpose of restricting[…]

Arthiyas & rural suicides

By Inderjit Singh Jaijee Auctions of land lost to arthiyas through debt have become a flashpoint in Punjab. Whenever such an auction is scheduled, kisan unions step in to thwart the sale and the situation[…]

Be a Survivor

If you live in rural Punjab you probably know someone who has despaired of repaying his loans and was driven to end his life to escape from tension, humiliation and harassment. You will also be[…]