Bhima Koregaon Violence
25 Jan 2020
On Friday, Centre tasked National Investigative Agency (NIA) with the Bhima Koregaon case of 2018, sparking another battle with the Maharashtra government, that was formed after Shiv Sena, Congress, and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) joined hands last year.
02 Feb 2019
Hours after he was arrested by police, a Pune Court on Saturday ordered the release of scholar Anand Teltumbde, calling it illegal.
05 Jan 2019
Amnesty India released a video on Friday featuring veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah where he spoke about constitutional rights of Indians and claimed there was a crackdown on dissenting voices.
18 Dec 2018
The Mumbai Police yesterday said they will examine the contents of a speech given by controversial Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide at a BMC school in Sewree, Central Mumbai.
06 Nov 2018
A little more than a week after the Pune Sessions Court rejected their bail applications, activists Sudha Bhardwaj, Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves have been sent to 14 days of judicial custody.
29 Oct 2018
The Supreme Court today stayed the Bombay High Court order refusing extension of time to the Maharashtra Police for filing charge sheet in the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.
27 Oct 2018
The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea filed by historian Romila Thapar seeking a review of the September 28 majority verdict by which the apex court had refused immediate release of five rights activists held in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.
26 Oct 2018
The Pune Sessions court on Friday rejected the bail applications of activists Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves, and Arun Ferreira, who were arrested for their alleged Maoist links.
01 Oct 2018
The Delhi High Court today allowed Gautam Navlakha, one of the five rights activists arrested in connection with Bhima-Koregaon case, to be freed from house arrest.
28 Sep 2018
After the Supreme Court, on September 20, reserved its judgement on the case challenging the arrest of five activists in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence, the apex court, today, extended the activists' house arrest by another four weeks.
20 Sep 2018
The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea by historian Romila Thapar and others seeking the immediate release of five activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and a SIT probe into their arrest.
17 Sep 2018
After extending the house arrest of activists arrested in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence of January 1 twice, the Supreme Court, on Monday, extended the house arrest of the five activists again till September 19.
12 Sep 2018
Following its September 6 decision to extend the house arrest of activists arrested in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence, the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, again extended the activists' house arrest till the next hearing, scheduled for September 17.
06 Sep 2018
Hearing a petition filed by historian Romila Thapar against the arrests of five activists in connection with the Elgaar Parishad meeting and the subsequent Bhima-Koregaon violence, the Supreme Court has extended the house arrest of the activists till September 12.
05 Sep 2018
The five activists were not arrested for their dissenting views but due to the cogent evidence linking them with the banned CPI(Maoist), Maharashtra Police claimed in the Supreme Court today.
02 Sep 2018
The Pune police, on Saturday, sought 90-days time to file chargesheet against the five activists, arrested on June 6, in connection to the Bhima Koregaon violence.
01 Sep 2018
The son of Vernon Gonsalves, one of the five activists arrested for alleged Maoist links, on Saturday has rejected the police charges against his father.
01 Sep 2018
Responding to police's claims of having solid evidence about Maoist links of arrested activists in the Bhima Koregaon violence, Sudha Bharadwaj said the letter is fabricated.
31 Aug 2018
In a new development in the Bhima Koregaon violence, the Pune police have now claimed that it was pre-planned.
30 Aug 2018
Dubbing the case against him and other activists over Maharashtra's Koregaon-Bhima violence as false, Leftist poet-writer Varavara Rao insisted today their fight against "fascist policies" cannot be called a conspiracy.
29 Aug 2018
The arrests of five activists in different cities on Tuesday on allegations of being associated with Maoists has sparked an uproar.
29 Aug 2018
The arrest of Left-leaning poet and writer Varavara Rao and searches at his two daughters' residences were "illegal", claims Rao's nephew, N Venugopal.
29 Aug 2018
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered all five activists arrested on Tuesday in near-simultaneous raids, will be kept under house-arrest till September 6.