Gautam Navalakha

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Bhima Koregaon case: NIA takes over investigation, Maha government fumes

25 Jan 2020

Bhima Koregaon case: NIA takes over investigation, Maha government fumes

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.

#ThatWas2018: RaGa's hug to Biplab Deb's logic, looking at political-controversies

30 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: RaGa's hug to Biplab Deb's logic, looking at political-controversies

2018 wasn't devoid of political action. As it nears an end, dynamics in Indian politics have changed.

#BhimaKoregaon: Activists Bhardwaj, Ferreira, Gonsalves sent to judicial custody

06 Nov 2018

#BhimaKoregaon: Activists Bhardwaj, Ferreira, Gonsalves sent to judicial custody

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.

#BhimaKoregaon: SC stays HC-order refusing extension of time for charge-sheet

29 Oct 2018

#BhimaKoregaon: SC stays HC-order refusing extension of time for charge-sheet

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.

Bombay-HC disapproves practice of people writing directly to PM, President

07 Sep 2018

Bombay-HC disapproves practice of people writing directly to PM, President

The Bombay High Court deprecated today the practice of people writing directly to the Prime Minister, the President, or the Chief Minister making wide allegations against certain persons instead of following due process of law.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends activists' house arrest till September 12

06 Sep 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends activists' house arrest till September 12

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.

Bhima-Koregaon case: Maharashtra Police says activists arrested over Maoist links

05 Sep 2018

Bhima-Koregaon case: Maharashtra Police says activists arrested over Maoist links

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.

Arrested activist's son says charges against his father are false

01 Sep 2018

Arrested activist's son says charges against his father are false

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.

From Bhima Koregaon violence to activists' arrest: Things to know

29 Aug 2018

From Bhima Koregaon violence to activists' arrest: Things to know

The arrests of five activists in different cities on Tuesday on allegations of being associated with Maoists has sparked an uproar.

Bhima-Koregaon case: Varavara Rao's arrest operation 'illegal', claims Rao's family

29 Aug 2018

Bhima-Koregaon case: Varavara Rao's arrest operation 'illegal', claims Rao's family

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.