Bhima Koregaon Violence

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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.

Pune court terms Anand Teltumbde's arrest 'illegal', orders release

02 Feb 2019

Pune court terms Anand Teltumbde's arrest 'illegal', orders release

Hours after he was arrested by police, a Pune Court on Saturday ordered the release of scholar Anand Teltumbde, calling it illegal.

In new video, Naseeruddin Shah says dissenting voices being silenced

05 Jan 2019

In new video, Naseeruddin Shah says dissenting voices being silenced

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.

Mumbai Police to examine controversial Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide's speech

18 Dec 2018

Mumbai Police to examine controversial Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide's speech

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.

#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.

#BhimaKoregaon: SC rejects Romila Thapar's review plea for activists' release

27 Oct 2018

#BhimaKoregaon: SC rejects Romila Thapar's review plea for activists' release

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.

#BhimaKoregaon: Pune court rejects bail pleas of three activists

26 Oct 2018

#BhimaKoregaon: Pune court rejects bail pleas of three activists

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.

Bhima-Koregaon case: HC ends house arrest of activist Gautam Navlakha

01 Oct 2018

Bhima-Koregaon case: HC ends house arrest of activist Gautam Navlakha

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.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, no SIT formed

28 Sep 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, no SIT formed

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.

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists

20 Sep 2018

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists

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.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, fixes final hearing

17 Sep 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, fixes final hearing

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.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends activists' house arrest again

12 Sep 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends activists' house arrest again

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.

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.

#ElgaarParishad: Chargesheet to be delayed against activists arrested in June

02 Sep 2018

#ElgaarParishad: Chargesheet to be delayed against activists arrested in June

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.

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.

Bhima-Koregaon: Police claim evidence shows Maoist-links, Sudha Bharadwaj alleges fabrication

01 Sep 2018

Bhima-Koregaon: Police claim evidence shows Maoist-links, Sudha Bharadwaj alleges fabrication

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.

Pune Police claim Bhima Koregaon violence was pre-planned

31 Aug 2018

Pune Police claim Bhima Koregaon violence was pre-planned

In a new development in the Bhima Koregaon violence, the Pune police have now claimed that it was pre-planned.

Bhima-Koregaon case: Rao says fight against fascist policies not conspiracy

30 Aug 2018

Bhima-Koregaon case: Rao says fight against fascist policies not conspiracy

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.

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.

Arrested activists to be kept under house arrest, rules SC

29 Aug 2018

Arrested activists to be kept under house arrest, rules SC

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.