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Bhima Koregoan hearing: SC agrees to examine evidence against activists, says it may allow SIT probe if material is 'cooked up'
India

Bhima Koregoan hearing: SC agrees to examine evidence against activists, says it may allow SIT probe if material is 'cooked up'

The Supreme Court is hearing a plea seeking the immediate release of the five activists arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case.

Supreme Court adjourns hearing in Bhima Koregaon violence case to 17 September; 5 activists to remain under house arrest
India

Supreme Court adjourns hearing in Bhima Koregaon violence case to 17 September; 5 activists to remain under house arrest

The Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing in the Bhima Koregaon raids case to 17 September (next Monday) and the interim order of house arrest for all the five activists arrested on 29 August is to continue till the hearing.

Bhima Koregaon violence case: Supreme Court to resume hearing on arrests of five activists after 12 pm
India

Bhima Koregaon violence case: Supreme Court to resume hearing on arrests of five activists after 12 pm

The apex court will resume the hearing on the on the arrests of five activists who were held by Pune police last month for their alleged role in the Bhima Koregaon violence.

Complainant in Bhima Koregaon case moves SC, seeks to be made party in plea by Romila Thapar and 4 others
India

Complainant in Bhima Koregaon case moves SC, seeks to be made party in plea by Romila Thapar and 4 others

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud said it would hear the plea on 6 September when the petition filed by Thapar and four others will come up for hearing.

Bhima Koregaon raids: SC orders house arrest for activists till 6 Sept; calls dissent 'safety valve' of democracy
India

Bhima Koregaon raids: SC orders house arrest for activists till 6 Sept; calls dissent 'safety valve' of democracy

Supreme Court also issued notice to the Maharashtra state government and the state police on the plea filed by five intellectuals, including historian Romila Thapar and economists Prabhat Patnaik and Devika Jain, against the Bhima Koregaon arrests

Bhima Koregaon raids: P Chidambaram condemns arrests of activists, defends right to hold extreme views
India

Bhima Koregaon raids: P Chidambaram condemns arrests of activists, defends right to hold extreme views

In a series of tweets, P Chidambaram said anyone holding extreme views is punishable only if he indulges in violence or incites violence or aids and abets violence in support of his ideology

Bhima Koregaon raids: Delhi HC to hear plea of Gautam Navlakha at 2.15 pm today; rights activist currently under house arrest
India

Bhima Koregaon raids: Delhi HC to hear plea of Gautam Navlakha at 2.15 pm today; rights activist currently under house arrest

The court had on Tuesday directed that Navlakha should not be taken away from Delhi till it hears the matter as specific allegations against him were unclear as the documents were in Marathi.

Bhima Koregaon raids: 'Punished for being Varavara Rao's son-in-law,' says K Satyanarayana after police search his home
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Bhima Koregaon raids: 'Punished for being Varavara Rao's son-in-law,' says K Satyanarayana after police search his home

Satyanarayana was given no prior intimation regarding the raid and him along with his family were imprisoned inside the house for the whole day. The police confiscated the laptops, hard discs, pen drives and all the academic materials from his house and blocked his phone and email.

Bhima Koregaon raids: Romila Thapar, four others move SC against arrests of activists; plea to be heard by CJI Dipak Misra
India

Bhima Koregaon raids: Romila Thapar, four others move SC against arrests of activists; plea to be heard by CJI Dipak Misra

Prominent historian Romila Thapar on Wednesday filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the arrests of Left-wing activists in the case of the Bhima Koregaon violence.

Bhima Koregaon raids: Original FIR over Elgar Parishad reveals member called for city to be 'burnt to ashes'
India

Bhima Koregaon raids: Original FIR over Elgar Parishad reveals member called for city to be 'burnt to ashes'

On 8 January, 37-year-old Tushar Damgude filed a First Information Report (FIR) at the Vishrambag police station in Sangli over the Elgaar Parishad.

Bhima Koregaon raids: Advocate Susan Abraham says arrests of activists carried out under 'pressure from government'
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Bhima Koregaon raids: Advocate Susan Abraham says arrests of activists carried out under 'pressure from government'

The arrests of five activists from various cities across India in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence by the Pune Police was done "under government's pressure," said advocate Susan Abraham, who is the wife of Vernon Gonsalves — one of the activists arrested.

Rahul Gandhi condemns arrest of activists in Bhima Koregaon probe, says 'New India' has place only for one NGO, which is RSS
India

Rahul Gandhi condemns arrest of activists in Bhima Koregaon probe, says 'New India' has place only for one NGO, which is RSS

As a probe into the Bhima Koregaon violence, the Maharashtra Police on Tuesday raided the homes of prominent Left-wing activists in several states and arrested at least five of them.

Daily bulletin: 3 activists arrested in Bhima-Koregaon probe to be presented in court today, Asian Games, Day 11; day's top stories
India

Daily bulletin: 3 activists arrested in Bhima-Koregaon probe to be presented in court today, Asian Games, Day 11; day's top stories

Raids were carried out on Tuesday as part of the investigation into the violence between Dalits and upper-caste members in Bhima Koregaon village near Pune after the Elgaar Parishad on 31 December.