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Bhima-Koregaon activists' arrest: Gautam Navlakha moves Bombay HC to quash FIR, says he's been 'falsely implicated'
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Bhima-Koregaon activists' arrest: Gautam Navlakha moves Bombay HC to quash FIR, says he's been 'falsely implicated'

Civil liberties activist Gautam Navlakha, arrested in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima case and his alleged links with Maoists, has moved the Bombay High Court seeking to quash the case lodged against him by Pune Police.

Bhima Koregaon case: Pune court to hear bail pleas of Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bharadwaj on 10 October
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Bhima Koregaon case: Pune court to hear bail pleas of Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bharadwaj on 10 October

Vernon Gonsalves, one of the five activists arrested by Pune police in August for alleged links with Maoists, filed a bail application in a court in Pune on Friday.

Bhima Koregaon arrests: Plea filed on Sudha Bharadwaj's behalf in Punjab and Haryana HC withdrawn to take up other remedies
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Bhima Koregaon arrests: Plea filed on Sudha Bharadwaj's behalf in Punjab and Haryana HC withdrawn to take up other remedies

A Habeas Corpus petition filed on behalf of Sudha Bharadwaj, one of the five rights activists arrested on 28 August in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case, before the Punjab and Haryana High Court has been withdrawn on Wednesday, with the liberty to take up other remedies as per law.

Maharashtra govt moves Supreme Court against Delhi HC order ending activist Gautam Navlakha's house arrest
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Maharashtra govt moves Supreme Court against Delhi HC order ending activist Gautam Navlakha's house arrest

Maharashtra has challenged the Delhi High Court that freed from house arrest Gautam Navlakha, one of the five activists the Pune Police arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case.

Bhima Koregaon activists arrest: 'I have won my freedom and it thrills me to no end,' says Gautam Navlakha after Delhi HC's order
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Bhima Koregaon activists arrest: 'I have won my freedom and it thrills me to no end,' says Gautam Navlakha after Delhi HC's order

Activist Gautam Navlakha, freed from house arrest by the Delhi High Court on Monday after he was held in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence, said he does not hold any grudge for the confinement at his home.

Bhima Koregaon case: Pune Police says govt lawyers studying Delhi HC's order to free Gautam Navlakha from house arrest
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Bhima Koregaon case: Pune Police says govt lawyers studying Delhi HC's order to free Gautam Navlakha from house arrest

The Pune police said government lawyers in Maharashtra were studying the Delhi High Court's Monday order freeing rights activist Gautam Navlakha, held in the Bhima Koregaon case, from house arrest.

Bhima Koregaon case: Delhi High Court ends Gautam Navlakha's house arrest, quashes transit remand order
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Bhima Koregaon case: Delhi High Court ends Gautam Navlakha's house arrest, quashes transit remand order

Ending Navlakha's house arrest, the high court said that the apex court had extended Navlakha's house arrest by four weeks to enable him to appropriate legal recourse, which he has availed.

Dipak Misra's final week as CJI: From Aadhaar to Sabarimala, key judgments that he was a part of in the past week
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Dipak Misra's final week as CJI: From Aadhaar to Sabarimala, key judgments that he was a part of in the past week

Ahead of Misra's final day as the head of the judiciary of India, here's a look at the key important judgments pronounced since Monday by the Supreme Court.

Full text: SC refuses to interfere with activists' arrest in Bhima Koregaon case, rejects demand for SIT probe
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Full text: SC refuses to interfere with activists' arrest in Bhima Koregaon case, rejects demand for SIT probe

Supreme Court refused to interfere with the arrest of five rights activists by the Maharashtra Police in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case.

Security agencies send home ministry note seeking more funds, separate cells to probe Naxal activities in urban areas
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Security agencies send home ministry note seeking more funds, separate cells to probe Naxal activities in urban areas

The note highlighted that the politburo, Maoist's top decision-making body, controls the urban activities through various regional bureaux and sub-committees, including those involved in mass organisations.

Bhima Koregaon activists' arrest case: Draw distinction between dissent and lawlessness, Supreme Court tells Maharashtra govt
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Bhima Koregaon activists' arrest case: Draw distinction between dissent and lawlessness, Supreme Court tells Maharashtra govt

The Supreme Court Wednesday extended the house arrest of five activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima case by a day, saying it would look into the case with a hawk's eye as liberty cannot be "sacrificed at the altar of conjectures".

Bhima Koregaon case: Supreme Court says 'liberty can't be subjected to conjectures', defers hearing to Thursday
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Bhima Koregaon case: Supreme Court says 'liberty can't be subjected to conjectures', defers hearing to Thursday

At the last hearing in the Bhima Koregaon case, the Supreme Court said it would order an SIT investigation if the evidence against the activists was found to be cooked up.

Bhima Koregaon arrests: Supreme Court extends house arrest order for activists; next hearing on 12 September
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Bhima Koregaon arrests: Supreme Court extends house arrest order for activists; next hearing on 12 September

The Supreme Court hearing of Romila Thapar's petition in favour of the five activists arrested in relation to the Bhima Koregaon violence on Thursday was adjourned till 12 September.

Activists arrested not for dissenting views but for 'cogent evidence' of having Maoist links, Maharashtra Police tells SC
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Activists arrested not for dissenting views but for 'cogent evidence' of having Maoist links, Maharashtra Police tells SC

Maharashtra police filed an affidavit in response to a plea of historian Romila Thapar and four others challenging the arrest of the five activists in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case

Bhima Koregaon arrests: Maharashtra Police files affidavit in SC, says it has sufficient evidence to establish Maoist links
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Bhima Koregaon arrests: Maharashtra Police files affidavit in SC, says it has sufficient evidence to establish Maoist links

The Maharashtra government filed a counter affidavit in Supreme Court regarding the arrests of five activists in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence. The government claimed that the five rights activists were not arrested for their dissenting views but due to the cogent evidence linking them with the banned Communist party of India (Maoist).

Bhima Koregaon raids: P Chidambaram says arrests of activists aimed at crushing dissent, instilling fear among critics of govt
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Bhima Koregaon raids: P Chidambaram says arrests of activists aimed at crushing dissent, instilling fear among critics of govt

P Chidambaram alleged that the police crackdown on Left- wing activists is aimed at silencing the critics of the BJP- led government.

Bhima Koregaon arrests: Vernon Gonsalves' son rejects police charges against father, terms them 'laughable'
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Bhima Koregaon arrests: Vernon Gonsalves' son rejects police charges against father, terms them 'laughable'

The son of Vernon Gonsalves, one of the five activists arrested for alleged Maoist links, Saturday rejected the police charges against his father and termed them as "laughable".

Bhima Koregaon arrests: Sudha Bharadwaj says letter alleging Maoist links was concocted, police didn't present it in court
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Bhima Koregaon arrests: Sudha Bharadwaj says letter alleging Maoist links was concocted, police didn't present it in court

Sudha Bharadwaj, one of the five activists arrested in multi-city raids by the Maharashtra Police, has outrightly rejected the claims made by the investigating agency.

Pune Police probes plot to kill Narendra Modi: Congress asks why NIA, CBI not being involved in investigation
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Pune Police probes plot to kill Narendra Modi: Congress asks why NIA, CBI not being involved in investigation

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said the head of the government is named as a possible target in the alleged plot and "you are talking through the person who is having the press conference of the Pune Police".

Bhima Koregaon arrests: Police releases letters linked to activists, claims evidence proves Maoist connection
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Bhima Koregaon arrests: Police releases letters linked to activists, claims evidence proves Maoist connection

In the Bhima Koregaon riots case, the Maharashtra police on Friday claimed that the civil rights activists arrested in the countrywide raids on 6 June and 28 August were hatching a conspiracy.