Bhima Koregaon case: Pune Police to seek FBI help to retrieve data from damaged hard disk seized from home of Telugu poet
Pune Police have decided to seek help from FBI, the domestic intelligence and security service of the US, to retrieve data from a damaged hard disk seized from the house of Telugu poet Varavara Rao arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case,an official said on Thursday.
Bhima Koregaon case: Pune Police raid activist Stan Swamy’s Ranchi residence; documents, electronic materials seized
In connection with the Bhima Koregaon case, a Pune police team raided human right activist Father Stan Swamy's home in Ranchi on Wednesday
Bhima Koregaon riots: Haunted by memories, victims seek answers in rubble of homes as hope for justice fades
The people of Bhima Koregaon cannot afford another riot. Those who suffered last year have still not managed to fully recover.
Bhima Koregaon: Backdated letter and testimony of gram panchayat clerk points to conspiracy behind 1 Jan violence
Every year, on 1 January, tens of thousands of Dalits across Maharashtra gather at the war memorial of Bhima-Koregaon — 40 kilometres from Pune
CPM slams withdrawal of cases against Sambhaji Bhide, claims such actions expose BJP's anti-Dalit stand
According to an RTI response, the Maharashtra Police withdrew old rioting cases against Sambhaji Bhide, six months before the violence in Koregaon-Bhima near Pune.
Bhima Koregaon violence: Dalit intellectuals dismiss Maharashtra Police's claims of instigation by radical Left
The base of all the press statements made by the Maharashtra Police is that these ‘Maoists and Maoist-sympathisers’ instigated Dalits to riot at Bhima Koregaon, through their anti-State songs at Elgar Parishad, a programme organised by individuals and organisations in Pune on 31 December, 2017, a day before commemoration of Shourya Divas at Bhima Koregaon.
Bhima Koregaon raids updates: Gadling's wife moves SC seeking bail for her husband, 4 other activists
The Pune Police said that thousands of letters were recovered from the five activists arrested by the Maharashtra Police. Quoting a letter written by an underground Maoist cadre to "comrade" Rona Wilson, the police read, "Bhima Koregaon agitation has been successful. Unfortunate death of a youth must be exploited. The riots were effective and we should mobilise the Dalit population against the rising brahmin-centred agenda of the BJP."
Six members of the Kabir Kala Manch (KKM), a radical cultural group, were booked for allegedly making "provocative" speeches during the Elgaar Parishad held at Shaniwarwada in Pune on 31 December to commemorate the 200 years of the Koregaon Bhima battle.
Now with just one more day remaining in the ongoing Winter Session, the fate of the controversial triple talaq bill remains shrouded in suspense
Bhima-Koregaon violence in Maharashtra: Path to 2019 Lok Sabha election will meander through social unrest
It is still unclear who instigated the Bhima-Koregaon clash that sent ripples of violence and rioting across Maharashtra but the political reactions to the unfortunate incident points to a disturbing road ahead as the country hurtles towards the 2019 general elections.
Maharashtra bandh costs Fadnavis govt Rs 700 cr in last 48 hours: Dalit anger brings Mumbai to a halt
The state-wide bandh (strike) called by Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar in Maharashtra on Wednesday, which saw huge backing by Bahujans, was subsequently withdrawn in evening on the same day.
Sharad Yadav blames Maharashtra govt's 'lapse' for Bhima-Koregaon violence, says attacks on Dalits rising under BJP rule
Former Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav on Wednesday targeted the BJP over the cast violence in Maharashtra, alleging that attacks on Dalits and other "oppressed" classes have been increasing under its governments at the centre and in states.
Congress' efforts to stall triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha gives away its incoherent narrative on key issue
By interrupting the passage of the key legislation, the Congress and other Opposition parties were perhaps posing as a sympathiser of Muslims and the cause of Muslim women, while opposing the BJP at the same time to gain political mileage.
Maharashtra bandh brings Mumbai to a halt; tension in Pune, Nagpur and Aurangabad amid day-long shutdown
Dalit groups, which had called for a complete shutdown in the state in protest against the violent clashes that broke out during the Bhima Koregaon battle anniversary in Pune, called off the Maharashtra strike on Wednesday evening.
Maharashtra bandh: Mumbai Police struggled to contain violence as political bosses offered little support
If the politicians won't support the police, the public needs to step in and force the politicians to put civic sense before electoral politics.
Maharashtra bandh as it happened: Will monitor CCTV footage to probe incidents of violence, says Fadnavis; protests called off
Prakash Ambedkar has called for Maharashtra bandh on Wednesday to protest the state government's "failure" to stop the violence in Koregoan
After generating tension in Mumbai, Pune and a few other cities in Maharashtra, the state-wide bandh, called by Dalit organisations to protest the violence post an event to mark 200th anniversary of Bhima Koregaon battle, was called off on Wednesday evening.
Sambhaji Bhide, Milind Ekbote: Meet the two men booked for Bhima Koregaon violence that killed one and crippled Maharashtra for two days
Sambhaji Bhide, also known as Bhide Guruji and a resident of Sangli was in national spotlight in 2008 when his followers ransacked movie halls protesting against the release of movie Jodha-Akbar.
Repercussions of Monday's violence in Pune that broke out at an event where the 200th anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon battle was being commemorated, spread across other districts in Maharashtra on Tuesday.
Day after the violence in Koregaon-Bhima left one youth dead, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced a judicial probe and a CID investigation into the matter as angry Dalits staged rail and road blockades in several parts of Pune, Mumbai and Aurangabad.