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Straw, spectacles, mosquito nets, books – a few things for which Elgar Parishad accused approached court
India

Straw, spectacles, mosquito nets, books – a few things for which Elgar Parishad accused approached court

On Thursday, the Supreme Court permitted jailed activist Gautam Navlakha to be kept under house arrest because of deteriorating health, recalling for many the several Left leaning activists and intellectuals jailed for alleged Maoist links in the case

Mumbai NIA Court denies Elgar Parishad accused Varavara Rao's request to go to Hyderabad for cataract surgery
India

Mumbai NIA Court denies Elgar Parishad accused Varavara Rao's request to go to Hyderabad for cataract surgery

On 10 August the Supreme Court granted bail to Rao on medical grounds. The following week it granted Rao permission to approach the Special NIA Court to undergo his cataract surgery in Hyderabad

Bhima Koregaon case: SC extends Varavara Rao's interim protection, to hear his bail plea on 19 July
India

Bhima Koregaon case: SC extends Varavara Rao's interim protection, to hear his bail plea on 19 July

Rao was arrested on 28 August, 2018 from his Hyderabad residence and is an under-trial in the case for which an FIR was lodged by Pune police on 8 January, 2018 under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

'Have no allegation against any political agenda': Sharad Pawar tells Koregaon-Bhima panel
India

'Have no allegation against any political agenda': Sharad Pawar tells Koregaon-Bhima panel

Pawar in his affidavit said the misuse of the IPC Section 124A, pertaining to sedition, should be stopped with amendments and sought for the section itself to be repealed

NCP’s Sharad Pawar won’t appear before Koregaon-Bhima probe panel on 23-24 February
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NCP’s Sharad Pawar won’t appear before Koregaon-Bhima probe panel on 23-24 February

The panel had earlier summoned the NCP chief in 2020, but he couldn't appear before it due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown

Bhima Koregaon case: Sudha Bharadwaj can be released on bail bond of Rs 50,000, says NIA court
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Bhima Koregaon case: Sudha Bharadwaj can be released on bail bond of Rs 50,000, says NIA court

The court allowed Bharadwaj to submit the cash surety, which would enable her to walk out of the jail, either on Wednesday or Thursday. She is currently lodged at the Byculla prison in Mumbai.

Bhima Koregaon case: SC dismisses NIA plea challenging default bail to Sudha Bharadwaj
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Bhima Koregaon case: SC dismisses NIA plea challenging default bail to Sudha Bharadwaj

Bharadwaj was arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case in August 2018 under the provisions of the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Stan Swamy dies at 84: Who was the tribal rights activist arrested in Elgar Parishad case?
India

Stan Swamy dies at 84: Who was the tribal rights activist arrested in Elgar Parishad case?

Stan Swamy: The Bombay HC was informed that Swamy suffered a cardiac arrest early Sunday morning following which he was put on ventilator support

Bhima Koregaon case: SC dismisses Gautam Navlakha's petition seeking default bail
India

Bhima Koregaon case: SC dismisses Gautam Navlakha's petition seeking default bail

Navlakha had sought bail on the grounds that the chargesheet in the case was not filed within the stipulated time period

Bhima Koregaon case: Bombay HC grants Varavara Rao six months interim bail, says 'genuine and fit case'
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Bhima Koregaon case: Bombay HC grants Varavara Rao six months interim bail, says 'genuine and fit case'

The bail conditions include a direction to the accused in Elgar Parishad case to stay within the jurisdiction of the Mumbai NIA court for the bail period

Sharjeel Usmani booked in Pune over 'provocative speech' at Elgaar Parishad conclave
India

Sharjeel Usmani booked in Pune over 'provocative speech' at Elgaar Parishad conclave

Pradip Gavade, a local leader of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, had filed a complaint with Swargate police station against Usmani for hurting religious sentiments

On the trail of Sambhaji Bhide: Ahead of Bhima Koregaon riots' 3rd anniversary, tracing the Hindutva leader's rise
India

On the trail of Sambhaji Bhide: Ahead of Bhima Koregaon riots' 3rd anniversary, tracing the Hindutva leader's rise

How image, ideology, outreach and political patronage took Sambhaji Bhide from RSS rebel to Sangli's kingmaker.

Bhima Koregaon case: NIA files chargesheet against 8, including Gautam Navlakha; Stan Swamy sent to judicial custody
India

Bhima Koregaon case: NIA files chargesheet against 8, including Gautam Navlakha; Stan Swamy sent to judicial custody

82-year-old Swamy was arrested in Ranchi on Thursday and produced before a Mumbai court on Friday. He has been remanded to judicial custody till 23 October

Koregaon-Bhima Case: NIA takes 83-yr-old tribal rights activist Stan Swamy into custody
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Koregaon-Bhima Case: NIA takes 83-yr-old tribal rights activist Stan Swamy into custody

The Jesuit priest and veteran tribal rights activist became the oldest person to be charged with terrorism-related offences in the case

Elgar Parishad case: SC refuses to entertain Sudha Bharadwaj's bail plea on medical grounds
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Elgar Parishad case: SC refuses to entertain Sudha Bharadwaj's bail plea on medical grounds

The lawyer-activist withdrew her plea after the court suggested she file a regular bail application on merit

Rhea Chakraborty denied bail: It’s not just SSR case, persecution of random citizens could be watershed moment for India
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Rhea Chakraborty denied bail: It’s not just SSR case, persecution of random citizens could be watershed moment for India

The persecution of Rhea Chakraborty, the actor’s one-time partner, borders on lunacy, if we are to cling to some notions of rationality and humanity

Bhima Koregaon undertrials among 1,000 Taloja Jail inmates with COVID-like symptoms; Teltumbde's kin await results
India

Bhima Koregaon undertrials among 1,000 Taloja Jail inmates with COVID-like symptoms; Teltumbde's kin await results

Anand Teltumbde’s family is anxiously awaiting his test results. The high court directed the state to inform the family on 1 August.

Bhima Koregaon case: NIA arrests DU prof Hany Babu in Mumbai; tells wife 'hidden folder' establishes him as Maoist
India

Bhima Koregaon case: NIA arrests DU prof Hany Babu in Mumbai; tells wife 'hidden folder' establishes him as Maoist

According to reports, the NIA has said that Babu was propagating Maoist ideology and Naxal activities and that he was a co-conspirator with other arrested accused in the case

'For Varavara Rao, hospital has proved as hellish as jail': Writers, politicians seek poet's release from custody
India

'For Varavara Rao, hospital has proved as hellish as jail': Writers, politicians seek poet's release from custody

Writers, activists as well as politicians took to Twitter to express their dismay over the conditions in which jailed poet and activist Varavara Rao is kept at a government hospital in Mumbai

Jailed poet Varavara Rao isn't a mercenary; he should receive justice, not just sympathy, writes Padmaja Shaw
India

Jailed poet Varavara Rao isn't a mercenary; he should receive justice, not just sympathy, writes Padmaja Shaw

The truth is, time and again, Indian Republic that guarantees free speech and calls itself a socialist and secular democracy incarcerated Varavara Rao for his political beliefs.