PEN International appeals to govt to free jailed poet Varavara Rao: 'Due process is meaningless without mercy'
Poet-activist Varavara Rao’s interim bail plea citing ill health and susceptibility to COVID-19 was rejected by a special court on 27 June.
‘Not right’: Sharad Pawar criticises Uddhav Thackeray govt for allowing Centre to hand Bhima Koregaon case to NIA
NCP president Sharad Pawar on Friday criticised Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray's decision to let the NIA take over probe into the Bhima Koregaon case from the state police.
Elgaar Parishad case transferred from Pune to special NIA court month after Centre hands case to central agency
A court in Pune hearing the Bhima Koregaon case on Friday passed an order to transfer the case to a special NIA court in Mumbai. Additional Sessions Judge SR Navander passed the order.
Elgaar Parishad case: NIA frames charges under UAPA against 11, including 9 jailed activists; leaves out sedition
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered an FIR in the Elgar Parishad or Bhima Koregaon case and charged 11 people, including nine currently in jail, under provisions of the anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and the IPC, days after it was handed over the matter in Maharashtra by the Centre.
Nearly 2 years since Bhima Koregaon riots, more holes emerge in Pune Police's rationale for arresting 10 activists
On 8 June and 28 August last year, the Pune Police arrested 10 rights activists in connection with the Bhima Koregaon riots that happened on 1 January, 2018
Bhima Koregaon case: Accused activists refuse to depose before inquiry committee as latest round of hearings conclude in Pune
Another round of the hearing of the Bhima Koregaon Inquiry Commission concluded in Pune after it assembled for two days on 6 and 7 September
Public prosecutor Ujjwala Pawar continued her argument before Sessions Judge KD Vadane opposing the bail applications of activists Surendra Gadling, Shoma Sen, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira and Sudha Bharadwaj.
Bhima Koregaon case: Devendra Fadnavis says Supreme Court's refusal to interfere with probe proves 'no doubt over evidence'
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's refusal to interfere with the probe by the state police against five Left-wing activists in connection with violence in Bhima-Koregaon in December last year.
Daily bulletin: SC to resume hearing on Bhima-Koregaon arrests, Narendra Modi in Varanasi to celebrate 68th birthday; day's top stories
Narendra Modi to visit Varanasi today as he celebrates his 68th birthday, two accused in Rewari gangrape case still on the run, Rahul Gandhi to visit Madhya Pradesh- here are the day's top stories