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Bhima Koregaon case: SC grants bail to P Varavara Rao on medical grounds
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Bhima Koregaon case: SC grants bail to P Varavara Rao on medical grounds

Rao, who had challenged the Bombay High Court's 13 April order rejecting his plea for permanent bail on medical grounds, is currently on interim bail.

Bhima Koregaon case: Supreme Court issues notice on Varavara Rao's plea for regular bail on medical grounds
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Bhima Koregaon case: Supreme Court issues notice on Varavara Rao's plea for regular bail on medical grounds

The 83-year-old, who has challenged the Bombay High Court order rejecting his petition for permanent medical bail, is currently on interim bail on medical grounds and was to surrender on 12 July

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

Koregaon-Bhima probe panel asks Sharad Pawar to appear before it on 5 and 6 May
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Koregaon-Bhima probe panel asks Sharad Pawar to appear before it on 5 and 6 May

The panel had earlier summoned Pawar in 2020, but he could not appear before it due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown.

Bombay HC grants default bail to activist Sudha Bharadwaj in Bhima Koregaon case
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Bombay HC grants default bail to activist Sudha Bharadwaj in Bhima Koregaon case

Bharadwaj has been in custody as an undertrial since her arrest in 2018. The high court, however, rejected the default bail pleas of co-accused Sudhir Dhawale and 7 others.

Elgar Parishad a laboratory to test war on State: Why people crying hoarse over Stan Swamy should not look away from truth
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Elgar Parishad a laboratory to test war on State: Why people crying hoarse over Stan Swamy should not look away from truth

Stan Swamy not only subscribed to Maoist ideology but also was connected to Maoists who used that ideology as a weapon in their war on the state

Subodh Kumar Jaiswal's appointment as CBI chief likely to cause disquiet in Maharashtra govt due to past discords
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Subodh Kumar Jaiswal's appointment as CBI chief likely to cause disquiet in Maharashtra govt due to past discords

One of the cases Jaiswal will oversee is that involving Anil Deshmukh, who is under probe for allegedly seeking illicit collections from bar and restaurant owners

SC reserves verdict on Gautam Navalakha's bail plea in Bhima Koregaon case
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SC reserves verdict on Gautam Navalakha's bail plea in Bhima Koregaon case

On 3 March, the apex court had sought the NIA's response on Navalakha's plea seeking default bail in the case, saying chargesheet was not filed within the stipulated time period

Elgar Parishad case: Varavara Rao discharged from hospital, released on interim bail for six months
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Elgar Parishad case: Varavara Rao discharged from hospital, released on interim bail for six months

Earlier, the Bombay High Court had directed that Rao should be released immediately on bail after being discharged from hospital

Bhima Koregaon case: Varavara Rao gets Bombay HC nod for release on cash bail instead of two sureties
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Bhima Koregaon case: Varavara Rao gets Bombay HC nod for release on cash bail instead of two sureties

Rao's lawyer Anand Grover, saying the procedure for obtaining sureties was taking time, had on 24 February requested that temporary cash bonds be accepted rather than solvent sureties

Bhima Koregaon case: Stan Swamy had told NIA about planting of fake evidence, says activist's colleague
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Bhima Koregaon case: Stan Swamy had told NIA about planting of fake evidence, says activist's colleague

Swamy's colleague, Father Solomon, made this statement in the wake of a forensic report finding that the key evidence against the accused was planted using a malware

Elgar Parishad case: NPRD seeks NHRC’s intervention to provide basic amenities for activist Stan Swamy
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Elgar Parishad case: NPRD seeks NHRC’s intervention to provide basic amenities for activist Stan Swamy

Swamy, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, recently filed an application before a special court, seeking that he be allowed to use a straw and sipper

Elgar Parishad case: Stan Swamy files plea to use straw, sipper in jail due to health issues, NIA to reply by 26 Nov
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Elgar Parishad case: Stan Swamy files plea to use straw, sipper in jail due to health issues, NIA to reply by 26 Nov

Reports said that the 82-year-old activist, who is accused of "receiving funds for furthering the Maoist agenda", has Parkinson's disease which leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination

Bhima Koregaon case: SC asks Bombay HC to expeditiously consider Varavara Rao's bail plea
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Bhima Koregaon case: SC asks Bombay HC to expeditiously consider Varavara Rao's bail plea

The apex court took note of the fact that the bail application has not been heard by the High Court since 17 September and said the matter raises questions regarding the prisoner's human rights

Kolkata rights groups, students march against Father Stan Swamy's arrest, demand his release
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Kolkata rights groups, students march against Father Stan Swamy's arrest, demand his release

The 82-year-old Jesuit priest was arrested from his Ranchi residence and taken to Mumbai by the NIA in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon case

Pinarayi Vijayan says arrest of tribal rights activist Stan Swamy in Bhima Koregaon case is 'unfortunate'
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Pinarayi Vijayan says arrest of tribal rights activist Stan Swamy in Bhima Koregaon case is 'unfortunate'

Vijayan claimed the arrest of Swamy, who has been supporting the tribal agitations for land and forest rights, was a "move to muzzle dissenting voices"

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

Bhima Koregaon violence: NIA arrests three members of Kabir Kala Manch from Pune
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Bhima Koregaon violence: NIA arrests three members of Kabir Kala Manch from Pune

The case relates to the Elgar Parishad event of 31 December, 2017, organised by the Kabir Kala Manch at Shaniwarwada in Pune, where members allegedly made provocative speeches

Elgar Parishad case: NIA summons Varavara Rao's son-in-laws to appear before agency on 9 September
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Elgar Parishad case: NIA summons Varavara Rao's son-in-laws to appear before agency on 9 September

Rao and nine other activists have been arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case, which was initially probed by the Pune Police and later transferred to the NIA

IISER-Kolkata professor summoned by NIA over Bhima Koregaon case denies involvement
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IISER-Kolkata professor summoned by NIA over Bhima Koregaon case denies involvement

The professor, Partho Sarathi Ray, said that he has never visited the Bhima Koregaon memorial in Pune. The NIA has asked him to appear at its Mumbai office on 10 September