Sharad Pawar accuses Devendra Fadnavis govt of ‘misusing’ Pune Police in Elgaar Parishad case, demands SIT probe
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday claimed that the previous Devendra Fadnavis-led government in Maharashtra had misused police machinery in the Elgar Parishad case.
Bhima Koregaon case won't be transferred to Centre, says Uddhav Thackeray after Sharad Pawar criticises handover of Elgaar Parishad probe to NIA
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday clarified that the investigation related to the Bhima Koregaon case has not yet been handed over to the Centre and assured that it will not be transferred to the Centre.
Bhima Koregaon case: Shiv Sena leader says evidence against arrested activists submitted, judicial commission to decide further action
Shiv Sena leader Deepak Kesarkar on Friday said that all the evidence against the activists held in Bhima Koregaon case has already been submitted to the court.
Bhima Koregaon case: Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves taken into police custody after Pune court rejects bail plea
Following the rejection of their bail pleas, Pune Police took Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves into custody.
Bhima Koregaon violence case: Bail plea of activists Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira rejected by Pune court
Pune Sessions Court rejected the bail plea of activists Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira who are three of the five activists arrested on 28 August in the Bhima Koregaon violence case
Bhima Koregaon violence: Pune sessions court to hear bail applications of three activists on 26 October
The five accused were arrested from various cities for their alleged involvement in the violence during the 200th anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon battle.
Arrests made in Bhima Koregaon raids attempt to 'overturn Constitution': Rights groups call for action against Maharashtra Police
The arrests of the five activists, in a nationwide crackdown on Tuesday, highlights the violation of all due procedures and is a mockery of the legal system, said a joint statement signed by over 30 civil society groups.
All you need to know about Bhima Koregaon raids: Supreme Court offers relief to activists but controversy unlikely to die down
Here is all that has happened so far since the police arrested Rao, Gonsalves, Ferreira, Navlakha, and human rights activist and lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj over allegations of Maoist links and for inciting the Bhima Koregaon violence.
Vague definition of a terrorist, several ad hoc amendments make Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act a draconian law
The law under consideration is the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, (UAPA) 1967. It was enacted by the Congress and aimed to put a stop to activities which threatened the sovereignty and integrity of India. The ambiguity of the law restricts the freedom of speech and expression and the court had to always actively intervene to protect the said rights of the citizens charged under this Act.
Activists’ arrest in Bhima Koregaon case 'attack on freedom', SC told; court upholds value of dissent, grants interim relief
A Supreme Court bench quashed the Pune Police's bid for immediate custody of the five noted rights activists arrested in Bhima Koregaon investigation after it ordered that they be kept under house arrest till 6 September.
'Dissent is safety valve of democracy': No jail, but house arrest for 5 activists, says Supreme Court; next hearing on 6 Sept
Dealing a blow to the Maharashtra Police, the apex court questioned it for arresting the activists nine months after the violence between Dalits and upper caste Peshwas in Koregaon-Bhima village near Pune following the Elgar Parishad, or conclave, on 31 December, 2017.
Bhima Koregaon raids latest updates: Lashing out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his tweet calling the arrested as "human rights activists", BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said, "Today, Congress has reached a new low. The Congress is standing with the Left-Wing Extremists."
Bhima Koregaon raids: Vernon Gonsalves' son says family experienced same 'sense of helplessness' in 2007; full text
Sagar Abraham-Gonsalves, son of activist Vernon Gonsalves, says that his father was arrested in 2007 "on numerous false charges", and was acquitted in all the cases after spending five and a half years in jail
Unlawful Activities Act: India's anti-terrorism law's ambiguous nature gives unreasonable power to authorities
The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 is India's anti-terrorism law. The UAPA, along with the National Security Act, 1980, are the two swords of the law that are used to combat terrorism.
#UrbanNaxals versus #MeTooUrbanNaxal: Vivek Agnihotri defiant as Twitterati demand suspension of director's account
The raids, dubbed as a "dangerous sign" by many have become a point of debate on social media. Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri took the debate a notch up with his tweet.
Bhima Koregaon raids: Delhi HC to hear plea of Gautam Navlakha at 2.15 pm today; rights activist currently under house arrest
The court had on Tuesday directed that Navlakha should not be taken away from Delhi till it hears the matter as specific allegations against him were unclear as the documents were in Marathi.
Tushar Damgude, man whose FIR spurred nationwide raids, reveres Sambhaji Bhide, attacks Left-wing ideology
The Pune police, which arrested five activists and raided various parts of the country in connection with Bhima-Koregaon riots, is following up on FIR filed by Damgude on 8 January. Among those arrested are Sudha Bharadwaj, Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonzales and Arun Ferreira.
Bhima Koregaon raids: Advocate Susan Abraham says arrests of activists carried out under 'pressure from government'
The arrests of five activists from various cities across India in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence by the Pune Police was done "under government's pressure," said advocate Susan Abraham, who is the wife of Vernon Gonsalves — one of the activists arrested.
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Raids were carried out on Tuesday as part of the investigation into the violence between Dalits and upper-caste members in Bhima Koregaon village near Pune after the Elgaar Parishad on 31 December.