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Bhima Koregaon case: Pune Police to seek FBI help to retrieve data from damaged hard disk seized from home of Telugu poet
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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.

Nearly 2 years since Bhima Koregaon riots, more holes emerge in Pune Police's rationale for arresting 10 activists
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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
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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

Bhima Koregaon case: Pune Police raid activist Stan Swamy’s Ranchi residence; documents, electronic materials seized
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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 case: Pune Police files 1,837-page-long chargesheet against five activists
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Bhima Koregaon case: Pune Police files 1,837-page-long chargesheet against five activists

Pune police filed a 1,837-page chargesheet on Thursday against five activists in the Bhima Koregaon case

One year on, riot-hit Bhima Koregaon remains peaceful, but undertone of caste tensions prevail in the village
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One year on, riot-hit Bhima Koregaon remains peaceful, but undertone of caste tensions prevail in the village

Every year, on 1 January, lakhs of Dalits across Maharashtra gather at the war memorial of Bhima Koregaon, 40 kilometres from Pune. It commemorates the historic victory of the British Army, which had a significant Dalit contingent, over the Peshwas.

Security at Bhima Koregaon did little to ease insecurity among Dalits; tensions rise as first anniversary of violence approaches
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Security at Bhima Koregaon did little to ease insecurity among Dalits; tensions rise as first anniversary of violence approaches

At Bhima Koregaon, the tension had eased to some extent because of the meetings between Dalit and upper-caste members the police and administration arranged, but it has been escalating once again with January approaching.

Bhima Koregaon violence: What happened on 1 January and the events that followed
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Bhima Koregaon violence: What happened on 1 January and the events that followed

On 31 December, 2017, a conference called Elgar Parishad was held in Shaniwar Wada near Pune to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Koregaon-Bhima.

Bhima Koregaon violence: Testimony of witnesses begins; public prosecutor claims 'third group' was behind incident
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Bhima Koregaon violence: Testimony of witnesses begins; public prosecutor claims 'third group' was behind incident

Manisha Khopkar, a 40-year-old graphics designer from Maharashtra's Thane district in her testimony said that people carrying saffron flags were not the ones to pelt stones at her and 48 others who travelled to Bhima Koregaon on 1 January.

Bhima Koregaon arrests: Letters can't be evidence of conspiracy till probe proves activist-CPI (Maoist) collusion
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Bhima Koregaon arrests: Letters can't be evidence of conspiracy till probe proves activist-CPI (Maoist) collusion

While the letters seized during the Bhima Koregaon raids, the veracity of which have to be proved in a trial, suggest alleged organisational affiliation of some of the arrested individuals, how these letters attribute organisational role of the CPI (Maoist) party in Elgar Parishad by way of which they directly provoked the violence in Bhima Koregaon as stated by the Maharshtra Police is unclear.

Plea alleging Sambhaji Bhide's direct involvement in Bhima Koregaon riots still pending hearing; petitioner moves Bombay HC
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Plea alleging Sambhaji Bhide's direct involvement in Bhima Koregaon riots still pending hearing; petitioner moves Bombay HC

The complainant in the Bhima-Koregaon riots, Anita Ravindra Sawale, whose FIR landed accused Milind Ekbote in prison, has moved the division bench of the Bombay High Court seeking arrest of accused No.1 in the FIR — Sambhaji Bhide.

Long before Bhima Koregaon riot, 128 organisations with ties to CPI (Maoist) were put on watch list by UPA-II
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Long before Bhima Koregaon riot, 128 organisations with ties to CPI (Maoist) were put on watch list by UPA-II

In December 2012, the UPA government wrote a missive to all the states to take appropriate action against persons involved with 128 organisations it had identified

Bhima Koregaon raids: Romila Thapar, four others move SC against arrests of activists; plea to be heard by CJI Dipak Misra
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Bhima Koregaon raids: Romila Thapar, four others move SC against arrests of activists; plea to be heard by CJI Dipak Misra

Prominent historian Romila Thapar on Wednesday filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the arrests of Left-wing activists in the case of the Bhima Koregaon violence.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Deadline for gathering statements lapses, while police lethargy continues to hamper probe
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Bhima-Koregaon violence: Deadline for gathering statements lapses, while police lethargy continues to hamper probe

On 9 February, the Maharashtra government issued a notification of the two-member commission led by former High Court judge JN Patel to investigate the riots at Bhima-Koregaon in January.

As Bhima Koregan violence raged, this family sheltered over 100 Dalits from the mob's fury
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As Bhima Koregan violence raged, this family sheltered over 100 Dalits from the mob's fury

While the Bhima Koregaon violence raged, this Sanaswadi family offered shelter to over 100 Dalits