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'Does this logic apply to Harry Potter books too?': Twitter in splits after Bombay HC judge terms 'War and Peace' 'objectionable material'
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'Does this logic apply to Harry Potter books too?': Twitter in splits after Bombay HC judge terms 'War and Peace' 'objectionable material'

A Bombay High Court observation is being ridiculed on social media, after a single-judge bench questioned rights' activist Vernon Gonsalves motive behind keeping (and reading) Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, War and Peace

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"Why did you have copy of 'War and Peace'?": Bombay HC judge asks Bhima Koregaon case accused to explain possession of Leo Tolstoy classic

The Bombay High Court hearing a bail plea of Elgar Parishad-Bhima Koregaon case accused Vernon Gonsalves on Wednesday questioned his motive behind keeping copies of some books and CDs whose titles prima facie indicated they contained material against the State

Gautam Navlakha, Naxal groups were in touch with Hizbul Mujahideen, Kashmiri separatists, Pune Police tells Bombay HC
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Gautam Navlakha, Naxal groups were in touch with Hizbul Mujahideen, Kashmiri separatists, Pune Police tells Bombay HC

Activist Gautam Navlakha and the Naxal groups he was associated with were in touch with Hizbul Mujahideen and Kashmiri separatist leaders, Pune Police claimed

As Bhima Koregaon case accused await bail hearings, families decry dehumanising jail conditions
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As Bhima Koregaon case accused await bail hearings, families decry dehumanising jail conditions

Conversations with family members of those accused in the Bhima Koregaon case reveal the problems they face, from the lack of chairs and bedding in jail cells to the long wait for copies of data seized by the police

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: Bombay HC says it found nothing against activist Gautam Navlakha, extends protection from arrest
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Bhima Koregaon case: Bombay HC says it found nothing against activist Gautam Navlakha, extends protection from arrest

The Bombay High Court observed that it found nothing against Gautam Navlakha, civil liberties Activist, who is accused of having links with Maoists, while also extending the protection from arrest

Right-wing activist Milind Ekbote allegedly beaten up by cow vigilantes in Pune, files complaint against gaushala owner
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Right-wing activist Milind Ekbote allegedly beaten up by cow vigilantes in Pune, files complaint against gaushala owner

The alleged incident took place at a temple premises in Zendewadi locality of Saswad area of Pune around 10.30 pm on Tuesday when Milind Ekbote, who is an accused in the Koregaon-Bhima violence case, went there to attend a programme.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Telangana student suicides, political battles in Awadh, Avengers: Endgame; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Telangana student suicides, political battles in Awadh, Avengers: Endgame; today's must-read stories

All the students who committed suicide in Telangana were from state-run colleges with poor background.

Bhima Koregaon Dalits united against BJP, divided over choice in polls; elders back Congress, youth prefer Prakash Ambedkar
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Bhima Koregaon Dalits united against BJP, divided over choice in polls; elders back Congress, youth prefer Prakash Ambedkar

Dalit activist Milind Bhawar, who helped many victims file affidavits before the commission, agrees. "Prakash Ambedkar's contribution to the Commission has been zero

Bhima Koregaon case: Maharashtra Police tells Bombay High Court that activists were mobilising Dalits to 'overthrow govt'
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Bhima Koregaon case: Maharashtra Police tells Bombay High Court that activists were mobilising Dalits to 'overthrow govt'

Apart from Arun Ferriera, the police earlier arrested eight other activists, including Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bharadwaj, P Varavara Rao, Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde in connection with the Bhima Koregaon clashes

Daily Bulletin: Rahul Gandhi's 'Masood Azhar ji' comment stirs fresh row; several parties to meet to decide poll plans; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Rahul Gandhi's 'Masood Azhar ji' comment stirs fresh row; several parties to meet to decide poll plans; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Rahul Gandhi referred to the Jaish-e-Mohammed chief as 'Masood Azhar ji', setting off a fresh row between the BJP and Congress; several parties to meet to decide on their poll plans; and more.

Bhima-Koregaon case: SC sets aside Bombay HC order refusing more time to file charges; says activists can now seek regular bail
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Bhima-Koregaon case: SC sets aside Bombay HC order refusing more time to file charges; says activists can now seek regular bail

The Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the Bombay High Court order refusing to grant 90 days extension to Maharashtra Police for filing the chargesheet in the Bhima-Koregaon violence case.

Bhima-Koregaon activists' arrest case: Sudha Bhardwaj moves Bombay High Court seeking bail
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Bhima-Koregaon activists' arrest case: Sudha Bhardwaj moves Bombay High Court seeking bail

Human rights activist and lawyer Sudha Bhardwaj, arrested in connection with the Elgar Parishad case, has moved the Bombay High Court to seek bail. The plea was taken up for hearing on Wednesday by Justice N W Sambre.

Bhima Koregaon violence: Pune Police arrest activist Anand Teltumbde in Mumbai after court rejects his anticipatory plea
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Bhima Koregaon violence: Pune Police arrest activist Anand Teltumbde in Mumbai after court rejects his anticipatory plea

Anand Teltumbde, an accused in Bhima Koregaon case, has been arrested by the Pune Police from Mumbai early morning on Saturday. The Pune Sessions Court on Friday rejected an anticipatory bail application of the activist and professor.

Bhima Koregaon violence: Anand Teltumbde's cry for help is a sad tale of state ruthlessness, injustice
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Bhima Koregaon violence: Anand Teltumbde's cry for help is a sad tale of state ruthlessness, injustice

For all his enviable accomplishments, Anand Teltumbde fears he is likely to end up in jail for a crime he says he did not commit.

Bhima-Koregaon case: SC reserves verdict on Maharashtra's plea against Bombay HC's refusal to extend 90-day limit for filing charges
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Bhima-Koregaon case: SC reserves verdict on Maharashtra's plea against Bombay HC's refusal to extend 90-day limit for filing charges

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on the Maharashtra government's appeal challenging the refusal of the Bombay High Court to extend the 90-day limit for filing charge-sheet in the Bhima-Koregaon violence case.

Bhima Koregaon violence: Sarpanch, who signed fraudulent letter, doesn't rule out conspiracy behind 2018 clashes
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Bhima Koregaon violence: Sarpanch, who signed fraudulent letter, doesn't rule out conspiracy behind 2018 clashes

The sarpanch of Bhima Koregaon did not deny the conspiracy behind the violence on 1 January, 2018, which many believe was a pre-planned attack on Dalit pilgrims by upper caste mobs. Sangita Kamble, the sarpanch, was responding to the question about the fraudulent letter typed on the village letterhead for the taluka police station of Shikrapur ahead of the occasion.

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.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Bullet train controversy, Ghazipur violence, heightened security in Bhima Koregaon; today's must read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Bullet train controversy, Ghazipur violence, heightened security in Bhima Koregaon; today's must read stories

The Maharashtra government has suspended an information officer for allegedly providing "incorrect information" under the Right to Information Act.

Bhima Koregaon to host lakhs of Dalits on 1 January; cops tighten security, monitor 'provocative' social media posts
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Bhima Koregaon to host lakhs of Dalits on 1 January; cops tighten security, monitor 'provocative' social media posts

After the violence at Bhima Koregaon last year, Dalit groups from across Maharashtra are likely to throng the destination this time to make a statement, and the police have their work cut out for them.