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Elgar Parishad: NIA court rejects bail pleas of DU professor, three other accused
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Elgar Parishad: NIA court rejects bail pleas of DU professor, three other accused

The case relates to alleged inflammatory speeches delivered at the 'Elgar Parishad' conclave, held at Shaniwarwada in Pune on 31 December 2017, which the police claimed triggered violence the next day near the Koregaon-Bhima war memorial located on the city''s outskirts

Bhima Koregaon case: SC dismisses NIA plea challenging default bail to Sudha Bharadwaj
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Bhima Koregaon case: SC dismisses NIA plea challenging default bail to Sudha Bharadwaj

Bharadwaj was arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case in August 2018 under the provisions of the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Elgar Parishad case: Varavara Rao need not surrender until 28 October, says Bombay HC
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Elgar Parishad case: Varavara Rao need not surrender until 28 October, says Bombay HC

Rao, 82, was granted interim bail for six months on medical grounds by the HC on 22 February. He was scheduled to surrender and return to judicial custody on 5 September

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

Stan Swamy, accused in Elgar Parishad case, worked to promote Maoist activities: Officials
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Stan Swamy, accused in Elgar Parishad case, worked to promote Maoist activities: Officials

The NHRC had asked the Maharashtra chief secretary to ensure every possible medical treatment to Swamy as part of life-saving measures and protection of his human rights

Stan Swamy dies at 84: Who was the tribal rights activist arrested in Elgar Parishad case?
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Stan Swamy dies at 84: Who was the tribal rights activist arrested in Elgar Parishad case?

Stan Swamy: The Bombay HC was informed that Swamy suffered a cardiac arrest early Sunday morning following which he was put on ventilator support

'Would rather die in jail': Stan Swamy refuses to be admitted to JJ hospital over poor health
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'Would rather die in jail': Stan Swamy refuses to be admitted to JJ hospital over poor health

The 84-year-old, who has been admitted to the hospital twice before, said that medicines will not help and sought interim bail

Hany Babu, accused in Elgar Parishad case, tests positive for COVID-19
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Hany Babu, accused in Elgar Parishad case, tests positive for COVID-19

Babu was arrested by the National Investigation Agency in July 2020.

Elgar Parishad case: Jailed professor Shoma Sen moves Bombay HC against UAPA charges
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Elgar Parishad case: Jailed professor Shoma Sen moves Bombay HC against UAPA charges

Sen said that the electronic evidence submitted by the NIA 'holds no value' as according to a digital forensics report '10 incriminating letters' were inserted on Rona Wilson's laptop by a cyberattacker before his arrest

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: Bombay HC grants Varavara Rao six months interim bail, says 'genuine and fit case'
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Bhima Koregaon case: Bombay HC grants Varavara Rao six months interim bail, says 'genuine and fit case'

The bail conditions include a direction to the accused in Elgar Parishad case to stay within the jurisdiction of the Mumbai NIA court for the bail period

Lucknow Police books ex-AMU student Sharjeel Usmani for sedition over Elgar Parishad speech
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Lucknow Police books ex-AMU student Sharjeel Usmani for sedition over Elgar Parishad speech

In his complaint, Anurag Singh alleged that Usmani had used provocative words and language in his speech to trigger hatred and anger against the UP govt and promote enmity among various religious communities

Sharjeel Usmani will be arrested for Elgar Parishad speech from wherever he is, says Maharashtra home minister
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Sharjeel Usmani will be arrested for Elgar Parishad speech from wherever he is, says Maharashtra home minister

Meanwhile, Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil wrote to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, urging him to give orders to authorities in his state to file an FIR against Usmani

NIA urges Bombay HC to reject Varavara Rao's bail plea on medical grounds, claims poet's condition is 'stable'
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NIA urges Bombay HC to reject Varavara Rao's bail plea on medical grounds, claims poet's condition is 'stable'

The court, however, pointed out that Rao's reports from the JJ Hospital, the Taloja prison hospital and St George Hospital, issued last year, all mentioned dementia and brain atrophy

Didn't confiscate Stan Swamy's sipper and straw, NIA tells Mumbai court; activist files fresh plea
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Didn't confiscate Stan Swamy's sipper and straw, NIA tells Mumbai court; activist files fresh plea

Swamy, arrested in the alleged Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, also filed a bail plea in the special NIA court, citing health issues, including Parkinson's disease

Elgar Parishad case: Varavara Rao to be shifted to Mumbai's Nanavati hospital for 15 days
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Elgar Parishad case: Varavara Rao to be shifted to Mumbai's Nanavati hospital for 15 days

The jailed activist had filed a bail application seeking to be shifted to Nanavati Hospital immediately, owing to his 'diminishing neurological and physical health condition'

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

Elgar Parishad case: SC refuses to entertain Sudha Bharadwaj's bail plea on medical grounds
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Elgar Parishad case: SC refuses to entertain Sudha Bharadwaj's bail plea on medical grounds

The lawyer-activist withdrew her plea after the court suggested she file a regular bail application on merit

Rhea Chakraborty denied bail: It’s not just SSR case, persecution of random citizens could be watershed moment for India
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Rhea Chakraborty denied bail: It’s not just SSR case, persecution of random citizens could be watershed moment for India

The persecution of Rhea Chakraborty, the actor’s one-time partner, borders on lunacy, if we are to cling to some notions of rationality and humanity