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'
Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process
While it is encouraging that the grant of bail has been prioritised in some cases, a number of other journalists are languishing in prison, with the top court doing little about their plight
The court was hearing a petition filed by the jailed activist's wife, seeking that he be shifted to Nanavati Hospital for better treatment and that he be released on bail
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
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
The Jesuit priest and veteran tribal rights activist became the oldest person to be charged with terrorism-related offences in the case
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
Bhima Koregaon case: Bail plea of activist Sudha Bharadwaj claiming susceptibility to COVID-19 rejected
Bharadwaj had approached the Bombay High Court seeking bail, saying that she suffered from chronic cnditions such as diabetes and hypertension
Varavara Rao still 'disoriented', health condition needs close monitoring, Nanavati Hospital tells Bombay HC
Rao, an accused in the Elgar Parishad case, has been undergoing treatment for various ailments at the Nanavati Hospital since 16 July, after he tested positive for coronavirus
Varavara Rao's family demands 'transparent' health updates, medical records and permission to attend to jailed poet
The family said that while Varavara Rao was shifted from hospital to hospital in the last week as his health deteriorated, they received information about these developments "through secondary sources".
Telugu poet Varavara Rao, who tested COVID positive, moved to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital for neurological treatment
Rao and nine other activists were arrested in the Elgar Parishad case, initially probed by the Pune Police and later transferred to the NIA
While Teltumbde has authored over two dozen books, Navlakha wrote Days and Nights in the Heartland of Rebellion in 2012 and retired as editorial consultant of the Economic & Political Weekly.
PEN International appeals to govt to free jailed poet Varavara Rao: 'Due process is meaningless without mercy'
Poet-activist Varavara Rao’s interim bail plea citing ill health and susceptibility to COVID-19 was rejected by a special court on 27 June.
Navlakha had sought default bail under Section 167 of the CrPc, claiming he had been in custody for over 90 days.
'Don't kill Varavara Rao in jail': Health of 80-yr-old accused in Elgar Parishad case deteriorating, authorities negligent, says family
Rao has been in jail for over 22 months. His bail pleas, including those filed for relief on the ground of his age, ill-health and risk of COVID-19, have been rejected on multiple occasion
Elgar Parishad case: Mumbai court extends Anand Teltumbde's NIA custody till 25 April; activist was arrested on 14 April
Teltumbde was arrested by the NIA on 14 April after he surrendered before it following the Supreme Court's directives.
Apart from Pawar, the commission has also summoned then SP (Pune Rural) Suvez Haq, then Additional SP, Sandip Pakhale, then Additional Commissioner, Pune, Ravindra Sengaonkar, and then Collector Saurabh Rao, Satpute added.
Elgaar Parishad case: Nine arrested activists appear before NIA court in Mumbai days after Central agency takes over probe
The nine activists arrested in the Elgaar Parishad-Maoist links case were on Friday produced in a special court, days after the NIA took over probe into the matter.
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: Bombay HC refuses to grant anticipatory bail to civil rights activists Gautam Navlakha, Anand Teltumbde
Navlakha, Teltumbde and several other activists have been booked by the Pune Police for their alleged Maoist links and several other charges following the violence at Koregaon Bhima village