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Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process
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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

Inquiry panel summons NCP chief Sharad Pawar as witness in 2018 Bhima-Koregaon violence case
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Inquiry panel summons NCP chief Sharad Pawar as witness in 2018 Bhima-Koregaon violence case

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.

Bhima-Koregaon judicial panel urged to summon Sharad Pawar after he questions role of Pune top cops, local Maratha leaders
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Bhima-Koregaon judicial panel urged to summon Sharad Pawar after he questions role of Pune top cops, local Maratha leaders

The Bhima-Koregaon judicial inquiry commission has received an application seeking summoning of NCP president Sharad Pawar in view of certain statements made by him in the media about the 2018 caste violence near Pune

Raj Thackeray's MNS turns saffron, fuelling speculation that party seeks to reclaim Hindutva ideology from now 'secular' Shiv Sena
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Raj Thackeray's MNS turns saffron, fuelling speculation that party seeks to reclaim Hindutva ideology from now 'secular' Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena, the party of Bal Thackeray — who was fondly called the 'Hindu Hruday Samrat' by his followers — had to reiterate its commitment to saffron, while MNS, a splinter group headed by his nephew Raj, rebranded itself to close in on the space perceivably abandoned by Sena after it joined a 'secular' alliance

Bhima-Koregaon case: Meeting to review violence in Pune underway; Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar and state HM Anil Deshmukh in attendance
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Bhima-Koregaon case: Meeting to review violence in Pune underway; Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar and state HM Anil Deshmukh in attendance

While some rights activists were arrested in the Koregaon Bhima case by the Pune city police, their rural counterparts had booked Hindutva leaders Milind Ekbote and Sambhaji Bhide for allegedly inciting violence.

202nd anniversary of Bhima Koregaon battle: Ajit Pawar, Prakash Ambedkar visit war memorial amid tight security
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202nd anniversary of Bhima Koregaon battle: Ajit Pawar, Prakash Ambedkar visit war memorial amid tight security

Thousands of people visit Bhima Koregaon village to offer their tributes on the anniversary of the battle, which was fought on 1 January, 1818, between the British East India Company and the Peshwa faction of the Maratha Confederacy.

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

Pune Police issues notices barring entry of Milind Ekbote, Sambhaji Bhide, 160 others ahead of Bhima Koregaon battle anniversary
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Pune Police issues notices barring entry of Milind Ekbote, Sambhaji Bhide, 160 others ahead of Bhima Koregaon battle anniversary

Ahead of the 202nd anniversary of the Koregaon Bhima battle on 1 January, Pune Police have issued notices to over 160 people, including right wing leaders Milind Ekbote and Sambhaji Bhide, an official said

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

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.

Bhima Koregaon anniversary: One year after violence at event, security stepped up as hundreds of Dalits converge at war memorial
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Bhima Koregaon anniversary: One year after violence at event, security stepped up as hundreds of Dalits converge at war memorial

Thousands of people, mainly Dalits, Tuesday flocked the 'Jay Stambh' memorial in Maharashtra's Pune district to pay tributes on the 201st anniversary of the Koregaon Bhima battle amidst heavy police presence.

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.

Ahead of Bhima Koregaon battle anniversary, police prohibit Milind Ekbote, Kabir Kala Manch leaders from visiting memorial
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Ahead of Bhima Koregaon battle anniversary, police prohibit Milind Ekbote, Kabir Kala Manch leaders from visiting memorial

According to the Pune Police, provocative speeches at the conclave, said to have been funded by Maoists, triggered violence at Bhima Koregaon.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Ahead of first anniversary of clashes, Pune Police on alert to prevent untoward incidents
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Bhima-Koregaon violence: Ahead of first anniversary of clashes, Pune Police on alert to prevent untoward incidents

Violence had marred the bicentenary celebration of the battle of Bhima-Koregaon and its repercussions had haunted Maharashtra for the next few months.

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: Shoddy probe by Pune rural police into role of two Hindutva leaders raises questions
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Bhima Koregaon arrests: Shoddy probe by Pune rural police into role of two Hindutva leaders raises questions

The rural police of Pune had written a letter asking city police if the arrested activists are directly related with the Bhima Koregaon violence.

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.

All you need to know about Bhima Koregaon raids: Supreme Court offers relief to activists but controversy unlikely to die down
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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.

Bhima Koregaon raids an attempt to divert attention from Sanatan Sanstha probe, says Prakash Ambedkar
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Bhima Koregaon raids an attempt to divert attention from Sanatan Sanstha probe, says Prakash Ambedkar

Prakash Ambedkar alleged that police have made contradictory claims about the violence at Bhima Koregaon near Pune in January