Earlier, the Bombay High Court had directed that Rao should be released immediately on bail after being discharged from hospital
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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
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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
Arsenal Consulting's findings will, obviously, be contested by the police’s Forensic Science Laboratory; that is the normal back-and-forth of any criminal trial.
To highlight Rao's poor health condition, counsel Indira Jaising told the court that of the 365 days since last February, the activist has spent 149 days in the hospital
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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
A division bench of justices SS Shinde and MS Karnik made the remarks after perusing a medical report submitted by Nanavati Hospital where Rao, arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, was admitted on 18 November
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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'
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
Rao and nine other activists have been arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case, which was initially probed by the Pune Police and later transferred to the NIA
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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
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NIA told the court it has ample evidence to show that Bharadwaj had "participated in anti-national activities", and, thus, does not deserve to be let out on bail
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Bhushan has been raising issues related to the judiciary and had recently criticised the top court's handling of matters related to migrant workers during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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".
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'Besides COVID-19, Rao suffers from several ailments. He is hallucinating and is delirious,' his lawyer Sudeep Pasbola told the Bombay High Court.