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Arrest by ‘amoral’ state imminent, says Dalit scholar Anand Teltumbde

The immediate goal will be to defeat the ruling coalition.

published on : 28th October 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC refuses to give relief to five rights activists

The Supreme Court has rejected a plea seeking relief for five rights activists who were arrested in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case. 

published on : 28th October 2018

Bhima-Koregaon case: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis welcomes SC decision on activists' arrest 

Fadnavis said the decision of the top court proved that there was no conspiracy behind action taken by the state police.

published on : 28th September 2018

Bhima-Koregaon case: Chronology of events leading up to SC verdict

Chronology of events that led up to the Supreme Court refusing to appoint a SIT to probe the arrest of five rights activists by the Maharashtra Police.

published on : 28th September 2018

Bhima-Koregaon case: Activists arrested not for dissent but for Maoist links, says SC

Justice A M Khanwilkar read out the verdict for himself and the CJI, while Justice D Y Chandrachud said he was unable to agree with the view of the two judges.

published on : 28th September 2018

Arrested activists have no vested right to seek SIT probe into Bhima-Koregaon violence: Maharashtra to SC

The state also sought the dismissal of the petition of historian Romila Thapar against the arrests, saying that the allegations made are "moonshine allegations" against the probe agencies.

published on : 21st September 2018

Bhima-Koregaon case cooked up in the name of G N Saibaba: Eminent citizens to SC

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud was told how a person currently in jail could write or receive letters.

published on : 20th September 2018

IIT-Kanpur comes out to bat for arrested activists, lawyers

Calling the charges against Sudha Bharadwaj a 'figment of imagination', the group claimed that the arrest seemed to be an attempt to malign her reputation and discredit her causes.

published on : 11th September 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Probe panel begins recording of statements

A 40-year-old graphics designer from Maharashtra's Thane district deposed as a witness and told the commission on Wednesday that she was among those injured in the violence.

published on : 6th September 2018

Complainant in Bhima-Koregaon case moves SC 

The plea filed by Tushar Damgude sought that he be made a party in the pending case as it was he who had lodged the FIR in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence last year.

published on : 5th September 2018

Grounds for arrest of human rights activists baseless: People’s Union for Civil Liberties

Demanding their release, PUCL members said the arrests were part of coordinated efforts to silence the voices raised for the most marginalised, exploited and deprived sections of the society.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Artists, writers in Kolkata decry arrest of 5 rights activists over Bhima-Koregaon violence

Intellectuals, artists and writers Sunday denounced the house arrest of five human rights activists in connection with a probe into a case of caste violence in Maharashtra.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Pune Police seek more time to file chargesheet

In a country-wide raid on Tuesday earlier this week, the police arrested five prominent activists. However, all of them have been kept under house arrest until September 6.

published on : 1st September 2018

Hashtags #MeTooUrbanNaxal, #UrbanNaxal trending on twitter

The trigger was a controversial tweet by filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri), who tweeted late on Tuesday evening regarding the arrests.

published on : 30th August 2018

Arrest of rights activists an act to silence dissent: Historian Romila Thapar, others in plea to SC

The petition filed by the five intellectuals alleged that the police action was the biggest attack on freedom and liberty of citizens by resorting to high-handedness without any credible evidence.

published on : 29th August 2018
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