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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

Bhima-Koregaon witness death: Autopsy report doesn't indicate murder, says CM​ Fadnavis

Body of Sakat (19), a Dalit, was found floating in a well near rehabilitation site for the violence victims near Bhima-Koregaon in April this year.

published on : 11th July 2018

Sambhaji Bhide​ comments on saints Dnyaneshwar, Tukaram to be probed: Devendra Fadnavis

Bhide, chief of the right-wing Shiv Pratishthan Hindustan, is accused of instigating the violence against Dalits during the 200th-anniversary celebrations of the Bhima-Koregaon battle.

published on : 9th July 2018

BBMS leader Prakash Ambedkar indicates joining hands with Congress-NCP

Ambedkar also said that while the police are trying to link the Bhima-Koregaon riots with the Maoists, it would backfire on them.

published on : 20th June 2018

Bhima-Koregaon probe panel extends deadline for affidavits from public

The commission is expected to inquire and analyse into the chronology of events associated with the Bhima-Koregaon riots and the factors responsible for them.

published on : 17th June 2018

Maoist threat to PM Narendra Modi: Congress says probe it, don't politicise it

The purported letter allegedly mentioned of a plan to "assassinate" Prime Minister Narendra Modi in "another Rajiv Gandhi-type incident", the police told the court.

published on : 9th June 2018
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