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Supreme Court extends house arrest of rights activists in Koregaon-Bhima violence till September 17

The Maharashtra police had arrested the five activists on August 28 in connection with an FIR lodged following a conclave.

published on : 12th September 2018

High Court adjourns hearing of activist Varavara Rao arrest case

The bench said that it would examine the issue of allowing a doctor to provide medical assistance to Rao if a miscellaneous petition was filed. 

published on : 6th September 2018

Gauri Lankesh death anniversary: Dangerous time for people speaking truth in India, says Amnesty

The rights body said attacks on journalism not only stifle the constitutional right to freedom of speech and expression but also have a "profound silencing effect".

published on : 5th September 2018

Virasam slams arrests of activists

Professor M Haragopal, who condemned the arrest of revolutionary writer Varavara Rao, said that in a democratic country people have the right to express their views.

published on : 4th September 2018

Nothing new in claims of Maharashtra cops on proof about Maoist link: Varavara Rao's nephew

He accused the police officer of knowing that the "evidence" was cooked up and he had gone to the press only to defame those arrested, he claimed.

published on : 1st September 2018

Varavara Rao Case: Letter trail unravelled plot to buy arms, claim cops

Amid national outrage over the arrest of five prominent Left-wing activists a few days ago, Maharashtra ADG of Police shared with the media evidence pieced together so far to justify the crackdown.

published on : 1st September 2018

Seized letters show Telugu poet Varavara Rao's role in arms procurement: Police

Rao and four others were arrested by Pune Police on August 28 following raids at houses of several Left-wing activists across the country.

published on : 31st August 2018

Fight against fascist policies not conspiracy: Varavara Rao

It was business as usual at the Hima Sai Heights apartments in Jawaharnagar where rights activist and writer, Varavara Rao has been placed under house arrest in his flat.

published on : 31st August 2018

Rights activists' arrests: Arundhati Roy, Jignesh Mevani, others demand action against Maharashtra police

They have also demanded that police return the laptops and mobiles seized during the "illegal arrest" of the activists.

published on : 30th August 2018

Varavara Rao's son-in-law Prof Satyanarayana to move SC against raids by Maharashtra cops

He also expressed his apprehension that the police might implicate him in the same case as his father-in-law was.

published on : 30th August 2018

Government trying to strike terror by raiding homes of activists: Jharkhand civil society

Prominent people who signed the letter included economist Jean Dreze, Afzal Anees and Kavita Srivastava.

published on : 30th August 2018

Bhima Koregaon violence: Case false, fight against fascist policies not conspiracy, says Varavara Rao

The Leftist intellectual said the case for Koregaon-Bhima clashes between Dalits and upper caste Marathas should have been filed against the Maharashtra government and the Centre and not activists.

published on : 30th August 2018

Rights activist Varavara Rao returns to a quiet welcome in Hyderabad, to be put under house arrest

Varavara Rao was brought to Hyderabad's RGI airport from Pune at 4.20 a.m., following Supreme Court order on Wednesday that he should be placed under house arrest.

published on : 30th August 2018

Feels like emergency again, says Kalyan Rao

Revolutionary writer and Association State leader G Kalyan Rao felt that there is again a period of undeclared emergency in the country under BJP-led NDA Government. While speaking to media persons in

published on : 30th August 2018

Provide a copy of transit order in Telugu to Varavara Rao’s wife: Hyderabad High court to cops

The bench directed Telangana principal secretary to home, and director generals of police of Telangana and Maharashtra to file detailed counter affidavits regarding arrest of Varavara Rao.

published on : 30th August 2018
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