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China calls for swift punishment of Hong Kong violence; supports pro-Beijing leader, city police

Pro-democracy protesters fought a second consecutive day of running battles with police in a well-heeled residential district of Hong Kong.

published on : 29th July 2019

Trump confirms immigration raids set for the weekend

Migrant communities and immigration and rights activists around the country were girding for the raids.

published on : 13th July 2019

Nearly 700 arrested in Venezuela in a day: UN Human Rights

The number of arrests in a day is tallied to be highest in a single day in at least 20 years.

published on : 29th January 2019

Karnataka: Eight arrested for opposing R-Day rally in front of mosque in Haveri

The arrested persons came out of the mosque and demanded that the students stop the band as it was against the law of the village.

published on : 27th January 2019

Nine, including minor, detained from two Maharashtra districts for alleged ISIS links

The arrests come after searches in Amrut Nagar, Kausa, Moti Baug and Almas Colony areas in Thane's Mumbra township and in Aurangabad's Kaisar Colony, Rahat Colony and Damdi Mahal areas.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Bengaluru-based software engineer who turns common man into a ‘doctor’ 

VMEDO-founder Praveen Gowda feels that learning CPR is necessary as there are many cases of cardiac arrests.

published on : 6th January 2019

Few activists arrested in Bhima Koregaon violence case go on 'hunger strike' at Yerawada jail

Advocate Surendra Gadling, writer-editor Sudhir Dhawale, and activists Mahesh Raut and Rona Wilson participated in the strike.

published on : 14th September 2018

Arrested activists belong to banned Maoist fronts: Maharastra police

The police have arrested 10 activists during the probe into alleged Maoist connection behind the Elgar Parishad conclave held in Pune in December last year.

published on : 8th September 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Rights activists to remain under house arrest till September 12, says SC

ASG Mehta told the bench that keeping the activists under house arrest would hamper the ongoing investigation. The bench posted the matter for further hearing on September 12.

published on : 6th September 2018

Arrests are illegal, letters are fake, say lawyers of detained rights activists

Lawyers and representatives of the five activists arrested on charges of plotting the Bhima Koregaon violence have slammed the government and the Maharashtra Police for fabricating evidence

published on : 2nd September 2018

Activists' arrests: Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil objects to Maharashtra ADG's presser

Vikhe-Patil on Saturday asked whether Param Bir Singh was a spokesperson of the Maharashtra government.

published on : 1st September 2018

'Centre dumping activists in jail to divert attention from original perpetrators of Bhima Koregaon violence'

Advocate Susan Abraham, the wife of Vernon Gonsalves who is under house arrest for suspected Maoist links, said this was to deviate attention of the people from the Nalasopara arms haul case.

published on : 1st September 2018

Policemen asked us to keep door of bedroom open and sleep: Activist Gautam Navlakha's female partner

Sabha Husain described the scene at their residence in Delhi's Nehru Enclave, where Navlakha has been put under house arrest.

published on : 30th August 2018

Activists' arrest: Maharashtra Police claim to have unearthed larger conspiracy against security forces

Pune Police said that they would continue their investigation even though the apex court had ordered the five activists to be placed in house arrest.

published on : 30th August 2018

Government should cease politically motivated arrests and harassment of activists: HRW and Amnesty

The Maharashtra police had on Tuesday arrested Left-wing activists Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bharadwaj and Gautam Navlakha, and raided the homes of several others.

published on : 30th August 2018
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