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Koregaon-Bhima case: Government lawyers studying Delhi HC order on Navlakha, says Pune Police

The Delhi HC freed Navlakha from house arrest saying the Supreme Court last week had given him the liberty to approach the appropriate forum within four weeks to seek further recourse.

published on : 2nd October 2018
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Honest word has more power than bullets, says Gautam Navlakha after release from house arrest

The activist was one of the five put under house arrest in connection with the violence in Koregaon-Bhima in Maharashtra.

published on : 1st October 2018
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Activists arrest: Delhi HC ends Gautam Navlakha's house arrest, says his detention over 24 hours was 'unjustified'

The high court granted him the relief saying that the Supreme Court last week had given him the liberty to approach the appropriate forum within four weeks to seek relief, which he has availed.

published on : 1st October 2018
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Activists' arrest: Shall collect more evidence if needed, says Pune police commissioner

He also said that the probe of the Elgaar Parishad is on a different plane and that the police is trying to probe how money and strategy was being provided to a violent movement.

published on : 29th September 2018
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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
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Bhima Koregaon case: SC likely to deliver verdict on arrest of five activists today

The five activists --Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bharadwaj and Gautam Navlakha-- are under arrest at their respective homes since August 29.

published on : 27th September 2018
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Bhima-Koregaon case: Supreme Court reserves verdict on five activists' arrests

The five activists --Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bharadwaj and Gautam Navlakha-- are under arrest at their respective homes since August 29.

published on : 20th September 2018
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Bhima-Koregaon case: Eminent citizens seek SIT probe into arrest of activists

Senior advocate Anand Grover claimed that the investigation is 'unfair, biased and deficient' as indicated by 'illegalities' in search of the houses of the activists.

published on : 19th September 2018
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Activists arrest: Will quash case if proof false, says Supreme Court

The court said it might order a probe by a Special Investigation Team to look into the manner and the circumstances leading to registration of FIRs and arrests.

published on : 18th September 2018
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Will examine veracity of evidence against five rights activists: SC

The court told the senior counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi: 'We are protecting your liberty... your formulation on law, we will hear you on Wednesday.'

published on : 17th September 2018
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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
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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
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Activists arrest: PIL in Bombay HC seeks action against policemen who briefed media

Activist Sanjay Bhalerao, who claims to be a witness to the Bhima Koregaon violence, filed a criminal PIL in the HC seeking action against the policemen.

published on : 4th September 2018
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Pune court grants 90 more days for police to file chargesheet against arrested activists

The police had sought more time for filing the chargesheet saying that the new evidence necessitates more time for investigation.

published on : 2nd September 2018
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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
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'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
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Activist's letter spoke of 'Rajiv Gandhi-like' incident, claim Maharashtra police

Maharashtra police said that an email letter between Rona Wilson and a CPI-Maoist leader speaks of ending "Modi-raj" with a 'Rajiv Gandhi-type incident'.

published on : 31st August 2018
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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
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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
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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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