Bhima-Koregaon

There is freedom, but no mercy

People are getting arrested as in the days of Indira Gandhi’s Emergency.

published on : 27th June 2021

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

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

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

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

Maoists conspired to carry out 'Rajiv Gandhi-like' assassination of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Pune Police told a court on Thursday that they seized a letter from the residence of one of the five persons they had arrested in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence.

published on : 8th June 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Civil society organisations come together to condemn the arrests

Participants expressed concern about recent 'tendency of the government of branding people as anti-nationalists if they support the cause of Dalits' and also demanded the release of those arrested.

published on : 7th June 2018

Five suspected Maoists arrested under UAPA in Bhima Koregaon riots case

While the People’s Union for Civil Liberries (PUCL) condemned the arrests, Dalit activists raised questions on why police is avoiding arrest of Hindutva icon Sambhaji Bhide in the case.

published on : 6th June 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Bombay High Court refuses interim relief to murder-accused trio

After hearing brief arguments in the case yesterday, vacation judge Bharati Dangre said there was no urgency in the matter and adjourned the bail pleas for further hearing next month.

published on : 10th May 2018

Bhima-Koregaon clash: Union minister Ramdas Athawale demands arrest of right-wing leader Sambhaji Bhide

Dalit workers of the RPI (A), headed by Athawale, today held a protest in suburban Bandra to press for various demands of the backward communities.

published on : 3rd May 2018

Man tries to commit suicide for rightwing leader Sambhaji Bhide arrest in Bhima-Koregaon case

Ganesh Pawar, a worker of Republican Sena demanding the arrest of rightwing leader Sambhaji Bhide in the Bhima-Koregaon case, tried to immolate himself at the state secretariat.

published on : 2nd May 2018

RSS backed fact-finding committee blames Maoists for Bhima-Koregaon violence

The report also demands inquiry into roles of JNU leader Umar Khalid, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mewani, retired justice B G Kolse-Patil and their likes who had attended the Elgaar Parishad at Pune.

published on : 25th April 2018

Bhima Koregaon violence: Prime accused Milind Ekbote granted bail by Pune court

Hindutva leader Ekbote was arrested by the Maharashtra Police on March 14 this year, after the Supreme Court dismissed his anticipatory bail plea.

published on : 19th April 2018
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