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Elgar case: HC dismisses plea of Varavara Rao & 2 other accused seeking default bail 

The HC rejected the petition filed by the three accused - Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves - challenging a previous order of the high court that refused to grant them default bail.

published on : 4th May 2022

Elgar Parishad case: Bombay HC grants time till February 28 for Varavara Rao to surrender

He was to surrender on September 5, but filed a plea seeking an extension of the bail and later filed another application seeking permanent bail on the ground of ill-health.

published on : 4th February 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

Pune police 'concocted' letter to criminalise me, other rights activists: Sudha Bharadwaj

Reacting to this in a handwritten statement, Bharadwaj, who is under house arrest, Friday said the purported letter shown by the Pune Police is a mixture of innocuous.

published on : 1st September 2018

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

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

Activists' arrest: Letter purportedly seized talks about links with Kashmiri separatists

The undated letter in Hindi, written by some Comrade Sudha to some Comrade Prakash, also talks about giving financial help to the comrades working in the interiors.

published on : 30th August 2018

Delhi HC not to proceed with hearing plea against arrest of activist Gautam Navlakha for now

Maharashtra Police wanted to take the activist to a Pune court in connection with a case relating to the Bhima-Koregaon violence of December last year.

published on : 30th 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

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

After SC order, Telugu poet and activist Varavara Rao, two others put under house arrest

The Supreme Court had directed that all five arrested activists be placed under house arrest till the next hearing of the matter on September 6.

published on : 29th August 2018

Crack-down on activists is attempt to shift focus away from Sanatan Sanstha: Prakash Ambedkar

Ambedkar also alleged that police have made contradictory claims about the violence at Bhima Koregaon near Pune in January.

published on : 29th August 2018
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