Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

Topic: Bhima Koregaon

Supreme Court of India

Maharashtra moves SC after Bombay High Court denies extra time for Bhima-Koregaon probe

The Bombay High Court Wednesday quashed a lower court's decision to allow Maharashtra Police more time to conclude the Bhima-Koregaon investigation.

Gautam Navlakha released from house arrest in Bhima-Koregaon case

The Delhi High Court said that Navlakha's detention which exceeded 24 hours was untenable.

Maharashtra police drops rioting cases against Sambhaji Bhide

Six cases were filed against right-wing leader Sambhaji Bhide and his organisation following the protests in 2008 and 2009 in Sangli in western Maharashtra.

Police leaks led to trial by media in Bhima-Koregaon case: Quotes from dissenting judge

Justice D.Y. Chandrachud says role of the court involves sensitive balances when state seeks to curb freedom to investigate offences against it.
Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

No mala fide intention on part of police in arrest of Bhima-Koregaon activists: Top court

In a 2-1 ruling, the SC bench led by CJI Dipak Misra extended the house arrest of the five activists in the Bhima-Koregaon case by four weeks.
Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Supreme Court refuses special probe into arrest of five activists in Bhima-Koregaon case

Supreme Court extends house arrest of activists Sudha Bharadwaj, Varavara Rao, Gautam Navlakha, Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira by four weeks.
Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

No legal basis for Supreme Court’s house arrest order in Bhima-Koregaon case

Legal experts say the concept of house arrest doesn't exist as per law, but constitutional courts have passed such orders.

Supreme Court extends house arrest of activists to 17 September in Bhima-Koregaon case

The Maharashtra police had arrested the five activists on 28 Aug in connection with an FIR lodged following 'Elgaar Parishad' conclave.
File image of police detaining a woman activist during a protest against the arrest of writer Varavara Rao and other activists in connection with Bhima-Koregaon violence, in Hyderabad. | PTI

India has two legal systems to use when needed: Democratic and dictatorial

Bhima-Koregaon arrests show how Indian Constitution 'guarantees' rights and liberties but also snatches them away.
Maharashtra police

Bombay High Court raps Maharashtra police: Why hold press conference on sub judice matter?

During the briefing, police read out letters exchanged between the activists who were arrested and claimed they had proof of their links with Maoists.
smash brahmin patriarchy

Twitter’s apology a cop out or was CEO Jack Dorsey wrong to hold Brahmin-patriarchy poster?

A photo of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey holding a poster that said ‘Smash Brahminal Patriarchy’ triggered social media outrage after Right-wing ideologues called it ...