Sunday, 7 August, 2022
TopicBhima Koregaon

Topic: Bhima Koregaon

Report ‘links’ Pune Police to hacking campaign that ‘planted evidence’ on Bhima Koregaon suspects

Report by tech magazine Wired, quoting US cybersecurity researchers, alleges that email accounts of three accused — Rona Wilson, Varavara Rao and Hany Babu — were compromised.

‘Give Gautam Navlakha speedy trial, bail,’ says rights body, wants NIA off Bhima Koregaon case

Delhi-based civil liberties group Peoples Union for Democratic Rights seeks immediate bail and fair trial for all accused in Bhima Koregaon case, calls for repeal of UAPA.

NIA seeks urgent hearing of its plea in SC against default bail granted to Sudha Bharadwaj

Bhardwaj, arrested on 28 August 2018 is one of the several activists in the Bhima Koregaon case, booked under provisions of UAPA for an alleged conspiracy to topple the Modi govt.

Bombay HC grants default bail to activist Sudha Bharadwaj in Bhima Koregaon case

Bharadwaj has been in custody as an undertrial since her arrest in 2018. The high court, however, rejected the default bail pleas of co-accused Sudhir Dhawale and 7 others.

Do we run to courts for basic human rights? asks Navlakha’s partner, says he’s not allowed to call

Sahba Husain says the rights activist has also been denied access to the library, canteen and jail's green areas ever since he was shifted to the high-security Anda cell.

Bhima Koregaon accused observe hunger strike in jail over ‘institutional murder’ of Stan Swamy

The statement released by the Elgar case prisoners alleged that the NIA and Taloja jail's former superintendent Kaustubh Kurlekar never missed a single opportunity to 'harass' Swamy.

Stan Swamy, 84-yr-old Jesuit priest arrested by NIA for ‘Maoist links’, dies in hospital

The tribal rights activist had been suffering from Covid and Parkinson's disease, and was admitted to a private hospital on 29 May from the Taloja prison.

Jailed activist Stan Swamy’s health critical, continues to be in ICU, lawyer says

Swamy's lawyer said he will not be moving the HC for any urgent hearing on either the bail plea or the fresh plea challenging provisions of the UAPA.

‘Left to die’: Families of Bhima Koregaon accused demand their release, say jail conditions poor

The families and friends of Bhima Koregaon prisoners organised a webinar Friday to highlight the deteriorating health of the prisoners and unhygienic conditions in jails.

UK MPs, Nobel laureates urge India to free jailed Bhima Koregaon activists ‘in grave danger’

Letter says 'human rights defenders' awaiting trials in jails have developed health issues because of 'neglect, absence of proper medical care, deplorable hygiene conditions'.

On Camera

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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