Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicElgar Parishad

Topic: Elgar Parishad

‘Mini trial by HC, Maoist links’: Why NIA wants Bhima Koregaon accused Teltumbde to stay in jail

The NIA has appealed to the Supreme Court against the Bombay High Court's bail order last week for former management professor Anand Teltumbde, who is facing charges under UAPA.

Words like ‘achhe din’ used at Elgar Parishad to stoke hate: What HC said in Jagtap bail denial

Referring to a play staged at 2017 Elgar Parishad event and alleged links with CPI (Maoist), Bombay HC Monday denied bail to Jyoti Jagtap, one of the accused in Bhima Koregaon case.

‘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.

Bombay HC extends Bhima Koregaon-accused Varavara Rao’s time to surrender till 28 Feb

Rao, 83, is on a temporary release from jail since Feb last year due to ill-health. He was due to surrender on 5 September but has been granted extension several times on various grounds.

Activist Sudha Bharadwaj walks out of jail after 3 years

Bharadwaj was one of the 16 activists and academicians arrested in the Elgar Parishad case in August 2018 under the stringent UAPA. She was kept in Byculla women's jail in Mumbai.

Court allows Sudha Bharadwaj’s release from jail on furnishing surety of Rs 50,000

Other conditions laid down by the special court for Bharadwaj's release include that she shall reside in the jurisdiction of the court and cannot leave Mumbai without its permission.

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.

Bhima Koregaon accused Navlakha moves Bombay HC for house arrest instead of prison custody

Activist Gautam Navlakha, who is currently lodged in Taloja prison, also sought that the HC direct jail authorities to get him medically examined for a lump developed in his chest.

NIA draft charges claim accused wanted to ‘wage war against nation’ in Elgar Parishad case

The draft lays down 17 charges against 15 accused and want them to be charged under various sections of UAPA & IPC. NIA has also alleged the accused of being CPI (Maoist) members.

‘Never anticipated this would happen’ — Bombay HC says on Stan Swamy’s death in custody

While hearing Stan Swamy's bail appeals posthumously, the high court described the Jesuit priest as 'a wonderful man' and said it has great respect for his work.

On Camera

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.