Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicElgar Parishad

Topic: Elgar Parishad

Stan Swamy death ‘institutional murder by inhuman state’, kin of Bhima Koregaon accused say

Stan Swamy, 84, an accused in Elgar Parishad case, died at Mumbai’s Holy Family Hospital where he was admitted on 29 May following a Bombay HC order.

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.

Bombay HC seeks NIA reply on bail plea of activist Sudha Bharadwaj in Bhima Koregaon case

Bharadwaj, who was arrested on 28 August 2018, had sought default bail contending the trial judge wasn't authorised to take cognisance of the 2019 charge sheet filed against her.

‘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.

Bombay HC extends Bhima Koregaon accused Stan Swamy’s stay at hospital till 18 June

Swamy's counsel said that his stay at the private hospital should be extended as he has tested positive for Covid. The Jesuit priest and activist has been in the hospital since 28 May.

HC asks Maharashtra to submit Bhima Koregaon accused Sudha Bharadwaj’s medical report

According to her counsel, Sudha Bharadwaj was kept in a ward of the prison with 50 other women under extremely unsanitary conditions, and with just three toilets for all of them.

SC seeks response of NIA on Gautam Navlakha’s bail plea in Bhima Koregaon case

A bench headed issued notice to NIA on the plea of the activist against the Bombay HC order dismissing his bail plea and asked the probe agency to respond by 15 March.

Varavara Rao gets interim bail on medical grounds in 2016 Surjagarh iron ore mine arson case

Rao, who is currently admitted in the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai, had sought bail on medical grounds in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, which is being probed by the NIA.

Bombay HC dismisses Gautam Navlakha’s bail plea in Elgar Parishad case

The bench said it had gone through a special NIA court's order of last year rejecting Navlakha's bail plea, and stated it saw 'no reason to interfere' with the order.

Sharjeel Usmani will be arrested wherever he is for speech at Elgar event — Maharashtra govt

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh Wednesday said police have conducted a probe into video clippings of the Elgar Parishad conclave at which Usmani spoke and a case has been registered against him.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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