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Sharjeel Usmani booked in Pune over speech ‘promoting enmity’ at Elgar Parishad

A case was registered against the AMU alumnus following a complaint by a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, BJP’s youth wing.

Elgar Parishad tomorrow after 3 yrs — arrests, controversies and significance of the event

The Elgar Parishad, which commemorates the battle of Bhima Koregaon, was last held in Pune between 31 December 2017 and 1 January 2018.

Varavara Rao to stay at Nanavati hospital till 14 December, says Bombay HC

On 18 November, the high court had noted that 81-year-old suffered from neurological ailments and also needed post-Covid care after recovering from the viral infection.

Maharashtra govt agrees to shift jailed poet Varavara Rao to Nanavati Hospital

Rao, 81, had filed a bail application & writ petition asking to be shifted to Nanavati Hospital immediately, owing to his 'diminishing neurological and physical health condition'.

NIA set to charge Gautam Navlakha, Hany Babu & 4 others in Bhima Koregaon case with ‘fresh proof’

The charge sheet, which has already been prepared, says the accused were operating as ‘part of the urban components of the Naxals’.

NIA probe into Bhima-Koregaon being used to crackdown on dissidents, say over 1,000 academics

In a joint statement, academics and scientists urge the government to end crackdown on 'urban naxals' and instead find the real culprits that caused Bhima-Koregaon violence in 2018.

NIA arrests 3 members of Kabir Kala Manch for ‘inciting violence’ in Bhima Koregaon 

Bhima Koregaon Shaurya Din Prerana Abhiyan has put out a video by Gorkhe and Gaichor, who are its members, in which the 2 men allege NIA had forced them to be witnesses in the case.

NIA summons Varavara Rao’s sons-in-law as witnesses in Elgar Parishad case

The two sons-in-law, a professor and a journalist respectively, of Telegu poet Varavara Rao have categorically denied any connection to the case.

Bombay HC denies bail to activist Sudha Bharadwaj in Elgar Parishad case

Bharadwaj sought bail on grounds that she suffered from chronic conditions which put her at higher risk of contracting Covid-19, which the NIA refuted.

With DU prof Hany Babu’s arrest, 4 academics now in custody in Bhima Koregaon violence case

Hany Babu & 11 others are accused of attending the Elgar Parishad, which allegedly triggered violence in Bhima Koregaon on 1 January 2018.

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Amitabh Bachchan was a comic book Superman 40 years ago. In a tight, pink costume

Created by Pammi Bakshi and Gulzar, Amitabh Bachchan comics cost Rs 4 each 40 years ago. Today, they are a hot collectors' item costing $199 on eBay.
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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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