Scroll.in / by Scroll Staff
Navlakha has challenged a Bombay High Court order turning down his petition.
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Monday recused himself from hearing activist Gautam Navlakha’s plea to quash a first information report filed against him in the Bhima Koregaon case, reported Bar and Bench. Navlakha has challenged a Bombay High Court order rejecting his petition.
Scroll.in / by Sneha Philip & Smarnita Shetty
Criminal justice procedures are being misused to repress undertrials in the state’s jails who are falsely accused of being Maoists.
In this interview Swamy discusses the emergence and growth of people’s movements, his work with young Adivasi undertrials who are falsely accused of being Maoists, the difficult choices that confront young Adivasis today and the ongoing case against him in connection with the Bhima Koregaon caste clashes near Pune in 2018.
Poster by Coalition Against Fascism in India
The Wire / by Raghavi Sharma
The Coalition Against Fascism in India said that the Modi government has been “orchestrating a pogrom of hate and violence against Muslims and Dalits in India”, and has “disenfranchised seven million Kashmiris”.
The Indian Express / by Chandan Haygunde
Gadchiroli Sessions Judge S C Khati passed an order in this regard on September 23. Following the Surjagad incident on December 27, 2016, an offence was lodged at the Etapalli police station in Gadchiroli district.
A court in Gadchiroli has rejected the bail application filed by lawyer Surendra Gadling in connection with an incident of arson in December 2016.
Hindustan Times / by KAY Dodhiya
Arguments in the bail application of lawyer and human rights activist Arun Ferreira concluded on Monday in the Bombay high court (HC). Ferreira, along with civil rights lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj and activist Vernon Gonsalves, is in jail for their alleged involvement in the 2017 Elgar Parishad conclave, which purportedly led to the Bhima-Koregaon violence on January 1, 2018.
The Print / by Raju Ramachandran
As chief interpreter of Constitution, Supreme Court is required to demarcate with some clarity areas of permissible state action. And this is where it has been found wanting.
The Indian Express / by Express News Service
Ferreira’s lawyer, advocate Sudeep Pasbola, told the court that he was arrested only because of his acquaintance with co-accused Surendra Gadling, and for being a member of the Indian Association of People’s Lawyers (IAPL).
The Indian Express / by Apoorvanand
People like Hany Babu, with the confidence of their scholarship and the integrity of their profession, can talk to the state with their heads held high. Statism cannot succeed as long as they are free.
The Asian Age / by The Asian Age
A single bench of Justice Sarang Kotwal was hearing the bail application filed by co-accused Vernon Gonsalves and Bharadwaj.
Mumbai: Bhima-Koregaon violence accused Sudha Bharadwaj’s counsel on Thursday argued before the court that six documents and one witness were not enough to accuse her of terrorist activities.
He contended that since she had been in jail for one year, she should be released on bail.
Times of India / by TNN
Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Wednesday directed the Pune special trial UAPA court to hear the bail applications of Rona Wilson and five other accused in the Elgar Parishad case within two months.