Varavara Rao’s regular bail plea to ‘stay alive’
The Telegraph / by R. Balaji
Poet recalls how Stan Swamy had died in custody a year ago shortly before his bail application was to be heard.
The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a plea for regular bail from poet and Elgaar Parishad-Maoist links accused P. Varavara Rao, 81, who cited multiple ailments including Parkinson’s Disease and expressed fear that further imprisonment would kill him.
Rao, now out on interim bail, recalled how 84-year-old Father Stan Swamy, a fellow accused and Parkinson’s patient, had died in custody a year ago shortly before his bail application was to be heard.
Supreme Court to hear Varavara Rao’s appeal against Bombay High Court’s refusal to extend his medical bail
The Leaflet / by The Leaflet
Earlier today, a vacation bench of the Supreme Court directed its registry to list on July 11 the appeal filed by poet, activist and teacher P. Varavara Rao, accused of inciting violence in the Bhima Koregaon case, against the Bombay High Court’s order refusing to extend his medical bail.
Senior advocate Anand Grover mentioned the appeal before a vacation bench comprising Justices Surya Kant and J.B. Pardiwala, seeking an urgent listing of the appeal, given that the due time for Rao to surrender is expiring on July 13.
Bhima Koregaon accused Varavara Rao moves Supreme Court for bail
Bar & Bench / by Abhimanyu Hazarika
The matter will be listed on July 11 after it was mentioned by Senior Advocate Anand Grover today before a vacation Bench of Justices Surya Kant and JB Pardiwala.
Telugu poet Varavara Rao, who is an accused in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon violence, has approached the Supreme Court seeking permanent bail on medical grounds.
Rao has challenged an April 13 judgment of the Bombay High Court which had rejected his plea for bail.
Further Incarceration Will Ring Death Knell For Him: Varavara Rao Moves Supreme Court Seeking Bail In Bhima Koregaon Case
Live Law / by Srishti Ojha
The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear on 11th July a petition filed by Telugu poet and Bhima Koregaon – Elgar Parishad accused P Varavara Rao challenging Bombay High Court’s order refusing to grant him permanent medical bail.
A bench comprising Justice Surya Kant and Justice JB Pardiwala issued the direction after the matter was mentioned by Senior Advocate Anand Grover.
82-Year-Old Varavara Rao Moves Supreme Court for Bail in Bhima Koregaon Case
The Quint / by The Quint
The matter has been listed for 11 July, after Rao’s plea was mentioned by his counsel before a vacation bench.
82-year-old Telugu poet Varavara Rao, an accused in the Bhima Koregaon case, approached the Supreme Court seeking permanent bail on medical grounds on Thursday, 30 June.
The matter has been listed for 11 July, after Rao’s plea was mentioned by his counsel, senior advocate Anand Grover before a vacation bench of Justices Surya Kant and JB Pardiwala, reported Bar and Bench.