The Telegraph / by Raj Kumar
Ranchi: Police had to contend with a table, a steel almirah, three chairs and a bed
The police on Monday attached the property of priest-activist Father Stan Swamy at his Namkum home, as he had not appeared in court over a case concerning a Facebook post last year that upheld the demand of Sarna tribals for their own code in the Census.
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 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 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.
Hindustan Times / by KAY Dodhiya
The octogenarian, along with others, had been booked for inciting violence at Bhima-Koregaon on January 1, 2018, which resulted in the death of one.
The Bombay high court (HC) on Monday directed the Pune Police to complete its investigation into the alleged involvement of 85-year-old activist Sambhaji Bhide in the Bhima-Koregaon riots and submit its report in a month.
Millenniumpost / by Editorial Board
Maoism has been a persistent threat to India’s internal security and any effort to contain the menace is more than necessary. But recent times, however, have seen an apparent evolution of this idea to include unsuitable rebels and questioning voices that are boldly directed at the establishment. The Bhima Koregaon case comes back to highlight with the September 10 incident when a team of Pune police raided the home of Delhi University Associate Professor Hany Babu M T in Noida for more than six hours in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case.
India Development Review (IDR) / by Sneha Philip and Smarinita Shetty
Stan Swamy [one of accused in the Bhima Koregaon case] is an activist, a social worker and a Jesuit priest who has spent many decades fighting for the rights of Adivasis in Jharkhand.
In this interview with IDR, Stan discusses the emergence and growth of people’s movements, his work with young Adivasi undertrials who are falsely accused of being Naxalites and the difficult choices that confront young Adivasis today.
Outlook / by Preetha Nair
Lawyers and kin of jailed activists allege pre-trial punishment.
“It’s tough without him around. I am not hopeful of any positive outcome now,” says Meenal Gadling, wife of human rights lawyer Surendra Gadling, who has been languishing in Pune’s Yerawada jail for more than a year now.
The Indian Express / By Express News Service
Dhawale presented copies of media reports claiming Elgaar Parishad was not linked to Koregaon Bhima violence and further stated that he has no confidence in structure of the commission.