The Bhima Koregaon Commission’s tenure has expired two month. This has left the state government red faced which had promised a fresh probe in the violence. Sources in the home department said that the commission would get only one month’s extension before winding up. Read more
The Day Justice Hosbet Suresh Was Threatened With Arrest
The police’s relentless pursuit of human rights activists in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence did not spare judges either.
The Bhima Koregaon case, in which 11 prominent human rights activists, lawyers and academics languish behind bars, that too during a pandemic, has now become the template for similar arrests taking place in different parts of the country 2014 under the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah regime. Read more
Though there is a mountain of evidence to prove their innocence, the 9 activists arrested, allegedly for their role in the Bhima Koregaon violence still remain in jail. And the witch-hunt only continues, resulting in the arrests of Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde, also charged with UAPA for the same case. While it is very evident that the case against Anand Teltumbde is fabricated, he was asked to surrender amidst the deadly pandemic along with Gautam Navlakha. We demand the immediate release of all the 11 activists. Watch video
Bhima Koregaon Case: A glaring example of Hindutva lies
New Delhi: Hindutva – the official guiding principle of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and all the members in its parivar – is an embodiment of lies, fabrication, distortion, deception, obfuscation, hatred and unleashing violence. If one thought that this characterization is an ideological subjective opinion, it is better to look at this glaring example of Bhima Koregaon violence case, a subject of gross obfuscation of facts and inhuman incarceration of public-spirited individuals over the last two years. Read more
On the History and Memory of the Battle of Koregaon
The site and its associated meanings have thus only further cemented their reputation as a source of resistance to a Brahminical order.
A range of views characterise recent discourse concerning Mahar involvement in the famed Battle of Koregaon of 1818 that brought to an end Peshwa rule in western India and led to the rise of the East India company-state’s rule in the region. Read more
The commission had to delay the hearing due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in the the state, the Bhima Koregaon commission has postponed its hearing scheduled from March 30. Read more
The commission on Monday wrote a letter to the state chief secretary seeking an extension, citing the lockdown of the state in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
Mumbai: The two-member judicial commission inquiring into the 2018 Bhima Koregaon violence case on Monday sought a six-month extension from the Maharashtra government as it has postponed its hearing in view of the novel coronavirus outbreak and resultant lockdown. Read more
Sharad Pawar claims he is not in a position to name the organisations behind the violence at Bhima Koregaon, ‘though active role of right-wing forces behind the violence cannot be ruled out.’ Read more
The NCP chief had filed an affidavit before the commission, headed by former Bombay high court Chief Justice J.N. Patel, on October 8, 2018.
Pune: The Koregaon Bhima Inquiry Commission has summoned NCP chief Sharad Pawar to depose before it as a witness in the 2018 caste-violence case, the panel’s lawyer Ashish Satpute said here on Wednesday. Read more
Dalit victim deposes before Koregaon Bhima Commission of Inquiry
The two-member Koregaon Bhima Commission of Inquiry, headed by retired Justice J N Patel, is probing the causes of the violence, in which one person died and several others were injured.
Ashok Athavale, a Dalit man whose house and shop in Sanaswadi village were torched during the Koregaon Bhima violence on January 1, 2018, deposed before the Koregaon Bhima Commission of Inquiry on Thursday. Read more