Sharad Pawar’s sharp criticism of senior police officials indicates that home minister Amit Shah will face a tough fight as the NIA tries to investigate the case.
NAGPUR, Maharashtra — The role of senior Maharashtra police officials who handled the Bhima Koregaon-Elgaar Parishad cases is under scrutiny after Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar once again took direct aim at them on Tuesday. Read more
Notice to extern VBA leader for Koregaon Bhima linked violence
Kolhapur: Two years after violence erupted in Kolhapur in Kolhapur in the wake of the Koregaon Bhima incident, police have served externment notice to Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi (VBA) leader Anil Mhamane. Police said the notice was served on the basis intelligence report. Read more
Won’t Give Koregaon-Bhima Probe To Centre: Uddhav Thackeray After Row
Mumbai: Days after Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar criticised the Maharashtra government for allowing the transfer of the Elgar Parishad case to the National Investigation Agency, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said he will ensure that a related probe into the Koregaon-Bhima violence is not taken over by the centre. Read more
Pawar Vs Uddhav, NIA Vs Maharashtra Police: What’s Going On In The Bhima Koregaon Case?
The Maharashtra government’s flip-flop over giving the Bhima Koregaon case to the National Investigation Agency suggests Union Home Minister Amit Shah has a lot of hide in this case.
Pune: The Maharashtra government refused to hand over the Bhima Koregaon case to the National Investigation Agency, until it did. The state home ministry under the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)’s Anil Deshmukh was opposed to the NIA, but the Shiv Sena Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray wasn’t. Read more
Maharashtra Govt to Set Up a SIT, Conduct Parallel Probe
The decision comes days after the National Investigation Agency took over the case in which nine human rights activists and lawyers have been incarcerated for over 20 months.
Mumbai: The Maharashtra state home department will soon be setting up a special investigation team headed by senior IPS officials to investigate the ‘urban naxal’ case. The decision comes days after the National Investigation Agency took over the case in which nine human rights activists and lawyers have been incarcerated for over 20 months. Read more
NPR, Bhima Koregaon Case Sow First Seeds of Difference Within Maha Vikas Aghadi
… A few days ago, the state government did a U-turn over its stand on the Centre’s move to have the National Investigative Agency take over the Elgar Parishad case, as part of which several activists have been held for over a year on charges of sedition.
Just before the NIA took it over, there was speculation that the accused would get bail; that was effectively stymied by the Centre. Read more
Have sought legal opinion for SIT probe into case, says Deshmukh
“Even if the case has been transferred to the NIA, I have submitted a note to the advocate general seeking legal opinion whether the state can form a SIT for this case. If the legal opinion is in favour, then the state will form a SIT…,” Deshmukh said. Read more
AFTER NIA TAKES OVER PROBE; MAHARASHRA MULLS PARALLEL INVESTIGATION
India TV / by India TV News Desk
Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh on Saturday said that he has written to the Advocate General to seek his opinion whether the state government could run a parallel probe into the Bhima-Koregaon violence-Elgar Parishad case, after the investigation into the case was transferred to the National Investigative Agency (NIA) earlier this week by a Pune-based court. Read more
Sharad Pawar criticises Shiv Sena for ‘supporting’ transfer of case to NIA
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh alleged on Thursday that Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray overruled him in the matter.
Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Friday reiterated that the Centre’s decision to transfer the Bhima Koregaon case to the National Investigation Agency was wrong, ANI reported. Read more
U-turn: NCP-held home dept gives Elgar case to NIA
Pic: Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy event, Dec 2019
Times of India / by Prafulla Marpakwar
MUMBAI: In a volte-face, the NCP-led home department on Wednesday granted permission to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to take over the inquiry in the Elgar Parishad case. Read more
NO OBJECTION TO NIA TAKING OVER ELGAR PARIHAD CASE, SAYS THACKERAY GOVT
The New Indian Express / by PTI
The Maharashtra government has said it has no objection to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) taking over probe into the Elgar Parishad case.
The Centre last month transferred the probe in the case from Pune Police to the NIA, a decision which was then criticised by the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government in Maharashtra. Read more
Govt asks for report by Apr 8.
The two-member Bhima Koregaon inquiry commission is headed by retired chief justice of Calcutta High Court Jay Narayan Patel and includes former chief secretary Sumit Mullick as its member. The state government has granted a two-month extension to the commission, set up to probe the violence which broke out on January 1, 2018, at Bhima Koregaon, on Tuesday. Read more