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The Hounding of a Committed Anti-Caste Intellectual

The Hounding of a Committed Anti-Caste Intellectual

Round Table India / by Vinayakala Korvi

Two genuine intellectuals, academicians and crusaders for justice and truth, from EFLU to University of Delhi … Stay strong … more power to you Hany and Jenny. …
I am highly indebted to Hany. He taught me research methodology and because of him, today I’m excelling as a scholar.
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DUTA condemns the raid on DU Professor Hany Babu [pics]

DUTA condemns the raid on DU Professor Hany Babu [pics]

Protest by students and faculty at Arts Faculty, Delhi University
Pic: Mumbai Rises To Save Democracy and Students Islamic Organisation

Statement by Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA)

Today morning at 6:30 am, the house of Dr. Hany Babu who lives in Noida, was raided by a contingent of Pune Police for six hours without a search warrant. They searched the entire house and took away all electronic devices, laptops, pen drives, mobile phone, etc. At the end of the search, the Pune Police claimed that the raid was in connection with the Bhima Koreagaon case.
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Pune Police Raid Delhi University Professor Hany Babu’s House

Pune Police Raid Delhi University Professor Hany Babu’s House

The Wire / by Sukanya Shantha

Babu told ‘The Wire’ that police did not seem to have a search warrant.
Mumbai: A team of Pune police conducted raids on Delhi University associate professor Hany Babu M.T’s residence for more than six hours in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case on Tuesday, September 10. The police team, comprising more than 12 personnel, reached Babu’s Noida house at around 6 am.
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DU PROFESSOR’S HOUSE SEARCHED BY PUNE POLICE; LAPTOPS, BOOKS SEIZED

Scroll.in / by Scroll Staff

Pune Police on Tuesday searched the home of Delhi University professor Hany Babu in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, in connection with the Elgar Parishad case, PTI reported. Assistant Commissioner of Police Shivaji Pawar, however, said that no arrest had been made.
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Police Raid Father Stan Swamy’s House Again, Take Email, Facebook Details

Police Raid Father Stan Swamy’s House Again, Take Email, Facebook Details


Image Courtesy: Twitter/B.B. Choudhary

The Wire / By The Wire Staff

The nature of the latest raid closely mimics that of the first one on the priest’s house on August 28, 2018.
An eight-member team of the Pune city police raided the Ranchi residence of rights activist Father Stan Swamy in the early hours of June 12, the second such abrupt raid on the 83-year-old’s house since August 2018.
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PUCL strongly condemns the early morning raid today (12th June) in the residence of Father Stan Swamy

PUCL strongly condemns the early morning raid today (12th June) in the residence of Father Stan Swamy

CGbasket / By PUCL

PUCL strongly condemns the early morning raid today (12th June) by Maharashtra – Pune police in the residence of 83 year old Father Stan Swamy at Bagaicha Campus in Namkum, Ranchi, Jharkhand. The Maharashtra police allegedly conducted the raid and search without obtaining judicial search warrant and seized his computer’s hard disk, internet modem and other storage devices and forced him to give his gmail and Facebook passwords.
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Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha’s condemnation of repeated raids on Stan Swamy

Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha’s condemnation of repeated raids on Stan Swamy

By Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha

Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha’s condemnation of repeated raids on Stan Swamy and arrest of other human rights activists.
Though perplexed by the repeated raids, Stan says that he is ready for any investigation as per due legal process. He also endorses Mahasabha’s statement against the raid.
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Telangana Police detain academics at meeting to protest arrest of Varavara Rao

Telangana Police detain academics at meeting to protest arrest of Varavara Rao


File photo of Varavara Rao | IANS

Scroll.in / By Scroll Staff

The Revolutionary Writers’ Association claimed hundreds of teachers were detained and the police even blocked the road leading to the meeting hall. The Telangana Police on Saturday detained several academics protesting against the arrest of activist Varavara Rao in Hyderabad.
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EFLU Teacher’s association condemns raids at Professor Satyanarayana’s house

EFLU Teacher’s association condemns raids at Professor Satyanarayana’s house

EFLU Teacher’s association condemns raids at Professor Satyanarayana’s house

29/08/2018

The News Minute / by TNM Staff

The Association has demanded that the state address the violation of human rights in an academic space.
Following the raids by the Pune police in many states on Tuesday, where they arrested poets, writers and activists, accusing them of being “Maoist sympathisers”, the English and Foreign Languages University Teachers Association has strongly condemned the arrest of Professor Satyanarayana. Satyanarayana, whose residence was raided on Tuesday morning, is an anti-caste activist and head of the Department of Cultural Studies in EFLU.
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K. Satyanarayana Says Will Move SC Against Pune Police’s Actions Against Him

31/08/2018

A police team raided K. Satyanarayana’s house on August 28. While the search documents claimed the professor’s father-in-law Varavara Rao was living there, another Pune police team was raiding the house where Rao actually lives at the same time.
Days after the Pune police raided the house of 51-year-old professor K. Satyanarayana at the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) campus in Hyderabad, he has decided to move the Supreme Court against the “injustice and humiliation” he had to endure.
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If you raise questions, you are anti-government, anti-national: Adivasi-rights activist Stan Swamy on the Bhima-Koregaon crackdown

If you raise questions, you are anti-government, anti-national: Adivasi-rights activist Stan Swamy on the Bhima-Koregaon crackdown

The Caravan Magazine / By Chitrangada Choudhury

On 28 August, the Pune Police raided the homes of nine prominent human-rights activists and intellectuals across the country. … In an interview over the phone, the journalist Chitrangada Choudhury spoke to Swamy about the police’s action against him, and his work in the Adivasi areas of Jharkhand over several decades. “We directly confront the government in the courts on issues of Adivasis,” Swamy said. “Because we ask questions, we are being harassed.”
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