The Leaflet / By Nihal Singh Rathod
All the activists arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case are left-leaning lawyers, academics and organic intellectuals who are extremely popular among the Dalit-Bahujan communities in Maharashtra and also in other states, because of the stellar work they have been doing over the years. The two sets of arrests — on June 6, 2018 and on August 28, 2018 — were based on one FIR filed on January 8, 2018.
en | 6:12 min | 2019
The Leaflet / By the Leaflet
What led to the arrests of activists in the Bhima-Koregaon case? What was Elgar Parishad celebrating on December 31, 2017? What happened on January 1, 1818 and why is the Battle of Bhima-Koregaon so significant for the Dalit and Bahujan communities? The Leaflet brings you an in-depth peek into one of the defining legal-political cases of contemporary India.
The Leaflet / By N Venugopal
The moot question is whether it is possible to reconcile individual liberties and state’s interests. The bigger question would be what would be the responsibility of the courts if individual liberties and state’s interests are at loggerheads and state uses illegal means to curtail individual liberties.
en | 15 min | 2018
The Leaflet / By KRITIKA A
Advocate Susan Abraham was one among the rights activists whose house was raided on the morning of August 28. She talks to The Leaflet about the raids, their connection to the Bhima Koregaon chain of events and the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act which has been used to incarcerate the rights activists.