Mumbai Mirror / by Shruti Ganapatye
Sudhir Dhawale and Surendra Gadling will be brought to the ccommission on Sep 6-7 under Pune police security.
The Bhima Koregaon Commission of Inquiry has summoned two of the nine activists arrested last year in connection with the eponymous riots in Pune district on January 1, 2018.
The Indian Express / by By Express News Service
Both Dhawale and Gadling are currently lodged in Yerawada jail and had filed affidavits before the commission, headed by retired Justice J N Patel.
After discussions with officials of Yerawada Central Prison, the Koregaon Bhima Commission of Inquiry on Wednesday decided to examine two accused in the Elgaar Parishad case, Sudhir Dhawale and lawyer Surendra Gadling, in the same courtroom at the premises of the old Zilla Parishad where the hearings are currently underway.
The Indian Express / By Chandan Haygunde
The commission, constituted by the state government to probe into the causes of January 1, 2018, Koregaon Bhima violence, heard the case in Mumbai on June 19 and 20.
Mumbai Mirror / By Shruti Ganapatye
Mumbai: Despite making a promise of withdrawing cases against protesters allegedly involved in Bhima-Koregaon violence, Maratha Morcha and other political cases, the government is not going to take any decision until election gets over.
Pic: Raipur Feb 24, 2018
Newsclick / By Yogesh S
The convention also recognised the failure of the criminal justice system in the country, and talked about various draconian laws that are still being used to silence the voices of dissent.
The three-day convention was attended by 150 people from eleven states. In the light of the ongoing onslaught on the rights of various communities, attack on freedom of expression, and speech and growing intolerance in the country, the theme of the convention was ‘Threats and challenges to the idea of pluralism, democracy and the constitution’.
The Wire / By Sukanya Shantha
Anti-caste leaders involved in the Bhima Koregaon protests said this sudden action, just months before national elections, was politically motivated and meant only to harass them.
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.
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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.
Scroll.in / By Mridula Chari
Defying unprecedented attacks on them last year and expectations of a low turnout this year, around 20 lakh Ambedkarites paid their respects at a memorial pillar at Bhima Koregaon near Pune on Tuesday.
The Citizen / by Ribhu Ranjan
Retired Justice Kolse Patil, one of the conveners of the Elgar Parishad had been a lawyer as well as a public prosecutor before he became a High Court judge. He retired at the age of 47, and for the past three decades he has been associated with various social movements, particularly for the marginalized sections of the society and trying to fight the communal forces.
The Citizen (TC) interviewed Justice Patil in the light of Bhima-Koregaon violence that happened exactly a year ago.