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Koregaon Bhima Inquiry Commission plans to examine Dhawale and Gadling in Yerwada jail

Koregaon Bhima Inquiry Commission plans to examine Dhawale and Gadling in Yerwada jail

The Indian Express / by Chandan Haygunde

Dhawale and Gadling had earlier filed affidavits before the Commission of Inquiry, which is looking into the sequence of events that led to the violence in Koregaon Bhima on January 1 last year, in which one person died and several others were injured.
The Commission of Inquiry intends to examine Sudhir Dhawale and Surendra Gadling, two of the nine arrested accused in the Elgaar Parishad case, in the first week of September. Both Dhawale, an activist, and Gadling, a lawyer, are currently lodged in Yerwada Central Prison.
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Bombay HC Allows Sudha Bharadwaj To Attend Her Father’s Post-Funeral Rituals

Bombay HC Allows Sudha Bharadwaj To Attend Her Father’s Post-Funeral Rituals

Live Law / by Nitish Kashyap

Lawyer and civil rights activist Sudha Bharadwaj has been granted temporary bail by the Bombay High Court to attend her father’s post-funeral rituals and rites at Bangalore for a couple of days. Bharadwaj has been in Pune’s Yerwada Central Jail since last October in relation to allegations for inciting the caste-based violence that took place at Bhima Koregaon on January 1, 2018.
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Activist Sudha Bharadwaj Out On Bail To Attend Late Father’s Final Rites

She The People / by Poorvi Gupta

The Bombay High Court permitted civil rights activist and lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj to visit her family in Bengaluru to attend post-funeral rites after her father’s death. Bharadwaj was arrested by Pune Police about a year ago for alleged links with Maoists in Elgar Parishad- Bhima Koregaon case.
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Dissecting the ‘Maoist document’ about Gautam Navlakha

Dissecting the ‘Maoist document’ about Gautam Navlakha

Newslaundry / by Prateek Goyal

Rather than establish Navlakha’s ‘connections’ with Hizbul Mujahideen, the document highlights his government connections and is vehemently critical of the Maoist party and movement.
On July 24, the Pune police told the Mumbai High Court that activist Gautam Navlakha had connections with militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen. Sections of the media were quick to brand him a “terrorist” in primetime shows and reports. Tagging these as “exclusive” reports, the stories were based solely on what the police said and images of a “documents” linking Navlakha with Hizbul.
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Bombay HC reserves verdict on activist Gautam Navlakha’s plea seeking to quash FIR

Bombay HC reserves verdict on activist Gautam Navlakha’s plea seeking to quash FIR


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Scroll.in / by Scroll Staff

The Bombay High Court on Friday reserved its verdict on activist Gautam Navlakha’s plea seeking to quash a first information report filed against him for alleged links with Maoists. Navlakha was among five activists arrested last August in connection with the Elgar Parishad and Bhima Koregaon case.
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Gautam Navlakha had links with Hizbul Mujahideen and Kashmiri separatists, allege Pune Police

Gautam Navlakha had links with Hizbul Mujahideen and Kashmiri separatists, allege Pune Police

Scroll.in / by Scroll Staff

The Pune Police on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that activist Gautam Navlakha and the Maoist groups he was allegedly associated with were in touch with militant group Hizbul Mujahideen and Kashmiri separatist leaders, PTI reported. The court was hearing Navlakha’s plea seeking to quash a first information report filed against him for alleged links with Maoist.
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Govt opposes bail pleas of Rao, Gadling

Govt opposes bail pleas of Rao, Gadling

The Times of India / by TNN

Nagpur: Justifying detention of Naxal sympathizers Vara Vara Rao and lawyer Surendra Gadling for their alleged role in a case of arson wherein around 80 vehicles were torched at Surjagarh mining site in Gadchiroli in 2016, Maharashtra government on Tuesday informed that more names of Maoists and their sympathisers could be revealed as the probe progresses.
In an affidavit submitted to the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court, the government justified the extension of investigation period and the duo’s detention due to non-receipt of e-mails from Yahoo, the web services provider company.
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Will it take 2300 days before the arrestees receive copies of the evidence against them?

Will it take 2300 days before the arrestees receive copies of the evidence against them?

The Leaflet / by Nihalsing B Rathod

Arrested over a year ago, activists still await a bail hearing
The Bhima Koregaon case is perhaps one of the most discussed cases in which every known violation of the law and procedure by the prosecution has been deployed to deny justice to the arrested activists.
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Of 230 Required Copies of Evidence, Only 4 Made in 2 Months

Of 230 Required Copies of Evidence, Only 4 Made in 2 Months

The Wire / by Sukanya Shantha

The defence is alleging that this is the police’s latest tactic to delay the bail hearings and ensure that the rights activists stay in jail.
Mumbai: Over a year since the nine arrested lawyers and activists in the Bhima Koregaon case filed for bail, and after 60-odd hearings on their applications, the court has now stalled the hearings for an indefinite time. The proceedings will resume only after the prosecution hands over electronic evidence, which they have been relying on all along, to the accused persons.
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Magistrate seeks state, cop’s response on default bail plea of 9 accused

Magistrate seeks state, cop’s response on default bail plea of 9 accused

The Times of India / By TNN

Pune: Judicial magistrate first class P S Jondhale on Thursday directed the Pune police and the state prosecution to furnish written submissions by July 22 on a default bail plea filed by Sudhir Dhawale and eight other accused in the Elgar Parishad case.
The accused have sought default bail on the grounds that the offence had not been taken cognizance of by a “competent” court even after 180 days of their arrests and the police ought to have filed the chargesheets before the JMFC court instead of the sessions court, which is handling cases under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPa).
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