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Teltumbde files bail plea; Rao seeks early hearing of petition

Teltumbde files bail plea; Rao seeks early hearing of petition

The Hindu / by Sonam Saigal

Professor Anand Teltumbde, an accused in the Elgaar Parishad case, filed an application before the special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Monday, the 91st day of his arrest, seeking to be released on default bail. Mr. Teltumbde has filed for bail for the first time…
Meanwhile, poet and activist Varavara Rao (81), another accused in the case, moved the Bombay High Court on Monday seeking that his interim bail application, which was listed on July 17, be heard on Tuesday.
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Varavara Rao Challenges Spl Court Order Rejecting Bail On Medical Grounds Before Bombay HC

Varavara Rao Challenges Spl Court Order Rejecting Bail On Medical Grounds Before Bombay HC

Live Law / by Nitish Kashyap

Varavara Rao, the 81-year-old poet and literary critic from Telangana, accused in the Bhima Koregaon case, challenged the order passed by a special court on June 26 rejecting temporary bail sought on medical grounds, before the Bombay High Court … Advocate R Sathyanarayanan moved an urgent praecipe on Sunday seeking hearing in Rao’s petition on Tuesday citing urgency, instead of its scheduled hearing on Friday.
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Mumbai Special Court Rejects Gautam Navlakha’s Plea For Default Bail

Mumbai Special Court Rejects Gautam Navlakha’s Plea For Default Bail

Live Law / by Nitish Kashyap

In a Sunday hearing, a special court in Mumbai denied default bail to activist Gautam Navlakha who is currently lodged at Taloja jail. Court also allowed NIA’s application seeking custody of Navlakha for ten days in order to question him in the Bhima Koregaon case …
Moreover, Judge Kothalikar accepted NIA’s plea seeking extension of 90 to 180 days to file chargesheet against Navlakha and Dr. Anand Teltumbde, also accused of being a part of the maoist movement and inciting the caste based violence that took place on the 200th anniversary of the battle of Bhima Koregaon through speeches at the Elgar Parishad conclave a day earlier on December 31, 2017.
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HC Directs NIA & State To Inform About Conditions In Byculla Jail Where Sudha Bharadwaj Is Lodged

HC Directs NIA & State To Inform About Conditions In Byculla Jail Where Sudha Bharadwaj Is Lodged

Live Law / by Nitish Kashyap

The Bombay High Court on Friday while hearing an appeal filed by lawyer and tribal rights activist Sudha Bharadwaj directed the National Investigation Agency and state government to take instructions regarding the prevailing conditions in Byculla jail and the social distancing measures being implemented in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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HC SEEKS DETAILS OF JAIL WHERE SUDHA BHARADWAJ IS LODGED

Hindustan Times / by KAY Dohiya

On Friday, while hearing the application of Bharadwaj, the bench of Justice SS Shinde and Justice Madhav Jamdar was informed by senior advocate Yug Choudhary that the conditions in Byculla women’s prison were deplorable due to congestion and as Bharadwaj suffered from co-morbidities there was a threat to her well-being and hence should be granted interim bail… The court directed the prison authorities and state to submit an affidavit regarding enlisting the condition of inmates in Byculla women’s prison and posted the matter for hearing on July 17.
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SC Adjourns State’s Appeal Seeking Setting Aside Of Gautam Navlakha’s Transit Remand Order

SC Adjourns State’s Appeal Seeking Setting Aside Of Gautam Navlakha’s Transit Remand Order

Live Law / by Sanya Talwar

The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned an appeal moved by State of Maharashtra against the Delhi High Court order setting aside Gautam Navlakha’s transit remand.
A bench of Justices Arun Mishra, S. Abdul Nazeer & Indira Banerjee allowed the State Government to file a compilation earmarking list of dates along with a convenience in the appeal which has contended that the habeas corpus petition filed by Navlakha before the High Court is not maintainable. For this purpose, the State Government has gone on to cite two Supreme Court judgements – State of Maharashtra v. Tanseem Rizwan Siddique and Saurabh Kumar v. Jailor, Koneil Jail.
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SC Sets Aside Delhi HC Order Calling For NIA Records Of Gautam Navlakha’s Transfer

SC Sets Aside Delhi HC Order Calling For NIA Records Of Gautam Navlakha’s Transfer

Livelaw / by Radhika Roy

The Supreme Court on Monday set aside the May 27 order passed by the Delhi High Court which had directed the National Investigation Agency to produce the records pertaining to the production warrant issued for the transfer of Gautam Navlakha from Delhi to Mumbai.
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SC SETS ASIDE DELHI HC ORDER CALLING FOR NAVLAKHA´S RECORDS, EXPUNGES REMARKS AGAINST NIA

National Herald / by National Herald Web Desk

The Supreme Court on Monday set aside the order passed by the Delhi High Court calling for an affidavit from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) over Gautam Navlakha’s shift from Delhi to Mumbai. The court also directed that the remarks made by the Delhi High Court against the NIA be expunged from the order, legal news website BarandBench.com has reported.
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No interim bail for Sen, court says suffering from ‘some diseases’ not ground for release

No interim bail for Sen, court says suffering from ‘some diseases’ not ground for release

The Indian Express / by Express News Service

Sen, lodged in Byculla Women’s Jail, had filed an interim bail plea on medical grounds stating that she has a history of hypertension, osteoarthritis and other ailments which make her vulnerable to coronavirus.
In the detailed order rejecting interim bail to 62-year-old academic Shoma Sen a special court on Friday said the mere fact that she is suffering from “some diseases” cannot be a ground for release on interim bail.
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+++ Shoma Sen may now proceed to Bombay High Court +++

NIA opposes Sudha Bharadwaj´s bail plea [read NIA reply]

NIA opposes Sudha Bharadwaj´s bail plea [read NIA reply]

The Leaflet / by The Leaflet

The National Investigating Agency (NIA) has filed an affidavit challenging the bail application filed by lawyer and former professor Sudha Bharadwaj in the Elgaar Parishad case, at the Bombay High Court. It argues that she is “taking undue benefit” of the Covid-19 pandemic in seeking interim bail on medical grounds.
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NIA OPPOSES INTERIM BAIL SOUGHT BY SUDHA BHARADWAJ ON MEDIACL GROUNDS

01/07/2020

LiveLaw / by Nitish Kashyap

The National Investigation Agency filed an affidavit before the Bombay High Court on Friday, June 26, opposing the bail plea of advocate and activist Sudha Bharadwaj contending that the accused is trying to take undue advantage of the current situation due to the Covid-19 pandemic and seeking bail on medical grounds.
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ON BHARADWAJ´S BAIL PLEA, NIA SAID – TAKING UNDUE BENEFIT OF PANDEMIC

01/07/2020

The Indian Express/ by Express News Service

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) last week opposed the bail application of lawyer and former professor Sudha Bharadwaj, arrested in the Elgaar Parishad case, before the special NIA court stating that she is “taking undue benefit” of the Covid-19 pandemic in seeking interim bail on medical grounds … The matter was listed on Tuesday but did not come up for hearing.
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NIA says Rona Wilson a danger to democratic setup of country

NIA says Rona Wilson a danger to democratic setup of country

Free Press Journal / By Bhavna Uchil

Mumbai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has opposed the pleas for parole made by activists Rona Wilson and Arun Ferreira, accused in the Elgar Parishad case, stating that granting parole to Wilson is a ‘danger to the democratic setup of the country and to the safety of the citizens.
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