Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy (MRSD) is deeply disappointed with the Supreme Court’s rejection of the plea by Anand Teltumbde and Gautam Navlakha seeking anticipatory bail in the cases registered against them in relation to the violence at Bhima Koregaon on January 1, 2018. Read more
SC Denies Pre-Arrest Bail To Gautam Navlakha & Anand Teltumbde
The Supreme Court on Monday denied anticipatory bail to activists Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde in the case registered under Unlawful Activities Act alleging Maoist links in connection with Bhima Koregaon violence.
A bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and M R Shah dismissed the special leave petitions filed by them challenging the February 15 judgments of Bombay High Court which denied them pre-arrest bail on the finding that a prima Facie case was made out agaonst them based on materials on record. Read more
SC REJECTS ANTICIPATORY BAIL PLEAS OF NAVLAKHA, TELTUMBDE
The Wire / by The Wire Staff
A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and M.R. Shah asked both the activists to surrender within three weeks.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the anticipatory bail pleas of civil rights activists Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case. Read more
Ambedkar Family on Anand Teltumbde: Extremely Concerned For His Life [Read Statement]
In a statement, the family expressed their solidarity with Dr. Anand Teltumbde, saying he was being hounded through the Elgar Parishad case.
The family of Babasaheb Ambedkar has issued a statement expressing concern regarding the “hounding” of Dr. Anand Teltumbde, saying that they are “extremely concerned for his life, and the suffering of his family if he is arrested and incarcerated like others.” Read more
Elgar Parishad accused lodged in Pune’s Yerawada Central jail relocated to Mumbai
The nine lawyers and activists arrested were transferred from the Yerawada Central Jail in Pune to Arthur road jail and Byculla jail in Mumbai.
Days after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) took over the probe of the Elgar Parishad case, the nine lawyers and activists arrested were transferred from the Yerawada Central Jail in Pune to Arthur road jail and Byculla jail in Mumbai on Wednesday. Read more
ACUSED SHIFTED FROM PUNE JAIL TO MUMBAI AFTER TRANSFER OF CASE TO NIA COURT
Scroll.in / by Scroll Staff
The court that allowed the transfer of the case from Pune had said the accused should be produced before the NIA court in Mumbai by February 28.
The accused in the Elgar Parishad case were shifted from a prison in Pune to Mumbai on Wednesday, days after the National Investigation Agency took over the inquiry, PTI reported. Read more
Sufficient Material To Enable Court to Record Prima Facie Opinion Says Bombay HC
The Bombay High Court rejected anticipatory bail applications filed by journalist Gautam Navlakha and academician/scholar Anand Teltumbde, accused in the case regarding caste based violence that took place at Bhima Koregaon in Pune on January 1, 2018.
Justice PD Naik perused through the sealed envelope submitted by the Special Public Prosecutor Aruna Pai which contained “additional material” against both the accused. Read more
Maharashtra government opposes NIA plea to transfer case from Pune to Mumbai
The sessions court in Pune reserved its order till February 14.
The Maharashtra government on Friday opposed the National Investigation Agency’s application to transfer the Bhima Koregaon-Elgar Parishad case from a sessions court in Pune to a special NIA court in Mumbai, PTI reported. Read more
MAHARASHTRA GOVT OPPOSES TRASFER OF RECORDS TO NIA SPECIAL COURT
The Indian Express / by Chandan Haygunde
Special Judge Navandar said he will pass an order on NIA’s application in one week, on February 14.
District government pleader Ujjwala Pawar told a special court in Pune that NIA’s application is “not legally tenable under the provision of law and particularly according to the provisions of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), 1967 and NIA Act, 2008. Read more
Charges of sedition, war against govt not mentioned in NIA FIR
The first information report (FIR) filed by National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Mumbai on January 24, has not invoked the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Sections pertaining to sedition and waging war against the government of India against the accused in the Elgar Parishad case.
HT has a copy of the FIR filed by the NIA which names 11 persons – the nine arrested activists, and Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde. Read more
Prosecution, defence seek time to respond to NIA’s plea
The prosecution and the defence on Monday sought more time from a court here in Maharashtra to file their response on the National Investigation Agency’s application seeking transfer of the Elgar Parishad case to a special NIA court in Mumbai.
After hearing both the sides, Additional Sessions Judge S R Navandar kept the matter for hearing on February 6. Read more
PUNE COURT TO HEAR NIA PLEA ON TRANSFER OF ELGAAR PARISHAD CASE DOCUMENTS
The Indian Express / by Express News Service
A Special UAPA Court in Pune today will hear a plea filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) seeking transfer of all court documents and seized objects in the Elgaar Parishad case to a special NIA court in Mumbai. Read more
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STATE SEEKS LEGAL VIEW ON CHALLENGING CENTRE
Mumbai Mirror / by Makarand Gadgil
Experts feel Sharad Pawar’s insistence on SIT probe is aimed at regaining turf in Western Maharashtra.
The Maharashtra government has sought legal opinion on whether to challenge the central government’s decision to hand over the investigation into cases related to Bhima-Koregaon violence and the Elgar Parishad conclave to the NIA. Read more
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