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Pendyala tag allows daughters to meet Varavara Rao in jail

Pendyala tag allows daughters to meet Varavara Rao in jail

The Times of India / by Srinath Vudali

Hyderabad: Three daughters of Pendyala Varavara Rao, key accused in the Elgar Parishad case, are happy they didn’t drop their surname after marriage.
As luck would have it, the decision to retain the “Pendyala” name has helped them meet Varavara Rao, who is lodged in Yerawada jail in Pune for the past one year.
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Bail plea of six activists rejected, court says their acts ‘against democracy’

Bail plea of six activists rejected, court says their acts ‘against democracy’

The Indian Express / by Express News Service

A special UAPA court in Pune Wednesday rejected the bail pleas of six of the nine arrested accused – Sudhir Dhawale, Rona Wilson, Varavara Rao, Shoma Sen, Mahesh Raut and Surendra Gadling – in the Elgaar Parishad case. The court also said that it could now move for trial if both the parties were ready.
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Whatsapp Spyware Attack: Bhima-Koregaon activists being spied on by the Centre?

Whatsapp Spyware Attack: Bhima-Koregaon activists being spied on by the Centre?

Sabrangindia / by Sabrangindia

The Whatsapp Snoopgate issue that spread like wildfire, not only had the general public under its attack, but lawyers defending the human rights activists arrested under the controversial Bhima Koregaon case have also confirmed that their phones were being targeted by Pegasus, a the surveillance software developed by Israeli company NSO group that came to be in question, The Huffington Post report.
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District Government Pleader: Accused were helping Maoists

District Government Pleader: Accused were helping Maoists

Times of India / by Vishwas Kothari

PUNE: District government pleader Ujjwala Pawar on Wednesday argued that the acts attributed to the accused arrested in the Elgar Parishad case should be seen with the objectives, strategies and tactics of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) outfit.
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Elgaar Parishad case probe biased, imaginary: Defence lawyer to court

Elgaar Parishad case probe biased, imaginary: Defence lawyer to court

The Indian Express / By Express News Service

Police have claimed that a letter seized from an accused mentions an alleged plot to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a ‘Rajiv Gandhi type incident’.
A defence lawyer representing two of the arrested accused in the Elgaar Parishad case — Rona Wilson and P Varavara Rao — on Thursday termed the investigation in the case ‘biased’ and ‘imaginary’.
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