Pune: A Special Court here on Friday rejected the bail pleas by three human rights and civil liberties activists, accused of alleged involvement in the Elgaar Parishad and the subsequent Koregaon-Bhima caste riots of January 1. The Special Judge of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act Court, K.D. Vadane, passed a[Read More…]
Tag: Gautam Navlakha
I wish to thank the majority and dissenting Justices of the Supreme Court for their judgment, which allowed us four weeks to seek relief in this matter, and the public-spirited citizens & lawyers of India for putting up a spirited fight on our behalf, whose memory I will cherish. I[Read More…]
Dalits, every year celebrate the 1818 victory of the lower caste Mahar soldiers in the British army over Brahmin led Maratha Empire.
The Supreme Court will hear later on Wednesday a plea by well-known historian Romila Thapar and activist Maja Daruwala on the arrest of five left-wing activists and a lawyer on Tuesday for their alleged naxal links. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said it would hear the matter at 3.45[Read More…]
On Tuesday morning, Pune police conducted a widespread raid and simultaneous arrests of activists in Ranchi, Hyderabad, Delhi, Faridabad, Goa and Mumbai. Stan Swamy in Ranchi, Varavara Rao in Hyderabad, Gautam Navlakha in New Delhi, Sudha Bharadwaj in Faridabad, Dalit scholar Anand Teltumbde in Goa and Vernon Gonsalves and Arun[Read More…]
New Delhi: Civil society raised its voice to break the silence on Kashmir and bring the voices of the Kashmiris in the limelight. In a press conference-cum-public meeting held in New Delhi on Tuesday by Campaign against Fascist Attack on University (CAFAU), noted journalists, filmmakers and academics unanimously demanded that[Read More…]