Journalist Gautam Navlakha Denied Bail In Bhima Koregaon Case
A special Mumbai court has rejected the bail application of activist and journalist Gautam Navlakha, an accused in the Bhima Koregaon case. Notably, on September 5, the court reviewed the plea, which was filed for the first time since Navlakha's arrest in April 2020. Navlakha’s application mentioned him as a peace activist, exactly opposite of Maoists. With the rejected bail plea, Navlakha will remain in police custody
Tags: Gautam Navlakha, Activist, Bhima Koregaon Case, Mumbai Court, Bail Rejected
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
SC Issues Bail To Varavara Rao In Bhima Koregaon Case For Medical Concerns
Varavara Rao, Telugu poet and activist who is charged in the Elgar Parishad case, has been given six-month medical bail by Supreme Court. The 82-year-old petitioner was under home arrest since 2018. Bombay High Court noticed that the petitioner had health problems. “The appellant shall not misuse his liberty and not get in touch with any of the co-accused or try to influence the course of the investigation,” SC stated.
Tags: Varavara Rao, Bail, Supreme Court of India, Medical, Bhima Koregaon Case
Courtesy: India today
SC To Examine Varavara Rao's Request For Permanent Medical Bail In Bhima Koregaon Case
The Supreme Court will hear a petition filed by a Telugu poet and accused in the Bhima Koregaon-Elgar Parishad case, P Varavara Rao, on July 11 for permanent medical bail. A three-judge panel consisting of Justices U U Lalit, S Ravindra Bhat, and Sudhanshu Dhulia is expected to hear the case. Rao opposed the Bombay High Court's decision since his request to be transferred to Hyderabad was also refused.
Tags: Bhima Koregaon Case, Supreme Court, Varavara Rao, medical plea, Telugu poet
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
IPS Rashmi Shukla Summoned In 2018 Bhima Koregaon Blast Case As Witness
IPS Officer Rashmi Shukla has been summoned in 2018 Bhima Koregaon Case, as a witness. The inquiry commission of the case asked IPS Shukla to appear before them on January 18, as depose witness. Initially, she sought permission to abstain from the hearing and didn't appear. After approval from SC, the Commission issued fresh summons to Shukla. Notably, the 2018 Bhima Koregaon blast killed 162 people and left several injured.
Tags: Bhima Koregaon Case, IPS Rashmi Shukla, commission, investigation, Supreme Court
SC Rejects NIA Plea Challenging Sudha Bharadwaj Bail Orders
The Supreme Court (SC) on December 7 rejected the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) petition challenging Sudha Bharadwaj's bail orders. Earlier on December 1, the Bombay HC granted default bail to the Elgar Parishad Bhima Koregaon case accused activist Bharadwaj. The NIA disagreed with this and challenged the HC's orders in the SC. Accused Bharadwaj is among 16 activists who have been granted default bail in the case.
Tags: Sudha Bharadwaj, Bhima Koregaon Case, Supreme Court of India, NIA, Bombay HC
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Bombay HC Approves Bail Plea Of Sudha Bharadwaj; Bhima Koregaon Case
The Bombay High Court (HC) on December 1, approved the default bail plea of activist Sudha Bharadwaj, an accused in Elgar Parishad Bhima Koregaon case. The court directed her to approach a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court regarding bail conditions. Activist Bharadwaj is going to appear before NIA, which would the decide bail conditions, on December 8. Sudha Bharadwaj is in Byculla Women's Prison in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Tags: Bhima Koregaon Case, Sudha Bharadwaj, Bombay HC, NIA, Mumbai
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
NIA Denies Bail To Bhima Koregaon Accused Stan Swamy
Bhima Koregaon violence accused Stan Swamy was denied bail on March 22 by a Mumbai NIA court. Accused of having a connection with the banned CPI (Maoist) organisation, the agency named the activist of exchanging controversial emails. While refuting all the allegations, Stan Swamy has questioned the credibility and authenticity of letters. Besides, he attacked the prosecution for attaching unnecessary pdf files that were not part of his… read-more
Tags: Bhima Koregaon Case, Stan Swamy, Pune, violence
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Bhima-Koregaon Accused Varavara Rao Granted Bail By Bombay HC
The Bombay High Court on February 22 granted six-month bail to Bhima-Koregaon accused Varavara Rao on medical grounds. However, the court has asked him to remain in Mumbai and make himself available for the investigation as well as submit a personal bond of Rs 50,000. Rao has also been barred to contact with any co-accused in the case. Rao, who has been in custody since August 2018, is currently undergoing treatment at Mumbai's Nanavati… read-more
Tags: Varavara Rao, Bombay High Court, Bhima Koregaon Case, Bail
Newsclick Received Transmittals Worth Rs 30 Crore, Says ED
Enforcement Directorate (ED) has confirmed that the online portal 'Newsclick' received remittances from unwarranted sources between March 2018 and March 2020. Reportedly, it received Rs 30 crore of which a major chunk was given as salary to Bhima Koregaon case accused Gautam Navlakha. Besides, it paid Rs 52.09 lakh to Bappaditya Singh - an IT cell member of CPI(M). However, Newsclick denied wrongdoings and criticized the wing for establishing… read-more
Tags: Newsclick.in, Control-Flow Enforcement, Bhima Koregaon Case, Raid
Courtesy: The Print
Report Alleges Letters Planted Against Activists In Bhima-Koregaon
According to the report published by Arsenal Consulting, an attacker planted ten incriminating files on the computer of Bhima Koregaon accused Rona Wilson. The Massachusetts-based digital forensic company that probed Wilson’s system on his lawyers request exhibited that the attacker infiltrated the computer by using malware, before accused's arrest. Reportedly, the results of 300-hour examination of laptop draw a grim line over the arrests of… read-more
Tags: Koregaon Bhima, Bhima Koregaon Case, Forensics, Malware, Rona Wilson, Arsenal Consulting