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Koregaon Bhima violence: Govt gets proposal seeking sanction to file chargesheet in case accusing Hindutva leaders

January 02, 2021 4:04 am

Replying to media persons in Pune on Friday, state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said that the government has received a proposal seeking sanction for chargesheet in this case and a decision would be taken on it.

Bhima-Koregaon Battle anniversary: Subdued event at Jaystambh, state ministers pay respects

January 01, 2021 12:04 pm

As a precautionary measure, the Pune District Administration has barred Hindutva activist Milind Ekbote, some Elgaar Parishad organisers including Kabir Kala Manch (KKM) members, Dalit activists from the Koregaon Bhima area.

Elgaar Parishad: 'Flimsy cover for cracking down on dissident intellectuals': Scientists, academics raise concerns over NIA probe

September 09, 2020 11:51 pm

The letter has demanded that the government should immediately end its crackdown on dissidents and release those arrested in the Elgaar Parishad case. It should focus on identifying and prosecuting perpetrators of the violence in Koregaon Bhima instead, it added.

Koregaon Bhima Commission of Inquiry summons NCP chief Sharad Pawar to depose as witness

March 18, 2020 8:45 pm

On February 20, advocate Pradeep Gawade, representing a witness Sagar Shinde had prayed to the commission that summons be issued to Sharad Pawar to depose before the commission.

Koregaon Bhima violence: Pawar working on agenda to implicate ‘Hindutvawadis’, claims Fadnavis

February 24, 2020 3:44 am

Speaking on Pawar’s stiff opposition to transfer the Elgaar Parishad case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and seeking a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe instead, Fadnavis said, “During my tenure as chief minister (he was also in charge of Home), there was a thorough probe.”

Bhima Koregaon violence: 24 men to face trial for rioting, charges to be framed in Feb

January 25, 2020 2:52 am

The men who are facing several charges, including assault on a public servant, had filed an appeal against a 2018 sessions court order that had rejected their discharge application and directed the prosecution to submit draft charges.

Maharashtra Home Minister: Decision on Bhima-Koregaon cases in 3 or 4 days

January 24, 2020 3:34 am

On Thursday, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh were briefed for over two hours by officers of Pune police, who had registered the FIRs.

Bhima Koregaon violence: Will decide on review after getting info on evidence, says Anil Deshmukh

January 22, 2020 4:30 am

Speaking at an Idea Exchange at Loksatta, Deshmukh further said that unlike the previous government that had “labelled” anyone disagreeing with it as “urban naxals”, the current regime will approach those opposing it in a better manner.

Bhima Koregaon Case: Will decide on review after info on evidence, Anil Deshmukh

January 22, 2020 4:26 am

Deshmukh said that unlike the previous government that had “labelled” anyone disagreeing with it as “urban naxals”, the current regime will approach those opposing it in a better manner, as “in a democracy, everyone has a right to express his/her opinion”.

Milind Ekbote refuses to depose: Cites change in political spectrum, blames Naxals

January 11, 2020 2:34 am

Ekbote, who is facing charges of instigating violence in Koregaon Bhima on January 1, 2018, claimed that the allegations levelled against him were politically motivated.


Bhima Koregaon violence: A brief profile of the activists under house arrest for their alleged links to Maoists

October 26, 2018 4:12 pm

As Pune Sessions Court rejects the bail plea of Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, and Sudha Bhardwaj in the Bhima Koregaon violence case, a look at the activists who were placed under house arrest for alleged links to Maoists.