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Koregaon Bhima: In affidavit to probe panel, Pune police seek ban on protests at Shaniwar Wada

The affidavit also stated that “people from outside” gather in Pune for “social and political programmes and agitations” and “they are provoked for disturbing peace and causing riot-like incidents”.

Koregaon Bhima violence: ‘Eyewitness’ deposes, shares ‘footage from starting point of violence’

The two-member commission is probing the reasons behind the violence that broke out on January 1 last year, when thousands had gathered in the area to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon.


Bhima Koregaon case: Court allows Milind Ekbote to speak at public rally, talk to media

Accused Milind Ekbote was booked under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act following a complaint lodged by Anita Savale, a Dalit woman. Another Hindutva leader, Sambhaji Bhide, was a co-accused in the FIR.

Bhima Koregaon case: SC refuses to quash FIR against activist Anand Teltumbde

The Bombay High Court had on December 21 dismissed the petition filed by Teltumbde seeking the quashing of the FIR and granted him interim protection from arrest for three weeks.

Elgaar Parishad case: Defence lawyers to get cloned copies of digital data ‘seized’ from accused

Police have alleged that organisers of the Elgaar Parishad — a one-day conference held at Shaniwar Wada on December 31, 2017 as part of events to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon — have links with the CPI-Maoist.

A year after Rahul Phatangade’s murder, his family demands arrest of key suspects

Rahul, a member of the Maratha community who operated a garage in Chandan Nagar, lived in Sanaswadi. On the day of the incident, at around 5 pm, he was picked up by a mob and beaten to death.


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Azad arrives after show of strength, Ambedkar slams Elgaar Parishad case

Earlier in the day, prominent Dalit leaders, including Prakash Ambedkar and Union minister Ramdas Athawale, also visited the Jaystambh.

Jaystambh not the only attraction this year, over a lakh visit samadhi at Vadhu Budruk

‘3-fold increase in number of visitors’; ‘arrangements well managed by police’. Police estimates say more than one lakh people would have visited the samadhi on Tuesday.

At Bhima Koregaon, a search for answers without the anger

On January 1, 2019, a year after one person was killed and several injured in clashes and rioting, over three lakh people visited the memorial under a heavy security cover.

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Bhima Koregaon violence: Dalit groups call off state-wide bandh, govt to probe incidents of violence

Daily life came to a halt after a state-wide bandh was called by Dalit groups on Wednesday in protest against the violent clashes between the Dalit and Maratha community, which broke out during the Bhima Koregaon battle anniversary on January 1.

Mumbai hit by violence after Bhima Koregaon event leads to clashes in Pune

Violence between the Dalit and Maratha communities was reported on Monday, after lakhs of Dalits gathered in the city to attend an event to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon.


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

As the 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.