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Former deputy sarpanch of Koregaon Bhima questioned about WhatsApp group

The Koregaon Bhima Commission of Inquiry, headed by retired Justice J N Patel, was formed by the state government for probing into the violence in the area on January 1, 2018, in which one person had died and several others were left injured.

Thousands gather at Pune's Vadhu Budruk to mark 330th death anniversary of Sambhaji Maharaj

The village, which is believed to be the place where the last rites of Sambhaji Maharaj were conducted after he was killed by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, is at the centre of a dispute that partially triggered the violence in Koregaon Bhima in January 2018.


Pune Police charges Sudha Bharadwaj, others in Elgar Parishad case

The case is that the speeches made at the Elgar Parishad conclave here on December 31, 2017, which was allegedly funded by Maoists, "aggravated" the violence near Koregaon Bhima war memorial in Pune district the next day.

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC sets aside Bombay HC order refusing extension of time to file chargesheet

The top court had on January 10 reserved its verdict on the Maharashtra government’s appeal challenging the refusal of the Bombay High Court to extend the 90-day limit for filing the chargesheet in the case.

Elgaar Parishad case: Bombay HC denies protection to Anand Teltumbde

On January 14, while rejecting his plea to quash the Pune Police FIR against him, the Supreme Court had granted him protection from arrest for four weeks, so that he could seek bail from the trial court. Teltumbde had accordingly filed the plea for anticipatory bail on January 18.

Anand Teltumbde arrested, released: To file pre-arrest bail plea in High Court

Teltumbde has been named an accused in a case relating to the Elgaar Parishad, an event organised in Pune a day before the 200th anniversary of battle of Bhima Koregaon on January 1, 2018.


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.

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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.