Dabholkar News

Dabholkar murder: Court refuses to extend CBI custody of two accused

While Dabholkar (67), a noted anti-superstition activist, was murdered in Pune on August 20, 2013, Lankesh, who was a Bengaluru-based journalist, was shot dead at her house on September 5, 2017. In the Dabholkar case, the CBI has till now arrested six persons.

Dabholkar murder case: In five years, four arrested, but contradiction haunts investigation

The arrests were on the basis of a ballistic report of firearms seized from the duo when they were arrested by Mumbra police in an extortion case on August 20, 2013, the day Dabholkar was murdered.


Five years after Dabholkar murder, shooter arrested, say CBI, Maharashtra ATS

A senior ATS official said Sharad Kalaskar told his interrogators that he had played an active role in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar’s murder. He reportedly claimed that he and Andure were the shooters.

Dabholkar, Pansare murders: Bombay HC asks agencies to focus on probe, ignore other factors

Gaikwad was arrested in connection with the murder of Pansare.

Signatures of bullet cartridges point to common killers of three rationalists

It is suspected that one particular set of operatives, using two weapons, carried out the three killings.

Pansare, Dabholkar, killings: March ends in Kohlapur; organisers seek speedier probe

The march started from Pune on November 21 from the same place where Dr Dabholkar was shot dead.


Dabholkar's son wants passage of Black Magic Bill in December

69-year-old crusader of the movement against blind faith and superstition,was shot dead in Pune.

City police looking for 200 criminals who jumped parole

Dabholkar murder : Kin meet top cop,want killers behind bars

Murder probe: Cops quiz gangsters in Yerwada,Taloja jails

In a bid to check if Dabholkar was killed by contract killers,a police team has arrived at Yerwada and Taloja jails and quizzed gangsters.

His decade-long battle to lift ban

In 2000,Dabholkar led from the front as his activists took on Hindu organisations,including BJP and Shiv Sena,for allowing entry of women at Shani Shingnapur temple in Ahmednagar