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Gauri Lankesh murder: Charges under KCOCA, IPC framed against 17

October 31, 2021 4:45 am

The charges have been framed under IPC Sections dealing with criminal conspiracy as well as crimes carried out with criminal knowledge and intention.

Lankesh murder: Despite missing deadline, Karnataka government manages to stay HC order lifting KCOCA charges against accused

October 22, 2021 12:12 am

RTI reveals the state government delayed filing an SLP despite prosecutors and Bengaluru Police pressing for an SLP soon after the High Court order.

Karnataka: Covid adjustments by High Court nudge key cases towards trial

October 19, 2021 8:45 pm

The video conferencing provision, which bypasses the need for physical presence of suspects during key legal junctures ahead of a trial, has been able to move high-profile cases, like that of the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh in 2017.

Lankesh killing: 4 years on, multiple pleas stall trial

September 04, 2021 4:09 am

Over the past few weeks, new chargesheets have been filed over procurement of SIM cards by the accused using fake identities and support networks for use in covert operations that led to the murder of 55-year-old Lankesh.

Gauri Lankesh killing: After 3-month delay, Karnataka cops move SC to uphold KCOCA charge against accused

July 31, 2021 10:51 pm

The police filed a special leave petition in the top court on July 26.

Explained: Karnataka's organised crime law, Lankesh murder, and an HC order

July 26, 2021 11:43 am

In the Gauri Lankesh murder, a Special Investigation Team invoked KCOCA in 2018. The SIT has arrested and chargesheeted 17 people linked to right-wing groups who created a syndicate to carry out killings and attacks on critics.

Lankesh killing: Court rejects bail plea of six accused

February 25, 2021 8:19 am

A SESSIONS court has rejected a bail plea — citing delays in the start of their trial — of six of the 18 accused in the 2018 killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh, indicating that part of the reason for the delay was the frequent filing of intervening applications by the accused themselves.

Gauri Lankesh killing: Court rejects bail plea of 6 accused who cited delay in trial

February 25, 2021 12:10 am

The sessions court rejected their bail plea on February 20, stating that part of the reason for the delay in the commencement of the trial – apart from the Covid-19 crisis – was frequent applications filed by the accused themselves.

How 190-second intercept helped police join dots in Lankesh, Kalburgi killings

September 21, 2020 1:53 pm

One of the relatives, Ravi Miskin, allegedly told an “uncle” that his elder brother Ganesh was involved in the two murders, records show. The transcript of the conversation has been placed as evidence along with the chargesheet in the Kalburgi case to indicate Miskin’s involvement in both cases.

Activists plan 'day of resistance' to mark third anniversary of Gauri Lankesh murder

September 03, 2020 12:53 am

The organisations are also planning a 'day of resistance', on both online and offline forums, on September 5 to mark the third anniversary of the assassination of journalist Gauri Lankesh.


Gauri Lankesh's murder sparks protests across the country

September 06, 2017 9:44 pm

The body of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh was laid to rest with state honours at the Lingayat burial ground. Slogans like ‘Gauri Lankesh Amar Rahe’ and ‘Gauri Lankesh Zindabad’ filled the air at the crematorium.