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DNA from toothbrush ties Gauri Lankesh shooter to hideout

The gait analysis report suggests that Waghmore’s profile and mannerisms closely match that of the person seen gunning down Lankesh.

Group that killed Gauri Lankesh also watched Mangaluru rationalist Narendra Nayak

One of the persons arrested in the case, Rajesh Bangera, 50, allegedly the arms trainer of the group, has provided details of a two-day surveillance by him on the movements of Nayak, the president of Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations.


Gauri Lankesh's sister to oppose CBI probe

Gauri Lankesh was shot dead in front of her house here on September 5, 2017 and the SIT has so far arrested 16 people for their alleged involvement.

Supreme Court asks CBI: ‘Was there a common link in Dabholkar, Kalburgi, Lankesh and Pansare cases’

Justices Lalit, however, asked the CBI if “you established or found any prima facie material that there is a common link? If yes, we will hand over the other cases to you.”

CBI probe into activists' murders: SC says one agency can investigate if there's common thread

The Supreme Court, after perusing the status report of the Karnataka Police, said there appears to be a link between the murders of journalist Gauri Lankesh and rationalist M M Kalburgi.

Gauri Lankesh murder case: Sanatan Sanstha accuses SIT of framing it

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) which has so far arrested 16 people with two still at large, had named an organised crime syndicate inspired by the Sanatan Sanstha in its additional charge sheet filed before a court here recently.


Two accused in Gauri Lankesh case held for Govind Pansare killing

The duo, identified as Bharat Kurne and Vasudev Suryavanshi, were produced before a court in Kolhapur on Saturday. Judicial Magistrate (first class) S A Mali remanded the duo in police custody till December 7.

Gauri Lankesh murder: It is sin not to slay evildoer, says book that ‘guided’ accused

SIT found accused ‘strictly followed’ principles in a book published by Sanatan Sanstha

Gauri Lankesh murder probe: Here's what has happened so far

Lankesh, 55, known for her strong anti-Hindutva views, was shot dead in front of her house in Bengaluru on September 5 last year, triggering a nationwide outrage.

‘Lankesh murdered by group who acted according to guidelines of book by Sanstha’

Of the 18 people named in the chargesheet, 16 have been arrested. One of the two persons shown as absconding - who was earlier identified only as Murali alias Shiva - has now been identified by the SIT in the chargesheet as Rushikesh Deodikar.

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Gauri Lankesh's murder sparks protests across the country

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.