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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, M M Kalburgi murders: Police await forensic report of gun recovered from Arabian Sea creek

March 09, 2020 11:32 am

The gun was recovered in a search operation coordinated by the CBI as part of the probe into the 2013 murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in Maharashtra.

Man held in Gauri Lankesh case had key role in attacks during Padmaavat screening: SIT

January 28, 2020 7:37 am

Rushikesh Deodikar alias Murali, 44, a former co-ordinator of Sanatan Sanstha-affiliate Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, allegedly co-ordinated the petrol bomb attacks on the theatres in January 2018, the investigation has found.

Sunburn suspect in Gauri Lankesh case papers

January 25, 2020 7:29 am

Journalist and activist Lankesh was shot dead outside her Bengaluru home on September, 5, 2017.

Suspect held for Gauri Lankesh killing ordered destruction of weapons

January 20, 2020 4:16 am

According to the SIT investigations, Deodikar was instrumental in ordering the destruction of the guns used in the murder of Lankesh and others soon after the arrest of key members of the group in May 2018.

Gauri Lankesh murder: Court refuses to drop KCOCA charges against 16 held in case

December 24, 2019 4:07 am

The accused, who are linked to Hindutva groups such as Sanatan Sanstha, had sought discharge from offences under KCOCA brought against them by an SIT of Karnataka Police in November.

U2 features Smriti Irani, Arundhati Roy, Gauri Lankesh as female icons at Mumbai concert

December 16, 2019 12:18 pm

In their special segment, called 'Herstory', U2 featured photos of women — projected on a giant screen at the backdrop of the stage — as the band played their track "Ultraviolet".


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.