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M M Kalburgi's wife identifies man who shot him

The man identified by Umadevi Kalburgi on Wednesday is Ganesh Miskin, 27. A Karnataka Police SIT had earlier identified Miskin, linked to Hindutva group Sanatan Sanstha, as one of two people allegedly involved in killing journalist Gauri Lankesh.

Kalburgi case probe: Final training camp in estate near Mangalore

Several persons arrested in the Gauri Lankesh case have in statements, which are a part of the chargesheet, described attending a camp at a rubber plantation near Pilathbetta in the Dharamsthala region in August 2015.


Lawyer Sanjeev Punalekar granted bail in Dabholkar murder case

While granting Sanjeev Punalekar the bail, the court said that he will have to be present before CBI on every Monday and Tuesday and will not be allowed to travel abroad.

Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty in RSS defamation case, says fight will continue

The case against Rahul Gandhi was filed by an RSS worker for allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing with the organisation.

Accused in murders of Dabholkar, Lankesh, Sanatan sympathiser held in Pansare case

Pansare and his wife Uma were shot at by two bike-borne assailants on the morning of February 16, 2015, not far from his house. Pansare had succumbed to his injuries four days later.

Masalawala, Kalburgi case: Entry in diary helps SIT nab murder suspect

Praveen Prakash Chatur alias Masalawala has been identified by the SIT on the basis of statements by witnesses as the suspect who waited on a motorcycle outside the home of Kannada scholar Kalburgi.


‘Gun seized by Maharashtra ATS was used to train Gauri Lankesh killers’

The analysis of the 7.65 mm countrymade guns was carried out recently by experts at the Forensic Science Laboratory of Karnataka Police to ascertain whether any of the guns were used to shoot Lankesh.

SIT identifies Kalburgi killers; links to Lankesh, Padmaavat attacks

Praveen Prakash Chatur alias Masalawala, 27, had been arrested in April by the Belagavi police for the attack on Prakash Theatre, allegedly by a right-wing extremist group linked to the Sanatan Sanstha.

Amol kale produced in court: Gauri Lankesh murder accused held in Kalburgi case

Amol Kale, 37, a former convenor of the Sanatan Sanstha-affiliated Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, was produced in a court in Dharwad in connection with the Kalburgi case on a body warrant on Tuesday and was remanded in SIT custody for 11 days.

Gauri Lankesh murder SIT gets reward of Rs 25 lakh

Lankesh was targeted for her speeches and writing, which according to the book, made her a ‘Durjan’ as stated in the Kshatra Dharma Sadhana of the Sanatan Sanstha, the SIT said.

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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.

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This is not my India': AR. Rahman mourns Gauri Lankesh's death

Renowned music composer A. R. Rahman, on Thursday, expressed his grief over the demise of senior journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh. Speaking to media during the premiere of ‘One Heart: The A.R. Rahman Concert Film’, the music maestro said he is very sad to hear about Gauri Lankesh’s death, adding, “This is not my India. […]

Gauri Lankesh Murder: Brother Demands CBI Probe

In a shocking incident, senior journalist Gauri Lankesh, a well-known critic of the right wing forces, was shot dead at her house in Bengaluru. Four people entered her house in Rajarajeshwari Nagar and attacked the scribe after which she collapsed on the spot.   Lankesh’s brother Indrajit told India Today that the case should be […]