Kalburgi murder

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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 murder probe to pick up threads from Gauri Lankesh case

MM Kalburgi, a former Vice-Chancellor of Hampi University, who was honoured with the Sahitya Akademi award in 2006 was killed in Karnataka's Dharwad in 2015.

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SC transfers Kalburgi murder case to SIT probing Gauri Lankesh murder

MM Kalburgi, a former Vice-Chancellor of Hampi University, who was honoured with the Sahitya Akademi award in 2006 was killed in Karnataka's Dharwad in 2015.

Kalburgi killed for remark on idols, suspect tells police

Ganesh Miskin (27), one of two suspects arrested for Kalburgi’s murder, has said that the 77-year-old scholar’s statement, made during a discussion on an anti-superstition Bill, was perceived as “anti-Hindu", and triggered the attack on him.

Gauri Lankesh, Dabholkar, Kalburgi, Pansare killings: Two guns but different shooters used, say cops

Parshuram Waghmore, who is linked to Sri Rama Sene, was arrested on June 11 by the SIT from his home in Sindhagi in Vijayapura in north Karnataka.

NIA can't probe murder of M M Kalburgi: Centre tells Supreme Court

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was hearing the plea of Uma Devi Kalburgi, the widow of the slain scholar, seeking a SIT probe into the sensational murder.

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2015: The year India discovered intolerance

The fear and suspicion that the government, the BJP, RSS and numerous other Hindutva groups are set to impose a majoritarian agenda on the country, and restrict space for the minorities remain.

Writers protest: government should respect The Word

Why should unarmed writers, singers and dancers worry a government that has been voted to power through a popular mandate of proportions not seen in 30 years? History tells us they need to worry.

M M Kalburgi murder: Kannada poet, Hindi writer to return awards

Kannada writer Professor M M Kalburgi, was gunned down by unidentified persons in Dharwad last month.

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