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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.

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Kalburgi probe team now includes officials from SIT that probed Gauri Lankesh case

CID Director General of Police, Praveen Sood, reconstituted the probe team after the Supreme Court on November 26 rapped the Karnataka government, saying it was “doing nothing” in the M M Kalburgi murder.

Karnataka police joins dots between Gauri Lankesh and Kalburgi murders

The CID has sought warrants after preliminary investigations and an SIT report in the Gauri Lankesh case revealed that these two are allegedly linked to the Kalburgi murder plot.

NIA can’t take up probe into Kalburgi murder, Centre tells SC

Kalburgi, 77, was shot dead in broad daylight at his residence at Kalyan Nagar in Dharwad, Karnataka, on August 30, 2015.

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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Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT to seek custody of man arrested by Bengaluru police

Over 15 rounds of cartridges of .32 calibre, which are the same as the 7.65 mm cartridges, were seized from Naveen Kumar's possession.

M M Kalburgi's wife seeks SIT probe, Supreme Court issues notice to probe agencies

M M Kalburgi was shot dead at his home by two unidentified assailants. They pumped two bullets into the 77-year-old Sahitya Akademi Award winner when he answered the door.

Probe finds clues that point to link between Gauri Lankesh, M M Kalburgi killing

More than one official familiar with the probe into Lankesh’s killing said that although the investigation remained open in terms of tracking down the killers — and formal forensics and ballistics reports are awaited — there has been a “significant finding” that suggests a link between the killings of Kalburgi and Lankesh.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan expresses shock over killing of Gauri Lankesh

The chief minister said the incident has taken place at a time when progressive secular thoughts were getting strengthened in Karnataka and added that Lankesh was killed in a manner similar to that of M M Kalburgi.

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Writer Ashok Vajpeyi to return D.Litt on Dalit suicide

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The 'Award Wapsi' trend returned with writer Ashok Vajpeyi deciding to return his D. Litt honour conferred on him by the Hyderabad University as a mark of protest against the university's attitude towards the Dalit scholar's suicide. Vajpeyi added that under present circumstances, he doesn’t think he can associate with the Hyderabad University. Earlier, he had returned the Sahitya Akademi Award to protest the murder of renowned writer M.M. Kalburgi.

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