March 06, 2020 1:09 am
In 2018, the agency named Sachin Andure and Sharad Kalaskar as the two shooters, who allegedly opened fire at Dabholkar on the morning of August 20 in 2013, and arrested them.
March 06, 2020 1:11 am
Officials said the recovered weapon will be examined by the forensic and and ballistic experts to ascertain whether it was linked to the murder of Dr Dabholkar.
February 14, 2020 3:20 am
Narendra Dabholkar, a rationalist, was shot dead in Pune on August 20, 2013, while Govind Pansare was shot on February 16, 2015, near his house in Kolhapur in western Maharashtra.
January 31, 2020 4:42 am
According to the CBI, Andure and Kalaskar were the two assailants who had shot Dabholkar dead on August 20, 2013, on the V R Shinde bridge near Omkareshwar temple in Pune. Both of them were arrested in August 2018. Kalaskar is also an accused in the Gauri Lankesh murder case.
August 20, 2019 4:03 am
Holding banners of “Jawab Do, Who Killed Dabholkar”, activists condemned the murder and said they will continue to enlighten the masses against superstitions in the society.
August 14, 2019 1:58 am
The court was hearing the bail application of Bhave (34), who was arrested along with Mumbai-based lawyer Sanjeev Punalekar (53) by the CBI in May.
August 09, 2019 3:57 pm
CBI counsel and Additional Solicitor General Anil Singh told a bench of justices S C Dharmadhikari and G S Patel that experts from the agency will reach India on Sunday.
July 06, 2019 10:49 am
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.
June 24, 2019 5:49 am
The court remanded Sanjiv Punalekar to judicial custody till July 6. The court said it will hear his bail application on June 25.
June 21, 2019 10:41 am
A lawyer, Sanjiv Punalekar, has been accused of advising Sharad Kalaskar, one of the two alleged shooters of Dabholkar, on how to dismantle the firearm used in the murder. Kalaskar is also an accused in the 2017 murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh.