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Sudha Bharadwaj


‘Sessions judge competent to extend custody’: Govt opposes Sudha Bharadwaj’s default bail application

July 16, 2021 9:05 am

They have also alleged that the judge was not authorised as a “special judge” to take cognisance of the supplementary chargesheet filed by Pune Police in February, 2019.

NIA opposes Sudha Bharadwaj bail plea: ‘Sessions judge can take cognizance as matter is of national security’

July 09, 2021 12:19 pm

Sudha Bharadwaj's lawyers have alleged that Additional Sessions Judge K D Vadane of the trial court was not designated to hear matters regarding scheduled offences under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

Elgar Parishad case: HC directs state to produce records in Sudha Bharadwaj default bail plea

July 06, 2021 6:29 pm

Bharadwaj's petition has alleged that the sessions judge who gave extension to the Pune Police to file the chargesheet in her case was not competent to do so, thereby making the detention of her and her eight co-accused illegal.

Elgar Parishad case: Status of medical bail pleas of other accused

July 06, 2021 10:40 am

In June 2020, the special NIA court rejected interim bail pleas of poet Varavara Rao and former professor Shoma Sen, who sought bail citing their health conditions in light of Covid. Rao was subsequently granted temporary bail by HC for six months.

Elgaar Parishad case: Bombay HC seeks NIA, state govt response to Sudha Bharadwaj's default bail plea

June 22, 2021 8:37 pm

The counsel for Bharadwaj submitted that extension of custody granted by a trial court to Pune Police in 2018 was not valid as the judge who allowed the same was not designated to hear matters pertaining to scheduled offences under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

Elgaar Parishad case: Bombay HC allows division bench to hear Sudha Bharadwaj’s default bail plea

June 11, 2021 7:17 pm

Sudha Bharadwaj, through her counsel, advocate Yug Mohit Chaudhry, had submitted that the chargesheet in the case was not filed within the statutory 90-day period and, hence, she was entitled to a default bail as per the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).

Elgar Parishad case: HC seeks Sudha Bharadwaj's health report by May 17, to hear medical bail plea on May 21

May 13, 2021 4:57 pm

Bharadwaj, who is lodged in Byculla women's prison, will be taken to state-run J J Hospital for health check-up today (Thursday).

Elgaar Parishad Case: Sudha Bharadwaj’s health deteriorating, say kin, friends

May 01, 2021 7:40 am

Bharadwaj is lodged in Byculla women's jail in Mumbai, which has seen over 40 new Covid-19 cases this month. Jail officials said that Bharadwaj had last week tested negative for Covid-19.

Activist Sudha Bharadwaj’s plea against NIA to withdraw ‘defamatory’ remarks rejected

February 13, 2021 3:09 am

Bharadwaj had filed a plea in December, seeking access to unredacted copies of statements of witnesses recorded under section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code. The NIA, in its reply, had opposed the plea and alleged that access to statements was sought to cause harm to the witnesses.

Jail officials cannot refuse books sent for prisoners, but should check content: Mumbai Court

January 28, 2021 2:09 am

The observation was made in the detailed order passed by the special court earlier this month allowing lawyer activist Sudha Bharadwaj, arrested in the Elgaar Parishad case, access to five books per month at Byculla women’s jail where she is lodged.


Bhima Koregaon violence: A brief profile of the activists under house arrest for their alleged links to Maoists

October 26, 2018 4:12 pm

As Pune Sessions Court rejects the bail plea of Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, and Sudha Bhardwaj in the Bhima Koregaon violence case, a look at the activists who were placed under house arrest for alleged links to Maoists.