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Varavara Rao


Maharashtra Coronavirus Highlights: MHA announces Unlock 4.0 guidelines, allows metro trains, political gatherings

August 30, 2020 9:55 am

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune Coronavirus News Live Updates: The Coronavirus case tally in Maharashtra has risen to 7,64,281 with record 16,867 new cases while the  death toll reached 24,103 with 328 fatalities.

Elgaar Parishad case: Varavara Rao discharged from hospital, sent back to jail

August 28, 2020 1:46 am

The 81-year-old had tested positive for Covid-19 in July and was undergoing treatment for other ailments as well. Hospital officials said that he was discharged after testing negative for the virus

Elgaar Parishad case: HC directs state to allow Varavara Rao to speak to family through video call

August 18, 2020 1:59 am

The HC directed the court registry to provide Rao’s medical report — prepared by Nanavati Hospital — to his family and the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Submit report on Varavara Rao's health, Bombay HC tells city hospital

July 29, 2020 2:20 am

A division bench of Justices R D Dhanuka and V G Bisht also directed the hospital to elaborate on the line of treatment given to Rao, who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus on July 16.

‘Kept in the dark about his health condition’: Varavara Rao’s family writes to state Home Minister

July 28, 2020 1:18 am

The letter written by his wife, P Hemalatha, and three daughters, Sahaja, Anala and Pavana, stated that they have been denied any information about his condition or treatment being given to him at the hospital.

Varavara Rao’s family writes to NHRC, says not provided information about his health

July 25, 2020 1:49 am

Varavara Rao’s family members, including his wife and three daughters, have further urged the NHRC to intervene and direct the hospital and prison administrations to provide updates on Rao’s health and line of treatment every six hours

Why we must protest both Vikas Dubey murder, risking of Varavara Rao’s life

July 24, 2020 9:59 am

The fact that Dubey was yet to be charged under any law while Rao has been charged under a special law should not blind us to the essential similarity they share — the state took unfair advantage of its custodial power over them. But the real danger such cases pose is that they always carry in their background the suggestion of popular support, which sometimes ripens into an explicit claim.

Varavara Rao taking undue benefit of pandemic to seek bail: NIA to Bombay HC

July 22, 2020 11:02 am

The affidavit by the NIA, filed through Vikram Khalate, Superintendent of Police, NIA head office branch, Mumbai, opposing Rao’s interim bail plea was filed in the High Court on July 16.

Bombay HC seeks responses from state govt, NIA whether Varavara Rao’s family can see him

July 21, 2020 2:30 am

Rao was shifted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital on Sunday for treatment of neurological and urological ailments. He was admitted at the state-run St George Hospital in south Mumbai last Thursday after testing positive.

HC asks NIA, state if Varavara Rao kin can see him at hospital

July 21, 2020 2:26 am

Rao was shifted to Nanavati Hospital Sunday for neurological and urological treatment. He had been undergoing treatment at the state-run St George Hospital since Thursday after testing positive for Covid-19.


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.