A resident of Burudgaon village in Ahmednagar, Suman was a police informer who provided vital inputs to the police about organised dacoities and other offences committed by members of the Pardhi community.
Roy read out her speech in Hindi titled "Ek Ladai Mohabbat Ki". She alleged that the RSS is leading the "Bramhanwadi (castiest)" forces and has taken control of the country through Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The family lives in a small house across lane number 14 at Prabhat Road in Pune’s Deccan area. A family member said anonymously it was painful to identify Pratik's body at the Sassoon General Hospital:
'Bhima Koregaon Shourya Din Prerna Abhiyan' has released a pamphlet for the coming Elgaar Parishad, which mentions its "main speakers" as Arundhati Roy, Kannan Gopinathan along with Rohith's brother Raja Vemula.
Justice V G Bisht passed the order in this regard on December 23, as per which the government has been permitted to enter upon the “suit land” to make necessary arrangements for the public to visit the victory pillar (Jaystambh) from December 25 to January 5, 2021.
Why is the Bhima Koregaon anniversary significant, what are the plans to observe it this year, and what happened during its 200th anniversary in 2018, which saw the arrests of activists and intellectuals?
“We are now organising Elgaar Parishad at the Ganesh Kala Krida Manch. We have already booked the premises and process is on for seeking permission from the police for holding the conference,” said Justice (retd) B G Kolse Patil, a former High Court judge who was a key person at the meeting.
On Saturday, Leader of Opposition in the State Legislative Council and BJP leader Pravin Darekar held a meeting with Abhinav Deshmukh, the superintendent (SP) of Pune rural police, demanding proper investigation into this case.
A Pune-based woman from the Kanjarbhat community, Suhani alias Rita Kumbhar (32), and her family were “boycotted” for a period of one year after her mother Nanda refused to let the community’s ‘jaat panchayat’ resolve their property dispute.
As part of the 'Third I' initiative for effective patrolling over the past one year, the Pune City Police had put up A4 size laminated sheets with QR Codes at certain locations in the jurisdiction of all its police stations.
“If they want to come back to the community, they will have to give Rs 1 lakh, five liquor bottles and five bokad (male goats) as fine within one year, or else they will be boycotted forever,” the video purportedly shows the 'panchayat' members as saying.
The two accused, Sagar Gorkhe and Ramesh Gaichor, were active members of the 'Bhima Koregaon Shaurya Din Prerna Abhiyaan', a body that had organised the Elgaar Parishad, an evening conclave held at Shaniwar Wada in Pune on December 31, 2017, ahead of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon.
According to the NIA, investigation has revealed that Jahanazaib Sami, a BTech graduate from Ferozpur, got radicalised and inclined towards the Islamic State and ISKP, a branch of ISIS, by reading about the terror outfits on the internet.
Forest department officials arrested six persons on Sunday, including two from Pune, following the recovery of a pangolin from some of the accused, who were nabbed at Wele village in Wai tehsil of Satara district a day before.