Chandan Haygunde

Articles By Chandan Haygunde

Gautam Navlakha a Maoist, submissions by defence attractive but cannot be accepted: Pune court ruling

The prosecution had submitted various documents before the court, including “Strategy and Tactics (S & T) of the Indian Revolution” and “Work in urban areas”, both allegedly recovered from the pen drive of co-accused P Varavara Rao.

Elgaar Parishad case: Pune court rejects Navlakha’s anticipatory bail plea, refuses protection from arrest

Special judge S R Navandar also rejected an application by Navlakha’s lawyer seeking extension of protection from arrest for three days.

Pune on Ayodhya verdict: ‘Closure… let’s move ahead’

A large police force was deployed in both Pune city, where 500 police officers and 8,500 police personnel were on duty, and in Pimpri-Chinchwad. Pune City Police Commissioner K Venkatesham and Joint Commissioner Ravindra Shisave monitored the situation closely through the day.

Koregaon Bhima Inquiry Commission gets fourth extension

This is the fourth extension granted to the two-member commission.

Elgar Parishad case: Navlakha involved in ‘Maoist fact-finding mission’, court told

The prosecution made these claims while opposing the anticipatory bail application filed by Navlakha in a special court in Pune. Navlakha is among the 23 accused who, according to Pune City Police, have active links with the CPI-Maoist.

Not connected to Elgaar Parishad in any way, says Dalit leader Jogendra Kawade

Elgaar Parishad, an evening event in Pune on December 31, 2017, during which several speakers had made speeches, is being investigated by Pune City Police for alleged links with the banned CPI-Maoist group.

Koregaon Bhima Inquiry Panel: Not concerned with Elgaar Parishad, says Dalit leader Jogendra Kawade

Elgaar Parishad, an evening event in Pune on December 31, 2017, during which several speakers had made speeches, is being investigated by Pune City Police for alleged links with the banned CPI-Maoist group.

Koregaon Bhima inquiry panel: Dalit leader who blamed Ekbote, Bhide for violence quizzed on Haji Mastan links

Kawade, an MLC, appeared before the inquiry commission after he filed an affidavit before it. In it, he had blamed Hindutva leaders Milind Ekbote and Sambhaji Bhide for the Koregaon Bhima violence of January 1, 2018.

Bhima Koregaon Commission of Inquiry: Term set to end, panel files ‘status report’

The state government appointed the commission for inquiring into the violence that occurred in Koregaon Bhima area in Pune district on January 1, 2018. A notification in this regard was issued on February 9 that year.

Malegaon blast accused gets ‘paid’ police security, he wants it for free

Kulkarni stated in his application that he cannot afford to pay for police security. He, however, paid Rs 1,772 to the police on Wednesday evening as charges towards police guard provided to him for one day.

Malegaon blast accused Sameer Kulkarni provided “paid” police security

Security provided for one month based on threat perception, say police

Dalit leader Jogendra Kawade summoned by Koregaon Bhima inquiry commission

Kawade, president of the People’s Republican Party, headquartered in Nagpur, had filed his affidavit before the commission, headed by retired Justice J N Patel, which is probing the causes behind the violence in Koregaon Bhima on January 1, 2018, that led to the death of one person.

Pune: Suspected Maoist operative arrested for involvement in 2013 ambush on police

In 2013, Maoists ambushed a police convoy, led by Superintendent of Police Amarjit Balihar, while he was on way to Pakur after holding a meeting in Dumka.

Pune: Nigerian national on business visa arrested with cocaine, probe on

Officers said the contraband was estimated to be priced at Rs 6.5 lakh.

In BJP stronghold of Kasba, Pune mayor up against Congress leader and Sena rebel

Tilak, who has been a prominent figure in city politics as the mayor of Pune, is married to Shailesh Tilak, a fourth-generation descendant of Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

Cops: Men on bikes try to attack ‘honorary animal welfare officer’ in Pune

According to police, the victim, Shivshankar Swamy, is a member of the Akhil Bhartiya Krishi Goseva Sangh and is a gaurakshak associated with the right-wing outfit Samasta Hindu Aghadi.

2008 Malegaon blasts: Dismiss Lt Col Purohit from service for speedy trial, says co-accused

Sameer Kulkarni said because of other "high-profile" accused, trial in the case was getting delayed.

Tangewala Colony residents recall nightmare: ‘There was no help from govt agencies, it was complete panic’

Janhavi, Shritej, Rohit and Santosh died in two separate incidents of wall collapse in the same area. Rane and Pawar were washed away in water gushing from the overflowing stream.

Overflowing stream damages butterfly park in Sahakarnagar

The artificially created butterfly habitat inside the park was damaged as well as trees and plants were left surrounded by plastic waste and other garbage that was carried in by the stream.

Arson incident at mine: Gadchiroli court rejects bail plea by Gadling

Gadchiroli Sessions Judge S C Khati passed an order in this regard on September 23. Following the Surjagad incident on December 27, 2016, an offence was lodged at the Etapalli police station in Gadchiroli district.