Bhima Koregaon
Opinion  /  Published 31.08.19

War and Peace: Objectionable material on our bookshelves

Last week, the Bombay High Court judge hearing activist Vernon Gonsalves' bail plea in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon case brought up among other things a certain book that was found in the activist's home. ...
By Upala Sen

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.20

Human rights now in India

Who defends in India the rights of the defenders of human rights? Going by the incisively worded letter of the European Parliament’s subcommittee on human rights to the Indian home minister, no one....
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.19

How the higher judiciary let down the citizenry

In 1991, I joined the Supreme Court of India as a chamber junior to G. Ramaswami, the then attorney-general for India. That winter, a Constitution bench of five judges, presided over by Chief Justice ...
By Sanjay Hegde

India  /  Published 03.10.19

Judge opt-out in Bhima case

Five Supreme Court judges have in four days recused themselves from hearing rights activist Gautam Navlakha’s plea for quashing the FIR against him in the Bhima Koregaon case, with one day left befo...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.11.18

‘Urban Maoists’ AC life ‘exposed’ by PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told election-bound Chhattisgarh on Friday that “urban Maoists live in AC rooms in cities, look clean, build their stature by rubbing shoulders with sensible people; the...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 05.10.18

UN concern at activist cuffs

Fifteen special rapporteurs from the United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights have expressed concern over 10 activists being arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention...
By Our Special Correspondent

India  /  Published 03.10.18

Maharashtra moves SC to end Navlakha’s house arrest

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court order allowing Gautam Navlakha, one of the five rights activists arrested in connection with the Korega...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.04.20

Scholars’ cry for bail to academic

A pan-India rights group for education and Ambedkarite scholars from across the world on Monday urged the Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to deny anticipatory bail to Anand Teltumbde, an acad...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.03.20

SC directs Navalakha, Teltumbde to surrender

The Supreme Court on Monday directed rights activists Gautam Navalakha and Anand Teltumbde to surrender to Pune police within three weeks in connection with the 2018 Bhima-Koregaon case.The bench of J...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.02.20

Arrest of Ambedkarite scholar feared

Dalit politician Prakash Ambedkar on Saturday alleged the government planned to arrest Ambedkarite scholar Anand Teltumbde in connection with a two-year-old Elgar Parishad meeting in Pune, where provo...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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