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Saffron Conspiracy in Bhima Koregaon

Why the Bombay High Court rejected the bail pleas of Activists: Bhima Koregaon An in-depth analysis

The Bombay High Court, on October 15, 2019 rejected the bail pleas of all three activists who have been held accused of “links with banned Maoist organisations” in the Bhima-Koregaon case. The Bail Applications were decided upon by Justice Sarang V. Kotwal and the verdict pronounced on October 15, 2019. We break down the orders,…

CCBE writes to PM Modi on arrests of Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bharadwaj Calls for their immediate release, seeks safeguards for all lawyers in India

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), which represents the Bars of 45 countries, and, through them, around one million European lawyers, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the arrest lawyers Arun Ferreira and Sudha Bharadwaj. The letter, penned by CCBE President Antonín Mokry, notes that the CCBE “places great…

Lower courts reject bail pleas, Navlakha and Teltumbde given protection from arrest Bombay High Court to hear Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde's plea on Nov 1

The Bombay High Court has adjourned the hearing in matter of Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde’s plea seeking quashing of the FIR in Bhima Koregaon case till November 1. There will be interim protection from arrest to Gautam Navlakha till November 1. On Thursday, October 25, the Hyderabad High Court had extended poet Varavara Rao’s house…

Attempt to undo Gautam Navlakha’s Freedom, Sudha Bharadwaj still not free Activists still struggling for their freedom

In a diabolical bid to curtail Gautam Navlakha’s freedom after the Delhi High Court order set aside his transit remand and set him free from house arrest, the state of Maharashtra has filed a Special Leave Petition (SLP) against the HC order. Meanwhile, Sudha Bhardwaj’s Habeas Corpus petition was withdrawn in order to seek relief from the lower court.…

SC disposes off Petition against Arrest of Activists Turns down plea for SIT probe

The Supreme Court has rejected a plea for a Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigation into the recent activists’ arrests in connection to the Bhima Koregaon case. A Bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices A. M. Khanwilkar and D. Y. Chandrachud issued the judgement, with Justice Chandrachud offering the dissenting opinion. With this, the petition by prominent historian Romila…

Birthday of sudho sona

ट्रेड यूनियनिस्ट से ‘अर्बन नक्सल’ तक सुधा भारद्वाज की यात्रा मानवाधिकार रक्षक का परिचय

1961 में जन्मीं सुधा भारद्वाज  25 वर्षों से भी अधिक छत्तीसगढ़ के मजदूर आन्दोलनों का हिस्सा रही हैं. वे पीपुल्स यूनियन फॉर सिविल लिबर्टीज़ (पीयूसीएल) की छत्तीसगढ़ इकाई की सचिव हैं, साथ ही यौन हिंसा व राजकीय दमन के ख़िलाफ़ महिलाएं (डब्ल्यूएसएस) की सदस्य भी हैं.   बिलासपुर में कई सालों तक रहने और काम करने के बाद, सुधा भारद्वाज…

Birthday of sudho sona

A Mother like No Other EXCLUSIVE: Sudha Bharadwaj's daughter pens a touching letter about her mother

Sudha Bhardwaj, long time trade union activist, the general secretary of People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) and a National Law University (NLU), Delhi visiting professor is under house arrest since August 29, after her house was raided by Maharashtra police on August 28 allegedly in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence and protests. Pan India raids…

Pune Police forcibly detain activist Sudha Bhardawaj Advocate Vrinda Grover alleges sheer contempt of Punjab & Haryana HC

In a shocking breach of law and procedure, in fact out and out contempt of the High Court of Punjab and Haryana, the Pune police thwarted the stay granted against the transit remand of Sudha Bhardwaj and till well past midnight attempted to forcibly whisk her away to Pune. Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj, renowned for her…

State Crushing Dissent Again! Raids against Human Rights activists across India

A vindictive state is brazenly attacking dissent in India. What’s more disturbing, is that it is actually spinning this as their crackdown on persons who threaten national security and integrity! On August 28, police raided homes of several social activists across India, under the guise of investigating them for being involved in planning and instigating…

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