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Rona Wilson, arrested for alleged Maoist links in Koregaon Bhima violence, being produced in court in Pune after his arrest in June 2018 (File Photo)(HT Photo)

‘Another ploy’: Govt rebuts claim that letters were planted in Wilson’s laptop

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2021 11:33 AM IST
  • Rona Wilson was arrested in June 2018 on suspicion of his alleged links with the violence that erupted in Bhima Koregaon village in Maharashtra in January
Protests broke out in Pune on Jan 2018.(HT Photo)
Protests broke out in Pune on Jan 2018.(HT Photo)

Panel probing Bhima Koregaon violence given 2-month extension

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 07:05 AM IST
The commission, comprising former Calcutta high court chief justice JN Patel and IAS officer Sumit Mullick, had written to the government saying it was facing a funds crunch.
Arun Ferreira (in Grey), a human rights activist and lawyer was been arrested by Pune police in January 2018, in connection with caste-related violence erupting at Bhima-Koregaon near Pune.(HT PHOTO)
Arun Ferreira (in Grey), a human rights activist and lawyer was been arrested by Pune police in January 2018, in connection with caste-related violence erupting at Bhima-Koregaon near Pune.(HT PHOTO)

Bombay high court to hear bail plea of 2 activists accused in Bhima Koregaon violence

Hindustan Times | By K A Y Dodhiya, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2019 12:41 AM IST
The hearing on the bail applications of activist Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira – arrested in connection with the 2018 Bhima Koregaon violence – has been adjourned to April 16
The Bombay High Court in its order has termed Elgar Parishad and Bhima Koregaon as “deep-rooted conspiracy” with “extremely serious repercussions.(HT FILE PHOTO)
The Bombay High Court in its order has termed Elgar Parishad and Bhima Koregaon as “deep-rooted conspiracy” with “extremely serious repercussions.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Bhima Koregaon violence is a deep rooted conspiracy, says Bombay High Court

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 08:25 PM IST
The court observed that Pune police have enough material to go ahead in the case and the investigating agency must be allowed to have sufficient opportunity to collect evidence
The victory memorial at Bhima Koregaon where the violence erupted.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
The victory memorial at Bhima Koregaon where the violence erupted.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

#theyearthatwas: 2018 dawned with Bhima Koregaon violence in Pune district

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 10:44 AM IST
Caste clashes turned into a major national issue ith the police arresting 10 activists from different parts of the country on charges of being “urban Maoists”.
Janabai Phatangale mother of Rahul Phatangale still morns her son at her residence in Sanaawaadi. Rahul Phatangale his life last year during riots at Koregaon Bhima in Pune(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Janabai Phatangale mother of Rahul Phatangale still morns her son at her residence in Sanaawaadi. Rahul Phatangale his life last year during riots at Koregaon Bhima in Pune(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Bhima Koregaon violence: Villagers blame outsiders for orchestrating violence

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi and Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2018 03:12 PM IST
Located off the Pune-Ahmednagar highway roughly 40 km from Pune, Bhima Koregaon was pushed under the national spotlight after violent clashes rocked the bicentennial celebration of a war that had been passing off peacefully for decades
Protests by Dalit groups in the aftermath of the Bhima Koregaon clashes rocked Maharashtra, especially its capital Mumbai.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)
Protests by Dalit groups in the aftermath of the Bhima Koregaon clashes rocked Maharashtra, especially its capital Mumbai.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)

Bhima Koregaon violence: Dalit anger still simmering even after two probes and numerous arrests by Pune police

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2018 02:45 PM IST
Rural police named two Hindu leaders in FIR but never filed a charge sheet. Urban police arrested 10 activists, blamed Maoists for violence
Rona Wilson, arrested for alleged Maoist links in Koregaon Bhima violence, being produced in court in Pune after his arrest in June 2018 (File Photo)(HT Photo)
Rona Wilson, arrested for alleged Maoist links in Koregaon Bhima violence, being produced in court in Pune after his arrest in June 2018 (File Photo)(HT Photo)

Twisted history, created anger: Pune police charge sheet against activists in Bhima Koregaon violence case

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2018 12:11 AM IST
The 5,160-page chargesheet, filed before sessions judge KD Vadane, accuses advocate Surendra Gadling, professor Shoma Sen, Dalit activist and Marathi magazine ‘Vidrohi’ editor Sudhir Dhawale, activist Mahesh Raut, freelance research scholar Rona Wilson and five others working with CPI (Maoist) to create violence on January 1 at Bhima Koregaon in Pune district.
People resorted to violence following the Bhima Koregaon Incident.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
People resorted to violence following the Bhima Koregaon Incident.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Bhima Koregaon violence: accused denies knowledge of right-wing WhatsApp trigger

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 09:30 AM IST
Dabhade is an accused in the Vadhu Budruk case related to the forcible removal of the board outside the samadhi of Govind Gopal Mahar, the person who is believed to have performed the last rites of Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj
Human rights advocate Sudha Bharadwaj after she was arrested by the Pune Police in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence, in Faridabad on August 28, 2018.(PTI)
Human rights advocate Sudha Bharadwaj after she was arrested by the Pune Police in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence, in Faridabad on August 28, 2018.(PTI)

Letters alleging links to Maoists concocted to criminalise me, human rights activists, claims lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2018 11:46 AM IST
Human rights lawyer-activist Sudha Bharadwaj, who is under house arrest, said a purported letter shown by the Pune Police is a “mixture of innocuous”. The letter allegedly indicates Bharadwaj has links to Maoists.
Hyderabad: Police detain activists during a protest against the arrest of revolutionary writer Varavara Rao and other activists in connection with Bhima-Koregaon violence, in Hyderabad on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
Hyderabad: Police detain activists during a protest against the arrest of revolutionary writer Varavara Rao and other activists in connection with Bhima-Koregaon violence, in Hyderabad on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)

Bhima Koregaon violence was pre-planned, claim Pune Police

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2018 01:30 PM IST
The probe into the caste riots in Bhima Koregaon, 40 kilometres from Pune, has taken two routes – one indicating the involvement of Maoists and another about the role of members associated with rightwing Hindutva outfits.
Lawyer Arun Ferreira taken to Faraskhana Police station in Pune on Wednesday.(RAHUL RAUT/HT)
Lawyer Arun Ferreira taken to Faraskhana Police station in Pune on Wednesday.(RAHUL RAUT/HT)

Bhima Koregaon violence: Arrested activists to return home

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 03:39 PM IST
Prosecution alleges activists part of ‘Maoist plot to wage war against India’, defence lawyers question police crackdown
Revolutionary poet Varavara Rao, center, followed by Deepa, niece of Maoist leader Kishenji who was killed Thursday, walk to lodge a complaint against his killing, in Kolkata, India.(AP File Photo)
Revolutionary poet Varavara Rao, center, followed by Deepa, niece of Maoist leader Kishenji who was killed Thursday, walk to lodge a complaint against his killing, in Kolkata, India.(AP File Photo)

Bhima Koregaon violence: Activists arrested in police raids in 5 states over alleged Maoist links

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 09:18 PM IST
Prominent lawyers and activists searched in multiple cities in connection with police investigation of their alleged Maoist links.
The communication purportedly suggests targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s road shows to end ‘Modi-led Hindu fascism’.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
The communication purportedly suggests targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s road shows to end ‘Modi-led Hindu fascism’.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

Plot to assassinate PM Modi? Maoists’ letter suggests ‘Rajiv Gandhi-type incident’, say police

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 10:43 PM IST
The letter that refers to a plot to assassinate Narendra Modi was seized by Pune Police from the residence of one of the five people arrested in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence.
Police officials keeps a watch around the vijay stambha (victory memorial) in Bhima Koregaon in Pune on May 8, 2018. Violence had erupted when Dalit groups were celebrating the bicentenary of the Bhima Koregaon battle in which the forces of the British East India Company defeated the Peshwa’s army.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Police officials keeps a watch around the vijay stambha (victory memorial) in Bhima Koregaon in Pune on May 8, 2018. Violence had erupted when Dalit groups were celebrating the bicentenary of the Bhima Koregaon battle in which the forces of the British East India Company defeated the Peshwa’s army.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Bhima Koregaon violence: Suicide victim’s kin embrace Buddhism, allege discrimination

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 02:32 PM IST
Suresh Sakat, who has been given police security, claimed that the family took ‘diksha’ (conversion to Buddhism) after the adherents of their previous faith failed to provide justice to them ever since the family became a target of the rightwing forces.
Victims of Bhima Koregaon file a memorandum to Vivek Salunke, tehsildar at application receiving centre, located at the divisional commissionerate in Pune on Friday.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)
Victims of Bhima Koregaon file a memorandum to Vivek Salunke, tehsildar at application receiving centre, located at the divisional commissionerate in Pune on Friday.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)

Bhima Koregaon violence: Victims approach judicial commission with affidavits

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 10:14 PM IST
Till date the commission has received only seven applications from various Dalit organisations and victims
Seeking inputs from the affected people, the commission will accept statements from individuals, groups, non-governmental organisations and political parties.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Seeking inputs from the affected people, the commission will accept statements from individuals, groups, non-governmental organisations and political parties.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Bhima Koregaon violence: Two-member inquiry commission invites statements from affected individuals

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 03:42 PM IST
The two-member commission is headed by Jainarayan Patel, retired chief justice of Calcutta and Sumit Mullick, former chief secretary of the Maharashtra government.  
Fadnavis said, there is no direct involvement of Bhide in the case and no question arises of taking action against him.(HT File)
Fadnavis said, there is no direct involvement of Bhide in the case and no question arises of taking action against him.(HT File)

Bhide not involved in Bhima Koregaon violence: CM gives clean chit to right-wing leader

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2018 04:57 PM IST
Fadnavis told the assembly that the investigating agencies checked various call records, locations of Bhide and key leaders of his organisation for the last six months, but found nothing objectionable.
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