The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has issued a notice to Ray, who is also the convenor of Persecuted Prisoners Solidarity Committee's (PPSC) West Bengal unit, asking him to appear for questioning in its Mumbai office on September 10 in connection with the incident.
During investigation, it was revealed that senior leaders of the CPI (Maoist), a banned organisation under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, were in contact with the organisers of Elgar Parishad as well as the accused arrested in the case to spread the ideology of Maoism/Naxalism and encourage unlawful activities, the official of the premier investigation agency said.
The case is related to alleged inflammatory speeches made at the Elgar Parishad conclave held in Pune on December 31, 2017, which the police claimed triggered violence the next day near the Koregaon-Bhima war memorial.
A bench of Justices Arun Mishra, Navin Sinha and Indira Banerjee said that the high court had no jurisdiction in entertaining Navlakha's bail plea and held that courts in Bombay had the jurisdiction in the case.
Other than the Bhima Koregaon case, the more crucial difference in the Maharashtra coalition is over the triple issues of the Citizenship Amendment Act, the National Register of Citizens, and the National Population Register.
The term of the commission was to end on February 8.
The Maoist movement’s political role in elections has remained practically in a grey area between electoral politics and revolutionary politics.
To single out WhatsApp, as the Union government has done, is to miss the larger point as far as India is concerned. It’s time not to quibble over technicalities of reporting the hacking, but to find out who bought the NSO Group’s Pegasus.
Teltumbde, a professor at the Goa Institute of Management, was arrested at Mumbai airport in early hours of February 1.
One person was killed and several others were injured in caste clashes that broke out on January 1, 2018, on the occasion of the anniversary of the 1818 battle, which has attained legendary stature in Dalit history
The perpetual hounding of opponents, activists and those who work to empower people without political representation or dig too deep into corrupt practices, is gradually becoming the norm.
The demand was made hours after the Supreme Court rapped the police officials concerned for addresing the media following the arrests.
The raids were carried out as part of a probe into the violence between Dalits and the upper caste Peshwas at Koregaon-Bhima village near Pune.
A letter recovered by the police also points at an alleged nexus between the Congress, Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani, JNU student Umer Khalid and Maoists
Speaking about why he had made it his agenda to expose these Hindutva fringe groups, Ambedkar said that in the end, someone had to do it.
The NCP MP and a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Udayanraje Bhonsle, said Bhide had cried after being accused of instigating the violence, which led to protests by Dalits in Maharashtra, paralysing life in Mumbai and other places.
Rahul Phatangale, a resident of Kanur Mesai village, was the lone casualty in the Monday's violence that sparked angry protests by Dalit groups across Maharashtra for the next two days.