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One year of Bhima-Koregaon case: Part III | One FIR, many arrests and politics of a State at war with the people

This is the third of a three-part series on the anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon case. Links to Part I and Part II.] [WATCH]  The Bhima Koregaon Case: What Really Happened   Owing to violence as many as 628 crimes under Indian Penal Code (IPC), general laws and 17 under Atrocities Act came to be registered. However,…
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One year of Bhima-Koregaon case: Part II | Why Elgar Parishad spooked Sambhaji Bhide and Milind Ekbote, the alleged architects of January 1, 2018 anti-Dalit violence

[WATCH]  The Bhima Koregaon Case: What Really Happened   AS stated earlier, Justices P B Sawant and Kolse-Patil, and many other dignitaries from across Maharashtra gathered and conceptualised the programme which was to result in the arrest of at least ten activists on charges of sedition and terrorism, after over six months. In a democratic manner,…
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One year of Bhima-Koregaon case: Part I | History of a 200-year-old battle and why it still matters

TWO esteemed former judges of constitutional courts, both with strong civil rights activist networks, have been conducting various programmes and campaigns aiming at social equality, fraternity and communal peace. They thought it important to celebrate the bicentenary of the Koregaon-Bhima Battle on January 1, 2018, which to their understanding of society would result into harmony between…
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Retired bureaucrats’ letter demanding UP CM Yogi’s resignation is the nation’s call

The open letter sent by  82  retired bureaucrats of the country demanding the resignation of the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his role in dealing with the killing of the police officer in Bulandshahr violence on December 3, is a reflection of the agony and anguish of the former ruling elite of India…
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