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Elgaar Parishad case: Bombay HC rejects Navlakha’s plea to quash FIR

On the request Navlakha’s advocate Yug Chaudhry, the bench stayed the order for three weeks so that they can approach the Supreme Court against the order. Written by Sailee Dhayalkar |Mumbai |Published: September 14, 2019 THE BOMBAY High Court on Friday dismissed… Continue Reading →

The UAPA amendment treats Indians as subjects of a colonial sovereign

COMMENTARY LAW ABHINAV SEKHRI10 September 2019 KEVIN ILANGO FOR THE CARAVAN On 8 July, the union home minister Amit Shah introduced an amendment to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in the Lok Sabha. The Act is an anti-terror law which penalises… Continue Reading →

Elgaar Parishad case: Pune Police searches premises of DU professor Hany Babu

Shoumojit BanerjeePUNE: , SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 Wife claims police searched their house for nearly six hours, without a warrant. A team of the Pune Police on Tuesday conducted searches at the residence of academic-activist, Dr. Hany Babu M.T., in Noida, in connection with… Continue Reading →

India Builds Largest Detention Centre For Those Excluded from NRC

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) aims to identify legal residents and weed out illegal immigrants, who now live in the fear of being rendered stateless. The question now is, once the procedure is over, where will the government accommodate… Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon Case- No evidence found against Sudha Bharadwaj

Mumbai: Law professor Sudha Bharadwaj’s counsel Yug Chaudhary, while seeking her bail in the Elgar Parishad case on Friday, said even in British India courts rejected cases with unsigned and unverified letters as evidence. In the case of Bharadwaj, who… Continue Reading →

Forget War and Peace, Vernon Gonsalves is now reading Anne Frank’s Diary to convicts and running classes in prison

Gonsalves’ son Sagar Abraham Gonsalves talks to us about his father, the kind of books he read and how the past year had been for him and his family Parvathi BenuEdex Live War and Peace in Junglemahal: People, State and… Continue Reading →

Bhima-Koregaon arrests-Plot holes

The arrests had invited questions about police action. They remain unanswered The proceedings in the Bombay High Court regarding the bail plea of Vernon Gonsalves, an activist facing charges under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) for his alleged links with the… Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon: No evidence against Vernon Gonsalves, says lawyer

Sonam Saigal Material found by prosecution does not name the activist, advocate tells HC The advocate appearing for activist Vernon Gonsalves told the Bombay High Court on Tuesday that there is no material against him to show his involvement in… Continue Reading →

Indian Democracy under siege

Dushyant Dave Liberty, equality and fraternity are becoming subservient to a new idea of sovereignty The Constituent Assembly formation was the culmination of the final stage of the struggle for freedom and Independence, which was won by the supreme sacrifices… Continue Reading →

Anti-lynching law will treat silent spectators as accomplices: Pehlu Khan’s lawyer Asad Hayat

Sagar 13 August 2019 Shahid Tantray for The Caravan In July last year, the Supreme Court recommended that the parliament should enact a special law to deal with cases of mob lynching. The court passed a detailed judgment in Tehseen… Continue Reading →

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