BJP member terms some of the arrested activists naxal mentors

Some of the five Left-leaning activists arrested by the Pune police in a case relating to the Bhima-Koregaon violence are naxal mentors, the Telangana BJP unit alleged today Continue Reading

Varavara Rao lashes out at Centre, Maharashtra Govt

There cannot be a bigger conspiracy than calling those fighting against “fascist policies” conspirators, Leftist poet and writer Varavara Rao, under house arrest in the Koregaon-Bhima violence case, said today. Continue Reading

DMK chief Stalin slams BJP over activists’ arrests

DMK condemned the arrest of five Left-wing activists as a reflection of an ‘authoritarian’ mindset by the BJP-led NDA government, saying dissent was essential to democracy. Continue Reading

Varavara Rao’s family claims arrest by Pune police illegal

The arrest of Left leaning poet and writer Varavara Rao and searches in his two daughters residences were “illegal,” claimed a family member. Continue Reading

Left-wing activists arrest: SC to hear Romila Thapar’s plea

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear at 3.45 pm a plea by historian Romila Thapar and four other human right activists against the arrest of Left-wing activists by Maharashtra Police for suspected links with Maoists. Continue Reading

Poet, writer Varavara Rao arrested for alleged Maoists links

Left leaning poet and writer Varavara Rao was arrested from his residence here for his alleged links with Maoists. Continue Reading