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Varavara Rao

Elgar Parishad case: Varavara Rao’s sons-in-law get NIA summons

The notice stated that their presence was needed to answer a series of questions in connection with the ongoing probe

08 Sep 2020 9:20 AM

Varavara Rao tests positive for coronavirus at Mumbai's JJ Hospital

According to reports, Rao will either be shifted to GT Hospital or St George Hospital.

16 Jul 2020 6:39 PM

AA Edit | Save Varavara Rao, a prisoner in trauma

There are many illustrious jurists who have cast such a duty on their successors to be guardian angels of prisoner rights

14 Jul 2020 5:17 PM

Varavara Rao, Surendra Gadling arrested in mine arson case

Rao and Gadling were lodged in Yerawada jail following their arrest in the Elgar Parishad case, being probed by the Pune police.

02 Feb 2019 6:47 AM

Bhima Koregaon: T'gana Democratic Forum protest against arrest of Varavara Rao

Rao was arrested at the end of his house arrest on November 17 for his alleged involvement in the Bhima Koregaon violence case.

26 Nov 2018 12:15 PM


Cops seek time to file chargesheet against activists

The court will hear the arguments on this application on November 26.

24 Nov 2018 1:54 AM

Pune court sends activist to police custody till November 26

Rao was arrested on August 28 and was produced in the Pune court the next day.

19 Nov 2018 1:38 AM

Maoist leaders wrote to Rao: Prosecution

Pawar today argued against bail application of Surendra Gadling, Shoma Sen, Mr Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira and Ms Bharadwaj.

23 Oct 2018 2:50 AM

Supreme Court reserves verdict on plea for SIT probe

The Bench concluded arguments on petitions filed by Dr Thapar and others challenging the arrest of five activists.

21 Sep 2018 1:28 AM

Supreme Court to examine material against arrested activists

The CJI told the counsel “We entertained the case on the foundations of liberty, which is sacrosanct.

18 Sep 2018 1:09 AM


Make Maha cops 'responsible', 5 activists to be under house arrest till Sept 12: SC

SC took umbrage over statements given by Assistant Commissioner of Police of Pune on matter, saying he was casting aspersions on the court.

06 Sep 2018 2:42 PM

Activists sucked into Maoist mire

The hashtag #Urban Naxal is an interesting spinoff from this ugly episode of arrests of activists and writer-poet Varavara Rao.

02 Sep 2018 12:54 AM

‘Letter concocted to criminalise activists’

Activist and professor Sudha Bharadwaj, one of the five arrested in multi-city raids by the Maharashtra Police.

02 Sep 2018 12:46 AM

Three activists reach home a day after Supreme Court order

Left leaning Telugu poet and writer Varavara Rao reached home in Hyderabad Thursday morning.

31 Aug 2018 1:39 AM

Cops treated me like terrorist: Varavara Rao's son-in-law to move SC against search

Rao's son-in-law said, 'They didn't leave me even while I was answering nature's call. They read intimate letters between me and my wife.'

30 Aug 2018 8:51 PM


Arundhati Roy, others seek action against cops for 'vicious attack' on activists

The statement comes a day after the Supreme Court directed that the five activists be kept under house arrest.

30 Aug 2018 8:37 PM

Calling those fighting fascism conspirators biggest conspiracy: Varavara Rao

Rao said the case for Koregaon-Bhima clashes should have been filed against the central and Maharashtra governments.

30 Aug 2018 4:40 PM

Govt: Left-wing activists arrested based on proof

On Tuesday, the Pune cops had raided the homes of left-wing activists in several states and arrested five of them.

30 Aug 2018 2:02 AM

‘Crackdown threatens core human rights’

Amnesty, Oxfam response comes after cops raid homes of prominent left-wing activists

29 Aug 2018 6:24 AM