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Complete probes soon in Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare cases: Bombay HC

Unhappy with the delay, the Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the CBI and Maharashtra SIT to complete their probes soon into the killing rationalist Narendra Dabholkar and communist leader Govind Pansare and asked the central agency to arrest a suspect within 10 days.

Email had told Tawde to focus on Dabholkar months before his murder: CBI

Sanatan Sanstha member Virendra Tawde, arrested by the CBI in connection with the 2013 murder of Narendra Dabholkar, had received a direction through an e-mail asking him to "concentrate" on the anti-superstition crusader, around 2-3 months before the latter was shot dead.

Dabholkar murder: Rightwing activist's CBI custody extended

A city court on Thursday extended the CBI custody of surgeon and right-wing activist Virendra S Tawde, the prime accused in the Narendra Dabholkar murder, till June 20.

Dabholkar murder: Accused Virendra Tawde remanded to CBI custody till June 16

Dabholkar murder: Accused Virendra Tawde remanded to CBI custody till June 16

Virendra Tawde, a Sanatan Sanstha activist arrested in connection with the murder of Narendra Dabholkar in 2013, was on Sunday remanded to CBI custody till June 16. 

CBI makes first arrest in Dabholkar murder case

The accused was arrested late last night in Panvel near Mumbai and a court in Pune on Saturday sent him to CBI custody till June 16.

Three years after anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar's murder, CBI arrests Sanatan Sanstha doctor

Three years after anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar's murder, CBI arrests Sanatan Sanstha doctor

Anti-superstition activist Dabholkar, an Indian rationalist and author was shot dead by unidentified assailants in 2013.

CBI quizzes Hindu Janajagruti Samiti member in Dabholkar murder case

CBI today questioned Hindu Janajagruti Samiti member Virendrasing Tawde whose residence in Panvel near Mumbai was searched by the agency in connection with the murder case of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar.

Narendra Dabholkar's assasination: CBI conducts searches at Pune, Panvel

Narendra Dabholkar's assasination: CBI conducts searches at Pune, Panvel

The CBI on Wednesday conducted a raid at the residence of an alleged ‘Sanatan Sanstha’ member Sarang Akolkar.

Won't call India intolerant because of few incidents: Taslima Nasreen

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen on Saturday said "some bad incidents" did not amount to India being called "intolerant" and those indulging in them should be "educated" to be more inclusive.

Narendra Dabholkar's son unhappy over no headway in probe

 Hamid Dabholkar, son of slain anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar, on Sunday expressed unhappiness over investigators' failure to zero in on the murderers of his father, CPI leader Govind Pansare and Kannada scholar MM Kalburgi.

HC asks Maharashtra govt to expedite probe in Pansare murder case

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked Maharashtra government to expedite further investigations by the state CID into the murder of rationalist Govind Pansare.

Shani Shingnapur temple row escalates, police detains activist Trupti Desai

Shani Shingnapur temple row escalates, police detains activist Trupti Desai

Desai is the chief of Bhumata Ranragini Brigade, the women's outfit spearheading the campaign against a centuries-old ban on female devotees entering the sacred platform at Shani Shingnapur temple.

My protest against intolerance continues: Nayantara Sahgal

My protest against intolerance continues: Nayantara Sahgal

Noted writer Nayantara Sahgal , who has refused to accept her literary award back, on Sunday wrote to the Sahitya Akademi saying her protest against intolerance continues.

Pansare murder: Charge sheet filed against right-wing activist

Gaikwad, an activist of Sanata Sanstha, was arrested on September 16 from Sangli and is currently under judicial custody till December 18.

The bullet gives a new twist: Were Pansare, Dabholkar, Kalburgi killed by same group?

The bullet gives a new twist: Were Pansare, Dabholkar, Kalburgi killed by same group?

In a new twist to murders of MM Kalburgi, Pansare and Narendra Dabholkar, forensic analysis of bullet cartridges suggests the probable involvement of a common group.

Modi govt most anti-intellectual: Ramachandra Guha

Ramchandra Guha on Sunday said he believes that the government at the Centre led by Narendra Modi is the most "anti-intellectual"

No link between murders of Pansare, Dabholkar, Kalburgi: Kiren Rijiju

No link between murders of Pansare, Dabholkar, Kalburgi: Kiren Rijiju

The government on Wednesday said there is no report to suggest any link between the murders of rationalists Govind Pansare, Narendra Dabholkar and MM Kalburgi.

No progress in Narendra Dabholkar murder probe: Family tells HC

Family members of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar on Monday questioned CBI's "lack" of progress in the case related to his murder, pointing out how quickly the agency had moved in the high-profile Sheena Bora murder case.

No difference between RSS, Islamic State; Modi worse than Vajpayee: Historian Irfan Habib

No difference between RSS, Islamic State; Modi worse than Vajpayee: Historian Irfan Habib

'RSS in some way or the other has been connected to these riots in every major report of such instances.'