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CBI probe into activists' murders: One agency can investigate if there's common thread, says SC

The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that if there is a "common thread" among the murders of social activists Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare, journalist Gauri Lankesh and rationalist M M Kalburgi, then one agency can investigate all the four cases.

Dec 11, 2018, 13:30 PM IST

Main accused in Govind Pansare murder case gets bail

Kolhapur Court has granted bail to Virendra Tawde, the main accused in rationalist Govind Pansare murder case. He had been lodged in jail since 2016 after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had filed a chargesheet in the case naming him as the key conspirator in the case.

Jan 30, 2018, 16:48 PM IST

Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare killings well planned, linked: Bombay High Court

Pansare was shot at on February 16, 2015 in Kolhapur and succumbed to his injuries on February 20 that year.

Aug 23, 2017, 19:36 PM IST

Govind Pansare murder case: Non-bailable warrant, Rs 10 lakh reward for info on social activist's killers

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday announced a Rs 10 lakh reward for any information leading to the arrest of two missing gunmen wanted for the killing of veteran Communist leader and social activist Govind Pansare.

Aug 02, 2017, 17:37 PM IST

Bombay High Court asks CBI to trace killers of Dabholkar, Pansare

The Bombay High Court today asked the CBI and the Maharashtra CID to make "sincere and joint efforts" to trace the alleged absconding killers of Narendra Dabholkar and veteran Communist leader Govind Pansare.

Mar 17, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

HC rebukes CBI, says it is 'bungling up' Narendra Dabholkar case probe

Narendra Dabholkar was murdered in Pune on August 20, 2013.

Dec 16, 2016, 15:09 PM IST

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.

Aug 04, 2016, 19:15 PM IST

Maharashtra CID to seek custody of Dabholkar murder accused Virendra Tawde

Maharashtra CID would seek custody of Virendra Tawde, alleged member of right-wing group Sanatan Sanstha who has been arrested in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar murder case, to ascertain if there was a conspiracy linking the killings of activist Govind Pansare and Dabholkar, the probe agency informed the Bombay High Court on Monday.

Jul 25, 2016, 18:59 PM IST

Kin seeks recall of transfer of officer probing Pansare case

 Medha Pansare, daughter-in-law of rationalist and CPI leader Govind Pansare who was shot dead last year, has sought cancellation of the transfer of the officer investigating the case stating that it would "adversely impact" the probe.

May 27, 2016, 15:18 PM IST

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.

Mar 26, 2016, 20:50 PM IST

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.

Mar 06, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

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.

Feb 29, 2016, 17:55 PM IST

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.

Jan 24, 2016, 15:23 PM IST

Govind Pansare murder: Chargesheet filed against right-wing activist

Police on Monday filed a charge sheet in a local court against Sameer Gaikwad, an activist of right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha, arrested in connection with the murder of Communist leader Govind Pansare.

Dec 14, 2015, 19:36 PM IST

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.

Dec 11, 2015, 09:57 AM IST

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"

Dec 06, 2015, 12:49 PM IST

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.

Dec 02, 2015, 15:45 PM IST

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.

Nov 30, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

Nathuram Godse was a murderer, he should not be honoured: RSS ideologue

MG Vaidya said he was against honouring and giving respect to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin.

Nov 15, 2015, 15:28 PM IST

Don't understand why artists returning awards: Music maestro Zubin Mehta

Zubin Mehta on Friday said he failed to understand why artists, writers filmmakers and other intellectuals were returning their state awards.

Oct 31, 2015, 00:17 AM IST