Arundhati Roy has extended her support, saying arresting Teltumbde will silence a powerful and unique Dalit voice.
Chhattisgarh police said more than a dozen Maoists were killed in the first encounter, but only nine bodies were recovered.
I am confident that the BJP will win a straight fourth term in office, says BJP President Amit Shah after releasing party's manifesto for the state.
The cameraman was killed when suspected Maoists opened fire on the accompanying police convoy.
A tribal leader has said that this was a message to the Andhra Pradesh government.
The police have claimed that arrested activist Sudha Bharadwaj had written a letter to Swamy asking for funds to help the CPI (Maoist).
Pune City Police have arrested lawyers and rights activists, while the rural police is probing the role of two Hindutva leaders
Sources at the Home Ministry said that the activists appear on a list of organisations that the UPA deemed were linked to Maoists.
Lawyers say Pune police sought to deliberately disregard court orders and established legal precedents in their hurry to arrest Bharadwaj
Surendra Gadling was targeted because he won too many acquittals, say his defenders