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Who is Siddique Kappan?

Siddique Kappan is a journalist working for the Malayalam news portal Azhimukham and secretary of the Delhi unit of Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ). He was arrested along with three others in Uttar Pradesh in October 2020. He was on his way to Hathras to report on the gang rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman. Kappan was booked under the Unlawful Activities … Continue reading Who is Siddique Kappan?

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BREAKING| Journalist Siddique Kappan granted bail by Supreme Court To In Hathras Conspiracy Case

Journalist Siddique Kappan has been granted bail on Friday, 09/09/2022, by Supreme Court in the Hathras Conspiracy Case. Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan has been under the custody of UP Police since October 6, 2020 in Hathras conspiracy case. Siddique Kappan was arrested in October 2020 while on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh where a Dalit woman had died after allegedly being gang-raped. A … Continue reading BREAKING| Journalist Siddique Kappan granted bail by Supreme Court To In Hathras Conspiracy Case

तीस्ता को ज़मानत न मिलने पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट के सवाल -Ravish Kumar

सुप्रीम कोर्ट के सवाल और कपिल सिब्बल की दलील के सामने आज सोलिसिटस जनरल तुषार मेहता सिर्फ एक ही बिन्दु के सहारे टिके नज़र आए कि इसकी सुनवाई हाईकोर्ट में हो रही है तो वहीं होनी चाहिए लेकिन सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने हाईकोर्ट में सुनवाई की तारीख को लेकर ही गंभीर सवाल उठा दिए। UPDATED: 1 सितम्बर, 2022 11:08 PM नई दिल्ली:  सुप्रीम कोर्ट में आज … Continue reading तीस्ता को ज़मानत न मिलने पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट के सवाल -Ravish Kumar

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Breaking News: Teesta Setalvad walks out of Sabarmati Jail

Teesta Setalvad walks out of Sabarmati Jail, Ahmedabad on 03/09/2022. Supreme Court granted her interim bail on 02/09/2022 Activist Teesta Setalvad walked out of the front gate of Sabarmati Jail on Saturday, a day after the Supreme Court granted her interim bail for allegedly fabricating evidence related to the 2002 Gujarat riots. Teesta Setalvad is one of the most respected Human Rights defenders worldwide. Her arrest made … Continue reading Breaking News: Teesta Setalvad walks out of Sabarmati Jail

Free Teesta Setalvad: Noam Chomsky, American academics write to Supreme Court

Indian rights groups continue to hold solidarity meetings, demand Setalvad’s immediate release 20 Aug 2022 Image courtesy: Anshuman Poyrekar/The Hindustan Times A group of intellectuals from across the world has written to the Indian Supreme Court expressing displeasure at the role played by the court in enabling the arrest of journalist, educationist and human rights defender Teesta Setalvad. The group includes well-known names such as critically … Continue reading Free Teesta Setalvad: Noam Chomsky, American academics write to Supreme Court

BBC Hard Talk: Teesta Setalvad on politics of communalism

This is Teesta Setalvad’s interview on BBC Hard Talk by Karan Thapar on 16.01.2004. She spoke on the driving force behind battling communalism, majority and minority, starting Sabrang, Communalism Combat with husband-colleague Javed Anand. To develop an understanding of hatred and divisive politics, peacemakers at the grassroots Communalism have little to do with religion but the manipulation of faith in the pursuit of power. Teesta … Continue reading BBC Hard Talk: Teesta Setalvad on politics of communalism

Teesta Arrest: ‘Defending Rights Not a Crime,’ Says UN Official; Left Takes Out Rally in Protest

The Mumbai Press Club has issued a statement highlighting the Supreme Court’s role, observing that citizens have the right to question court orders. New Delhi: 27/JUN/2022. Mary Lawlor, the United Nation’s Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, has – among others – expressed deep concern over the detention of activist Teesta Setalvad, who was on Sunday sent to five days of judicial custody after having been accused of … Continue reading Teesta Arrest: ‘Defending Rights Not a Crime,’ Says UN Official; Left Takes Out Rally in Protest

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Interim bail due to peculiar fact, says Supreme Court on Teesta Setalvad ruling

The Supreme Court on Friday ie 02/09/2002 granted interim bail to social activist Teesta Setalvad and directed her release by Saturday on the condition that she surrenders her passport and cooperates with the investigation into the case accusing her of falsifying evidence in the 2002 Gujarat riots cases. “The essential ingredients of investigation, custodial interrogation having been completed, the matter assumes a complexion where the matter of interim bail … Continue reading Interim bail due to peculiar fact, says Supreme Court on Teesta Setalvad ruling

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Breaking: Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail To Indian Human Rights Activist Teesta Setalwad

Bench assembles. This is the thread of the debate in court , courtesy LIVE LAW Solicitor General Tushar Mehta starts by apologizing : I will be as brief as possible. SG : Yesterday, your lordship rightly raised a concern about the returnable date of the High Court. The message which went was that she was singled out SG: 33 returnable matters on August 3. Certain … Continue reading Breaking: Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail To Indian Human Rights Activist Teesta Setalwad