It’s Teesta – Javed Haazir Ho on 3rd Feb, 2017

February 3, 2017 Javed Anand and Teesta Setavad will appear in response to a summons before the CBI Court (Kila Court) Mumbai. They have been charge sheeted for ‘violating provisions of the FCR Act’ a charge they have consistently denied. The case relates to a Consultancy with Ford Foundation and Sabrang Communications & Publishing Pvt Ltd. The CBI charge sheet follows the raid on their … Continue reading It’s Teesta – Javed Haazir Ho on 3rd Feb, 2017

Update: India – Continuous judicial harassment against human rights defenders Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand

6 January 2017 Update: India – Continuous judicial harassment against human rights defenders Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand On 31 December 2016, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a charge sheet to the Mumbai special court against human rights defenders Ms Teesta Setalvad, Mr Javed Anand  and their publishing company Sabrang Communications and Publishing Private Limited (SCPPL) for alleged violation of the Foreign … Continue reading Update: India – Continuous judicial harassment against human rights defenders Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand

Abhisar Sharma to Srivastava and CBI: Bring it on

The scourge of the social media is at it again. This time quoting from a website pretending to be neutral and saying that the Central Bureau of Investigation is going to register a First Information Report (FIR) against my wife, Shumana Sen. The allegations speak of a man called SK Srivastava who has been fighting a “brave” battle against me and my wife and another … Continue reading Abhisar Sharma to Srivastava and CBI: Bring it on

मथुरा समेत पूरे सूबे में सत्ता सरंक्षण में पल रहे हैं हिंसक संगठन

“हथियारों और विस्फोटकों का इतना बड़ा जखीरा बिना सुरक्षा-खुफिया एजेंसियों के मिलीभगत के बगैर सम्भव नहीं सैन्य प्रशिक्षण देने वाले संगठनों पर लगे पाबंदी” लखनऊ 4 जून 2016। रिहाई मंच ने मथुरा में हुए हत्याकांड की सीबीआई जांच कराने की मांग करते हुए कहा है कि इतने बड़े पैमाने पर असलहों और विस्फोटकों का जखीरा बिना राजनीतिक संरक्षण के इकठ्ठा नहीं किया जा सकता था। … Continue reading मथुरा समेत पूरे सूबे में सत्ता सरंक्षण में पल रहे हैं हिंसक संगठन

तराई क्षेत्र में फर्जी मुठभेड़ों व हिरासती मौतों की जांच के लिए प्रदेश सरकार से जांच आयोग की मांग – मुशफिक रजा खान

पूरनपुर कोतवाली में हिरासत में हुई मौत से भटका रही है पुलिस निष्पक्ष विवेचना न्याय का आधार, घटना की हो सीबीआई जांच तराई क्षेत्र में हुए फर्जी मुठभेड़ों व हिरासती मौतों की जांच के लिए प्रदेश सरकार बनाए जांच आयोग पीडि़त के परिजनों को दिया जाए 25 लाख रुपए मुआवजा, सरकारी नौकरी व दोषियों के खिलाफ कठोर कार्रवाई पीलीभीत/लखनऊ 5 अप्रैल 2016। पूरनपुर कोतवाली में … Continue reading तराई क्षेत्र में फर्जी मुठभेड़ों व हिरासती मौतों की जांच के लिए प्रदेश सरकार से जांच आयोग की मांग – मुशफिक रजा खान

जेल के नाम रवीश कुमार का एक प्रेम पत्र

प्रिय जेल, चौंक गई ! क्या जेल को प्रिय नहीं पुकारा जा सकता । जब हम प्रेम में गिरफ़्तार हो सकते हैं तो जेल से प्रेम क्यों नहीं कर सकते । लोगों ने जेल से किताबें लिखीं, जेल में रहते हुए पुत्री के नाम पत्र लिखे लेकिन किसी ने जेल को पत्र नहीं लिखा । दुनिया में जेल को प्रिय पुकारने वाला प्रथम पुरुष मैं … Continue reading जेल के नाम रवीश कुमार का एक प्रेम पत्र

Setalvad questions legality of CBI raid on Kejriwal office

Teesta Setalvad has questioned the legality of the CBI procuring warrants from lower courts for ‘raid’on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s office. She has called this overstepping the law which states that enforcement agencies can conduct searches only if there is evidence of non-cooperation. Continue reading Setalvad questions legality of CBI raid on Kejriwal office

Bombay High Court grants Teesta Setalvad bail, says she is no threat to National Security – Mayank Saxena

Bombay High Court grants Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand bail, says Setalvad is no threat to National Security. Bombay High Court rejected CBI’s  appeal for custodial interrogation of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand. Justice Mridula Bhatkar observed that  opposing Government and opposing Nation are two different concepts. Justice Mridula Bhatkar also stopped the interference of five external lawyers in this matter. A Lobby of lawyers … Continue reading Bombay High Court grants Teesta Setalvad bail, says she is no threat to National Security – Mayank Saxena

Exclusive Interview with Teesta Setalvad after Bombay HC granted her ABA – Rukmini Sen

Their work in the area of Legal advocacy is both exemplary and unprecedented. Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand, with the help of other members of their trusts – Citizens for Justice and Peace fought 68 cases for Gujarat victims (including both Godhra and post Godhra cases). Their legal advocacy enabled conviction of 117 people. However, what is most worth mentioning is that Teesta has never … Continue reading Exclusive Interview with Teesta Setalvad after Bombay HC granted her ABA – Rukmini Sen

Teesta Setalvad gets relief for two weeks, Judge says there is no need for custody

Report. 24th July, 2015 Teesta Setalvad’s interim bail was extended at Bombay High Court for two weeks. Activist was given relief again. Lawyers representing CBI requested the Judge to reduce the duration of relief. To which the Judge repeated the relief will be for two weeks. The Judge asked CBI categorically what was the need for custody and where will Setalvad go. Setalvad’s lawyer offered … Continue reading Teesta Setalvad gets relief for two weeks, Judge says there is no need for custody