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

On the timing of the Multi Pronged Attack (CBI and Gujarat Police) AND the significance of the Zakia Jafri petition

By Teesta Setalvad (On her way to CBI office today) The Zakia Jafri criminal revision petition in HC should not be confused with the Gulberg case which deals with the 69 people killed there along with Ehsaan saab. This petition attempts to look at criminal or administrative culpability for all the incidents during the Gujarat riots of 2002. So in that sense it is a … Continue reading On the timing of the Multi Pronged Attack (CBI and Gujarat Police) AND the significance of the Zakia Jafri petition

देखो कितनी भ्रष्ट महिला है. . .

देखो कितनी भ्रष्ट महिला है. . . करोड़ों रुपयों का सूट पहने, बड़े बड़े पूंजीपतियों के साथ उठने बैठने वाली, पांच सितारा होटल में खाने वाली, मंहगे मोबाइल से  सेल्फ़ी लेने वाली, शराब के नशे में चूर, अब किसी भी तरह इस भ्रष्ट महिला को रोका जाय, सीबीआई द्वारा हिरासत में ले लिया जाय क्योंकि उसने 117 हत्यारों को जेल भिजवाने के बाद 27 जुलाई … Continue reading देखो कितनी भ्रष्ट महिला है. . .

His Master’s Voice

Its both a  co-incidence and literally a writing on the wall. It is what the activists across the country are calling the Central Bureau of Investigation today and actually an engraving on the stone. In Mumbai at Fort between  the popular art-house store called Bombay Store and the coffee shop Mocambo is a building called the Insurance Office. This is where the CBI office is. These … Continue reading His Master’s Voice

मुंबई में सीबीआई दफ्तर के बाहर तीस्ता समर्थकों का प्रदर्शन

सोमवार को मुंबई के फोर्ट में स्थित सीबीआई की आर्थिक अपराध शाखा के दफ्तर के बाहर तमाम नागरिकों, संगठनों और सामाजिक कार्यकर्ताओं ने मानवाधिकार कार्यकर्त्री तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ के समर्थन में एकजुटता दिखाई। सीबीआई दफ्तर में पिछले तीन दिनों से तीस्ता को केंद्र सरकार के इशारे पर प्रताड़ित करने के क्रम में ही पूछताछ के लिए बुलाया जा रहा है। मुंबई विशेष सीबीआई कोर्ट में तीस्ता … Continue reading मुंबई में सीबीआई दफ्तर के बाहर तीस्ता समर्थकों का प्रदर्शन

PADS strongly condemns the CBI raids on 14 July 2015 at the premises of social activist Teesta Setalvad

PADS strongly condemns the CBI raids on 14 July 2015 at the premises of social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand, Gulam Mohammed Peshimam and office of Sabrang Communications and Publishing in Mumbai. These raids are undertaken for purely vindictive reasons given the assurances of complete cooperation and submission of thousands of pages of documents to the CBI. It is by now an open … Continue reading PADS strongly condemns the CBI raids on 14 July 2015 at the premises of social activist Teesta Setalvad

“As I write this, the search is still not concluded”, Teesta on the CBI searching her house and office

Statement from Teesta Setalvad, 8.30p.m, 14.07.2015: As I write this, the search is still not concluded. It is shocking that while over a dozen members of the CBI are still in our premises conducting the search, the CBI’s Delhi spokesperson is misleading the public and our vast supporters by a series of misinformations and official tweets. In our view, and we repeat, no laws have been broken … Continue reading “As I write this, the search is still not concluded”, Teesta on the CBI searching her house and office

The state is doing its best to cripple us by freezing our accounts: Teesta Setalvad

  The allegations The Home Ministry has slapped notices on Gujarat riots activist Teesta Setalvad. It has asked the CBI to freeze her bank accounts and probe fund transfers. Govt says Teesta’s company Sabrang Communications has committed Foreign Contribution Regulation Act violations. A case of cheating has also been filed in connection with a memorial to the victims of Gulberg Housing Society massacre. The defence … Continue reading The state is doing its best to cripple us by freezing our accounts: Teesta Setalvad

Former DGP Gujrat’s appeal to remedy elitist lobbyism against the rule of law

Hillele presents here Letter No. 3. RBS/Encounter/3/2013 dated 15-07-2013 written by R.B. SREEKUMAR, IPS (Retd.),Former DGP,Gujarat to the President of India. The subject of the letter was “An appeal to remedy elitist lobbyism against the Rule of Law” We present the letter verbatim here- Respected Rashtrapatiji, I am a former DGP of Gujarat State and I retired form service on 28-02-2007. I have submitted a … Continue reading Former DGP Gujrat’s appeal to remedy elitist lobbyism against the rule of law